Recently the Mainichi News reported the following:
On the 18th, the U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Campbell who was visiting Japan had an interview in the United States embassy in Tokyo. He said that regarding the question of secret agreement on Japan-US nuclear holding relationship "the evidence in documents already disclosed by the US had told everything" , and maintained the viewpoint that "historical facts" had been made clear. It was understood that on the day when the conference with Foreign Minister Katsuya Okada was held, requests had been raised to seek cooperation to clarify questions on the secret agreement. Moreover, it was reported that regarding the first Japan visit by U.S. President Obama in November this year, "at present there is no plan that the president would visit Hiroshima". About cessation of the refueling mission in the Indian Ocean by the Maritime Self-Defense Force, it was said that "it is hoped that Japan would further consider making possible contribution to the peace and stability of Afghanistan", even the United State had showed understanding to the discontinuation.
The above news shows that Japan's new government is trying to readjust itself as far as US-Japanese relationship is concerned.