Japanese Life & Culture

Tokyo's Fish Market in a Fix

Tokyo depends on a giant fish market for its daily fish supply, ...

Sports and Japan

Hiroshima Carp 2016 Champs of Central League

Hiroshima's baseball club Carp winning championships in Japan's ...

Japanese Life & Culture

Hostile Hornets Attacked Over 100 Marathoners in Gifu, Japan

Better watch when you marathon at this time of year - in Japan, ...

Sports and Japan / September 22, 2016

Hiroshima Carp 2016 Champs of Central League

Hiroshima's baseball club Carp winning championships in Japan's professional league was the rarest that ever happened to its citizens - for the first time in a quarter of a century.

Japanese Life & Culture / September 22, 2016

Hostile Hornets Attacked Over 100 Marathoners in Gifu, Japan

Better watch when you marathon at this time of year - in Japan, anyway.

Japanese Life & Culture / September 22, 2016

How about GPS-guided Smartphone for Touring Temples and Shrines?

Autumn is afoot in Japan as that deadly heat is subsiding mid September; the most tempting touring season in Japan is just around the corner.

Japanese Life & Culture / September 22, 2016

Tokyo's Fish Market in a Fix

Tokyo depends on a giant fish market for its daily fish supply, and the market, Tsukiji Shijo, is right now hanging midair whether to ever move its new site already built in near Toyosu.

News / September 22, 2016

JCP in Dilemma as DP Candidates Keep Distance

DP (Democratic Party) is amid election campaign to pick the successor to Chairman Okada with three candidates challenging the post. The campaign is being watched attentively by JCP (Japan Communist Party) as all the three candidates are unanimous in revising Chairman Okada's pro-JCP posture adopted and failed in the last upper house election.

Photo News

A rare resource called manganese nodule just found lying at sea bottom 5500 meters near Minami Torishima Island within Japan's EEZ.

A Rare Resource Found at Sea Floor Off Minami Torishima Island

The Party’s Over, Rio…

The Party’s Over, Rio…

Japanese Life & Culture / 08:02 AM

Foreign Tourists Like it Hot?

The heated Olympic competitions in Rio aside, more tourists visited Japan in the month of July this year than in the same month a year ago, the Japan National Tourist Organization bared July 17.

Sports and Japan / 07:54 AM

Japan's Judo Revives; Head Coach Choked with Tears

The Rio Olympics in midway, Japan has done marvelously well so far in most events - particularly in Judo with medals won in every category aggregating 12.

Japanese Entertainment / 07:51 AM

SMAP to Break up at Year End

Japan's pop group SMAP is due to disband on December 31 after over a quarter of a century, its agent Johnny & Associates bared August 14.

Sports and Japan / 07:49 AM

Kouhei Uchimura - A Great Legend Lauded

I trust you'll let me spare another episode on Kouhei Uchimura, the super gymnast who has just made himself the fourth gymnast to reign both men's individual and group artistic gymnastics.