What's the bell for?
Proposed Kyushu UNESCO sites could be a showcase for East Asian cooperation or festering points of contention.
Isn't it bad manners to shorten konnichiwa (hello) when passing someone?
While the recent increase in the number of Indian residents in Japan might appear substantial, it is small compared to the influx seen in some other countries. So why the big difference?
BCCJ president on the challenges of doing business in Japan and playing for the national rugby team.
What do you feel like eating?
As Shibuya Ward prepares to issue marriage certificates to same-sex couples, should the nation be moving in the same direction?
Shall we run around this (2.1-km) course three times?
When the Japanese media started to harp on about the fatigue emerging among ikumen — men who help their wives with child-rearing and other domestic duties — I just had to laugh. Being a Japanese sake brewer’s husband, I was confident that I was ...
NGO founder on aid initiatives and the Knights in White Lycra.
What's really the difference between Peter Rabbit and Miffy?
Luddites and tech fans are interrogated on the wide streets of Yokohama.