Overcoming Difficulties amid the COVID-19 Crisis
Adapting to the New Normal with Japan’s Innovative Ideas
Spirit of Mutual Support Meets the Global Challenge
The spread of COVID-19 has exhausted supplies of medical-isolation gowns and sanitary ethanol, triggering many Japanese companies to feel a deep-seated desire to help, leading them to take actions to address the shortage. In various forms, their contributions are offering society respite from the suffering caused by the pandemic.
New Workstyle Blooming in a Nature-rich Town
As people’s lifestyles change due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the town of Shirahama—a famous tourist destination in Wakayama Prefecture—is attracting attention for its innovative approach to work-style reform
TOKYO 2020: Athletes Bond with Host Towns
While the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 back a year, the challenges posed by the pandemic have strengthened the bonds between athletes from across the globe and their official host towns around Japan
Establishing Handwashing as the World’s New Normal
Handwashing has gained new appreciation as the first step towards preventing infection. A Japanese manufacturer of cleansers and disinfectants is engaged in sharing the country’s handwashing habits with the world, contributing to the achievement of the SDGs.
Unite and Fight Against Ocean Waste
Emergence of Industrial Japan in the Meiji Era
Thin Solar Sheets Light Up Africa’s Future
Powered Exoskeletons Lift Society Up
GRASSROOTS AMBASSADOR: Friends of Japan
Randy Bass - The Legendary American Slugger in Japan
GRASSROOTS AMBASSADOR: The JET Programme
A Brazilian Woman Who Inspires the Community in Japan
PORTRAITS OF JAPAN
Autumn Specialties of Japan
PORTRAITS OF JAPAN
Tsuruoka—Changing the World from Among Rice Paddies
1. Coronavirus droplet simulation by the supercomputer Fugaku.
2. Saraya Co., Ltd. is carrying out the “Wash A Million Hands!” Project in Uganda.
3. Exchange with the South Sudanese Olympic and Paralympic Team).
4. A powered exoskeleton that greatly reduces the physical burden involved in caregiving.