International

If they understand “Thai liberalism,” Japanese people will also like Thai people

With the effectuation of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), interest in ASEAN has been increasing afresh. In particular ...

Unknown charms of Islam attracting more interest in the West

We tend to associate Islam with people who think differently from us as Muslims are often reported as people who strictly adhere to Islamic ...

For future generations to enjoy the taste of Pacific saury in season

In recent years, the awareness of fishery resource conservation has increased globally. However, there are differences in perception between ...

Japanese manga is a unique historical record that has captured the lives of the J ...

Manga, anime, and games used to be widely regarded as insignificant subcultures, but in recent years, they have come to be utilized by the g ...

National treasure gold seal is proved to be not counterfeit

Historical materials sometimes cause disputes over whether they are genuine or counterfeit. The King of Na gold seal is one of them and is s ...

Flexibility of former colony Algeria for which “French is a trophy”

In today's increasingly globalized world, multicultural coexistence is said to be an important issue, even in Japan. At the same time, there ...

High time to review concept of multicultural coexistence in Japan

A commercial released by a sporting goods maker in November 2020 came up in discussion, as it took up the issue of racial discrimination in ...

K-POP generation bridges mutual understanding between Japan and South Korea

The fourth Korean wave, including K-pop, is said to have started a boom. On the other hand, some are concerned for the younger generation, w ...

We have to learn from European experience about foreign workers’ rights

The coronavirus crisis has exposed various distortions in Japanese society. For instance, the reality of Japanese society where we rely on f ...