A week ago, Miss Universe Japan crowned Ariana Miyamoto, Japanese-American HAFU girl. This left Japan a question. Is she Japanese enough? Is this about Japanese-ness or the identity?
Today many Japanese film fans were shocked to know the great actor, Ken Takakura passed away. Despite of his quiet and emotionally clumsy character, he was a very polite, kind and warm person. RIP Ken Takakura. We will miss you.
Shuji Nakayma was one of the three Japanese physics who recently won the Nobel Prize in 2014. But now Japan is unsure if they should celebrate for him because of his nationality status.