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 […]
Five years after the nuclear accident in Fukushima, an end to the disaster is not in sight. This short documentary tells the story of the people from Fukushima, forced to leave their […]
Car giant Nissan has developed robotic office chairs that tidy themselves away when people clap their hands. Cameras placed around the office tell the chairs where they are, so they can gather […]
It’s been nicknamed the ROLLER COASTER BRIDGE because of it’s super steep slope and appearance of being a bridge to the sky. That’s the Eshima Ohashi Bridge straddling Shimane and Tottori prefecture […]
Inspired by “Godfather of Manga” Osamu Tezuka’s last diary page, this fraught and tender story marks the fiction debut for acclaimed documentary filmmaker Daishi Matsunaga. Hiroshi (Yojiro Noda, lead singer of popular […]
A drone caught the Guinness World Record holding art rice field, composed of seven different types of grain, in the city of Gyodashi, Saitama prefecture, Japan.
Japan passes a controversial bill allowing its military to engage in overseas combat for the first time since WWII. CNN’s Will Ripley reports.