Kurihara Mia died at the hands of her father, but now her mother is under arrest for neglect. How much culpability does the mother have for not speaking out?
English language YouTuber and former Japanese schoolteacher teacher Misaki joins Unseen Japan to discuss our reader's top comments about the teacher who won public support after slugging a student.
Why does Japan drive some to remain secluded their entire lives? A look at Japan's "shut-ins" - and how professionals and volunteers are trying to help re-integrate them back into society.
A second high-profile death of an abused child leaves experts questioning why Japan gives so much credence to the wishes of parents over children.
An Osaka man who used his newfound powers for evil has been arrested by local police for a series of daring - and impressive - robberies.
How the Allied Occupation plunged Japan into a national Five Stages of Grief - and how it permanently changed Japanese society and government.