Who needs a bartender when you can replace him with a vending machine! Japan is loaded with amazing vending machines — and in this episode, John travels with a JR Tokyo Wide […]
A former Japanese military pilot who flew in World War II, and survived, is still alive and flying. In fact, he is the oldest active commercial pilot in the world.
A 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck southern Japan on Thursday, April 14. The earthquake was felt in the Kumamoto prefecture and there were widespread reports of damages.
Dozens injured, two persons feared dead after a 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck east of Kumamoto, Japan.
Hiromi Kano, director and manager of mascot-outfit company says their work is more than just a business, but also a process of making people reflect and connect with others.
With a weaker Yen, and the upcoming Olympics in four years’ time, Japan hopes to attract 20 million tourists annually by 2020. But that has already been achieved, and so, it’s doubled […]
Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he will go ahead with another tax hike on goods and services next year.It is part of efforts to reduce public debt.But experts said the move […]
Researchers interested in the costs and benefits of social behavior studied Japanese macaques, looking for ties between social contacts and lice.
New laws allowing Japanese soldiers to fight overseas for the first time since World War Two have come into force. But there has been widespread opposition to the changes. Al Jazeera’s Rob […]
A new party in Japan, a merger of smaller opposition groups, is looking to put pressure on the ruling conservative party of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Al Jazeera’s Rob McBride reports from […]