Electronic customs declaration gate at Narita open to all travelers

Electronic customs declaration gate at Narita open to all travelers

The electronic customs declaration gate at Narita Airport is now available for use by all travelers arriving at Terminal...

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Flying trucks could help Japan's understaffed delivery industry

Flying trucks could help Japan's understaffed delivery industry

Delivery service giant Yamato unveils a "flying truck" that can transport parcels.

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Muddy fun at music and organic veggie festival

Muddy fun at music and organic veggie festival

Festival-goers get muddy and munch on organic produce at a festival in Chiba Prefecture.

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Lawson tries out unmanned store operation

Lawson tries out unmanned store operation

Lawson is experimenting with operating a convenience store unmanned overnight to tackle labor shortage.

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Eco-friendly dog

Eco-friendly dog

An environment-friendly dog has collected more than 3,000 plastic bottles during walks over five years.

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Emperor Emeritus Akihito and Empress Emerita Michiko enjoy vacation in Nagano

Emperor Emeritus Akihito and Empress Emerita Michiko enjoy vacation in Nagano

Emperor Emeritus Akihito and Empress Emerita Michiko visit a community of returnees from postwar Manchuria in Nagano.

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Kanazawa geisha training

Kanazawa geisha training

Tourists get a glimpse of the training regimen of Kanazawa geisha.

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Yamaga lantern festival

Yamaga lantern festival

A thousand women dance with lanterns on their head to reenact an ancient mythical tale.

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Hanawa Bayashi festival begins

Hanawa Bayashi festival begins

Kazuno in Akita Prefecture holds the Hanawa Bayashi festival, designated by UNESCO as part of Japan's Intangible Cultura...

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Korean Air to cut Japan flights

Korean Air to cut Japan flights

South Korea's flag carrier Korean Air will cut flights to Japan due to the declining demand caused by trade friction bet...

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