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"Book-Paper-Scissors" offers a contemplative and philosophical view on maintaining traditional Japanese art in a modern society.
Starring Ken Watanabe, "Fukushima 50" avoids controversy as part of faithfully reflecting Japanese realities around Fukushima Daiichi.
In her heartfelt debut film “My Identity,” which screens at Japan Cuts 2020, Sae Suzuki explores being misunderstood in a Taiwanese-Japanese immigrant coming-of-age story.
Featuring Lee Seung-gi and Jasper Liu, Netflix reality show "TWogether" reveals the traces of colonial English in Southeast and South Asia.
Kyoto Animation's 2016 hit anime movie "A Silent Voice" deftly tackles controversial social issues in Japan.
In "House of Hummingbird," Korean director Kim Bora examines adolescence and alienation in 1990s Seoul.
Debuted at Annecy 2020, Korean animated movie "Beauty Water" provides a dark view of using plastic surgery to change one’s socioeconomic standing.
Often contrasted with “Terrace House,” Netflix dating show "Rea(L)ove" highlights the gendered anxieties in contemporary Japanese dating.
Peter Barakan talks about bridging Japan and the world with NHK’s “Begin Japanology” and beyond.
Netflix original K-drama "Extracurricular" subverts traditional high school teen drama cliches by exploring issues like compensated dating.