Tag: japan

Predicting Japan’s next era name

As the Heisei Period draws to a close, how will the name of the next Emperor’s period be decided? Timothy Magarry writes.

Is the time right for Australia and Japan to become formal allies?

Should Australia and Japan sign a defence treaty to challenge China’s military rise? Luke Courtois argues that such a move would send a very poor […]

Japan’s idol industry reaches a new level of danger

Japan’s idol industry is lucrative for its entertainment agencies, but its teenage girls are at risk of stalking and misogynistic expectations. Hannah Lee writes.

Hiroshima’s Restless Ghosts

Japan’s treatment of its atomic bomb survivors reflects its troubled approach to history and identity, but there is still room for hope, Callum Dargavel writes.