Mobile app

The Japan Times mobile app, now available for iOS and Android devices, offers round-the-clock news updates from Japan’s most widely read English-language newspaper, first established in 1897.

The app offers everything from breaking news to in-depth features about all aspects of Japan. Topics include everything offered on our website: politics, business, stories about social issues and life in Japan, as well as world news, commentary, entertainment, style, travel, sports and more.

In addition to a daily notification of today’s top story, users can receive alerts when there is major breaking news.

The app is free.

Note: Digital subscribers will need to log in with their member ID and password when they exceed their monthly allocation of free stories.

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