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Japan Reacts to North Korea with Missile Deployments

Japan has taken steps to shoot down North Koreas missile if launch plans continue. Will the US do the same? Read More »

Blu-ray Review: Yakuza Weapon

Over-acted, over-the-top, over-sensational... I'm just glad it's over! Read More »

Manga Review: Fluffy, Fluffy Cinnamoroll, Vol. 1 by Yumi Tsukirino and Chisato Seki

In the tradition of Hello Kitty comes Fluffy, Fluffy Cinnamoroll, a little puppy who can fly. Read More »

Book Review: Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami

Toru Watanabe reminisces about his days as a college student in 1960s Tokyo. Read More »

Yu Darvish, A Done Deal for the Texas Rangers

After a long wait, the Texas Rangers made it official on Wednesday, signing Japan’s best pitcher, Yu Darvish, to a six-year deal for $60 million. Read More »

Evolution in the Whaling Industry

Whaling has gone from a center of spiritual importance to a brutally commericialized industry. Read More »

Book Review: 1Q84 by Haruki Murakami

An assassin, on her way to her assignment, steps into a cab and steps out in a different world. Read More »

Book Review: Schoolgirl by Osamu Dazai (Allison Markin Powell, translator)

A classic Japanese story centered on a day in the life of a teenage girl, sometimes hypocritical, sometimes sad but interesting. Read More »

The US Pledges Continued Strong Posture Towards China and North Korea

Leon Panetta speaking in Japan reassured those in attendance that the U.S. would not decrease its Eastern presence. Read More »

GOP Candidate Huntsman Must Overcome Obstacles

Jon Huntsman has major obstacles to overcome in his quest for the presidency. Read More »