The Roots and Realities of Japan’s Cyber-Nationalism

Author: Furuya Tsunehira

Categories: In-Depth with Nippon.com

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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