A government report telling citizens they'll need to save big to make it to 95 has Japan anxious - and Prime Minister Abe is scrambling to contain the fallout.
Japan trails behind the world average in female chief executives - which makes the emergence of Uniqlo's Akaida Maki all the more exciting. Learn how the driven CEO succeeded in a male-dominated business culture.
What drove one of Japan's most acclaimed authors to raise a personal militia, and take a high-ranking general hostage in an attempted nationalist coup d'état?
She may have become an overnight Internet sensation, but the director of the upcoming game Ghostwire: Tokyo brings a bevvy of experience - and a rich philosophy - to the games she creates.
A shocking discovery in the apartment of a woman in her 30s highlights how a lack of family contact and social ties for Japanese singles can quickly end in disaster.
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.