Tag - men



Japan Times
Jan 26, 2022
Men are getting left behind in the jobs boom
During each recession for the last 40 years, a sizable number of men — more than women — have left the labor force and not come back.
Japan Times
CULTURE / TV & Streaming
Dec 25, 2021
Johnny's pop stars get pumped for 'Sasuke'
Members from Snow Man, A.B.C-Z, 7 Men Samurai and Shonen Ninja take on the ultimate physical challenge.
Japan Times
Sep 11, 2020
'Twelve Angry Men': 1950s courtroom drama about confronting prejudice still rings true
Director Lindsay Posner hopes his staging of “Twelve Angry Men” in Tokyo will make audiences assess how their attitudes affect their perceptions.
WORLD / Science & Health
Jun 13, 2020
Young American men having a lot less sex in the 21st century, study shows
Sexual activity among young American men has declined sharply since 2000, with nearly a third reporting no sex with a partner in the prior year, according to a survey study published on Friday that suggests social media and electronic gaming might be filling the void.
Japan Times
Dec 23, 2019
Christmas in Japan is a time for love, preferably romantic
'Tis the season to be jolly? Well ... maybe not so much if you're single during Christmas in Japan.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Mar 21, 2019
LIVEBLOG: 2019 ISU World Championships — Men’s Short Program
We're following the action of the Men's Short Program at the 2019 ISU World Championships, being held at the Saitama Super Arena.
Japan Times
Jan 30, 2019
Fathers remain missing in the educational puzzle
Japan continues to expect mothers to be the primary caregiver and educator within the family.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
Dec 11, 2018
Japan to offer men aged 39 to 56 free rubella vaccinations for three years to combat outbreak
The number of rubella patients has reached 2,454 this year and the spread is believed to be mainly caused by unvaccinated men in the targeted age group.
Japan Times
Nov 10, 2018
Rational analysis and mystic poetry combine in Kenzaburo Oe's 'Rouse Up O Young Men'
Through the poetry of William Blake, Kenzaburo Oe takes a new approach to probing the emotional consequences of his father's death, and parenting a severely disabled son.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Society
Nov 6, 2018
Suicides of middle-aged men in Japan tend to surge on Monday mornings: research
The research group is hoping the result will be utilized to devise effective suicide prevention measures, such as expanding phone consultation services at times when most suicides occur.
Japan Times
Oct 31, 2018
Surge in number of U.S. women seeking political office could spark change in male-dominated Japanese Diet: experts
With the number of women running for U.S. Congress hitting a record high in the Nov. 6 midterm elections, the growing participation of women in American politics may prompt a change in the male-dominated political and business circles in Japan, according to U.S. and Japanese experts on women's leadership.
Japan Times
Jul 29, 2018
Japanese men turn to parasols to ward off intense summer heat
Parasols — accessories normally associated with women trying to protect their skin from the sun — are proving increasingly popular with men as the nation grapples with one of its hottest summers ever.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 12, 2018
Four Japanese men among Indonesia arrests during immigration violation sweep
Four Japanese men have been arrested in Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua allegedly for immigration violations during a massive raid on companies in one of the province's regencies, the local immigration office said Monday.
Japan Times
Mar 29, 2018
Marriage quest finds some Japanese men looking to share household duties with female partners
Tokyoite Kiyoshi is 38 years old and is still waiting for luck in love. But when he finds his future life partner, he says he will be willing to handle family duties in the belief that men's and women's roles at home are equal.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
Mar 6, 2018
Japan NGO launches forum to raise awareness of male breast cancer
Breast cancer is often thought to be a disease that only affects women, but men can develop it too. This lack of awareness, coupled with low incidence rates in men, is cited by experts as the reason why male breast cancer cases tend to be diagnosed in a more advanced, less treatable stages.
Japan Times
Feb 3, 2018
Men Labo Hiro: Balanced ramen from a yakitori chef
Men Labo Hiro is far from your standard noodle counter. Squeaky clean both inside and out, with spacious tables by the door and enough room to squeeze in even a stroller or two, it feels more like a family restaurant than the type of place to excite the hardcore ramen fraternity.
Japan Times
Jan 17, 2018
‘To look good, you need to look masculine,’ says Ethan Newton of Bryceland’s Tailors, Tokyo
For Bryceland's proprietor, an outspoken critic of 'fast fashion,' mens' style inspiration begins with dustbowl America and ends with James Stewart.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Society
Jan 16, 2018
Growing old alone: Japan's men are facing harsh times ahead
An increasing number of people in Japan are living alone, and a lot of them are men with flimsy ties to their community.
WORLD / Society / FOCUS
Nov 26, 2017
The problem of sexual harassment at work: Where do you draw the line?
From joking about a colleague's sex life to casual butt-pinching, businesses are rife with sexual harassment and pressure to eliminate it is mounting — but which behaviors cross the line?
Japan Times
JAPAN / Society
Nov 23, 2017
'Boys' for rent in Tokyo: Sex, lies and vulnerable young lives
Ignorance about STDs, exploitation and camaraderie found in the sex-worker bars of Shinjuku's Ni-chome gay district.


Historically, kabuki was considered the entertainment of the merchant and peasant classes, a far cry from how it is regarded today.
For Japan's oldest kabuki theater, the show must go on