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Former actor Takachi arrested over stimulant, marijuana possession

Police have arrested former actor Noboru Takachi, the husband of actress Reiko Takashima, on suspicion of possessing stimulants and marijuana, they said. Takachi, 51, whose real name is Joji Osaki, was arrested Friday at a “love hotel,” a facility for amorous encounters, in Yokohama. He was there with Atsuko Isokawa, ...

Jun 24, 2016

Tokyo assembly cancels Rio Olympics trips over costs

The Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly on Friday canceled scheduled trips to Rio de Janeiro to observe the Olympic and Paralympic Games this summer as their costs are likely to be much higher than expected. The move comes days after the resignation of Tokyo Gov. Yoichi ...