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| Aug 2, 2015

Key events in Misaki Tanaka's life

March 2011 — Graduated from Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto April 2011 — Entered CyberAgent Inc. August 2012 — Entered nonprofit organization Tasukeai Japan August 2013 — Launched a website for Bosai Girl January 2014 — Left Tasukeai Japan and fully focused on Bosai Girl

Exploring Japan's military past

Aug 1, 2015

Exploring Japan's military past

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History buffs in Japan can also visit a variety of sites related to this country’s military past. In addition to the enormous Yushukan Museum on the grounds of the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo’s Chiyoda Ward (www.yasukuni.or.jp/english/yushukan), numerous spots with historical significance can be found ...

Going for gold in the stadium blame game

| Aug 1, 2015

Going for gold in the stadium blame game

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Yoshiro Mori, former rugby player and prime minister, and current head of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics’ organizing committee, is not a man of few words. When the current prime minister, Shinzo Abe, took it upon himself to discard the design for the new National ...

Mercury reaches 39.9 degrees Celsius in Gifu Prefecture city

Aug 1, 2015

Mercury reaches 39.9 degrees Celsius in Gifu Prefecture city

Extremely hot weather continued in many parts of Japan on Saturday, with the mercury in the city of Tajimi in Gifu Prefecture hitting 39.9 degrees Celsius, the highest in the country so far this summer. The high was registered around 3:20 p.m., the Meteorological ...