In Taisho era Japan, Tamura Toshiko emerged as one of the preeminent writers of the “New Woman” movement. Her legacy extends farther still, beyond Japan’s borders.
What does it take to become a certified Shinto shrine maiden? A certified miko gives us an insider’s look at a miko school in Japan.
A new survey shows that women in Japan are often shut out of government, not just at the national level, but the local level as well.
Death Note voice actress Hirano Aya talked recently about threats against her life. Sadly, her story isn’t a rare case in the anime industry.
In his newest entry in his “Untranslated” series, Eric Margolis talks with singer-songwriter-essayist Terao Saho to explore her differing approaches to writing and music.
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