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A weekend in Saitama

Travel | A Weekend In Dec 8, 2018

A weekend in Saitama

by Claire Williamson

Kick off a weekend in Saitama Prefecture in Kumagaya, an excellent starting point for a trip that will take you all across the region — from river rafting in the forested mountains of Chichibu to the historical alleys of Kawagoe.

National / Crime & Legal Oct 19, 2018

Boy, 15, arrested after stabbing elderly grandparents

Police said Friday they have arrested a 15-year-old boy in connection with the stabbing of his grandparents in the city of Wako, Saitama Prefecture. The third-year junior high school student, who lived at the same apartment building as his elderly relatives, is suspected of attempted ...