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Review: ‘Man in the High Castle’ Season 2

An action-packed Season 2 tries to answer the show’s questions. Sonia Saraiya writes: The first season of “The Man in the High Castle,” Amazon’s television adaptation of Philip K. Dick’s alternate-history novel, was an oddly muted [...]

[VIDEO] Recognition of the Japanese Zero Fighter, 1943

This training film contains an instructional prologue to its dramatic story which features Ronald Reagan as a fighter pilot. Both the prologue and the storyline serve the same purpose: to instruct the viewer on the importance of recognizing the [...]

Anime Tells Fireworks Story of Nagaoka

NAGAOKA, Niigata — This city’s fireworks display draws tens of thousands of visitors every August. However, it is not just an annual summer event — locals have stories connected to the event and deep feeling for it, which is what a new short [...]

Five Ways Japan Could Have Won World War II

“Japan could never have crushed U.S. maritime forces in the Pacific and imposed terms on Washington. That doesn’t mean it couldn’t have won World War II.” Listen to Yamamoto. Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto reputedly cautioned his [...]