Thursday, June 30, 2022
Japanese media companies have mostly avoided on-the-ground reporting in Ukraine. Why?
Someone in the Japanese government appears to have ordered an Osaka-based union to be destroyed. The Kan’nama story has triggered alarming constitutional questions – but little media attention.

The Ukranian-Russian War has sent shockwaves across the world. It may very well cause global food shortages. Unfiltered decided to take a look at the challenges people face in terms of food and food culture. The first in the series introduces the interests and backgrounds of each speaker.

Miki Dezaki scored a legal victory for truth and for freedom of expression in a Japanese court, so why is it being ignored? In June 2019, Miki Dezaki found himself defending his hit documentary Shusenjo: The Main Battleground of the Comfort...
The media has covered the struggles of Japanese restaurants, bars and other service industries since the Covid-19 pandemic began in early 2020, but what about sex workers? Thousands of women in Japan who work in call-out services called “delivery...
Long before the culture of the Ainu people took root in the lands of northern Japan during the 12th-13th century, tiny deities known as korpokkur who lived inside pits underneath butterbur plant leaves would emerge in times of difficulty...
Ryota Kuriyama couldn’t care less about winning or losing, let alone athletic competition. But he does believe in fair play, in recognizing effort, in people. However, the blind musician and acupuncture instructor from Yokohama City came to understand the...

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