Results for "Tokyo" (8111 articles)

All Blacks captain Sam Cane poses in his new Suntory Sungoliath uniform at Ajinomoto Stadium in Chofu, Tokyo, on Tuesday.
Nov 28, 2023
All Blacks captain Cane looks 'to evolve' game during Japan stint
Cane is one of several All Blacks moving to Japan for the new domestic season, which kicks off on Dec. 9.
Koki Morita (second from right) celebrates with his Tokyo Verdy teammates after scoring against JEF United Chiba in their playoff semifinal for promotion to the J. League top flight, at Ajinomoto Stadium in Chofu, western Tokyo, on Sunday.
Nov 28, 2023
Verdy aim to win J. League promotion at scene of inaugural triumph
Verdy go into Saturday's final against Shimizu S-Pulse knowing a draw is enough to secure a return to J1.
Akina Shu has visited around 50 countries as a speaker and ambassador on the digital nomad lifestyle since 2020.
JAPAN / Society / FOCUS
Nov 27, 2023
Japan is enticing for digital nomads, but visa hurdles remain
While the country does not offer a digital nomad visa, the government is working on introducing one sometime in 2024.
Hidenori Izaki, one-time winner of the World Barista Championship, brings coffee to new heights at Cokuun.
LIFE / Food & Drink
Nov 26, 2023
Tasting the 'Zen of coffee' at speakeasy-esque Cokuun
Drawing inspiration from fine dining and tea ceremony, Hidenori Izaki brews coffee with exceptional hospitality and speakeasy-style mystique.
Heidrun Holzfeind documents urban and rural scenes, such as two policemen on bicycles nonchalantly rolling down a street, in her video piece "The 49th Year." The footage is presented alongside incarcerated New Left group leader Toshihiko Kamata’s writings about Japan’s highly supervised society in the exhibition "News from K."
Nov 26, 2023
'News From K' captures the oppression of landscape
Letters from prison by New Left group leader Toshihiko Kamata reveal a sense of limbo in Heidrun Holzfeind’s new work.
The undulating structure of the Garden Plaza in Azabudai Hills in Tokyo is designed to showcase diverse greenery as well as act as an antidote to boxlike architecture.
Nov 24, 2023
In photos: Tokyo’s new 'city within a city'
Mori's new Hills complex aims to challenge the traditional vision of hard-edged city living with beveled curves and green terraces.
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.
A member of the India team sorts through rubbish at the end of the first round of the Spogomi World Cup 2023 final, in which teams pick up as much rubbish as possible in a set amount of time, in Tokyo's Shibuya Ward on Wednesday.
Nov 22, 2023
Load of rubbish: Litter-hunters vie for world title in Tokyo
The Spogomi World Cup saw 21 countries battle it out to collect the most rubbish within a set time limit.
Cough medicine seized by police in connection with the case of unauthorized sales of the drug in the Toyoko area of Tokyo's Shinjuku Ward
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Nov 22, 2023
4 youths nabbed for unauthorized cough medicine sales
Reports indicate that more young people in Japan are overdosing on over-the-counter drugs such as cold pills and cough medicine.
The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation's new exhibition lets people experience life with robots.
JAPAN / Science & Health
Nov 22, 2023
Miraikan science museum debuts new permanent exhibition on aging
Visitors will be able to experience various age-related challenges such as blurry vision and heaviness in the legs.
“Bubble Universe” contains dynamic lights inside spheres that interact with visitors and each other.
Nov 21, 2023
A first look inside teamLab’s new Borderless museum
The international art collective unveiled two installations that will appear in the digital museum’s new space in Azabudai Hills in 2024.
The crime scene following a stabbing near the University of Tokyo in January 2022
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Nov 17, 2023
19-year-old gets prison term for stabbings near University of Tokyo
He was given an indeterminate sentence of six to 10 years for attacking two senior high school students and an elderly man.
Liberal Democratic Party lawmaker Mito Kakizawa's constituency office in Koto Ward.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Nov 17, 2023
Ruling party lawmaker suspected of vote-buying in Tokyo mayoral race
Several Koto Ward assembly members have already been questioned about potentially the payments.
Prosecutors search the office of House of Representatives lawmaker Mito Kakizawa in Tokyo's Koto Ward on Thursday.
JAPAN / Politics
Nov 16, 2023
Ruling party lawmaker's office searched over mayor race scandal
Several assembly members of Koto Ward have been already questioned on a voluntary basis about suspected payments.
Haneda Innovation City, a new business hub near Tokyo's Haneda Airport, held its grand opening on Thursday.
BUSINESS / Economy
Nov 16, 2023
Haneda’s new business hub holds grand opening
While Tokyo has a number of business hub facilities, Haneda Innovation City's proximity to an airport makes it unique.
As of the end of March 2022, only 48% of all water pipes in Tokyo were quake-proof.
Nov 16, 2023
Tokyo to install quake-resistant pipe joints to avoid water outages
As of the end of March 2022, only 48% of all water pipes in Tokyo were quake-proof.
The scene after a car crashed into a barricade near the Israeli Embassy in Tokyo on Thursday
Nov 16, 2023
Man arrested after car crashes through barricade near Israel's Tokyo embassy
The driver, a man in his 50s, was arrested for alleged obstruction of official duties. Investigative sources said he is a member of a right-wing group.
Trial participants listen to wartime leader Hideki Tojo give his defiant testimony in the old Army Ministry courtroom during the International Military Tribunal for the Far East in January 1948.
Nov 16, 2023
'Judgment at Tokyo' investigates powers at play in postwar tribunal
Gary J. Bass' new book thoroughly delves into the prosecution of Japanese military atrocities and its divisive legacy.
Train service on Tokyo’s Yamanote Line will be partially suspended this weekend.
JAPAN / Society
Nov 15, 2023
Yamanote Line set for closures and reduced service Nov. 18 and 19
Train service on Tokyo’s Yamanote Line will be partially suspended this weekend as part of ongoing construction work at Shibuya Station.
The Hachiko pop-up artwork display in front of Shibuya Station
Nov 12, 2023
Japan's beloved Hachiko dog statue showcased in pop-up art display
The art installation comes as commemorative events are being held to mark 100 years since the birth of Hachiko.


Yoshiko Koide sits in a classroom at Nagoya College where she teaches a Japanese-language observation seminar.
How a dictionary came to spark outrage among the web’s otaku