After years of controversy, Japan’s Princess Mako will marry this month, but she will forego traditional rites and will not take a usual payment given to royal women marrying commoners.
It was meant to “signal a new era of virtual football”, but Konami’s “eFootball 2022” appears to have missed the goal, with players mocking its graphics and gameplay.
The Tokyo Game Show welcomed back influencers and media as it opened Thursday, but fans were only allowed virtual access to the top games confab.
From reality TV to online gaming and even pop fandom, China’s leadership has launched a crackdown on youth culture in what experts say is a bid to ramp up “ideological control”.
Manga artist Takao Saito, who created the most prolific Japanese comic-book series of all time “Golgo 13”, has died aged 84, his publisher said Wednesday.
Mongolia-born Hakuho’s retirement from sumo ends a career that saw him shatter just about every record in the storied Japanese sport, which gripped his imagination from childhood.
Japanese romantics and royal-watchers held their breath for a wedding announcement as Princess Mako’s boyfriend returned to Tokyo on Monday, following years of public controversy over their marriage.
Haruki Murakami fans can marvel at a vast collection of the Japanese author’s novels, scrapbooks and vinyl at a cavernous new library unveiled Wednesday at his old university in Tokyo.
A message in a bottle released 37 years ago by Japanese high school students has been found — around 6,000 kilometers (3,700 miles) away in Hawaii.
An ace US fighter pilot and one of the last surviving members of the swashbuckling “Flying Tigers” who fought the Japanese for Nationalist China during World War Two has died at 103, friends and colleagues announced Thursday.
With an ageing population in need of transport, Japan is betting on autonomous cars, but an accident involving a self-driving showcase at the Paralympics illustrates the challenges ahead.
Japan will not host the FIFA Club World Cup later this year because of virus restrictions that could cap spectator numbers, a report said Wednesday.
Four-time Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka, wiping away tears after a stunning US Open upset loss on Friday, said she will take an indefinite break from playing tennis.
Tokyo bid a colorful farewell to the Paralympics on Sunday after 12 days of stereotype-defying, record-shattering performances despite a year-long pandemic delay.
A secret evacuation from Kabul, a new British record and a post-race proposal — there was no shortage of memorable moments at Tokyo’s Paralympics, held after a year-long pandemic postponement.