Japanese Life & Culture

AI Shogi PONANZA Trounced Top Professional Titleholder in 71 Moves

After Go comes Shogi, Japanese chess, as Grandmaster Amahiko Sato ...

News

Social Awareness Poll Marked Record Highest Since 2008

The Japanese people are content with the social environment, on ...

Japanese Life & Culture

Kindai University Library to House 22,000 Manga Titles

Like it or not, the manga is getting to be a near dominant part ...

News / April 22, 2017

Gold Ingots Stolen in Sado - But All in Replicas!

Here's a shocking and yet amusing case of burglary - 5 kilos of gold ingots in replicas stolen at Aikawa's Folk Museum, past midnight April 17.

Business and Japan / April 20, 2017

H.I.S. to Build Biomass Power Plant in Miyagi

H.I.S. is building a palm oil-based biomass power generation plant in Kakuda City, Miyagi, to operate with effect from July 2019, announced the company, April 16.

News / April 18, 2017

Japan's Population Dropping Ever Faster

The Ministry of Public Management, Home Affairs, Posts, and Telecommunications disclosed April 14 that Japan's population as of October 1, 2016, stood at 126.93 million including foreign residents - a decrease of 162,000 over the preceding year 2015.

Sports and Japan / April 16, 2017

Ping Pong Wizard Hirano Miu Did It!

The Asian Table Tennis Championships closed April 15 in Wuxi, China, Japan's women's TT champion 2017 Miu Hirano reigning in women's singles for the first time in twenty years since 1996.

Sports and Japan / April 12, 2017

Out Goes the Fairy on Ice: Mao Asada

So, it's time for Japan's pride in women's figure skating to retire after years of brilliant performance - Mao Asada, an ever-glowing gem on ice.

News / 00:48 AM

Japan's Population Dropping Ever Faster

The Ministry of Public Management, Home Affairs, Posts, and Telecommunications disclosed April 14 that Japan's population as of October 1, 2016, stood at 126.93 million including foreign residents - a decrease of 162,000 over the preceding year 2015.

Sports and Japan / 21:50 PM

Ping Pong Wizard Hirano Miu Did It!

The Asian Table Tennis Championships closed April 15 in Wuxi, China, Japan's women's TT champion 2017 Miu Hirano reigning in women's singles for the first time in twenty years since 1996.

Sports and Japan / 21:19 PM

Out Goes the Fairy on Ice: Mao Asada

So, it's time for Japan's pride in women's figure skating to retire after years of brilliant performance - Mao Asada, an ever-glowing gem on ice.

Tech and Japan / 07:39 AM

Google's AlphaGo to Take Up On China's Ke Jie in May

The celebrated Chinese Go master, Ke Jie, plans to play Google's AlphaGo a set of three games at Wuzhen, Chekiang Province, late in May, announced DeepMind, April 4.