Press tour Tokyo 2020 construction sites

Press tour Tokyo 2020 construction sites

Reporters in Tokyo tour facilities being built for the 2020 Olympics.

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Osaka touts Expo 2025 bid

Osaka touts Expo 2025 bid

The mayor of Osaka touts his city's bid to host Expo 2025 at the UN.

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Virtual reality comes to sushi making

Virtual reality comes to sushi making

A new virtual reality project aims to give people worldwide the experience of making sushi.

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Empress harvests last silk

Empress harvests last silk

Empress Michiko completes her last round of silk culture before the imperial couple steps down next year.

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Tokyo Olympic torch relay route announced

Tokyo Olympic torch relay route announced

The basic route for the Tokyo Olympic torch relay is announced.

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Akita puppy melts former sumo wrestler's heart

Akita puppy melts former sumo wrestler's heart

The canine buddy is expected to be the symbol of friendship between Japan and Mongolia.

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Men arrested for ATM robbery attempt

Men arrested for ATM robbery attempt

Three men are arrested for a robbery attempt at a convenience store in flood-stricken Okayama Prefecture.

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PM Abe visits flood-hit Okayama Prefecture

PM Abe visits flood-hit Okayama Prefecture

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits flood-hit Okayama Prefecture for inspection.

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Esports spreads in Japan

Esports spreads in Japan

Esports is spreading in Japan, and smartphone games are playing an important role.

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Made better in Japan

Made better in Japan

Japanese denim companies offer quality fabrics and personalization, targeting the country's ever-increasing number of fo...

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