Sports and Japan / October 26, 2016
Today's episode has to do with table tennis in which Japan's women team won bronze medals and men silvers at Rio.
News / October 24, 2016
The newly elected governoress of Tokyo Yuriko Koike said in her regular meet-the-press on October 14 that the former governor Shintaro Ishihara doesn't quite live up to his repute as a writer/politician in his position as the then leader of the metropolis over the ongoing dispute over the new fish market in Toyosu.
Tech and Japan / October 18, 2016
This year's Nobel laureate Yoshinori Ohsumi told that the way things are going Japan will no longer produce Nobel Prize laureates in one or two decades.
Japanese Life & Culture / October 18, 2016
Nara is one of Japan's best-known sightseeing spots - the home of ancient temples and historic sites including Horyuji Temple.
News / October 18, 2016
The ruling government parties, Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and Komeito are in agreement now to dispose of over-populated wild animals and envisage a legislation to activate the central and regional governments to work out means to eliminate such wildlife - possibly for human consumption.
Tech and Japan / 08:59 AM
One of the world's most notorious game exhibitions "Tokyo Game Show" opened September 15 to feature cutting-edge devices and software to realize the ultimate in virtual reality technology.
Tech and Japan / 08:43 AM
Japan's lunar orbiter "Kaguya" launched 9 years ago has brought home over 600 including high-precision shots taken by NHK's high-vision camera.
Sports and Japan / 10:42 AM
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 / 10:36 AM
Better watch when you marathon at this time of year - in Japan, anyway.