10 most watched videos in 2020

2020 was a turbulent year for animals as well. A huge number of animals were left behind to suffer. Still, many people became aware of the current states of the animals and shared videos showing them. Thank you, from the bottom of our hearts. We would like to express our sincere gratitude for many comments and reactions. We have collected videos that made people aware of people living in Japan in 2020. The contents of the videos (from Facebook, which has the longest history) are issues that haven’t been solved yet, so if you please share, comment, or let someone know, it will be a great help for the animals!…

Japan Laboratory Animals, Inc. goes bankrupt

A well-known company in the laboratory animals industry, Japan Laboratory Animals, Inc*1, began its bankruptcy process on April 1, 2020.*2 This company was founded in 1949 and established in 1965.  Mainly handling medium-sized animals such as monkeys, beagle dogs, and pigs, the company engaged in raising and selling laboratory animals such as rabbits, rats, guinea pigs, and mice, commissioned breading/research/testing, and breeding equipment and feed wholesales. In Japan, there are not many companies that deal with raising laboratory animals.  Japan Laboratory Animals was known for its high reliability, having the Laboratory Animal Engineer qualifications (tiers 1 and 2) as a mid-sized company in the industry, and having established a sterile…

” Compassion for All Animals” T-shirt limited-supply sale begins

Due to popular demand, we’ve created the “Compassion for all animals” T-shirt with a limited supply. Refreshing design for the spring & summer born out of the logo for the March for Animals held on 2020/1/26. Being 100% organic cotton, it’ll be perfect for the upcoming seasons. Sales end when the supply goes away, so order early. Order from the website below (recommended for those buying multiple), or purchase one via PayPal from the bottom of this page. https://arcj.thebase.in/ To buy just one “Compassion for all animals” T-shirt: * There will be a shipping fee for each shirt.  If purchasing multiple, we recommend https://arcj.thebase.in/ “Compassion for all animals” T-shirt ¥2,200(including…

Peaceful March as a First Step to Changing Society: March for Animals – Compassion for All Animals

On January 26, “March for Animals — Compassion for All Animals” was held in Tokyo. 326 people marched in Shibuya, Omotesando, and Harajuku, calling for compassion for all animals and eliminating animal suffering. This time was a new endeavor. To transform the society into one without animal suffering and one with compassion for animals, it was an event encouraging joining forces, instead of criticizing each other, to form opinions. With a focus on common feelings for the animals instead of differences, we were able to make it successful. 326 participants may still be few. Still, it was a peaceful and memorable march.  Interviews of participants  It being in…

Wishing to end suffering of the animals… Please support our activism!

The chicks being raised for meat who end their short torturous lives while they are still babies. Breathing while shaking their bodies is an abnormal and critical condition for chickens. However, no treatment is performed in the poultry industry.  In search of efficiency, they are being selectively bred way too much and are being raised in excessive concentration. There are many harmful effects. These harmful effects are not only on chickens but also on humans. Please support activities to eliminate the suffering of chickens. https://arcj.org/en/donate/