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Lawsuit as Lobbying: Understanding Same Sex Marriage and Other Constitutional Litigation in Japan

Korea's Court Denies Japan's State Immunity Again

The Melancholy of Japan's Liberal Opposition: Politican-penned Books and Their Narratives of Redemption

Ozawa v. United States, Japanese Immigration, and William Elliot Griffis

It's Called a Forgotten War, So People Don't Pay Attention: An Interview with Bruce Cumings

Geopolynomics and Japan: Asia-Pacific Policy Prescriptions

Why and How to Walk a City

Balancing the Ballot: Going Beyond the 2018 Gender Parity Law to Encourage Women's Political Participation in Japan

Rethinking “Peace” of Hiroshima: Restoring the Subject, and the Logic of “the Only A-bombed Nation”

State Transformation and Social Forces Under the Shadow of Economic Security: The Case of Japan

Bad Karma? Abe's Assassination and the Moonies

Beyond the “Empire of Trauma“: Cold War Psychological Science and the Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Normalization of Relations Between Japan and North Korea: Why Is It Necessary and How Could It Be Accomplished?

Art as Anti-Nuclear Activism: Takeda Shinpei's Hibakusha Voiceprints in Alpha Decay

To Bury or Not to Bury: Muslim Migrants and the Politics of Funerary Rights in Contemporary Japan

Scholarly and Public Responses to “Contracting for Sex in the Pacific War”: The Current State of the Problem, A Report by Concerned Scholars

“Comfort Women” and the Political Economy of Erasure in the Philippines

The Dog with Vanishing Spots (1939)

Sexual Violence and Gender Inequality in Japan

A Conversation with Claudia Junghyun Kim, author of Base Towns: Local Contestation of the U.S. Military in Korea and Japan

What role did the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and Soviet entry into the war play in Japan’s decision to surrender in the Pacific War? Conversations with Tsuyoshi Hasegawa

Reflections on Oppenheimer, the War in Ukraine, and Democracy in America

Tying Knots of En: An Ethnography among Uncertain Walls in Fukushima’s Gray Zone in 2023

Managing The Days: Personal Responsibility and the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster

Japanese and Korean Perspectives on the Issue of Forced Labor in the Asia-Pacific War

The Politics of Asia-Pacific War Memorialization in Thailand’s Victory Monument and the Philippines’ Shrine of Valor

Traces of an Imperial Japanese Imaginary: Positioning the Japanese & Okinawan Settlements of Southern Alberta, Canada, 1910s-1930s

Oppenheimer Shelved in Japan

Precedent, Progress, and Missed Opportunities: Conflict and Debates over Legislating Climate Change Emissions Reductions in Japan


Special Issue: The 100th Anniversary of the 1923 Great Kantō Earthquake (Table of Contents)




Fiction from Unstable Ground: The Imagination of Disaster in the Aftermath of the Kantō Earthquake


Giving Earthquake Children the Voice they Deserve One Hundred Years Later


The Imamura vs. Omori Earthquake Forecasting Debate


Coming to Terms with a Colonial Panic Attack: Or, How to Remember the 1923 Kantō Korean Massacres as Chōsenjin Sawagi


Thinking about the Economic Consequences of the Great Kantō Earthquake


Acts of Humanity, Expectations of Returns: Corporate Giving from America’s Industrial Heartland following the Great Kantō Earthquake


Lessons from the Great Kantō Earthquake


Imaging Disaster: Tokyo and the Visual Culture of Japan’s Great Earthquake of 1923


Mapping the Great Kanto Quake: Interview with Watanave Hidenori, Professor at The University of Tokyo Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies

Mutual Complicity: Denial of War Responsibilities in Japan & the US

Voices from Cheju (Jeju): Towards an Archipelagic Imagination

Memories of Bathtubs and Apples: Touring the Industrial Heritage Information Center, Tokyo

‘Big Brother’ at Brothers Home: Exclusion and Exploitation of Social Outcasts in South Korea

Japan’s Drive for Military Greatness in the Lengthening Shadow of US-China Confrontation

Voices from an Unusual Archive: University Film Circle Writings, 1945-1960

Japan, North Korea, and the Biopolitics of Repatriation

The (Un)social Smells of Death: Changing Tides in Contemporary Japan

An Introduction to Durian Sukegawa’s A Dosimeter on the Narrow Road to Oku

Johnny Kitagawa and the Code of Omerta in Japanese Entertainment