Richard Milner, Staff Writer

Richard Milner (right) is a US-born, Tokyo-based writer and lifelong educator. He received his MA in Digital Creative Media from Southern Methodist University and his BA in Psychology from Western Connecticut State University, and has dabbled in entertainment and its shadow self, mental healthcare. He can commonly be found reading, or else chatting up locals on various continents while wearing shorts.

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The Working Dead

Overwork and idiosyncrasies at Japanese companies are killing employees (sometimes literally).

Kuchisake-onna: The Slit-Mouthed Woman

Death and maiming are predetermined when confronted with the vengeful spirit of Kuchisake-onna, or the Slit-Mouthed Woman, a yokai, a monstrous creature of Japanese folklore.

Last Train

Tokyo’s last trains reveal the city’s hidden face.

Olympic Isolation

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics is a golden opportunity for the Japanese people to move out of their cultural comfort zone. If only they’d take it.

Silent Consent

Shinzo Abe’s remiltarization agenda illustrates the
disconnect between populace and politics in Japan.