May 28, 2015

Universal Studios Japan plots return to TSE

The operator of Universal Studios Japan in Osaka has applied to return to the Tokyo Stock Exchange six years after the theme park’s delisting, sources familiar with the matter said Thursday. If approved, USJ Co.’s market capitalization will likely be several hundred billion yen, ...

Man pleads guilty to random killings in Osaka in 2012

May 25, 2015

Man pleads guilty to random killings in Osaka in 2012

A man charged with killing two people in Osaka three years ago pleaded guilty as his trial started Monday, after the proceedings had been delayed so he could undergo two rounds of psychiatric evaluations. Kyozo Isohi, 39, told the Osaka District Court he stabbed ...