Construction workers are relocating a US military base in Okinawa. The island hosts over 70% of all US troops stationed in Japan, and locals have protested against their presence for years.
Nestle challenged the definition of sushi on Thursday as they unveiled “chocolate sushi” in a bid to attract more shoppers to its premium KitKat store on Tokyo’s Ginza street.
Radiation levels at one of Fukushima’s power stations is at its highest level since the tsunami-triggered meltdown almost six years ago, TEPCO reports. Safely dismantling the plant will prove an enormous challenge […]
11-year-old Tomo (Rinka Kakihara) lives with mother Hiromi (Mimura), but Hiromi decides to give up on her and leaves their home. Tomo, now all alone, visits her uncle Makio’s (Kenta Kiritani) home. […]
Scratching and spinning their way to the top spot, disc jockeys worldwide battled it out in London. Japan’s DJ Yuto was crowned World DJ Champion. Al Jazeera’s Neave Barker reports from London.
As the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro draw to a close, Japan’s capital Tokyo takes on the mantle of hosting the next Games in 2020.
The path to true love is never easy but in Japan, finding ‘the one’ has never been harder. Only a third of the nation’s youth have been in a relationship. Many consider […]
In 1998, the release of Dance Dance Revolution resuscitated the dying arcade industry by challenging often shy, introverted gamers to compete in dance competitions on top of neon platforms in front of […]
Japanese firm DeNA showcased the country’s first robot driverless bus, the Robot Shuffle, in Chiba. The Robot Shuffle can seat up to 12 people, and travels at a speed of up to […]
Sachiko Nakajima – music composer, jazz pianist, mathematician, and the first and only female Math Olympic gold medalist title in Japan, shares her journey on how music and math can further enrich […]