A youth who found excitement only in books, Mishima Yukio became a brilliant author who challenged his country's sexual mores - until the day his life became stranger than fiction.
Why two separate sets of killings have Japan's recluses fearing that what little space they have in society will be taken from them.
How did Japan's "parade of demons" get its start? Learn about the history behind the creatures who haunt some of Japan's most popular games and anime.
A man who recently returned from parental leave has his life turned upside down by his company. Learn what happened when his wife spoke out about it on Twitter.
The story of how a Japanese diplomat went against the dictates of his own government in order to issue Jewish refugees with visas to Japan.
Over half of Japanese women say they've been victims of groping, leading to a rise in recommended - and in some cases, controversial - countermeasures.