Rugby star Goromaru receives 'Master of Ninja' award

Dec 16, 2015

Rugby star Goromaru receives 'Master of Ninja' award

Rugby star Ayumu Goromaru was likened to a ninja Wednesday as he was given an award by a nationwide organization promoting the culture of the ancient spies. The Japan Ninja Council said it decided to give the 29-year-old fullback its “Master of Ninja” award ...

Nov 3, 2015

Nissan admits first Japan injury linked to Takata air bag

Nissan Motor Co. said Monday a passenger seat air bag manufactured by Takata Corp. ruptured during a collision last week in Japan, likely causing minor injuries to a woman sitting in that seat — the first case in Japan where someone was wounded by ...

Mount Fuji finds mixed success with tolls

| Sep 29, 2014

Mount Fuji finds mixed success with tolls

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As the Mount Fuji climbing season drew to a close earlier this month, authorities were assessing the success of a new ¥1,000 voluntary climbing fee, which almost half of hikers skipped paying. It was introduced this year following a trial in 2013. Formally called ...