Japan - Motoko Kakubayashi

From Nights, 8:40 pm on 15 July 2015

Palmerston North raised journalist Motoko Kakubayashi now resides in Tokyo and works for University of Tokyo's Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe, pop. 126,434,964 (est. 2014). The repercussions for transport systems from a man committing suicide by lighting himself on fire on a bullet train, preparations for the 2020 Summer Olympics and Prime Minister Abe's administration's attempt to control the mainstream media, plus the Japanese's extreme loyalty to holding school reunions.