Japan's country and culture is conflicted over cuteness.
It’s been five years since the meltdown forced them to abandon their village. Now they’re going home. Can a town devastated by nuclear disaster be brought back to life?
The outrage prompted by her role in "Ghost in the Shell" simplifies Japan and America’s long history of mutual appropriation.
Two academics explain the rationale behind the country's latest craze.
Mamoru Samuragochi’s story hit all the right notes: a deaf genius whose music inspired a nation. But the “Japanese Beethoven” wasn’t who he seemed.
This war is still winnable
What unites the left and right: a radioactive plume headed for the West Coast
An architect with a sense of the body