The unbelievable true story of a Japanese family that went to war with itself | The Japan Times

First and Front Streets, San Francisco, Califo...

First and Front Streets, San Francisco, California. Exclusion Order posted to direct Japanese Americans living in the first San Francisco section to evacuate. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

This is currently one of the most-read articles in the Japan Times. It’s a recommended read.

During the endgame of World War II, Harry Fukuhara, a member of a Japanese-American unit of the U.S. military, was tasked with teaching new recruits about the enemy. This is an amazing true story about culture and national identity.

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Why do we need a little bit on the side? | The Japan Times

This is currently the top-trending article in the Japan Times. It’s recommended reading.

Why do we need a little bit on the side? | The Japan Times

Western readers will immediately think that the article is about extra-marital relationships. But the article seeks to answer the question:

Why is sashimi always served on those piles of stringy daikon radish?

Given that sashimi is my favorite Japenese food, I found the article insightful.

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