Physical and emotional criteria make the list of top survey responses.
Some people didn’t have to win a beauty pageant to be called “Miss Kyoto.”
They say you’ve got to take the good with the bad in a relationship, but in these cases, they’d rather pass on the whole thing.
Much has been written about the experience of being a Western-looking foreigner in Japan. But what is the situation like for foreigners of Asian backgrounds?
Says messages from overseas admirers “almost make me swoon.”
Looking for a job here in Japan? You better prepare yourself for these four quirks.
Things that “can’t be helped” in Japan, but are maybe a little different elsewhere in the world.
Respondents in the U.S., China, and four other countries’ top 10 answers included Pokémon, military leaders, and adult film actresses.
After staring at his phone and almost crashing into a blind pedestrian in Tokyo, our reporter decided to walk a mile in his shoes.
New age restrictions also put in place for actors and actresses, even anime ones.
Common sense will actually keep you pretty safe when navigating the “etiquette minefield” of a job interview in Japan.
Seiji Nakazawa, our Osaka-raised correspondent, shares what he thinks the region-based criteria are for ikemen in Japan’s two major cites.
National government confirms legality of decision by administrators in Osaka.
In a country where many women choose not to shave their pubic hair, this company is offering some assistance to those who do.
And not because they’re all cute like Pikachu.
Opposing sides of the discussion offer differing interpretations of illustrated example.
When they can’t have it all, where do their priorities lie?
Both sides of the debate express concerns about children’s mental and emotional development.
Policy shift aligns Japan with international standard.