The destruction of atomic bombs was
commemorated every year in Hiroshima in an
atmosphere of grief, emotion, and anger and also
imagined the death of atomic bomb victim. In
Indonesia, there is a different atmosphere in every
month of August; there is a celebration with an
atmosphere of victory, heroism, joyfulness, as well as
remembering the struggle of national heroes who had
sacrificed their life for the independence of their nation.
The diplomatic relation established in January 1958,
was important for the two countries that had not yet
recovered in term of economic and politic at that time.
In early cold war diplomatic bilateral relation between
Indonesia and Japan was not at top priority. During
1960-1990 the relationship of the two countries were
characterized by asymmetrical domination in the
economic field, and moved on into interdependence
. This article based on historical approach
and individual reflections.
Keywords : Atomic Bomb, Independent, Cold War, San Francisco Peace Conference, Kishi Nobusuke, Sukarno.