1. Community Spirit and the “Power of the Shrine” 

    Shinto’s power reveals itself as the core of a local community’s resilience when struck by a disaster or an epidemic, wr…

  2. Splitting Hares

    Japan is home to a particularly rich folklore,…

  3. A Fossil among Trees

    It is usually in the latter days of September …

  4. Obituary: Yamazaki Masakazu

    Renowned playwright, critic and philosopher Yamaza…

  5. COVID-19 Accelerating the Pace of Change

    Increased utilization of IT and digital technologi…

  6. Japan and COVID-19

  7. Élan for Lotus 

  8. Catty Remarks

  9. Precipitating Factors

  10. Osaka-Kansai Expo 2025: A Living Laboratory for Co-Creation