Wheelchairs for Dogs

Wheelchairs for Dogs

A couple in Osaka makes custom built wheelchairs for handicapped dogs.

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H-2B rocket launch cancelled due to fire

H-2B rocket launch cancelled due to fire

Officials call off the launch of an H-2B rocket after a fire breaks out near the launch pad.

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Empress Emerita Michiko has surgery

Empress Emerita Michiko has surgery

Japan's Empress Emerita Michiko undergoes surgery for early-stage breast cancer.

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Abe rejects S. Korean proposal, relations remain tense

Abe rejects S. Korean proposal, relations remain tense

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe rejects a South Korean proposal. Weekly magazine Shukan Post apologizes after a feature on Sou...

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Last rooftop amusement park closes

Last rooftop amusement park closes

Japan's last large-scale rooftop amusement park closes in Kawagoe, Saitama Prefecture.

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Owara no Kaze Bon Festival kicks off

Owara no Kaze Bon Festival kicks off

The Owara Kaze no Bon Festival draws crowds to Toyama Prefecture, central Japan.

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Former Imperial Couple takes in concert

Former Imperial Couple takes in concert

Japanese Emperor Emeritus Akihito and Empress Emerita Michiko attend a concert to commemorate 150 years of Japan-Hungary...

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Lawson teams up with Uber Eats

Lawson teams up with Uber Eats

Lawson becomes the first convenience store chain in Japan to offer delivery service with Uber Eats.

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2020 Tokyo Paralympic medals on display

2020 Tokyo Paralympic medals on display

Medals for the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics will be on display in Tokyo through September 2.

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Empress Emerita plays the piano with Vienna Philharmonic flutist

Empress Emerita plays the piano with Vienna Philharmonic flutist

Japan's empress emerita plays the piano with a world famous flutist in preparation for a music festival in Kusatsu.

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