Japanese Life & Culture

How about a Templetel for Lodging in Japan?

Believe or not, many a foreign tourist turns to a Buddhist temple ...

Tech and Japan

Moon Probe "Hakuto" to Challenge 5oom+ Lunar Run

This follows up the earlier episode on Japan's challenge to the ...

Business and Japan

Super Deluxe Train to Serve Quake-Stricken Northeastern Japan

Have you heard about a luxurious train Nanatsuboshi (Seven ...

Sports and Japan / May 23, 2017

The Phoniest Split Decision Ever in WBA Boxing

There have been not a few queer decisions in the modern history of professional boxing but none queerer than the world championship bout between Ryota Murata of Japan and the Frenchman Hassan N'Dam at Ariake Coliseum, May 20 night.

Business and Japan / May 22, 2017

Tourbillion Pokemon of Romain Jerome Worth $258,000

Believe you me, a Pokemon product worth 260 thousand dollars is now marketed by the Swiss watch maker Romain Jerome in the form of a classy Tourbillion model after Pokemon.

Japanese Entertainment / May 21, 2017

Hayao Miyazaki Says That Again: "I'm not Quitting."

The legendary anime creator of "Spirited Away", "My Neighbor Totoro", etc., Hayao Miyazaki says he is again taking back his retirement pledge made four years ago and already making what he calls "his ultimate animated feature film", Studio Ghibli bared May 19.

News / May 18, 2017

Princess Mako to Wed ICU Classmate

A delightful news flashed across the nation yesterday as the first daughter of Thier Highnesses Fumihito and Kiko of Akishinonomiya, Princess Mako, has found her husband in the person of the commoner Mr. Kei Komuro of Yokohama - ex-classmate at International Christian University.

Japanese Life & Culture / May 17, 2017

Photolike Painting Booming in Japan

A school of super realism in painting is fast finding a unique world of its own here in Japan as even artists in their 30's attract 40 prospective buyers to every work they exhibit.

Japanese Entertainment / 22:13 PM

Hayao Miyazaki Says That Again: "I'm not Quitting."

The legendary anime creator of "Spirited Away", "My Neighbor Totoro", etc., Hayao Miyazaki says he is again taking back his retirement pledge made four years ago and already making what he calls "his ultimate animated feature film", Studio Ghibli bared May 19.

News / 21:54 PM

Princess Mako to Wed ICU Classmate

A delightful news flashed across the nation yesterday as the first daughter of Thier Highnesses Fumihito and Kiko of Akishinonomiya, Princess Mako, has found her husband in the person of the commoner Mr. Kei Komuro of Yokohama - ex-classmate at International Christian University.

Japanese Life & Culture / 23:47 PM

Photolike Painting Booming in Japan

A school of super realism in painting is fast finding a unique world of its own here in Japan as even artists in their 30's attract 40 prospective buyers to every work they exhibit.

News / 23:39 PM

1-Meter+ Alligator Gar Caught in Hyogo

Heard of alligator gar? They are the largest species in the gar family and perhaps the largest predatory freshwater fishes in North America.