by

Peter Tasker

Going Back To Tohoku

I scan my memory, jumbled and blurred by hangover, jetlag, lifelag. Got it – he’s a media figure, fronts up current…

Historical Fiction

Herr Schmidt was quite mistaken in his view that Japan is the Billy No Mates of Asia…

Abe Offers Japanese Lessons for Europe

A job for anybody who wants one – a phenomenon which must seem like a distant dream to millions of unemployed youngsters in the Eurozone….

Sayonara, Tourist-san

His approval rating of 60% makes him the most popular leader in the G8, leaving aside Vladimir Putin. …

Tokyo’s New Guv’nor

Ishihara’s legacy includes exterminating thirty thousand crows and ordering the removal of the Tsukiji fish-market, much loved by tourists……