Recent Articles Perry’s Black Ships in Japan and Ryukyu: The Whitewash of History Transnational and Japanese Activism on Behalf of Indonesian and Dutch Victims of Enforced Military Prostitution During World War II Calligraphy: Three Heian Poems Selections from Nurtured by Love Wanderings in the Realm of the Seventh Sense Selections from “Ukiyo-e Landscapes and Edo Scenic Places” The Search for the Beautiful Woman: A Cultural History of Japanese and Chinese Beauty Artistic Legacy of the Fifteenth Century Selections from Japan: The Shaping of Daimyo Culture, 1185-1868 Japanese Elections: The Ghost of Constitutional Revision and Campaign Discourse Hioki’s Smart Community and Japan’s Structural Reform Facing Extinction: Can the Pacific Bluefin Tuna be Saved? Swaying, Swinging Atomic Bomb Poems The Goddess of the Wind and Okikurmi The Song the Owl God Himself Sang, “Silver Droplets Fall Fall All Around,” An Ainu Tale Selected Haiku Masks of Whatchamacallit: A Nagasaki Tale A Childhood Memoir of Wartime Japan The 7th Party Congress in North Korea: An Analysis of Kim Jong Un’s Report Half Full or Half Empty? North Korea after the 7th Party Congress