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 […]
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 […]