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While Japan maintains the image of a wise and orderly country, it nonetheless possesses one of the most powerful mafias in the world: the controversial yakuza. However, beyond the homicides and other spectacular events, the crime rate in the country remains particularly low. Contradiction or simply an optical illusion? And if we were to redefine what we mean by 'crime' to understand Japan's relationship with what is legally punishable? State crimes, terrorism, corruption, elderly delinquency. As the population continues to age and the average age of yakuza currently exceeds 50 years, has crime changed its face?
Tempura is a French magazine dedicated to Japanese culture. It will change your misconceptions of Japan, its people, and its culture. Tempura looks at art, stories, architecture, and culture to give you a well-rounded view of the country.