Tattooing is the most misunderstood art form in Japan today. Looked down upon for centuries and rarely discussed in social circles, people with tattoos are outcasts in this country, banned from most public spaces such as beaches, bathhouses, and even gyms. Tattoos have an extensive history in Japan, and to truly understand the stigma behind them it is essential to be aware of their significance. The first records of tattoos...Read More
Podcast Overview: On April 2, 2014, the students of THINK Global School and Hiroshima International School played host to noted historian and author Dr. Robert Jacobs for a discussion on the grave realities surrounding nuclear fallout in Japan and the rest of the world. The conversation is harrowing at times, but a must-listen for anyone concerned about the lingering effects stemming from accidental nuclear disasters, like the 2011 tragedy in Fukushima, and the detonation of nuclear bombs.