Author: Vernieda Vergara

Academic Institution from K Project. GoHands/VIZ Media. 2012

Academic Shockwave: Japanese Universities Set to Cut Humanities and Social Sciences Programs

Forget the age-old rivalry between the hard sciences and liberal arts. Last June, the Japanese Education Minister requested that the country’s universities cut their programs in the humanities and social sciences. Instead of offering courses in economics, literature, and law, the proposal advised higher academic institutions to focus on the more “practical” STEM disciplines to…

Shinbun Saturday: Japanese Company To Debut Popular Ebook Store in English

Kadokawa to launch English-language version of their online bookstore Japanese company Kadokawa will be launching an English-language version of BookWalker, their online ebook store, this fall. One of Japan’s largest publishing and entertainment companies, Kadokawa will be adding 700+ manga and light novel titles to the etailer in October. Fans will likely recognize some of…