Osaka takoyaki spot hid $1.3 mil. in income

Osaka tax authorities crack down on the operator of popular takoyaki restaurant Hanadako for hiding $1.3 mil. in income ...

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Iconic Nagasaki photo lives on

After the US dropped an atomic bomb on Nagasaki, a US military photographer captured this iconic image. This week the pi...

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Pope Francis meets Emperor Naruhito

Pope Francis meets with Emperor Naruhito and victims of the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

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1000-year-old Hadakabo festival

A 1,000-year-old festival in western Japan is held to comfort the spirit of a 9th century noble.

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Santa display looks back on 2019

A Santa Claus display in western Japan looks back on events of the past year.

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Pope Francis appeals for peace in Hiroshima

Pope Francis appeals for peace at a gathering at the Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima.

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Pope Francis calls for nuclear abolition in Nagasaki speech

Pope Francis calls for a world free of nuclear weapons in his speech in Nagasaki.

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Designed apples fetch $2300

Three of producer Chisato Iwasaki's designed apples go for $2300 at auction in Aomori Prefecture.

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Tokyo Olympic swimming venue unveiled

Tokyo 2020 Olympic organizers unveil the 15000-seat Tokyo Aquatics Centre.

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