The public's reaction to reports of one customer defiling utensils at sushi eateries suggests it's a brazen assault on two things of which Japanese are very proud, their sushi and their manners.
Onigiri Bongo has served the humble onigiri, or rice ball, for 60 years. The current owner is the widow of the original owner, whom she married after discovering the restaurant as a newcomer to Tokyo.
The Japanese architect was known as a post-modern giant who blended culture and history of the East and the West in his designs. He won the Pritzker Prize, the highest honor in the field, in 2019.
Heavy snow in large swaths of Japan has killed 17 and injured more than 90 people and left hundreds of homes without power, disaster management officials said Monday.
Japan adopted a plan to extend the lifespan of nuclear reactors, replace the old and even build new ones, a major shift in a country scarred by the Fukushima disaster.
The policy change is widely seen as a major step toward rearming Japan more than seven decades after its demilitarization after World War II.
Ritsu Doan and Takuma Asano — who both play for German clubs — subbed in and put balls past goalie Manuel Neuer after the 76th minute. Their coach called it "a historic moment, a historic victory."
The Japanese government has given Ukrainians residency and work permits for up to a year. But for those from other countries, it can be a years-long struggle to attain similar benefits and privileges.
Japan's former leader Shinzo Abe was honored at a rare and divisive state funeral Tuesday that deeply split public opinion and that drew angry protests.
More protests are expected before the state funeral next week for Japan's divisive former leader. Shinzo Abe's assassination in July has highlighted the Unification Church's ties to Japanese politics.
A powerful typhoon approaching southern Japan pounded the region with strong winds and heavy rain Sunday, causing blackouts, paralyzed transportation and the evacuation of thousands of people.
Environmentalists advocating for nuclear power have led a push to extend the operating life of Diablo Canyon, California's last nuclear power plant. Japan and Germany consider similar extensions.
The chief executive and general manager at a tiny Japanese security company are among the nation's biggest TikTok stars, drawing 2.7 million followers and 54 million likes.
A police report found holes in former prime minister Shinzo Abe's protection that allowed the alleged attacker to shoot him from behind.
Japan currently requires negative PCR test results within 72 hours of departure for all entrants.