Tag Archives: Anpo

Children of the Revolution?

The party is over, and society — but most especially, the media — waits to see what is left when all the drink bottles have been cleared. As I previously discussed elsewhere, the prominent student activists group SEALDs is currently … Continue reading

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“What’s the difference between protesting or stealing?” Some Theatre Responses to Anpo 1960

Two plays written in the wake of the 1960 Anpo protest movement. Continue reading

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Send in the Clowns: Absurdity and Japanese Radicalism

Quick, send in the clowns. Don’t bother, they’re here. Stephen Sondheim 1 Since the Great East Japan Earthquake on March 11th, 2011 and the resulting Fukushima maelstrom, the western media has frequently reported a spectacle that appears to surprise them: … Continue reading

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