Prime Minister Kishida announces support for company's second plant in Kumamoto
A powerful 7.6 magnitude earthquake struck the country's central region on Monday.
One survey found Kishida’s ‘disapproval rate’ was at 79 per cent, the highest since the newspaper started conducting such polls more than seven decades ago.
The choice came as tax hikes and cuts were heavily covered in the news and discussed among policymakers.
All traces of a massive pop star once dubbed the “Japanese Madonna” are being scrubbed from the internet, some five years after she retired from public life at the age of 40....
As you might expect from a major railway hub for one of the country’s most visited cities, Kyoto Station is filled with souvenir stores. From sweets to miscellaneous goods, there’s such a wide selection on offer you’d think they have all the main products from Kyoto in stock, so when our reporter Udonko was planning a trip...
Negative reaction to unfair comparison between ryokan and hotel experiences prompts video takedown.
TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The recent suicide of an actress from Japan's all-female musical theater company Takarazuka Revue was due to overworking and bullying
Japan's real wages dropped 2.4% in September from a year earlier.
A rise in the antics of nuisance influencers in Japan, who are accused of duping train ticket collectors and pretending to be homeless to get cash, has caused consternation in the country as tourism number near their pre-pandemic levels....
Tight security is in place in Tokyo's vibrant Shibuya district just days before Halloween, with the famous Hachiko dog statue covered with a white curtain bearing the message that the area is "not a venue" for events.
And if you’d rather have a 60,000-yen comb, this Asakusa shop has some of those too.
Buck-Tick vocalist Atsushi Sakurai died on Oct. 19 after he was rushed to the hospital following a brain hemorrhage
The rise in nuisance influencers comes as tourism numbers in Japan near their pre-pandemic levels
Step back in time at this old-school Japanese kissaten.
TOKYO -- Despite widespread approval of the Kishida government's move to request the breakup of the controversial Unification Church, Cabinet support
Employees got the weight of each Sumo wrestler from the Nihon Sumo Kyokai website and discovered that both JL659 and JL2465 on the 12th would be off weight and balance. [...]...
A Japanese court has said that a law requiring surgery to switch genders on a family registry is unconstitutional in a ruling on a case involving a transgender man in central Japan, according to his lawyers.
The 21-year-old took the Oza crown, having won Game 4 to finish the best-of-five match against 31-year-old Takuya Nagase.
TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Japan on Wednesday compiled a policy package to tackle hay fever caused by pollen from cedar and cypress trees, with plans to accelerate their reduction and replace them with varieties that produce less pollen.
NAGOYA -- Officials in this central Japan city say they want to change people's habits and mindset through a recently established ordinance banning pe
The eight plaintiffs, who live overseas, had argued that foreign nationality was necessary to facilitate their work and lives abroad.
The decision by the Nagoya District Prosecutor's Office effectively ends its probe into the case of Ratnayake Liyanage Wishma Sandamali.
Princess Kako attended a ceremony on Saturday marking 110 years of women attending universities in Japan....
Some 8 out of 10 Japanese are in favor of a woman sitting on the Chrysanthemum Throne, according to opinion polls. Princess Aiko, who would be next in line in a system allowing both males and females to reign, enjoys overwhelming popularity, but political opposition remains strong. A recent event shed new light on the...