April 25, 2013
Most Japanese tourists travel to the country’s southernmost prefecture for its beautiful beaches and subtropical climate. But Maiko Masaki has spent her last nine visits...
August 22, 2012
With the remains of some 10,000 Imperial Japanese soldiers still unaccounted for on Iwojima island, one seemingly impenetrable final resting site is beneath a runway still in...
August 15, 2012
The remains of more than 1 million Japanese soldiers lie in battlefields far from home. There are no markers, no graves and no mourners. Many sites are overgrown with jungle.
August 14, 2012
Diplomats from Japan and North Korea will meet for the first time in four yours later this month for talks that could touch on the contentious issue of the North's abduction of ...
June 24, 2012
Shohei Kuchikata died at the age of 97 in March knowing that the remains of his older brother, Sei, had at last come home.
October 13, 2011
EDITORIAL: Fresh approach needed to program of collecting remains of war dead
August 16, 2011
Sixty-six years after the end of World War II, Chuji Inoue and many others are fighting their own private little wars, trying to repatriate the remains of some 1.13 million...
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