Osaka's landmark Tsutenkaku tower turns 60

Oct 28, 2016

Osaka's landmark Tsutenkaku tower turns 60

Osaka celebrated the 60th anniversary of the Tsutenkaku tower on Friday as the landmark regained its popularity in recent years with a growing number of foreign tourists drawn to the retro allure of the relatively short observation tower. “I’m surprised to hear this tower ...

Man arrested for fatal stabbing in Osaka

Oct 19, 2016

Man arrested for fatal stabbing in Osaka

Police arrested a 24-year-old man for allegedly stabbing a man to death and injuring his three children after breaking into their home early Wednesday in Osaka Prefecture. Yuma Kobayashi, who is attending part-time high school, is suspected of killing Yukinobu Kawakami, 43, who was ...