P&G Japan comes up with a product made of ocean plastic collected on Japanese shores.

Japan, Argentina play blind soccer game

Japan plays Argentina in a friendly game of blind soccer, which will be contested at next year's Tokyo Paralympics.

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Second 2020 Olympic ticket lottery opens

The second Tokyo Olympic ticket lottery opens. Tokyo Organizing Committee officials say they hope to sell 1 million tick...

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Daijosai rite venue shown to press

Press get a look at the venue for tomorrow's Daijosai Imperial succession rite, a complex of more than 30 structures. Es...

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PM Abe's sakura party under fire

The estimated budget for PM Shinzo Abe's cherry blossom viewing party triples, prompting criticism from lawmakers that s...

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Halo ring around the sun

Kentaro Araki from the JMA explains how a halo, or rainbow ring around the sun, is formed.

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Kids get a taste of tax collecting

Kids at a career theme park in Tokyo get a chance to learn about consumption tax and experience what it feels like to be...

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Nobel Prize winner meets PM Abe

Lithium-ion battery pioneer and winner of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry Akira Yoshino meets with Prime Minister Shin...

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Kyoani arson suspect targeted First Studio

Arson suspect Shinji Aoba tells police he targeted Kyoto Animation's highly populated First Studio.

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Enthronement well-wishers get memory of a lifetime

Amid tight security, over 100,000 well-wishers hit the streets to witness the enthronement parade commemorating Emperor ...

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