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Japan using emperor, first lady's birthday to court Trump

JAPAN USING EMPEROR, FIRST LADY'S BIRTHDAY TO COURT TRUMP

TOKYO - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is scheduling a rushed visit to Washington to meet with President Donald Trump and celebrate...

Caravan Stories Launches in North America This Summer on PS4

CARAVAN STORIES LAUNCHES IN NORTH AMERICA THIS SUMMER ON PS4

We are proud to announce that Caravan Stories, a top-rated MMORPG game from Japan, is coming to PS4 in North America this summer. Begin...

 
 
 
Donald Trump to visit to Japan to meet nation's new emperor

DONALD TRUMP TO VISIT TO JAPAN TO MEET NATION'S NEW EMPEROR

President Trump and first lady Melania Trump will visit Japan at the end of May to meet the nation's new emperor. Crown Prince Naruhito...

WayForward, Arc System Works Teaming Up For River City Girls

WAYFORWARD, ARC SYSTEM WORKS TEAMING UP FOR RIVER CITY GIRLS

So would this be called Kunia-Kun in Japan? WayForward has announced a new collaboration that will give a new twist to a classic franchise. The...

 
 
 
Hong Kong International Airport witnesses steady increase in March 2019

HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WITNESSES STEADY INCREASE IN MARCH 2019

Hong Kong International Airport saw steady growth in passenger volumes, flight movements and cargo in March 2019. Mainland China and...

House Lab / Niimori Jamison Architects

HOUSE LAB / NIIMORI JAMISON ARCHITECTS

© Kiyoshi Takahata Architects: Niimori Jamison Architects Location: Osaka, Japan Category: Houses Lead Architects: Yudai Niimori, Maiko...

 
 
 
Smaller, cheaper Nintendo Switch coming this fall before more powerful version: Nikkei

SMALLER, CHEAPER NINTENDO SWITCH COMING THIS FALL BEFORE MORE POWERFUL VERSION: NIKKEI

Nintendo's rumored cheaper version of the Switch is set to be released this fall, according to a report in Japan's Nikkei newspaper....

Asian Stock Markets Largely Higher After Solid Q1 China Economic Reports

ASIAN STOCK MARKETS LARGELY HIGHER AFTER SOLID Q1 CHINA ECONOMIC REPORTS

Asian stock markets generally moved higher Wednesday after Chinese Q1GDP growth came in at a better-than-expected 6.4% annual rate...

 
 
 
Judgment's Character Model Replacement For Pierre Taki Shown Off In New Video

JUDGMENT'S CHARACTER MODEL REPLACEMENT FOR PIERRE TAKI SHOWN OFF IN NEW VIDEO

The Yakuza spinoff, Judgment , released in Japan December of last year to solid sales and reviews, but hit an unexpected and unusual...

The Wisteria Flower Tunnels of Japan Look Like a Fairy Tale Come to Life

THE WISTERIA FLOWER TUNNELS OF JAPAN LOOK LIKE A FAIRY TALE COME TO LIFE

The wisteria tunnels at the Kawachi Fuji Gardens in Kitakyushu, Japan, are almost otherworldly in their beauty. While thousands of...

 
 
 
Small House / Unemori Architects

SMALL HOUSE / UNEMORI ARCHITECTS

© Ken Sasajima Architects: Unemori Architects Location: Meguro, Japan Category: Houses Structural Engineer: Structured Environment Developer:...

Konami Announces Tokimeki Memorial: Girl�s Side 4

KONAMI ANNOUNCES TOKIMEKI MEMORIAL: GIRL�S SIDE 4

Konami has announced Tokimeki Memorial: Girl's Side 4. The game will launch in Japan in 2020. Platforms were not announced. Tokimeki...

 
 
 
Japan says US serviceman kills woman, self in Okinawa

JAPAN SAYS US SERVICEMAN KILLS WOMAN, SELF IN OKINAWA

TOKYO - A U.S. serviceman fatally stabbed a Japanese woman and then killed himself in Okinawa on Saturday, Japan's Foreign Ministry...

US serviceman kills woman then himself in Japan: authorities

US SERVICEMAN KILLS WOMAN THEN HIMSELF IN JAPAN: AUTHORITIES

TOKYO - A U.S. serviceman fatally stabbed a Japanese woman and then killed himself in Okinawa on Saturday, Japan's Foreign Ministry...

 
 
 
Japanese Sweet Potato

JAPANESE SWEET POTATO

Used in both savory and sweet dishes, Japanese sweet potato or Satsumaimo has a distinctive purple-ish skin. With a sweet and rich...

Anti-tourist resentment is growing in many tourism hotspots due to badly behaved tourists

ANTI-TOURIST RESENTMENT IS GROWING IN MANY TOURISM HOTSPOTS DUE TO BADLY BEHAVED TOURISTS

Tourism brings a lot of benefits to communities around the world but tourism hotspots are also facing a lot of pressure with increase...

 
 
 
The First Trailer For The Ni No Kuni Movie Has Been Released

THE FIRST TRAILER FOR THE NI NO KUNI MOVIE HAS BEEN RELEASED

You may remember the big deal with Ni No Kuni on the PlayStation 3 (and Japan-only separate game on the Nintendo DS) was that the game...

6 Things That Japan Taught Me I Really Need in My Kitchen

6 THINGS THAT JAPAN TAUGHT ME I REALLY NEED IN MY KITCHEN

Plus, how you can get them without having to endure a long flight!

 
 
 
House in Nada / FujiwaraMuro Architects

HOUSE IN NADA / FUJIWARAMURO ARCHITECTS

© Toshiyuki Yano Architects: FujiwaraMuro Architects Location: Nada, Japan Category: Houses Project Architects: Shintaro Fujiwara,...

JNTO Sydney office to expand its focus across the Tasman Sea for attracting NZ tourists to Japan

JNTO SYDNEY OFFICE TO EXPAND ITS FOCUS ACROSS THE TASMAN SEA FOR ATTRACTING NZ TOURISTS TO JAPAN

JNTO Sydney's Office will expand its focus across the Tasman Sea for playing a more proactive role in attracting New Zealand travellers...