Editor's note: This is the first story of a three-part series from The Asahi Shimbun GLOBE on current issues facing tuna fishing in Japan.
The supply of tasty bluefin tuna is dwindling, yet demand is as strong as ever. This is the dilemma facing fishermen at sea who recognize the need to conserve precious tuna...
Japan's ravenous appetite for bluefin tuna in many ways mirrors key trends in the country's postwar period.
VIENNA--Takako Ishimitsu lost two of the most precious things in her life after she moved to Austria's historic capital--her dream to become a professional pianist, and then her beloved Austrian husband.
The Japanese archipelago lies opposite Eurasia, a huge region now morphing into one integrated economic sphere. How should Japan deal with this New Continentalism?
Editor’s Note: Gamarjobat, a wordless comedy double-act who perform around the world, will now appear in The Asahi Shimbun as our “silent supporters.” Their comedy videos, inspired by GLOBE feature stories, will be...