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Anti-Erdogan Rally Ends in Turkey: Kilicdaroglu Opposes the “Second Coup”

Anti-Erdogan Rally Ends in Turkey: Kilicdaroglu Opposes the “Second Coup” Nuray Lydia Oglu, Sawako Uchida, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey is increasingly creating the space… Continue reading

Turkey Kills Kurds in Syria, while Kurds Attack ISIS in Iraq: Ineptitude of Obama and NATO

Turkey Kills Kurds in Syria, while Kurds Attack ISIS in Iraq: Ineptitude of Obama and NATO Murad Makhmudov, Sawako Uchida, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The ineptitude of President Obama knows… Continue reading

Ogata Korin and the Eyes of Hoitsu: Art of Japan

Art of Japan and Ogata Korin: The Importance of Hoitsu in Saving Korin Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The art of Ogata Korin remains potent because of clarity and his own unique… Continue reading

NATO Turkey is Killing the Kurds Directly in Syria: Obama is the new Arthur Zimmermann

NATO Turkey is Killing the Kurds Directly in Syria: Obama is the new Arthur Zimmermann Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The one consistent theme of President Obama’s leadership in… Continue reading

Japanese Animation: Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae o Bokutachi wa Mada Shiranai

Japanese Animation: Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae o Bokutachi wa Mada Shiranai Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Japanese animation is rich and varied, therefore, Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae o… Continue reading

Art of Japan and Refinement of Bijinga and Nishiki-e: Beauty of Torii Kiyonaga

Art of Japan and Refinement of Bijinga and Nishiki-e: Beauty of Torii Kiyonaga Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Torii Kiyonaga (1752-1815) was an extremely stylish Japanese woodblock (ukiyo-e) artist who belonged to… Continue reading

Art of Japan and Intriguing Art of Ito Shinsui

Art of Japan and Intriguing Art of Ito Shinsui Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The artist Ito Shinsui (1898-1972) leaves a lasting legacy because he produced many stunning pieces of art. His… Continue reading

Art and the Impact of Paris: Alfred Sisley and Fujishima Takeji

Art and the Impact of Paris: Alfred Sisley and Fujishima Takeji Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Alfred Sisley and Fujishima Takeji were both born in the nineteenth century and their common factors… Continue reading

Shia Massacred Inside a Mosque in Kuwait by ISIS: Syria and Gulf Support of Sectarianism

Shia Massacred Inside a Mosque in Kuwait by ISIS: Syria and Gulf Support of Sectarianism Murad Makhmudov, Takeshi Hasegawa and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Shia Muslims in Kuwait have been slaughtered… Continue reading

Osaka and Tokyo Fashion Vibes: Impact of Spain

Osaka and Tokyo Fashion Vibes: Impact of Spain Hiroshi Saito and Jay Doggett Modern Tokyo Times Japan is internationally famous for luxury fashion and being accessible to a whole array of fashion trends.… Continue reading

Japanese Art and Cultural Impact of Oda Nobunaga: Kano Eitoku

Japanese Art and Cultural Impact of Oda Nobunaga: Kano Eitoku Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times In modern Japan the importance of Oda Nobunaga (1534-1582) and his legacy remains extremely strong even today.… Continue reading

Art of Japan and Yoshitoshi: Endless Bouts of Depression

Art of Japan and Yoshitoshi: Endless Bouts of Depression Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The artist Tsukioka Yoshitoshi literally lived in two worlds and this applies to not only the Edo Period… Continue reading

Japan must consider Regional Bank with China like South Korea irrespective of US pressure

Japan must consider Regional Bank with China like South Korea irrespective of US pressure Kanako Itamae and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The government of Japan must remind America that economic, political… Continue reading

Heirinji Zen Temple in Saitama: Buddhism and Tourism on the Fringe of Tokyo

Heirinji Zen Temple in Saitama: Buddhism and Tourism on the Fringe of Tokyo Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times If you adore history, culture, and the rich legacy of Buddhism, then a visit… Continue reading

Chad and Niger Launch Military Offensive against Boko Haram in Nigeria

Chad and Niger Launch Military Offensive against Boko Haram in Nigeria Paul Joseph Nzeribe, Lielit Kebede and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Chad and Niger have sent their respective armed forces into… Continue reading

Japanese Art and Culture: Ono no Komachi, Poetry and Myths

Japanese Art and Culture: Ono no Komachi, Poetry and Myths Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The waka poet, Ono no Komachi, is a noted poet in Japan. This reality is abundantly clear… Continue reading

Kawanabe Kyosai and Art of Japan: Folklore, Shinto, the Spirit World and Tengu

Kawanabe Kyosai and Art of Japan: Folklore, Shinto, the Spirit World and Tengu Lee Jay Walker and Modern Tokyo Times The Japanese artist Kawanabe Kyosai is extremely fascinating because of his individualistic spirit… Continue reading

Art of Japan and Rich Influence of China: Tani Buncho

Art of Japan and Rich Influence of China: Tani Buncho Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times In the history books it is stated that Japan in the Edo period was cut off from… Continue reading

Wakayama and Japanese Tourism: Koyasan, Shirahama, Kumano Kodo & Kii Peninsula

Wakayama and Japanese Tourism: Koyasan, Shirahama, Kumano Kodo & Kii Peninsula James Jomo and Kanako Itamae Modern Tokyo Times Wakayama prefecture in Japan is blessed with many amazing places to visit and the… Continue reading

Tourism in Japan and Stunning Fukushima: Ura-Bandai, Abukuma Cave and Koriyama

Tourism in Japan and Stunning Fukushima: Ura-Bandai, Abukuma Cave and Koriyama Tomoko Hara and Michel Lebon Modern Tokyo Times Fukushima is a stunning prefecture in Japan which is awash with amazing landscapes where… Continue reading

Modern Tokyo News: Fashion Vibes in Omotesando and Harajuku

Modern Tokyo News: Fashion Vibes in Omotesando and Harajuku Sarah Deschamps and Hiroshi Saito Modern Tokyo News Fashion lovers all over the world know the power of Tokyo because this sector is ultra-competitive… Continue reading

Japanese Women and Photography in Old Japan by Ogawa Kazumasa

Japanese Women and Photography in Old Japan by Ogawa Kazumasa Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo News The photography of Ogawa Kazumasa in this article is based on images of Japanese ladies in the… Continue reading

Tokyo Fashion News: Fred Perry and White Mountaineering

Tokyo Fashion News: Fred Perry and White Mountaineering Sarah Deschamps and Kanako Itamae Modern Tokyo Times The iconic Fred Perry is selling a collection of delightful polo shirts with four individual brands from… Continue reading

Hagia Sophia in Trabzon is now a Mosque in Turkey: Kosovo, Northern Cyprus and Minority Muslims

Hagia Sophia in Trabzon is now a Mosque in Turkey: Kosovo, Northern Cyprus and Minority Muslims Nuray Lydia Oglu and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The multiculturalists laud Turkey for being secular, modern… Continue reading