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2015.01.22 Terror Strikes During Abe’s Mideast Trip
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2015.01.14 Takakura Ken and Sugawara Bunta: Male-Male Bonds on the Silver Screen
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2014.12.19 New Web Paradigm Poses Challenges and Opportunities
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2014.11.27 Skid Row, Yokohama: Homelessness and Welfare in Japan
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2014.11.20 Film Festival Follow-up: Looking Back at TIFF 2014
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2014.11.18 The Rich History and Uncertain Future of Bunraku Puppet Theater
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2014.11.17 Curing the “Samurai Blues”: Bringing a Great Wave of Improvement to Japan’s Soccer
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2014.11.11 The Lessons of World War I and Twenty-first Century International Relations
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2014.11.10 In Search of the Northern Silk Road: From China to Japan Through the Russian Far East
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2014.11.06 Niconico’s Comment-Enhanced Videos Build Fervent Young Community
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2014.10.23 Tokyo Game Show: A Last Chance for Xbox?
Jason Coskrey
2014.10.21 Chilling Changes in the Japan–South Korea Relationship
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2014.10.10 Celebrating 50 Years Since the Tokyo Olympics: Reflections and Thoughts for the Future
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2014.09.30 AKB48 Popularity “Fanned” by its General Election
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2014.09.16 Japan Soccer Program Looks to Experience
Yanai Yumiko
2014.09.11 Scarecrows Stand Watch over Village on Borrowed Time
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2014.09.01 Hashimoto Kanna and the 40-Plus Consumers of Idol Culture
Uno Tsunehiro
2014.08.25 Slowing the Population Drain From Japan’s Regions
Hitora Tadashi
2014.08.22 China’s Latest Food Safety Scandal: A Shanghai Media Exposé Delivers a Message from Beijing
Shida Kenzō
2014.08.18 Debate Persists Over WWI Blame
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2014.08.15 The Glow of the Human Touch: Why Shoeshine Stands are Making a Comeback
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