News on Japan, Business News, Opinion, Sports, Entertainment and More
Updated: 1 min 50 sec ago
An exhibition of rare photographs gets a second chance to present the evolution of photography in Japan at the Tokyo Photographic Art Museum.
The half-Japanese, half-Australian siblings, who experienced relentless teasing while growing up in Australia, took refuge in music and created their own blend of electro-pop.
Director Kaizo Hayashi’s three-part film based on the meltdown disaster of 2011 at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant is a mishmash of noir, ...
In Takafumi Hatano’s blockbuster action thriller, a peace-loving terrorist threatens to blow up Tokyo, throwing the capital’s citizens into a panic.
The world-famous Beatle was killed on Dec. 8, 1980, but his legacy continues.
Paul McCartney is set to release his 18th solo album "McCartney III" on Dec. 18, and Ringo Starr will be on a U.S. tour in ...
John Lennon inspired other musical greats such as Bob Dylan and Ozzy Osbourne, but whether he was everyone's "favorite Beatle" is still up for dispute.
For nearly a decade prior to his shocking murder, the former Beatle and his wife, Yoko Ono, adopted New York as their hometown, and it ...
In his book "Finding the Heart Sutra," Alex Kerr breaks down the ancient Buddhist text character by character to reveal why the sutra has remained ...
This comprehensive overview of Japanese family crests delves into the motifs and geometries that fill even the simplest designs with meaning.
Cathy N. Davidson’s memoir is a thoughtful and compelling account of a woman gaining a deeper understanding of herself and Japan through her travels.
Japanese-born Korean writer Yu Miri won a National Book Award for her novel about the ghost of a construction worker.
The Japanese government granted the orchestra a special entry permit and allowed them to forgo a 14-day quarantine, after considering the “importance of cultural exchange.”
Japan's three-time Grand Slam winner Naomi Osaka has inspired a new manga character to appear in an issue of Nakayoshi magazine next month, the publishers ...
Exhibitions showcasing the fashion brands' creative collaborations with artists highlight the evolution of fabrics.
Netflix’s sci-fi suspense series about a young man forced to go through a series of twisted challenges takes place in a cityscape that looks all ...
Chihiro Amano’s humorous film about rowdy next-door neighbors coming to blows makes a well-meaning plea for tolerance and kindness toward others.
By stepping up its investment, the California-based company is gearing to tackle its main rivals Disney+ and Prime Video, as well as local competitors.
The long-haired, beak-faced amabie, which forecasts bountiful harvests and killer epidemics, has found itself in Japan's spotlight in recent months.
The series also dominated the first through 22nd spots in comic sales rankings in Japan this year, according to industry data.