The crowdfunding project has received huge support to assist new talent, who start out in the industry on notoriously low wages.
Tokyo’s Yamanote Line was suspended for hours in both directions today due to the incident.
The 58 year-old winner’s mother and daughter say they’re entitled to part of his winnings and went as far as to stage a protest at the local city office.
SMAP, one of Japan’s most famous pop boy band groups, have announced they will disband at the end of this year.
The Emperor’s decision to break his silence on the controversial issue has sparked considerable debate and contemplation in Japan.
Baseball tournament officials defend the ban on female students as a necessary measure to help protect their safety.
Mother Nature gave the Tokyo-area a dynamic wakeup call this morning.
Leave your bag at home and fill up the pockets of this denim hoodie with all your tech instead.
According to local media reports, the incident is one of Japan’s worst massacres since WWII.
It’s been a whirlwind day in the Japanese media amidst rumors that Emperor Akihito plans to abdicate in the near future, but an Imperial official is now denying these claims.
US officials closely monitor North Korea’s activities, so it might come as a surprise that we’ve been missing some basic information on its leader, Kim Jong Un.
Bears have been getting bad press for both their real-life and anime actions this month, which has some bristling at the idea of a Kuma Miko-themed promotion in Akita.
Is a flash mob protected free speech? The Japanese courts will decide.
Love wins, one city office at a time.
Normally you wouldn’t see a ninja until it’s too late…
Tokyo’s historic drinking district is sitting on prime real estate, and that’s got people thinking…
The Japanese yen is on fire.
A girl who was apparently held captive in Tokyo for two years has escaped and been reunited with her family.
Diago Kashino, a 33-year-old Japanese actor, has died after being stabbed in the stomach with a samurai sword during a stage-play rehearsal in Japan.
Now you can enjoy a break with a Kit Kat and a shot of Japanese rice wine all rolled into one.