European Association for Japanese Studies

Human Error

The Japanese government claims that “everything is under control” in Fukushima. But is it?

沖波 (Okinami)

Every year, people from all over Japan gather in Okinami, a quiet seaside settlement with an aging and declining population, to help perform a ritual for the local deity by carrying lantern floats into the sea.

Ainu. Pathways to Memory

Film about Ainu culture and history and the contradictions regarding the preservation of its culture and identity today