The Japanese Government says their nation is facing its biggest security threat since World War II.
With two North Korean rockets landing close to their shores residents are building bomb shelters and joining in evacuation drills
The Pacifist nation is investing in missile defence systems, increasing sanctions and following Americas lough diplomatic line against the regime.
Critics say Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is using the fears of attack for his political gain.
The losers are Japan’s North Korean community who are the target of anger and hate. Even children attending Korean schools in Japan feel the discrimination.
101 East explores life in Japan under North Korea’s nuclear shadow.
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