Friday, September 24, 2021
David McNeill describes an asylum story with a happy ending – but with hard lessons for Japan. Gloria Onyekweli came to Japan just before Christmas in 2006, claiming asylum from her native Nigeria. She left her homeland after she said...
English subtitles are forthcoming.
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...
This article has not yet been translated into English.
This article has not yet been translated into English.
This article has not yet been translated into English.
Born in Vietnam, Yuki Takayama overcame her own struggles as a refugee in Japan and now spends her life helping others.  In a still largely homogenous country, Japan is home to about 412,000 Vietnamese, the third largest ethnic group behind...
This article has not yet been translated into English.
This article has yet to be translated into English

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