Kyoto thrives amid pandemic

Kyoto thrives amid pandemic

Kyoto, Japan's ancient capital that attracts tens of millions of tourists each year, was devastated by the coronavirus p...

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Delivering sacred stones to mountaintop shrine

Delivering sacred stones to mountaintop shrine

Shinto priests are on a mission to deliver holy stones to a shrine on the summit of Mt. Tsurugi in central Japan.

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New travel styles in Japan

New travel styles in Japan

New travel styles are emerging in Japan amid the novel coronavirus.

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Tokyo Olympics security preparations

Tokyo Olympics security preparations

Organizers of the postponed Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics talk about security preparations and how the Olympic flame is...

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Buried army headquarter reveals Battle of Okinawa

Buried army headquarter reveals Battle of Okinawa

For the first time ever, TV camera crews go into a former army headquarter that lies beneath Shuri Castle in Okinawa.

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Oldest storyteller of Nagasaki atomic bombing goes global

Oldest storyteller of Nagasaki atomic bombing goes global

At the age of 93, storyteller Tsuiki Shohei continues to talk about his experiences of the 1945 atomic bombing of Nagasa...

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Hospital struggling to prepare for second wave of infections

Hospital struggling to prepare for second wave of infections

Tokyo raised the coronavirus alert to the highest level on July 15th. As the number of confirmed cases rise in the capit...

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"Nest spending" boosts Japan consumption

Japan's household spending has continued to fall amid the coronavirus pandemic. But "nest spending" is a silver lining f...

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Pregnant healthcare workers battle coronavirus

Pregnant healthcare workers battle coronavirus

A pregnant doctor calls for the nation to step up efforts to protect pregnant healthcare workers combating the novel co...

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Fukushima has 1 million+ tons of radioactive water

Fukushima has 1 million+ tons of radioactive water

9 years after an earthquake and tsunami caused nuclear meltdowns at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, TEPCO has 1 mil...

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