It happened at last; that nutty game Pokemon claimed an innocent life just out of sheer carelessness.
August 15, 2016 at 6:44 am
At 15:00 sharp on Monday, August 8, the whole nation turned on TV and radio for a special video message from Japan’s Emperor Akihito addressed direct to the public on his wishes and concerns.
August 9, 2016 at 9:02 am
Japanese Shinzo Abe reshuffled his cabinet for its third term with key posts unchanged and posted his ally Tomomi Inada Minister of Defense.
August 2, 2016 at 10:04 am
Yuriko Koike, Japan's first defense minister, outpaced her notorious foes in the Tokyo gubernatorial election in a landslide victory to be Tokyo's first woman governor in history.
August 2, 2016 at 8:33 am
Japanese society is hurt by the worst homicide case in post-war Japan.
July 31, 2016 at 1:33 am
The Upper House election just over with LDP/Komeito beating the opposition in a landslide, Tokyo has plunged into its gubernatorial election with three major contestants vying for victory.
July 13, 2016 at 9:21 am
This is Nathan Shiga to tell you of a brown bear up in Raisu, Hokkaido, feeding on seagulls' eggs on top of a 10-meter-high steep cliff. Takashi Kawabata, 79, chanced to film the scene at 8:30 July 1 morning.
July 3, 2016 at 1:47 am
For some reason the Communist Party is disturbingly gaining momentum in the national political scene in Japan, as it's somehow picking up public support in a few national opinion polls enough to vie with a leg of the coalition government - the Komeito.
June 25, 2016 at 2:59 am
Today's episode has to do with Japan's legendary battleship of World War II "Yamato" whose images were partly bared June 22 in Kure, Hiroshima - the chrysanthemum emblem at the bow, its gigantic screw, the biggest ever built then.
June 25, 2016 at 2:15 am
A queer trickery is just bared over the use of the term "meltdown" right after that nuclear power-station disaster in Fukushima in 2011.
June 25, 2016 at 2:05 am
A 13 billion yen outlay for 3 events in less than 4 years - what do you folks think this is? Tokyo is about to run 3rd election in a little short of 4 years to elect its governor.
June 17, 2016 at 4:16 am
Now, Britain's legendary Royal Ballet picked two Japanese dancers for this prestigious position for the first time in 20 years.
June 3, 2016 at 7:28 am
The passing of Hanako made the headline in her homeland Thailand and a ceremony was held in Ayutthaya, May 29, to mourn the death of a live symbol of friendship between Japan and Thailand.
June 3, 2016 at 6:59 am
Yes, we can - rather those who have lived day-to-day with her in sight wept over the passing of a grandma elephant Hanako at Tokyo's Inokashira Natural Park, May 26.
May 28, 2016 at 7:25 pm
May 27, 2016 will be remembered by the Hiroshimans the day a new page of history opened in the A-bomb city of Hiroshima. An impulsive hug seemed worth thousand words of apology.