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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Great East Japan Earthquake, nine years on

Great East Japan Earthquake, nine years on

A couple in Miyagi Prefecture is reunited with their deceased daughter nine years after the Great East Japan Earthquake.

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Memory-packed miniature dollhouses

Memory-packed miniature dollhouses

A family-run dollhouse shop in Tokyo creates miniature replicas filled with special memories.

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Anime's sacred sites: Love Live!

Anime's sacred sites: Love Live!

Foreign tourists visit sites featured in popular anime film Love Live!

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Tech solutions for Japan's labor shortage

Tech solutions for Japan's labor shortage

Japan is looking to technology to fix the shortage of workers in the food service industry.

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CORONAVIRUS: Japan can't make enough masks

CORONAVIRUS: Japan can't make enough masks

Stores in Japan cannot keep face masks in stock as people around the country stock up to prevent the spread of coronavir...

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Tokyo's forgotten Olympic Games

Tokyo's forgotten Olympic Games

Japan won the bid to host the 1940 Summer Olympics, but war cancelled the games and dreams of Olympic hopefuls including...

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