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Professional soccer player Kaishu Sano has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a woman in her 30s at a Tokyo hotel.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 17, 2024
Japan soccer player Sano arrested for alleged sexual assault
The 23-year-old and two acquaintances were arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman in her 30s at a Tokyo hotel.
Google's cybersecurity center in Tokyo will focus on enhancing cybersecurity policy discussions, spearheading educational initiatives, developing resources and supporting research with Japanese institutions.
BUSINESS / Tech
Mar 7, 2024
Google opens Asia-Pacific cybersecurity research center in Tokyo
The center's launch comes as Japan endeavors to ramp up its online security systems following major cyberattacks.
Mori Building CEO Shingo Tsuji speaks during an interview in Tokyo on Nov. 30.
BUSINESS / Companies
Dec 15, 2023
Mori’s CEO eyeing the next Roppongi Hills, casino resort in Tokyo
The real estate developer behind the towers that have reshaped central Tokyo’s skyline isn’t done yet.
Azabudai Hills in Tokyo's Minato Ward on Friday
BUSINESS / Companies / FOCUS
Nov 24, 2023
With Azabudai Hills complex, Mori aims to transform Tokyo again
The developer has looked to rectify the capital's perceived weaknesses in a bid to make it more competitive against the likes of London and New York.
Fuji TV quoted tech journalist Yo Mikami as saying there is a chance that the suspect opened one of the victim's eyelids so he could unlock the smartphone.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Sep 15, 2023
Two men arrested in Tokyo over alleged theft using Face ID
A 27-year-old Tunisian man allegedly used the victim’s smartphone to send ¥500,000 to the bank account of his 25-year-old friend.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink
Jan 22, 2023
Eureka moments abound at sake sommelier Marie Chiba’s new bar
The acclaimed nihonshu maven hasn't lost a step — in fact, she might be better than ever before.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 2, 2021
Goldman chooses new Tokyo headquarters, reaffirming commitment to office life
The bank's chief executive officer, David Solomon, has been vocal in opposing work from home, calling it an 'aberration.”
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / DARK SIDE OF THE RISING SUN
Oct 4, 2019
Rip-off bars are taking advantage of Japan's tourism boom
With the number of foreign tourists to Japan increasing by the year, authorities are warning visitors to steer clear of so-called rip-off bars.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Books / RECENTLY PUBLISHED BOOKS ABOUT JAPAN
Jul 6, 2019
'The Last Train': High-stakes crime in glitzy Roppongi
'The Last Train' is a fast-paced police procedural with well-crafted prose, but suffers from a series of minor research errors.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
May 14, 2019
'Roppongi Art Night 2019'
May 25-26
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 1, 2019
Disco's not dead: Japan grooves to bubble beat for Heisei Era sayonara
Disco fans hit the dance floor and partied like it was 1989, reliving the glitz of the "bubble economy" heyday that defined the early years of the outgoing Heisei Era.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / TOKYO FOOD FILE
Apr 20, 2019
Kurocyodo: Specialty eel, but not for the squeamish
With its old-school wooden frontage and bold white noren curtain, the chances of you missing Kurocyodo are slim. No prizes for guessing what the specialty is here: The calligraphy for unagi (freshwater eel) is unmistakable.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / DESSERT WATCH
Feb 23, 2019
Cafe de Paris: A Seoul favorite, now in Tokyo
Cafe de Paris has been a hit back in Seoul, particularly thanks to its Bon Bon series of sweets, which loads up on fresh fruit, layers of whipped cream and powdered sugar.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jan 5, 2019
Precious metals dealer is robbed of ¥80 million in cash on street near Tokyo's Roppongi district
A precious metals dealer was robbed of a roller bag containing some ¥80 million in cash Saturday after being assaulted by three men on a street near Tokyo's Roppongi district, police said.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / TOKYO FOOD FILE
Oct 20, 2018
PST Roppongi: Pizza Studio Tamaki's natural evolution
PST: The large neon letters shining in the evening gloom spell out a very familiar welcome. And once you're inside, so do the sizzling pizzas with their rough-formed, carbon-flecked rims being pulled from the squat, no-nonsense, gunmetal-black, wood-fired oven. Anyone who has eaten at the original Pizza...
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / DARK SIDE OF THE RISING SUN
Jul 2, 2018
Giving visitors to Japan something they can dance to
Is this a case of deja vu on the dancefloor?
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Issues / THE FOREIGN ELEMENT
Jun 20, 2018
Bill Hersey, man about Tokyo, 1930-2018: some tributes
Writer's kindness was legend, and his photos and columns told the story of a Tokyo social scene's rebirth after war and Occupation.
Japan Times
JAPAN / History / Defining the Heisei Era
May 26, 2018
Defining the Heisei Era: Japan indulges in excess
The Japan Times presents the first installment of a monthly 12-part series that looks back at the leading issues of the past three decades.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
May 20, 2018
Roppongi Art Night's giant splash of color
Roppongi Art Night's ninth iteration promises to be a vibrant collection of large-scale works and performances, including those by Teppei Kanueji, Ujino and Kengo Kito.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 17, 2018
Mori Building Co. holds disaster drill with local Roppongi Hills international community in mind
In a bid to improve emergency readiness with the local foreign community, Mori Building Co., a Tokyo real estate developer, held a disaster drill in Roppongi Hills Wednesday in coordination with neighboring embassies, an international school and volunteers from a disaster relief organization.

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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