Nishikori, Federer advance at Gerry Weber Open

Nishikori, Federer advance at Gerry Weber Open

Nishikori, Federer advance at Gerry Weber Open Kei Nishikori toiled for his opening grass-court victory of the year, beating Fernando Verdasco 6-7 (7), 6-3, 6-4 in the first round of…

Looking for a job in Japan? New “Sugoi Kawaii” maid cafe in Akihabara now hiring foreigners!

Looking for a job in Japan? New “Sugoi Kawaii” maid cafe in Akihabara now hiring foreigners!

Looking for a job in Japan? New “Sugoi Kawaii” maid cafe in Akihabara now hiring foreigners! With a tagline that reads, “Of the GAIJIN! By the GAIJIN!! For the GAIJIN!!!”,…

Opposition pushes for further scrutiny of Abe favoritism claims

Opposition pushes for further scrutiny of Abe favoritism claims

Opposition pushes for further scrutiny of Abe favoritism claims Opposition parties called Sunday for continued Diet scrutiny of claims that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe used his influence to approve a…

Are Japan's bookstores in the path of yet another storm?

Are Japan’s bookstores in the path of yet another storm?

Are Japan’s bookstores in the path of yet another storm? Although manga make up a huge percentage of many large publishers’ revenues in Japan, there’s still no disputing that Japanese…

Takoyaki store in Tsukiji serves up dried bonito flakes even bigger than the octopus balls

Takoyaki store in Tsukiji serves up dried bonito flakes even bigger than the octopus balls

Takoyaki store in Tsukiji serves up dried bonito flakes even bigger than the octopus balls The lift this dish to the next level. The food that represents Osaka the most…

Time for a Japanese rethink on North Korea?

Time for a Japanese rethink on North Korea? The North Korea situation shook Japan in April. As relations between Pyongyang and Washington deteriorated further, Japanese media talked incessantly of war…

Mario Kart makes the leap to virtual reality at new Tokyo VR entertainment center【Video】

Mario Kart makes the leap to virtual reality at new Tokyo VR entertainment center【Video】

Mario Kart makes the leap to virtual reality at new Tokyo VR entertainment center【Video】 For some time now, video game developer Bandai Namco has been giving us tiny bits of…

Japanese women’s breasts continue to grow, reach historic tipping point in lingerie maker’s study

Japanese women’s breasts continue to grow, reach historic tipping point in lingerie maker’s study

Japanese women’s breasts continue to grow, reach historic tipping point in lingerie maker’s study Lingerie White Paper. If you’re the sort of person who likes to keep your eyes on…

Japan gov't-led bid for Toshiba chip unit to include SK Hynix

Japan gov’t-led bid for Toshiba chip unit to include SK Hynix

Japan gov’t-led bid for Toshiba chip unit to include SK Hynix A Japanese government-led consortium bidding for Toshiba Corp’s chip business will include South Korean chipmaker SK Hynix Inc, sources…

Driver’s wife recalls surreal moment when car flew into bus

Driver’s wife recalls surreal moment when car flew into bus The wife of a tour bus driver who miraculously saved himself and passengers in a weekend collision on an expressway…