Japan Now Back Issues 2005

Japan Now is a newsletter of current topics in Japanese politics, economy, society as well as Japan-related information from around the US. While the publication is currently online, up until 2005, it was a print newsletter. Copies of most back issues between 1999 to 2005 are available in PDF files.

Japan Now

Vol. 1 2005

Table of Contents

  • Two Nations Share Values: Japan and the US have much in common
  • Policy Watch :Prime Minister Koizumi goes to APEC
  • Culture in Japan:Science and Technology top agenda
  • Japanese "Cool" in the U.S.: Trends are crossing the Pacific in a big way
  • A Replica Worth Noting; Yokoso!:"John" Manjiro's ship to set sail again; a winter wonderland

Japan Now

Vol. 2 2005

Table of Contents

  • Kobe's 10th Quake Anniversary: Hidden recovery problems remain
  • Business Watch : Economic rebound continues
  • Culture in Japan: Tourists "on location"; six-organ transplant a success
  • Japanese American Museum: Speaking to a younger generation
  • A Symphony of Light and Shadow: Seiji Fujishiro's unique art work

Japan Now

Vol. 3 2005

Table of Contents

  • Policy Watch: Security talks advance
  • Business Watch: Success at Toyota
  • Culture in Japan: University jazz group visits Japan
  • Aichi World Expo:US pavilion shows live feeds from Mars
  • Last Printed Japan Now : An American Innkeeper in Japan; Subscribe to receive e-mail Japan Now