Junichiro Koizumi and the Reform of the Japan Post incorporate Japan''s political and economic issues of the first decade of this millennium. The most ‘successful'' Prime Minister of Japan in the recent decades, Junichiro Koizumi and the reform of the Japan Post are the central thrust of the book. The reform of the Japan Post was the main agenda of the country''s general election of 2005. As an incumbent Prime Minister and President of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), Koizumi played a major role in this election. Japan relations with other countries and its position on various international issues have also been dealt with. Japan, though embroil by a critical economic crisis still occupies an important position in international arena. The study of Japan is as important as ever.