Mysterious shark 'virgin' birth

Mysterious shark 'virgin' birth

Researchers get to the bottom of the mysterious birth of sharks in a tank housing only females.

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Typhoon Hagibis death toll at 59

Typhoon Hagibis death toll at 59

Recovery efforts begin in Japan after Typhoon Hagibis kills 59 and causes flooding and destruction.

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Record downpour causes floods in Kochi

Record downpour causes floods in Kochi

A record downpour triggered by Typhoon Mitag causes flooding in several cities in Kochi Prefecture, western Japan.

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Typhoon Mitag heading for Okinawa

Typhoon Mitag heading for Okinawa

Authorities ground air traffic on Ishigaki and other islands as Typhoon Mitag, the 18th of the season, approaches Okinaw...

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First tiger blowfish auction of season held

First tiger blowfish auction of season held

The first tiger blowfish auction of the season is held in Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi Prefecture. The city is synonymous with...

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Deadly Mt. Ontake eruption remembered

Deadly Mt. Ontake eruption remembered

Japan commemorates the five-year anniversary of the deadly eruption of Mt. Ontake.

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Subfreezing temperatures hit Hokkaido

Subfreezing temperatures hit Hokkaido

Subfreezing temperatures hit parts of Hokkaido for the first time this season.

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Power restored in Chiba but tourism remains affected

Power restored in Chiba but tourism remains affected

TEPCO says power has been restored in most parts of typhoon-hit Chiba Prefecture, but tourism in the area remains affect...

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Bear strikes back

Bear strikes back

Video shows a bear striking back after a hunter fires a bullet.

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Salmon swims upstream in north Japan

Salmon swims upstream in north Japan

A salmon swims upstream in a river in northeastern Japan.

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