Apr 1, 2016

Personnel announcement

The Japan Times, Ltd. announces that Toshiaki Ogasawara, chairman and publisher of The Japan Times, will step down from his post and current Vice Chairwoman Yukiko Ogasawara will become chairwoman. Masaru Onodera, former president of Nifco Inc., the parent company of The Japan Times, will ...

City-Cost Partnership

Nov 30, 2015

City-Cost Partnership

The Japan Times is pleased to announce a new collaboration with City-Cost, an online resource providing information and tips for those living in Japan. City-Cost, which is operated by Kyodo News Digital Co., Ltd., features a variety of forums where users can earn points by ...

The Japan Times Readers’ Fund

Nov 18, 2015

The Japan Times Readers’ Fund

Thank you December 31, 2015 The 2015 fundraising campaign for people in need, especially in other parts of Asia, has come to an official close. The donations received totaled ¥718,012. Money received after the end of the 2015 campaign will be included in the charity fundraiser ...

New issue of Foreign Student Times published

Jul 28, 2015

New issue of Foreign Student Times published

On July 20, The Japan Times published the Foreign Student Times, a publication for foreign students who are studying or want to study in Japan. The current edition contains interviews with foreign students, an article on the employment environment for foreign students in Japan and ...

Jul 24, 2015

Troubles logging in

Since 8:30 p.m. July 23, some users may have experienced troubles logging into our website. We humbly apologize for the inconvenience. We are currently trying to rectify this situation. Your patience is appreciated. ...

Jul 22, 2015

Commenting function

We are currently experiencing some difficulties with the commenting function of the website. Comments received before 4 a.m. this morning (July 22, 2015) are currently not being displayed correctly. We hope to rectify this situation as soon as possible. We apologize for any inconvenience. The Japan ...

Mar 30, 2015

About the March 31, 2015 issue

Due to a production system error, we were able to include only one page of World news content in the March 31, 2015 issue. Furthermore, the March 31, 2015 issue will be delivered late in some areas of the Kanto region. We sincerely apologize for any ...

Feb 26, 2015

The Japan Times × お誕生日新聞

~The Japan Times を大切な人へ、特別な日に贈る~ 家族の誕生日、結婚記念日、母の日、父の日、そして定年退職の日に、思い出の日を振り返ってほしい…。そんなときに、新聞のプレゼント —「お誕生日新聞」はいかがでしょうか。 ...

Celebrating On Sunday's first anniversary

Oct 17, 2014

Celebrating On Sunday's first anniversary

The Japan Times' publishing tie-up with the International New York Times last year presented us with something of an opportunity. Sensing an interest among our readers in a smaller-formatted, more visually engaging newspaper to enjoy over a relaxing Sunday brunch, we put a team together to examine the ways in which we might better serve our readers on weekends. The result is a completely redesigned compact format. And so, a year on from the launch of The Japan Times On Sunday, it seems pertinent to look back at some of the more noteworthy events we have experienced over the past 12 months. ...

New issue of Foreign Student Times published

Jul 30, 2014

New issue of Foreign Student Times published

On July 28, The Japan Times published the Foreign Student Times, a publication for foreign students who are studying or want to study in Japan. The current edition contains interviews with foreign students, an article on the employment environment for foreign students in Japan and information on ...

Digital subscriptions now available

Nov 15, 2013

Digital subscriptions now available

From Nov. 1, 2013, The Japan Times began offering digital subscriptions as well as unlimited digital access for our print subscribers. Whether you're at your laptop or on your mobile device, we can enjoy the finest English-language news coverage of Japan with only a web ...