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Right-wing group planning book burning of “Barefoot Gen” comic

[Matsue] – Today the Japanese right-wing organization Daitōjuku announced its plan for a large book burning in the city of Matsue later this year. The news comes one week after one of the organization’s members succeeded to convince the local … Continue reading

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Right-wing group sues NHK for using too many Kanji

[Tokyo] – A little over a week since a pensioner decided to sue Japan’s national broadcaster NHK for overuse of foreign loanwords, another suit is threatening NHK. The new suit concerns the use of Chinese characters, so-called kanji. Daitōjuku, a … Continue reading

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