Archive List

March 15, 2017 at 1:18 am

University of Tokyo and Sony Join Hands in AI and VR Studies

A charming development is on the horizon for rearing a fresh generation of researchers to advance technology in the areas of AI and VR.

March 13, 2017 at 10:09 pm

Japan Battled Out 11-Inning WBC Game against the Dutch 8-6

A close tie-breaker ended nearly at midnight at the Tokyo Dome March 12 as the samurais crushed the hard-hitting Dutchmen 8-6 in what seemed to be the most exciting game so far in the ongoing WBC baseball.

March 12, 2017 at 9:53 pm

Japan Downs China 7-1 to Sweep WBC Round One 3-0

Samurai Japan is going strong in the World Baseball Classic Group B contest as it trounced China 7-1 in the third game in Round 1 at the Tokyo Dome March 10.

March 8, 2017 at 11:39 pm

Hiroshi Aramata to Take Over Kyoto International Manga Museum

Here's a news for those of you who fancy manga culture.

March 8, 2017 at 2:13 am

AI Now Employed to Check HFT at Tokyo Stock Exchange

Only last year AI shocked the world by trouncing the world's top Go professional, a while ago the top poker player bowed to an AI program and now - stock exchanges are turning to AI devices for vital stock exchange functions.

March 7, 2017 at 12:05 am

No Crows in Town; Fewer Swallows and Sparrows

Yes, crows have left urban areas; no so many swallows and sparrows around in town these days.

March 5, 2017 at 9:03 pm

Feasts of Dolls on 3rd of March

Japan traditionally features every 3rd of March to wish girls of all ages good health and well-being.

February 28, 2017 at 11:31 pm

King Kazu Leads Yokohama FC at Age 50

Soccer is one of the most popular sports in Japan and the J-League is now in its 25th year of action.

February 27, 2017 at 9:28 pm

Used Mobile-Phones-Turned Olympic Medals. What Say You?

Wisdom knows its way of putting the concept of "Mottainai" into action. Tokyo's Governor Yuriko Koike just delivered a clean line-drive right in the center for another run in her crucial Tokyoites-first game of local politics.

February 26, 2017 at 9:24 pm

What's So Super about a Friday?

Effective from February 2017, the last Friday of the month, the Japanese are to look at Fridays from a fresh perspective - one different from another.

February 22, 2017 at 11:56 pm

Magazine "Let's Build Astro Boy" to Inaugurate April 4

Here's a really ingenious scheme to have Astro Boys built by the subscribers of a magazine that weekly delivers parts, one an issue, of a family robot in the image of Astro Boy created by the legendary master cartoonist Osamu Tezuka, it was reported February 22.

February 22, 2017 at 2:05 am

Aged Drivers Blamed for Frequent Traffic Accidents

With age come riches in experience; so do risks of all sorts - reckless driving for one. Japan is fast aging and for that reasons we find more drivers in higher age brackets causing traffic accidents costing rather many lives of innocent citizens.

February 21, 2017 at 3:40 am

Japan's Deep Sea Exploration Team "Kuroshio" to Challenge International Race

An international race in deep-sea exploration is slated for September by an American foundation, etc. competing on how swiftly to study the conditions of the ocean floor.

February 19, 2017 at 9:04 pm

Sara Takanashi Did It at Last!

Time and again we have covered Sara Takanashi and her masterful ski jumping in the world cup contests, and now at last we are here to report that she at last marked her 53rd win to top the world in both women's and men's ski jumping.

February 15, 2017 at 9:22 pm

Shogi Professional Miura 9-dan Lost First Comeback Game

Shogi is an Asian version of chess just as popular in Japan as the game of Go.

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