Japan is worried about the high levels of sobriety among its young people — but is not sure how to convince them to drink more alcohol.
Icon of individualism: Japanese fashion designer Issey Miyake has died after more than 50 years of innovative fashion.
Initially only children and women were attacked but recently elderly people and adult men are also injured by the marauding monkeys in Japan
Former Japanese Prime Miniser, Shinzo Abe, died after being shot while delivering a speech on Friday morning.
Japan’s longest-serving Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, succumbed to his injuries in hospital hours after he was shot at a political event on Friday
The 8 strong Ukrainian sumo wrestlers hope to make their country proud when they fly to the US state of Alabama for an Olympic-like event
Same-sex marriage becomes a debatable topic in Japan as it is the only G7 nation that considers its ban constitutional and not violation
A Japanese man has been arrested Thursday for gambling away the money online, about R5.7 million which was Covid aid sent to him by mistake
Virtual YouTubers have turned a niche Japanese subculture into a thriving industry where VTubers can make more than a million dollars a year.
Kane Tanaka, a Japanese woman, recognised as the oldest person in the world died on 19 April aged 119, authorities in Japan announced.
Japan’s train enthusiasts are a diverse community including people who enjoy riding them to the infamous photographers known as ‘toritetsu’.
Japanese actor Akira Takarada who starred in Godzilla has passed away in hospital after contracting pneumonia.
Former All Blacks head coach and England assistant coach John Mitchell will return to Test rugby with Japan.
Sony upgraded its full-year net profit forecast on Wednesday, buoyed by the success of its latest Spider-Man movie and strong results in the gaming sector despite the global chip shortage.
Five former residents of the last remaining uninhabited town near Japan’s stricken Fukushima nuclear plant returned on Thursday to live there for the first time since the 2011 disaster.
In a trendy Tokyo neighbourhood, customers browse the wares at Majerca, a shop stocked with handmade items from scarves to glassware, all produced by people with disabilities.
The buyer of a $145,000 tuna at Tokyo’s traditional New Year auction said Wednesday he hoped the purchase would “brighten” a Covid-hit 2022.
The Japan Rugby Football Union says it is holding talks with both the Six Nations and the Rugby Championship.
A new kind of chip shortage has hit Japanese supply chains, with McDonald’s forced to ration fries in the country as Covid-19 and floods in Canada squeeze potato imports.
The US Department of Justice said Monday it has taken action to return more than $154 million allegedly stolen from a Sony subsidiary by one of its Japanese employees who converted it into bitcoin.
Japan hanged three prisoners on Tuesday, its first executions in two years, with the government saying it was necessary to maintain capital punishment in the face of continued “atrocious crimes”.
A Japanese billionaire returned to Earth Monday, after 12 days spent on the International Space Station where he made videos about performing mundane tasks in space including brushing teeth and going to the bathroom.
The new year could herald the rollout of a new face mask that glows when traces of the coronavirus are detected.