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Neo-nationalists Target Barefoot Gen via Japan Focus

Matthew Penney MATSUE–Copies of “Hadashi no Gen” (Barefoot Gen), an internationally renowned manga about the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, have been pulled from school library shelves here due to graphic descriptions of violence committed by Japanese troops. The city’s education … Continue reading

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Business as Usual – Controversy Flares Over Japanese Nuclear Exports via Japan Focus

Even as the Japanese public turns against nuclear power at home, the Japanese government and corporations such as Toshiba are moving swiftly to expand the country’s nuclear business by exporting reactor technology abroad. In a December 10 editorial, the Mainichi … Continue reading

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