Cherry-blossom fever heats up

Cherry-blossom fever heats up

Cherry-blossom viewing gets into full swing as cherry blossoms in Wakayama are declared in bloom.

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Camping trailer castle experience

Camping trailer castle experience

A castle in southwest Japan offers the chance to stay in a camping trailer and visit the castle by night.

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Sakura craze starts in Tokyo

Sakura craze starts in Tokyo

The flowery fun is starting in the nation.

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Pants for girls

Pants for girls

Schools across Japan are starting to allow female students to opt for pants.

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Japan is the unhappiest it's ever been

Japan is the unhappiest it's ever been

The World Happiness Report shows Japan is the unhappiest it's ever been.

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Tokyo Olympic torch unveiled

Tokyo Olympic torch unveiled

The Tokyo Olympic torch is unveiled just one year before it arrives in Japan from Greece.

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Cheap eats giant Matsuya to enter Russian market

Cheap eats giant Matsuya to enter Russian market

Cheap eats giant Matsuya is to open its first store in Russia as early as next month.

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Tokyo marks 24th anniversary of gas attack

Tokyo marks 24th anniversary of gas attack

Tokyo marks the 24th anniversary of the deadly Tokyo subway sarin gas attack.

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700 foreign students AWOL from college in Tokyo

700 foreign students AWOL from college in Tokyo

The government will be investigating a university where 700 foreign students have been out of contact.

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Imperial Couple views biology exhibit

Imperial Couple views biology exhibit

The Imperial Couple view an exhibition of flora and fauna that inhabit the grounds of the Imperial Palace.

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