We follow a group of fishermen off the coast of Okinawa as they gear up for a hunt.
"Okinawan society is so distorted because of inequality, and we are all affected by that distortion in one way or another."
A ban was imposed on June 6 after American personnel were implicated in a series of crimes and other incidents, heightening existing tension over the US military's ongoing presence in the country.
The US and Japan agreed to close the same base in 1996 after three American military personnel raped a 12-year-old school girl. Plans to relocate, however, never came to fruition.
The ban comes after a series incidents involving American personnel that heightened longstanding resentment against the US military's presence in the country.
Livet på et kinesisk krydstogtskib blandt 4000 glade, ikke-engelsktalende medpassagerer.
In the age of high-speed transport, Japanese researchers are turning to some vintage methods to find the origins of the Japanese people.
The efforts to expand a US Marine Corps base on the island of Okinawa has drawn ongoing protests from wary locals, while a potential conflict with China looms in the future.
A former US misileer told the UN about a close call that occurred during the Cuban Missile Crisis.