Sunada’s directorial debut Death of a Japanese Salesman (2011) opens Asia Society New York’s new film series Extreme Private Ethos: Japanese Documentaries on March 10.
The sun sets on a field in Nakayama, Japan on February 26, 2012. (Jan Karlo Camero /Flickr)
Several Asian nations held up the rear of a Gallup poll released yesterday measuring Americans' favorability toward foreign countries.
To this day historians bicker over what happened and why, writes Asia Society's Geoff Spencer.
Watch a short film on Okahara's six years spent documenting Japan's serious problem of self-injury.
Watch a Star Wars-type-showdown between a demon and a four-eyed shaman at the annual Setsubun festival in Japan.
Kevin Allekotte captures the sun setting over Tokyo. (Kevin Allekotte/Flickr)
Aung San Suu Kyi, Japanese rescue crews and Ai Weiwei at the top of Asia Blog's Person of the Year 2011 poll.
Credit is tightening, economic growth is moderating, and property prices are finally falling, yet Asia remains one of the few true growth regions of the world, writes Sheridan Prasso.
The world may admire Japan's resolve, but unless the country's leaders get their act together "it’s hard to see a bright future," writes Ayako Doi.
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