Tag - nakano



Riot police approach a site where a murder suspect had barricaded himself in Nakano, Nagano Prefecture, on May 26.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Apr 10, 2024
Former Asahi photographer indicted for entering home of murder suspect
The photographer reportedly told the newspaper's internal investigation that he had entered without knowing it was the defendant’s home.
Hanshin second baseman Takumu Nakano (right) and outfielder Koji Chikamoto were among the team's five Golden Glove winners this season.
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Nov 10, 2023
Japan Series champion Tigers lead way with five Golden Glove winners
The Tigers set a franchise record with five Golden Glove selections.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies / FOCUS
Jul 5, 2023
Japan's firms turn to celebrities to boost ranks of female executives
In addition to boosting diversity, some firms say female celebrities may bring fresh perspectives and ideas.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
May 29, 2023
Suspect in central Japan slayings asked mother to shoot him
All four of the victims in the incident died immediately after being attacked and all died from blood loss.
Japan Times
May 27, 2023
Suspect in deadly Nagano shooting referred to prosecutors
Masanori Aoki, 31, had been arrested on suspicion of the murder of one police officer and is likely to face charges for the murders of three others.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
May 26, 2023
Man arrested after killings of police officers and others in Nagano Prefecture
Masanori Aoki, the eldest son of a local politician, has been arrested over the murder of one of two police officers.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
May 25, 2023
Three killed, one injured after apparent shooting and stabbing in Nagano
People in the area have been asked to remain indoors. According to police sources a male suspect was wearing camouflage clothing, a cap, sunglasses and a mask.
Japan Times
May 14, 2022
'Oceanic Feeling': Go back to the beginning of infancy
Koki Nakano's latest release, informed by the primordial experience of floating in the womb, is imbued with pianist and composer's inventiveness and classical sensibility.
Japan Times
Nov 18, 2020
‘Any Crybabies Around?’: Banishing your inner child is hard to do
Taiga Nakano gives a raw performance as a social pariah who attempts to make amends with his family and town in Takuma Sato's film.
Japan Times
Sep 30, 2020
‘All the Things We Never Said’: Life is bleak, so find a friend to lean on
Yuya Ishii draws some raw performances from his cast in a low-budget, self-produced drama about alienation and unraveling relationships.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / 2010s: Decade in Review
Dec 5, 2019
Trendy neighborhoods in Tokyo came and went during the 2010s, but did capitalist conformity move in for good?
The protester, the party animal, the professional millennial — it seems like the Japanese capital had a place for every foreign stereotype imaginable in the past decade. We look back on a few favorites.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Aug 19, 2019
South Korean man on wanted list after fleeing from police hospital in Tokyo
A South Korean man in his 60s, who fled from a police hospital over the weekend, has been put on a nationwide wanted list on suspicion of theft and intrusion, police said.
Japan Times
Aug 2, 2019
Japan-Tonga rugby relationship steeped in history and culture
Japan's first international foe may have been Canada, and its most regular opponent South Korea, but it is Tonga with whom it has the closest rugby relationship, a rapport that would never have existed without one man's love of the abacus.
Japan Times
May 29, 2019
'A Long Goodbye': Taking a lighter look at Alzheimer's
Japanese films about dementia are by now many and, given demographic trends here, interest in the subject is both natural and necessary.
Japan Times
Jan 27, 2019
Rei Ohara finishes second in Osaka Women's Marathon
Rei Ohara finished runner-up behind Ethiopia's Fatuma Sado in Sunday's Osaka Women's Marathon.
Japan Times
Jan 5, 2019
'Oyako': Capturing the intimacy of parent-child bonds
Photographer Bruce Osborn brings together some of his most inspired portraits of parents with their children, all taken in his past four decades in Japan.
Japan Times
Figure Skating / ICE TIME
Nov 7, 2018
Mihara aims for comeback season
Two seasons ago Mai Mihara burst onto the scene with victories at the Four Continents Championships and Nebelhorn Trophy, plus solid showings on the Grand Prix circuit, and a fifth-place finish at the world championships.
Japan Times
Sep 8, 2018
Koki Nakano: Notes on moving to France
Fukuoka-born pianist Nakano takes classical music to new heights in Paris
Japan Times
Sep 3, 2018
Canada's national water polo squad forges new bonds during trip to Japan
Half a world away from home, quality competition is a top priority for the Canada men's national water polo team.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink
Sep 1, 2018
Crafting a Japanese gin: Domestic distilleries are producing low-volume, high-quality batches that source local ingredients
While rooftop beer gardens with cold glasses of one's favorite suds are the popular way among many in Japan to cool off during the hot summer and early weeks of autumn, gin, whether served neat with a bit of water, over the rocks, mixed in a tonic, or as one part of an endless variety of exotic cocktails...


Father's Day is said to have come to Japan around 1950, shortly after the establishment of Mother's Day.
The evolving nature of fatherhood in Japan