The chill in relations between Japan and South Korea may benefit China strategically - but economic concerns mean Beijing is keen for a resolution.
Donald Trump's visits cause large protests in many nations - but not in Japan, where PM Abe's relationship with the U.S. President is uncontroversial.
Japan’s goals for investment in Africa have not been met - but a more realistic and sustainable approach to investing in the continent is now emerging.
Okigusuri, a “use first, pay later” system for household medicine, is finding a niche in Tanzania. Could new technology make it viable again in rural Japan?
Japan continues to court Russia in hope of building a strategic relationship - but the evidence points instead to stronger ties between Moscow and Beijing.
As relations worsen between Japan and South Korea, Tokyo Review's editors discuss the reasons for the dispute - and what kind of resolution may be possible.
The largest exhibition of manga ever held outside Japan, at London’s British Museum, showcases how a subculture became an internationally recognized art.
The infamously gruelling work style of many Japanese firms is rooted in a culture that sees endurance and exhaustion as proof of moral character.
Japan's government has put women's empowerment high on its agenda - but women remain poorly represented in politics, and that shows few signs of changing.
Shinzo Abe is Japan's most powerful post-war Prime Minister - but the real story isn't his dominance, it's how little he's been able to accomplish with it.