Drama in the Wake of Disaster

‘‘There won’t be a simple yes or no vote on nuclear power. But I want to ask, ‘From where should the discussion begin?’’’ says the director Akira Takayama.

The New York Times, December 1, 2011

Japan’s New Wave of Protest Songs

A small group of Japanese songwriters takes an unusually political stand on the Fukushima nuclear disaster.

The New York Times, June 30, 2011

Cool Japan Is Out of Breath

Is Japan losing its cool? (Japanese version)

Newsweek Japan cover storyJune 13, 2012

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Tokyo Jazz 2011: Tokyo International Forum, Sep 2-4

“When the disaster struck Japan, the world’s eyes were on the country,” Incognito leader Jean Paul “Bluey” Maunick began to tell several thousand Japanese jazz fans listening intently at the Tokyo International Forum…

Metropolis, September 17, 2011