US Ambassador caught in the “Eye of the Japanese Political Storm” in Okinawa

US Ambassador caught in the “Eye of the Japanese Political Storm” in Okinawa  Michiyo Tanabe and Helmet Joachim Schmidt  Modern Tokyo Times The American ambassador to Japan, Caroline Kennedy, entered the “eye of… Continue reading

Modern Tokyo News: Tokyo Fashion in Aoyama

Modern Tokyo News: Tokyo Fashion in Aoyama Sarah Deschamps and Tomoko Hara Modern Tokyo News Aoyama fashion is famous in Tokyo because you have so many exquisite boutiques in this very exclusive area. … Continue reading

Iraq is Paying A Heavy Price for the Destabilization of Syria: UN and Silence

Iraq is Paying A Heavy Price for the Destabilization of Syria: UN and Silence  Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The intrigues of major NATO and Gulf powers have collectively… Continue reading

Art of Japan and Yumeji Takehisa: Humanity Crushed by Reality

Art of Japan and Yumeji Takehisa: Humanity Crushed by Reality Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times In all nation states you have elites which control and often abuse power based on “special interests”… Continue reading

Tokyo Fashion and lifestyle in Daikanyama and Ebisu

Tokyo Fashion and lifestyle in Daikanyama and Ebisu Kanako Itamae and Sarah Deschamps Modern Tokyo Times Daikanyama and Ebisu in Tokyo are notable for fashion and the lifestyle angle is richly appealing because… Continue reading

Mozambique and the need for Frelimo and Renamo to solve the growing crisis

Mozambique and the need for Frelimo and Renamo to solve the growing crisis Joachim de Villiers and Jay Doggett Modern Tokyo Times Mozambique is once more facing difficult times because the Frelimo government… Continue reading

Tensho Shubun, China and Japanese Art: 15th Century Zen Buddhist Priest

Tensho Shubun, China and Japanese Art: 15th Century Zen Buddhist Priest Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Tensho Shubun was an important figure in Japanese art in the 15th century because several of… Continue reading

Shia Mosques Targeted in Turkey and Korans Burnt

Shia Mosques Targeted in Turkey and Korans Burnt Nuray Lydia Oglu and Noriko Watanabe Modern Tokyo Times The Shia Muslim population is persecuted in nations like Bahrain, Iraq, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Yemen,… Continue reading

Art and History in Old Japan: Kano Eitoku and cultural impact of Oda Nobunaga

Art and History in Old Japan: Kano Eitoku and cultural impact of Oda Nobunaga Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times In modern Japan the importance of Oda Nobunaga (1534-1582) and his legacy remains… Continue reading

Chad, France and Central African Republic: Intervention only after Seleka losing, why?

Chad, France and Central African Republic: Intervention only after Seleka losing, why? Lielit Kebede and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Mass stereotypes is part and parcel of the Western mass media whereby stigmatizing… Continue reading

Tokyo Gardens and Tourism: Chinzanso and Fusion of Religions

Tokyo Gardens and Tourism: Chinzanso and Fusion of Religions Kanako Itamae and Michel Lebon Modern Tokyo News The history of Chinzan-so (Chinzanso) is fascinating because you have many historic remains therefore you feel… Continue reading

Tokyo Fashion News and Impact of Culture

Tokyo Fashion News and Impact of Culture Sarah Deschamps and Michel Lebon Modern Tokyo Times The old Japan still appeals to vast numbers of people because of the rich cultural legacy of this… Continue reading

Australia and a Natural Balancing Act between China and Japan

Australia and a Natural Balancing Act between China and Japan Pierre Leblanc and Michiyo Tanabe Modern Tokyo Times Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan certainly engaged Australia powerfully in order to increase relations… Continue reading

Christian Cleansing Follows US, UK and France in Kosovo, Libya, Iraq and Syria

Christian Cleansing Follows US, UK and France in Kosovo, Libya, Iraq and Syria Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Recent interventions by America, France and the United Kingdom equates to… Continue reading

Japanese art and Kamisaka Sekka: Rimpa and Modernism

Japanese art and Kamisaka Sekka: Rimpa and Modernism Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Kamisaka Sekka (1866-1942) lived in a very fascinating period of history in Japan and likewise his art encompasses much… Continue reading

China and CCP: Debt, Social Reforms, Deng Xiaoping and the Next Stage

China and CCP: Debt, Social Reforms, Deng Xiaoping and the Next Stage Shuchun Zhang and Noriko Watanabe Modern Tokyo Times The government of China is faced with a balancing act of preserving high… Continue reading

Gulf and NATO Intrigues in Syria Enables ISIS to tell Christians to Convert, Obey or Die

Gulf and NATO Intrigues in Syria Enables ISIS to tell Christians to Convert, Obey or Die Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant… Continue reading

Modern Tokyo News: Tokyo Fashion Views of Young Ladies aged between 18-26

Modern Tokyo News: Tokyo Fashion Views of Young Ladies aged between 18-26 Michel Lebon and Tomoko Hara Modern Tokyo News Tokyo fashion is internationally famous and this survey was done online by Modern… Continue reading

PM Erdogan of Turkey is a Threat to Democracy: Haramzadeler and Media Manipulation

PM Erdogan of Turkey is a Threat to Democracy: Haramzadeler and Media Manipulation Nuray Lydia Oglu, Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Turkey under Prime Minister Erdogan, alias “The Great… Continue reading

Modern Tokyo News: Tokyo Lifestyle in Ikebukuro, from Fashion to Prime Location

Modern Tokyo News: Tokyo Lifestyle in Ikebukuro, from Fashion to Prime Location Sarah Deschamps and Kanako Itamae Modern Tokyo News Tokyo lifestyle is extremely rich and choosing an ideal location to reside depends… Continue reading

Japanese art and Utamaro Kitagawa: striking ukiyo-e artist

Japanese art and Utamaro Kitagawa: striking ukiyo-e artist Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The exact date of the birth of Utamaro Kitagawa and strong details about his parents remain shrouded in mystery.… Continue reading

Jordan must cut US Cancer out of its Foreign Policy: Israel, Lebanon, Palestine and Syria

Jordan must cut US Cancer out of its Foreign Policy: Israel, Lebanon, Palestine and Syria  Joachim De Villiers and Salma Zribi Modern Tokyo Times Jordan needs to reevaluate its foreign policy with America because… Continue reading

Japanese Animation: Grave of the Fireflies and the brutality of war

Japanese Animation: Grave of the Fireflies and the brutality of war Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Grave of the Fireflies is a very moving animation film that focuses on the innocence of… Continue reading

Liberal Europe is a Breeding Ground for Sectarian Islamist Killers Entering Syria

Liberal Europe is a Breeding Ground for Sectarian Islamist Killers Entering Syria Salma Zribi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The vibes of multi-cultural Europe, gender rights, numbing down on Christianity, progressive… Continue reading

Japanese art and Utagawa Yoshitaki: Oni Demon and the dreaded Catfish (Namazu)

Japanese art and Utagawa Yoshitaki: Oni Demon and the dreaded Catfish (Namazu) Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Utagawa Yoshitaki (1841-1899) produced several stunning pieces of art related to the oni demon. In the main… Continue reading

Osaka and Tokyo Fashion News: Guess and Frank & Eileen

Osaka and Tokyo Fashion News: Guess and Frank & Eileen Michel Lebon and Kanako Itamae Modern Tokyo Times Another year begins in the vibrant fashion scene of Japan and already in the first… Continue reading

Japan and North Korea Need to Build New Bridges Based on Mutual Understanding

Japan and North Korea Need to Build New Bridges Based on Mutual Understanding Ri Kuk-Chol and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Japan and North Korea have had a frosty relationship for far… Continue reading

Iraq and Syria: US “have been allied with ISIS in Syria” reports Rand Paul

Iraq and Syria: US “have been allied with ISIS in Syria” reports Rand Paul Nawal Soueif and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Al Qaeda affiliates and various Takfiri terrorist groups have been… Continue reading

Modern Tokyo News: Pola Museum of Art in beautiful Hakone is Highlighting the Importance of Amedeo Modigliani

Modern Tokyo News: Pola Museum of Art in beautiful Hakone is Highlighting the Importance of Amedeo Modigliani Sarah Deschamps and Tomoko Hara Modern Tokyo News The Pola Museum of Art (http://www.polamuseum.or.jp/english/index.php) in Hakone… Continue reading

Japan Fashion News: Uniqlo to Open Largest Store in Berlin

Japan Fashion News: Uniqlo to Open Largest Store in Berlin Hiroshi Saito and Kanako Itamae Modern Tokyo Times Uniqlo is a very popular retailing brand in Japan and great emphasis is now being… Continue reading

Ikuko Kawai is an internationally acclaimed violinist: elegant and caring

Ikuko Kawai is an internationally acclaimed violinist: elegant and caring Sarah Deschamps and Hiroshi Saito Modern Tokyo News Ikuko Kawai is an internationally acclaimed violinist who was born in Japan and she also… Continue reading

Islamist Takfiri Massacres in Iraq, Syria and Nigeria but in Syria it is Sanctioned

Islamist Takfiri Massacres in Iraq, Syria and Nigeria but in Syria it is Sanctioned Boutros Hussein and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times In the last few days more Islamist terrorist attacks have… Continue reading