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Nevin Thompson

Nevin Thompson is the Japan Editor for Global Voices. He is a translator, writer, and journalist, and has been connected to Japan for more than twenty years. Nevin currently lives and works on an island off the West Coast of Canada, and spends about three months each year with his family in Tsuruga, a small city on the Japan Sea Coast, just north of Kyoto.

Author Articles

A Week in the Life of a Japanese Salary Man

A recent video upload by prolific YouTube vlogger Stu in Tokyo has gone viral, so far reaching more than half a million views. The topic of video? A...

Women Will Revitalize Japan?

The Japanese government wants more women to participate in the workforce. In fact, following December 2014 elections, one the new government's slogans has become...