The media is aghast that the Komuros, Kei and Mako, have gone “missing.” But the press has no one to blame but itself.
Thanks, scammers. Due to some people exploiting the system, Japan will now change how it handles duty-free purchasing by tourists.
Not all of Japan’s wealthy residents live in cities. Learn how a small Hokkaido village of 2,700 found itself swell with cash.
Mt. Fuji may lose its World Heritage Status if it can’t control overtourism. But one proposed solution – a railway – has critics up in arms.
An increasing number of Japanese women are finding it harder to enter the US and are getting turned back at the border. Learn why.
Internationally famed director Kitano Takeshi is back with his new samurai epic, Kubi. The violent, darkly funny film has some surprises in store for viewers.
Japan’s already strict marijuana laws just became stricter after some candies landed a bunch of people in the hospital.
A bottle of Japan’s Hibiki 30 is about to double in price. And it isn’t the only Suntory whisky that’s getting pricier as demand for Japanese whiskies shows no sign of slowing down.
The former president of a company linked to Animate is behind bars for selling fake Pokemon and Yu-Gi-Oh! trading cards.
Want a wearable snack? You’ve got your wish: Japan’s Meiji announced it’ll make AI-powered headphones shaped after its treat Kinoko no Yama.
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