Month: July 2016

Taku Kabeya, chief editor at  Bungeisha, shows the Japanese publisher's best selling book series _ one each for types B, O, A, and AB _  at its head office in Tokyo, Friday, Jan. 23, 2009. Four of the top 10 selling books in Japan last year were about how blood type determines personality, according to Japan's largest book distributor, Tohan Co. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

You Are What You Bleed

Monsoon subeditor Rashna Farrukh explores a common topic of conversation in Japan; your blood. In 2008, four of the ten bestselling books in Japan linked […]


From Moana to Vaiana: Why Disney’s newest Polynesian inspired film will be very different in French

Monsoon Subeditor Mitiana Arbon reflects on the controversies of Disney’s upcoming film Moana and its French language changes. The release of the trailer for Disney’s […]


Asia-Pacific Week 2016: The Faces of our Region

Monsoon subeditor Sophie Ryan profiles delegates from all over the world at the 2016 ANU Asia Pacific Week.  From June 26th to July 1st, the […]