Exclusive interview with astronaut Noguchi Soichi

Exclusive interview with astronaut Noguchi Soichi

Japanese astronaut Noguchi Soichi says his October mission to the International Space Station could "open the door to a ...

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Tropical plants flourish in north of Tokyo

Tropical plants flourish in north of Tokyo

Coleus, a type of tropical plants, is flourishing in a park north of Tokyo.

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Budokan gets Olympic illumination

Budokan gets Olympic illumination

The venue for martial arts events at next year's Tokyo Olympics is illuminated after completion of restoration work.

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Fall flowers in full bloom

Fall flowers in full bloom

Hundreds of thousands of cosmos flowers woo visitors at a park in central Tokyo.

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5G experience in Tokyo

5G experience in Tokyo

Japanese major telecommunications operator giant KDDI launches a facility where people can experience the latest 5G cell...

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Japanese astronaut Noguchi to fly to ISS on Crew Dragon in October

Japanese astronaut Noguchi to fly to ISS on Crew Dragon in October

Japanese astronaut Noguchi Soichi will fly to the International Space Station on SpaceX's Crew Dragon spaceship on Octob...

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Miniature Edo Castle

Miniature Edo Castle

A miniature model of the former Edo Castle is on display at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo.

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Princess Kako encourages high school sign language performers

Princess Kako encourages high school sign language performers

Japan's Princess Kako sends a video message encouraging participants of a nationwide sign language competition for high ...

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Robots in coronavirus age

Robots in coronavirus age

Companies are programming robots to help people adapt to the new normal of the novel coronavirus.

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Blowfish fetch 20,000 yen per kg

Blowfish fetch 20,000 yen per kg

Blowfish fetch up to 20,000 yen per kilogram in the season's first auction for the delicacy in western Japan.

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