Tag - aichi-prefecture



Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink
Mar 16, 2022
Multinational breakfast specials reflect Aichi's growing international community
With international travel proving difficult amid the pandemic, some diners take solace in touring Nagoya's various breakfast sets.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / New Wine Frontier
Dec 12, 2021
Azucca e Azucco: Expressing local terroir in the shadow of an automotive giant
Vintner Daisuke Suzaki says he didn't see the point of hunting for the ideal terrain to start his winery. Instead, he welcomed the challenge of starting one on his home turf.
Japan Times
LIFE / Style & Design
Jul 4, 2021
No time to die, but a great time to wear a maekake apron
Once standard workwear for tradespeople, Anything Co. Ltd.'s maekake feature contemporary graphic designs, iconic ukiyo-e prints, manga characters and sports team logos.
Japan Times
Sep 30, 2019
Organizers and Aichi Triennale hosts agree to reopen 'comfort women' exhibition for three days
Organizers of a shuttered art exhibition that included a "comfort woman" statue agreed Monday with the hosts of the Nagoya arts festival of which it was part to reopen the collection to visitors, in a high-profile case that highlights freedom of expression.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Sep 14, 2019
Man arrested over air gun shooting in apparent road rage incident
Police arrested a man Saturday for allegedly firing an air gun at a car while chasing it in yet another apparent road rage incident six days earlier in central Japan, investigators said.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 30, 2019
Fire breaks out at Toyota's HQ in Aichi; no one injured
Toyota Motor Corp was investigating a blaze Friday at its headquarters in Toyota, Aichi Prefecture, that is believed to have broken out in the technology development division, a company spokeswoman said.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional voices: Chubu
Jul 3, 2019
Newly created Aichi fund provides foster children with access to higher education
A fund set up by the Aichi Prefectural Government in March is providing financial aid to students from children's homes seeking to enter higher education.
Japan Times
Jun 6, 2019
Inazawa junior high school students to participate in Greek leg of 2020 relay
Junior high school students from Inazawa, Aichi Prefecture, will take part in the Greek leg of the 2020 Tokyo Games torch relay after the flame is lit in Olympia on March 12 next year, a city official said Thursday.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink
Jun 1, 2019
68 restaurants awarded stars in inaugural Michelin Guide to Aichi, Gifu and Mie prefectures
On May 17, Michelin published the Michelin Guide Aichi-Gifu-Mie 2019, the company's inaugural guide to Aichi, Gifu and Mie prefectures in Japan's central Tokai region.
Japan Times
Apr 3, 2019
Toho captures final high school championship of Heisei Era
Toho, the Aichi Prefecture school that won the National High School Baseball Invitational Tournament held in the first year of the Heisei Era 30 years ago, won the spring final on Wednesday in the last tournament of the current era.
Japan Times
Jan 26, 2019
After a challenging upbringing, Toyota prop forward Yusuke Yamada seeks to inspire youth
Yusuke Yamada, a 20-year-old prop forward for the Toyota Industries Shuttles, is one of the many rugby players excited about Toyota hosting 2019 Rugby World Cup matches.
Japan Times
May 7, 2018
One year on, Legoland Japan faces uphill battle to increase visitors
Legoland Japan is redoubling efforts to increase its visitor numbers, but just one year since its opening the theme park is facing an uphill battle.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional voices: Chubu
Mar 19, 2018
Aichi finds wartime elementary school teaching materials
Teaching materials for third-year students who attended Kokumin Gakko (equivalent to a modern-day elementary school) in Aichi Prefecture during the Pacific War have been discovered in Aisai, Aichi Prefecture.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional voices: Chubu
Mar 12, 2018
Aichi farm machinery firm taps foreign talent in the region to drive overseas sales
Kohshin Engineering Co., which produces and sells agricultural equipment for poultry farming, has successfully expanded its overseas sales by hiring foreign employees.
Figure Skating
Apr 24, 2017
Mao to receive honorary citizen award from Aichi Prefecture
The Aichi prefectural government said Monday it has created an honorary citizen award and selected recently retired figure skater Mao Asada as the first recipient.
Japan Times
Dec 19, 2016
Aichi volunteers carve wooden tribute to first Toyota Corolla
A group of volunteers in Aichi Prefecture has made a life-sized replica of the first-generation Toyota Corolla using thinned wood sourced from Toyota Motor Corp.'s namesake city.
Japan Times
Nov 9, 2016
Vehicle accident deaths lead to 'Pokemon Go' being disabled while traveling at speed
The popular smartphone game "Pokemon Go" will now be disabled so that all passengers and the driver will not be able to play when the vehicle is traveling above a certain speed, the application's operator said Tuesday following a request from a local government and police in central Japan.
Japan Times
Oct 11, 2016
Japanese goldfish experts explore use of bubble eyes in medicine
Known as a center of the goldfish industry, the city of Yatomi, Aichi Prefecture, is exploring a medical spinoff from the bubble eye goldfish.
Sep 21, 2016
Aichi-Nagoya bid for 2026 Asian Games finalized
The Japanese Olympic Committee said Wednesday it has received a report from the Aichi prefectural and Nagoya municipal governments confirming their agreement to seek to co-host the 2026 Asian Games.
Sep 13, 2016
JOC gives nod to Aichi, Nagoya as candidate hosts for 2026 Asian Games
The Japanese Olympic Committee on Tuesday approved Aichi Prefecture and its capital Nagoya as joint candidate hosts for the 2026 Asian Games.


Traditional folk rituals like Mizudome-no-mai (dance to stop the rain) provide a sense of agency to a population that feels largely powerless in the face of the climate crisis.
As climate extremes intensify, Japan embraces ancient weather rituals