Rethinking Japan provides an easy-to-read overview of postwar politics and what. . . has changed in Japan since the 1990s, particularly since 2012. . . . Rethinking Japan [is]. . . a well-researched, knowledgeable analysis of developments in Japan’s domestic and international politics. Hence, as a serious and critical reflection on long-term trends in Japanese politics, Rethinking Japan certainly does have its merits and therefore a place on many old-school book shelves, hard disks, or cloud spaces.