Featured stories about Japanese
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Stories about Japanese
27 October 2014
The month of October has seen a tidal wave of allegations against members of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's cabinet. Has Abe lost control of the narrative?
15 October 2014
About two million people were evacuated, and damage, while limited, was still significant in isolated and rural prefectures such as Okinawa.
13 October 2014
8 October 2014
30 September 2014
A list of the best in Japanese blogs covering Japanese current events, culture, politics, crime and more. Did we miss a blog? Let us know in the comments!
29 September 2014
YouTube vlogger RailKingJP regularly uploads fantatsic footage of his trainspotting adventures in Japan and abroad. New to the hobby? He also offers tips and tricks for tracking down trains.
24 September 2014
Millions have seen the video of the man's creative marriage proposal, set to the tune of Louder by Japanese pop star Charice.
18 September 2014
A US Marine Corps Air Station Futenma is being relocated from the central part of Okinawa Island to pristine Henoko. Authorities have broken up protests using aggressive methods.
13 September 2014
Keiko Tsuyama talks about her career reporting on America and why people should be paying attention to the US military base planned for Japan's Henoko and Oura Bay.
Relations between the three countries are often prickly because of territorial and historical disputes. A group of students made a 'Happy' video to promote a message of friendship.