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Japan Times
Oct 16, 2021
Superman comes out, as DC Comics ushers in a new Man of Steel
The new Superman, the son of Clark Kent and Lois Lane, is concerned about the environment, does not shy away from politics and will soon begin a romantic relationship with a male friend.
Japan Times
Apr 30, 2015
Model-turned-actress Tao Okamoto gets ready for her closeup after landing roles in 'Hannibal' and 'Batman v Superman'
From renowned photographers and major fashion labels to famous Hollywood directors; it seems everyone wants a piece of Tao Okamoto these days. The model-turned-actress, who made her big-screen debut in the blockbuster "Wolverine" two years ago, is set to appear in the third season of the American TV...
Japan Times
May 10, 2014
Morgan Fisher: 'If all the world's a stage, where's the dressing room?'
What first brought you to Japan? I had no plan, only the need for a change of scene from my previous home in Hollywood. I felt right at home from day one.
Japan Times
Jun 17, 2013
'Man of Steel' shoulders quest to lift DC into Marvel's league
In Warner Bros.' "Man of Steel," Superman tries to save the world from powerful villains. His real-life task is no cakewalk either: Turn the studio's DC Comics into a hit factory like Walt Disney Co.'s Marvel.
Reader Mail
Dec 6, 2012
No shortcut to the master level
A thank you to Amy Chavez for her Dec. 1 column, "The best-ever tips on learning Japanese." I am pleased that Chavez knows how to write the truth with heart. Her article is the stake in the heart of those that whine about Japanese being difficult to learn.
Reader Mail
Jan 29, 2012
Purpose of a higher education


Traditional folk rituals like Mizudome-no-mai (dance to stop the rain) provide a sense of agency to a population that feels largely powerless in the face of the climate crisis.
As climate extremes intensify, Japan embraces ancient weather rituals