Ken Mogi talks about the significance of studying the brain and how he likes to use his.
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Actor Koichi Sato discusses his role in "Fukushima 50," a film which looks at the events that followed the Great East Japan Earthquake
Having based himself in Europe to hone his equestrian skills, Kuroda now has his eye on representing Japan as a dressage rider at the Tokyo Olympics.
Japanese actor Aoi Okuyama makes her debut in BBC-Netflix yakuza series 'Giri/Haji,' earning acclaim from the British media.
22-year-old Honoka Matsumoto's latest film looks at the issue of same-sex marriage in Japan, one of a number of difficult topics the actress has taken on in her roles
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A longtime love of bread inspired former professional tennis player Kimiko Date to open Frau Krumm, a German bread bakery in Tokyo's chic Ebisu neighborhood.
It has been 10 years since Hiroshi Osaki took the reins at Yoshimoto Kogyo, and in that time Japan's oldest and arguably most influential entertainment agency has veered down several different paths. While comedy remains at the forefront of the company's activities, as it ...
A heart-warming tale about an elderly woman's struggles with dementia as seen from the perspective of her young grandson, "Grandma is Okay" ("Baba wa, Daijobu") is the latest movie by Yokohama-born filmmaker Jacky Woo. Based on Akiko Kusunoki's picture book of the same name, it ...
From techno fan to bass baritone opera singer, Yasushi Hirano now celebrates 20 years living and singing in Vienna.