anti-Japan

Dying for a Living: Anti-Japan War Actors

SARFT demand has forced “Anti-Japanese War” film and television productions to saturate the market. Programming on the Sino-Japanese War, part of the Pacific theater of World War II, makes for great patriotic entertainment....

Sharp Arrow Operation: World War II Kung Fu

How does a Chinese television producer please viewers and censors alike? How many “Anti-Japanese War” shows can the Chinese public take before they decide to tune out for good? How much patriotic programming can a channel drop...

Mourning Candles & Smileys for Dead Japanese Hostages

At Tea Leaf Nation, Minami Funakoshi considers perceived differences between the Sina and Tencent Weibo platforms based on reactions to an Asahi Shimbun post on Japanese deaths in the recent Algerian hostage crisis. [… E]ven a...

China Banks Pull Out of Meetings in Japan

CDT previously reported on the possible economic strain from the Diaoyu Island dispute between China and Japan. As Chinese surveillance ships arrive in the region, the tensions between the two nations continue to escalate. The...

The Dangerous Game of Protesting in China

Some observers of the recent anti-Japan protests have questioned the government's role in facilitating the demonstrations. Skeptics are pointing out that nationalistic protests provide the perfect distraction for the public...

Drawing the News: Anti-Japan Protests and More

The China news cycle has been dominated by anti-Japan protests following the Japanese government’s purchase of three Diaoyu Islands. This week, Drawing the News looks at netizen cartoons tackling this and other timely...

“Express Our Patriotic Fervor Legally, Rationally”

As anti-Japan protests raged through Chinese cities this weekend, the role of the police and other authorities in allowing or even encouraging the protests has been under scrutiny. CDT translated an article from Ming Pao which...

Anti-Japan Protests Escalate, Turn Violent

On Sunday protests against Japan in dozens of Chinese cities entered the second day and were marked by violence with many participants calling for war. Protesters have taken to the streets to condemn the Japanese...

Protests Hit Japanese Restaurants

Yesterday, a group of anti-Japan protesters in Beijing were stopped by police when they attempted to attack a Japanese restaurant. To avoid confrontation, the employees of this restaurant hung a red banner reading “The Diaoyu...

Qidong Paper Plant Resumes Production

The paper factory at the centre of violent protests in Jiangsu at the weekend resumed production on Tuesday, according to the Associated Press: Authorities in the eastern Chinese city of Qidong dropped plans for a waste water...

Photos: Anti-Japan Protests

The following photos of last week’s anti- Japanese protests in cities around China have been circulated through Chinese...

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