Peter Rehse wrote:
.... to what degree is a matter of opinion and for some it would never be enough...
You can't expect relations with other countries to be suddenly normalized just because the government fully apologizes. The Japanese government can't be pressured by outside groups into a full apology. This has to be a process of self-realization.
There will always be those who cannot come to terms with the past. There are people who will be sitting around a kitchen table in Georgia tonight, who will be complaining because the South lost the American Civil War.