Although it happened a decade ago, the earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan in 2011 has continued to cast a haunting shadow over the nation's coastal regions.
As Reuters outlined, the disaster was responsible for the deaths of almost 20,000 people, which means that thousands of families have been been irreparably scarred by it.
But the disaster also had long-lasting implications for the nation itself as it also triggered a series of meltdowns at the Fukushima nuclear plant that forced tens of thousands to evacuate the area.
But in more recent times, those meltdowns have left Japan with a large amount of radioactive wastewater that the government is now planning on releasing into the Pacific Ocean.
And as we're about to see, this is not happening without opposition from Japan's closest neighbors.