JAPAN IN THE PRESS

What is Ozoni, Japan’s Traditional Soup that Ushers in the New Year?

In Japan, people eat a traditional dish called “ozoni” at the start of a new year. The ingredients and flavors of this soup may vary depending on the region...

Japanese kanji of the year is 'north' – thanks to Kim Jong-un

Every December the people of Japan select a kanji character that best sums up the social and political zeitgeist of the previous 12 months...

Emotional Pictures Capture Spirit Of Japanese-American WWII Vets

A new book titled The Go for Broke Spirit, by photographer Shane Sato, honors these tremendous sacrifices by preserving the stories and portraits of Japanese-American WWII veterans..

Japanese American Confinement Sites

Congress established the Japanese American Confinement Sites (JACS) grant program (Public Law 109-441, 120 Stat. 3288) for the preservation and interpretation of U.S. confinement sites where Japanese Americans were detained during World War II.

"WE ARE NOT GOING TO ROUND THEM UP!"

Hiroshi Miyamura and his hometown had a lot in common. They believed in America.

OF SPIES AND G-MEN

How the U.S. Government turned Japanese Americans into enemies of the state.

13 Delicious Japanese Foods That Aren’t Sushi

With its stunning natural landscape and strong cultural identity, Japan is a once-in-a-lifetime holiday destination. The East Asian island is also home to some deliciously fresh cuisine.

Japan sends in experts to rescue world's bedraggled bonsais

Tokyo has targeted some 40 traditional gardens in need of immediate repair, with a team set to travel to Romania and the US

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