When water and cinema mix

Moviegoers in southwestern Japan are being treated to a very unique 3D movie experience at the beach. The technology, kn...

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Famous Kyoto festival revives ancient parade tradition

The month-long Gion Festival in Kyoto reached its climax on Thursday with a second parade, which has not been seen for 4...

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Louvre masterpieces headed to Japan

The Louvre will show a collection of 80 works next year in Japan. The president of Japan’s NTV, a sponsor of the exhibit...

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Fireworks fanatics battle for front row

Massive fireworks displays are a favorite part of summer in Japan.But competition is getting fierce over good spots to e...

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Hakata Gion Yamakasa Festival peaks in Fukuoka

The streets of Fukuoka in western Japan came alive as the ancient Hakata Gion Yamakasa Festival came to a peak today.The...

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Harry Potter attraction opens at Universal Studios

Harry Potter fans in Japan are checking out a big new attraction based on the bestselling series.The "Wizarding World of...

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Emperor celebrates 80th birthday

Japan’s Emperor Akihito celebrated his 80th birthday on Sunday. The Emperor was actually born in December, but his long ...

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Mt. Fuji opens amid typhoon

Japan’s sacred Mt. Fuji opened to climbers today with a powerful typhoon lashing the country.Members of the Fujisan Hong...

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Summer comes to Asakusa

People in Tokyo are welcoming one of the traditional sights of summer in the city.The ancient Chinese Lantern Plant fest...

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Louvre’s Winged Victory restored to original lustre

A newly repaired Winged Victory statue is back at Paris’s Louvre museum.One of the museum’s three great treasures was sh...

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