Redeveloping Shibuya

Redeveloping Shibuya

Shibuya, once a center of culture focused on young people, is being redeveloped with high-rise shopping and office build...

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From unused resource to tourist draw

From unused resource to tourist draw

Wakkanai in Hokkaido makes a beautiful road from wasted scallop shells while artists in Osaka make art on blank walls ar...

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Pope's message of peace in Nagasaki

Pope's message of peace in Nagasaki

Pope Francis visits Nagasaki and Hiroshima so share his message of peace and meets the son of Joe O'Donnell, the man who...

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Pakistani president seeks enhanced ties with Japan

Pakistani president seeks enhanced ties with Japan

Pakistani President Arif Alvi calls for enhanced relations with Japan in an exclusive interview with Nippon TV.

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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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86-year-old ironman going strong

86-year-old ironman going strong

An 86-year-old Japanese man is the world's oldest to complete the toughest triathlon competition.

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Dried fish from the stratosphere

Dried fish from the stratosphere

An associate professor at Tokushima University dries fish 30,000 meters up in the stratosphere as the first step into th...

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Daigo Fukuryu Maru survivor account

Daigo Fukuryu Maru survivor account

85-year-old Daigo Fukuryu Maru survivor Matashichi Oishi recounts his experience of being exposed to radioactive fallout...

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Daigo Fukuryu Maru - Japan's 3rd encounter with nuclear fallout

Daigo Fukuryu Maru - Japan's 3rd encounter with nuclear fallout

A museum in Tokyo houses the Daigo Fukuryu Maru, a fishing boat where 23 crew members were exposed to radiation on March...

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Blind drummer boy, pt.  2

Blind drummer boy, pt. 2

Blind 12-year-old drum wonder Hibiki Sakai is growing more independent, and has a special message for his mama on Mother...

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