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TRUTH is better than fiction. Nominate the Best Journalism in Japan For the True Story Award.

Today, submissions open for the True Story Award, the first global award for reporters writing for newspapers, magazines and online publications. The prize recognises written reportage from all countries and…

日本での素晴らしい報道・報道記者を国際賞にノミネート下さい!応募が大歓迎

の賞は、新聞、雑誌そしてオンラインメディアで活躍する世界中の優れたリポーターを表彰するものです。リポーターの国籍を問わずに、門戸が開かれている賞は、世界でも初めてのものです。この賞では、世界で最も使用されている12言語で書かれたルポルタージュを、地球上の全ての国から応募し、表彰します。徹底した調査、ジャーナリズムとしてのクオリティ、そして社会との関係性を備えたテクストに、賞が授与されます。

Exclusive: Former Prosecutor Says, “If Ghosn is rearrested, NISSAN CEO should be arrested as well”

Given all of the above, if the prosecutors are to re-arrest Mr. Ghosn and Mr. Kelly on the ground of a fake statement in the securities report for the last…

Living Without A Data Plan In Japan: Roaming Free But No (Data) Roaming

But if you think you can’t go through daily life without mobile data, you are wrong. We’ve survived for millennia without it, and when the next natural disaster in Japan…

Rock Out To Feed The Hungry! Monday, December 3rd–Improve your karma instantly by coming

For the second-straight year, Tokyo-based indie rock band Instant Karma is teaming up with the Second Harvest Japan food bank to help feed the less fortunate. The band is holding…

The Way of the Sword Requires a Ton of Sacrifice/ZAN movie review

"I want you to think about all the mistakes you've made in your life up to this point," the Samurai tells his bleeding victim. "You have plenty of time for…