What we can see from French parliamentary history

The way of democracy seems considerably different between France and Japan. For example in France demonstrations are staged almost every day ...

Can Japan learn from the policy of the happiest country in the world?

Finland, which had not received much attention from Japan, has been receiving more attention recently. One of the underlying reasons for tha ...

Mexico: Wavering between the Global North and the Global South

Mexico, the country of sun. More than 1,300 Japanese companies are advancing into the country, and it is receiving attention as a great prod ...

May evidence obtained by the Police be inadmissible?

Have you ever heard of the term “exclusionary rule”? This means that evidence that an investigation agency such as the police obtains throug ...

“Does my belly belong to society?”: politics over artificial abortion

In July 2022, in Germany, Section 219a of the Criminal Code, which prescribes the penalty against advertisement of artificial abortion (here ...

Social progress can be seen through the history of cinema

With various social issues, such as the pandemic, war, and poverty, requiring solutions, useful practical science is currently valued in the ...

Professor KOMATSU Takanori was introduced on DW (Germany’s international broadcaster), DIGITAL WORLD / JAPAN

Robots instead of pets, chatbots instead of friends, silicone lips for kisses from afar. Many digital gadgets are being designed to replace ...

Is the power of illusion behind the frenzy of soccer!?

In the 2022 Soccer World Cup, Japan’s success in defeating strong countries sent the whole country into a frenzy. Why are we so excited to s ...

Ensuring a Sustainable Society that Coexists with Earthquakes

Japan is one of the most earthquake-prone countries in the world. In fact, we have experienced a series of major earthquakes in recent years ...