1995 Kobe/Aum

Timeline:

  • 1989 Bubble crash
  • 1989 Death of Showa emperor
  • 1989 End of Cold war
  • 1993 First crack in LDP hegemony
  • 1990s comfort women, war is current issue, unleashed by end of cold war system
  • 1994 New election laws put in during brief LDP ouster
  • 1995 Kobe earthquake
  • 1995 Aum Shinrikyo
  • 1995 deal with LDP and Socialists! Shows how hollowed the socialists had become
  • 1995 First war apology
  • 2000s Koizumi PM
  • 2000s Rise of the “freeters”
  • 2006 Abe regime
  • 2011 March 11 Fukushima Triple Disaster