It may be just one long "just-so" story...but what a story!
Keio University professor Oguma Eiji offers The Asahi Shimbun's English-language AJW a rollicking, wide-ranging take on what's going on (Hurry up and copy, before link rot sets in).
Yes, Oguma's old university home page was way cooler.
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