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A native of New York who eventually became a naturalized Japanese citizen, Arudou expresses strongly-held views on the situation of foreign residents in Japan.
After the devastating effects of American bombings of Japan during World War II, how do people rebuild themselves and their society? Tadao Tsuge explores these difficulties in Slum Wolf.
'Ghosts of the Tsunami' Easily Ranks Among the Best Accomplishments of Journalistic Narrative This Century
Richard Parry investigates what happened at Okawa Elementary following the 2011 earthquake, and what broader lessons the tragedy teaches us.
The Cove enraged many an animal activist in 2009, but Megumi Sasaki offers an unbiased look at the controversy of whaling and dolphin hunting in the Japanese town of Taiji.
A new biography of the groundbreaking -- yet unassuming -- film director explores his multifaceted life and work.
Wes Anderson has created a powerful (though unassuming) sociopolitical statement about the causes and consequences of segregation.