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Japan Times
Feb 27, 2022
'Scattered All Over the Earth': Yoko Tawada's utopia rejects present-day conventions
The Japanese writer's latest release is a thoroughly modern novel that reflects the seismic changes technology and globalization have wrought on humanity.
Japan Times
Apr 21, 2021
‘Over the Town’: Offbeat locals give slacker’s life color
Rikiya Imaizumiu2019s film about modern love may center on a scruffy man-child and his series of failures, but itu2019s the four women who become involved with him that give the story heart.
Japan Times
Mar 12, 2020
'Stardust Over the Town': Golden oldies musical loses the plot
After spawning seven plays, dramatist Ryuji Mizutani's Hello Nights, a fictional cadre of crooners, make their cinematic debut.
Japan Times
Nov 10, 2018
Hidemitsu Shimizu: Realizing the full extent of vocal possibility
Narrator and voice actor Hidemitsu Shimizu on how he brings characters to life, who has the sexiest male voice and rapping about math for work.
Japan Times
LIFE / Style & Design
Jul 23, 2017
Is Japanese fashion ready to make a point?
A Ha-Ha 2015 runway show included models in wheelchairs
Japan Times
Jun 18, 2017
Japanese film 'Lu Over the Wall' wins top award at French animation festival
"Lu Over the Wall" directed by Masaaki Yuasa won the top award for feature movies at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival, which was held in France through Saturday.
Japan Times
Jan 7, 2016
'Boys over Flowers' blooms on stage
'One Piece," a new, modern entertainment-focused "Super Kabuki" play based on an eponymous manga series by Eiichiro Oda, closed last month after a hit Tokyo run that showed beyond doubt that manga-based productions are not the preserve of movies and television — where they have long been popular fare — but they can successfully translate to the live stage, too.
Japan Times
Nov 6, 2013
No online trade for 23 OTC drugs
The government says that under rules taking effect next spring, online sales of 23 drugs will be banned for three years after they move from prescription to over-the-counter status.
JAPAN / Politics
Jun 5, 2013
Japan to allow online sales of 99% of all OTC drugs
The administration, as part of its strategy to stimulate growth, decides to allow more than 99 percent of nonprescription drugs to be sold over the Internet.


Hideo Shimoju points to a possible site that his fellow neighbors may relocate to. Such relocations have happened before, but not preemptively.
In disaster-prone Japan, some communities consider major moves