The Roots and Realities of Japan’s Cyber-Nationalism

Author: Furuya Tsunehira

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The prevalence of anti-Korean and anti-Chinese hate speech on Japanese websites has raised concerns about the spread of a virulent strain of right-wing cyber-nationalism in Japan. Furuya Tsunehira traces the rise of Japan’s “Internet right-wingers” and dispels some myths about their identity and potential impact.

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Thinking about Okinawa (2): The Widening Perception Gap

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This article is available through a partnership between Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA and Article was originally translated from a roundtable discussion conducted in Japanese on June 19, 2015. For original posting, click here.  The perception gap between Okinawans and mainland Japanese appears to be growing by the day as Okinawa steps up its opposition

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True Stories from Japan: Adapting to cultural changes

Categories: Sasakawa USA Alumni, Sasakawa USA Blog, True Stories from Japan

Sylvia Luke is the Hawaii State Representative for District 25. She wrote this blog reflecting on her experiences traveling to Japan as part of Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA’s Asian American Leadership Delegation. When I first found out that I will be part of the Asian American Leadership Delegation to Japan, I, of course, had a

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