Japan info offers a special print journal about memories, wars and conflicts present in Japan this month. Also to discover, the portrait of a modern samurai: Takayuki Kanayama. Our double page poster will take you to Mount Fuji and its fall airs. The newspaper is distributed to all subscribers in their mailbox as of this week.
Seventy-five years after the end of World War II, memories risk fading with the last survivors, while others remain stubborn and refuse to be forgotten, fueling tensions between neighboring countries.…
Summary: memories, wars and conflicts:
Stormy relations with its neighbors
Agnès Redon – journalist
Since the end of World War II, historical disputes have revived rivalries between Japan and neighboring countries. These tensions, until now only verbal, mar the economic partnerships, however essential with Japan, resulting from this time …
Continue to transmit the memory of the war
Jean-François Heimburger – journalist
The more the years go by, the more the direct witnesses of the Second World War become rare. It is now a matter of finding new ideas to continue to pass on the experiences of survivors and the lessons …
The last fight of hibakusha against the atomic weapon
Damien Durand – journalist
It is a structured group, with real political and symbolic influence, which is engaged in a race against time for the history, theirs, that of Japan and, they hope, that of the world. In the Archipelago, hibakusha, these Japanese survivors of the atomic bombings of 1945, devote the last years of their lives so that their country is firmly and unambiguously committed against nuclear proliferation. So that their suffering, as sudden as it is historical, does not remain in vain …
Infographic: The 15 Years War
Autumn on a bald mountain
The land of a thousand faces
Pierre-Étienne De Lazzer – managing editor
The 1000 most beautiful landscapes of Japan was released this month by Omaké Books, the opportunity to travel the country without moving from your sofa …
Getting informed about emergency measures in Japan
With the coronavirus crisis, the need to be informed has never been so important, especially when our own life is at stake or that of our loved ones.
French people decorated with chrysanthemums
The Japanese government announced, on November 3, the recipients of the Fall Promotion of the Order of the Sun …
Emiko Sansalvadore – journalist
In the science fiction film, Godzilla Resurgence, a member of the Japanese government is indignant at the extent of the damage caused by Godzilla, an antediluvian underwater monster awakened by nuclear tests.
History of the Archipelago
Emilie Guyonnet – journalist
The history of Japan is not as simple as it seems. In particular, its formidable economic development does not come without sacrifices.
PORTRAIT: The return of the samurai
Mathieu Rocher- journalist
From film sets to rigorous teaching of the art of samurai combat, Takayuki Kanayama offers a course on the wire.
The edge of a katana blade.