009 Thinking of Korea

2011.5. 1

May 2011
009 Thinking of Korea

The Korean boom in Japan has opened the door on a new era of Korea-Japan relations; however, the connection between the two countries is more than just a passing trend. A film director who was touched by the compassion he felt at a film festival in Seoul, and a translator who has been enthusiastic about Korean literature for many years, share their feelings about Korea.

Top Story
New Encounters at Ware Ware! Korea Japan Film Festival
Tetsuaki Matsue
Film Director

Contributed Article
Why Japanese Novels Are Popular in South Korea―Publishing Environments in Japan and South Korea
Akira Tateno
Article contributor / Korean-Japanese translator

Serialized Essay
002 I Dare Not to Wear Glasses
Tony László

Relay Essay
Special Series: Connect with Tohoku--Real Voices 002
Cries of disaster victims: "I want to work"

Mariko Abe
Director of International Volunteer Center of Yamagata

Special Series: Connect with Tohoku--Real Voices 003
What Art Can Do at a Time of Crisis?

Iku Otani
Executive Director, NPO DANCE BOX

Special Series: Connect with Tohoku--Real Voices 004
Multilingual Support via Radio

Shizuyo Yoshitomi
Chairwoman of Multilanguage Center FACIL
FMYY Executive Director

Feature Story
Hanoi: The "Ganbare Japan! You Are Not Alone!" Project
The Japan Foundation Center for Cultural Exchange in Vietnam

Looking Back on the New Era: Japan-Korea Collaboration for the Future Project
Hiroki Yamasaki
The Japan Foundation, Seoul

Behind the Scene
Thirty Energetic High School Students Visit from South Korea!―The Lee Su Hyon Youth Exchange Program
Naoko Tomioka
The Japan Foundation Japanese-Language Institute, Kansai

Youth Drama Workshop in Aceh, Indonesia―A Source of Strength
Masanori Takaguchi
Asia and Oceania Section
Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange Dept.
The Japan Foundation

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