By featuring articles written by experts in many different genres, this online magazine provides people all over the world with information on modern Japan.
Advancing Cultural Dialogue
|Advancing Cultural Dialogue||PDF(1,189KB)|
True dialogue involves exchange in both directions. As Japan turns more international, the world is also discovering the richness of Japan's poetry, stage arts, architecture, and much more.
|Japan's Pop Culture Broadens Its International Reach||PDF(1,332KB)|
Young people worldwide are embracing Japan's manga, anime, cosplay, and fashion.
|Promoting Internationalization at the Community Level||PDF(1,013KB)|
The JET Program has been giving regional communities greater exposure to foreign cultures for over 20 years.
|Fostering Mutual Understanding on the High Seas||PDF(1,012KB)|
International participants in shipboard exchange programs acquire a greater understanding of other cultures.
|Sendai's “Japanese Moms”||PDF(595KB)|
Helping foreign students adjust to life in Japan are volunteer groups, such as Group Mori in Sendai.
|Culture as a Global Asset||PDF(531KB)|
The Japan Foundation promotes exchange through Japanese-language instruction and programs for artists.
|NEW GRADUATE UNIVERSITY
Okinawa Is State of the Art
A new international research university is being built in Okinawa to train world-class scientists.
Sports as a Medium of Intercultural Communication
Both top athletes and members of the public are now activety involved in sports exchange.
The Breakthrough Potential of Visual Image Reconstruction
Researchers have succeeded in reconstructing what people are looking at by analyzing their brain activity.
|INGREDIENTS OF JAPAN
Helping People Lead Healthier Lives through “Brown Rice”
An international couple is promoting healthier living and sustainable agriculture.
|MONOZUKURI & SMEs
The Parts Makers That Sustain Japan's Automotive Industry
Tamagawa Seiki and Konan Tokushu Sangyo supply parts to many of the world's leading carmakers.
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