Unfortunately racism does exist in Japan, although it is probably different from the way it is in your own country, especially if you are from the west.
Some historic and cultural background on the Netflix series The Naked Director, which is based on a true story of the late 1970s-1980s in Japan. Warning: contains some spoilers.
A few thoughts about war and its lasting legacy, on this day, the 74th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima.
They may or may not be stylish, but the wearable parasols designed for Tokyo Olympics volunteers do seem practical. Plus, there's some history behind them.