Japan News

30 Billion Yen Fails to Make Japan Cool

The Cool Japan Fund, a nine-year-old effort by the Japanese government to promote Japanese coolness around the world has failed miserably, racking up a deficit of 30.9 billion yen.

The question now is where to go from here.

www.japundit.org

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Chicago native, resident of Japan since 1969. Japanese>English translator, copywriter, editor. Teaches English at a Japanese University.

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Edward Thomas

Chicago native, resident of Japan since 1969. Japanese>English translator, copywriter, editor. Teaches English at a Japanese University.