"From a far distance, among the wonder-stricken villagers, losing color at the sight of the 'black ships,'" said one farmer, "I stood aghast, wondering what would happen, staring at the unwanted objects."
Weaving in and out of rush hour throngs to keep pace with a break-neck work schedule has helped Japanese men grow stronger and more agile over the past decade, researchers suggested Friday.
Schoolchildren had no classes on Saturday for the first time in 120 years as a limited five-day week system started at public schools nationwide.
The streetcars that have tootled along Ginza, Tokyo's most glamorous shopping center for the past 56 years, will bow out by the end of the year.
With Fuji Rock happening this weekend, it's time to start making sure you've got everything you need to make the festival an unadulterated success. Here's a list of essential items you should consider trying to squeeze into your bags: Footwear: You're likely to need rain ...
The tiny village of Maetsue, Oita Prefecture, and Kyushu Japan Railway Co. are riding on the bandwagon of the popular U.S. television series “Twin Peaks,” asserting that the local scenery closely resembles the fictional American town.
"CardCaptor Sakura" fan on collecting memorabilia and visiting Akihabara.
Despite the unfavorable publicity it received during its filming in Japan last year, Eon Films' "You Only Live Twice," the latest of the "James Bond" series, is drawing the biggest crowds since "Thunderball," another Bond released in December 1965
Canadian native living in Kyushu recalls his experiences of extreme sports in Japan.
An extraordinary case of wanton mischief by Post Office employes was recently revealed by Mr. K. Ishikawa of Azabu, who made a formal complaint to the director of mails of the Department of Communications.