How do you boost sales of an instant noodle product that's been around for 60 years? Nissin found a way.
The author of the manga behind one of Japan's most long-running animes is dead of breast cancer at the young age of 53.
Japanese hit director Kore-eda Hirokazu's latest isn't scheduled for US release until later this year, but you can see some of his previous stellar work now from the comfort of your own home.
Middle school dropout. Troublemaker. Hostess. Porn star. Author. Media darling. The wild journey of Japan's Iijima Ai.
How an NPR Fake News story forced one Japanese city to clarify its ninja hiring policy.
Would you pay $700 for a monthly steak subscription? Or $30/mo. for all you can drink at the local restaurant? Such programs are being more and more popular in Japan as businesses look for new ways to build loyalty.
A Japanese football player was caught on camera tackling an opponent well after end of play. What happened next showcased this young man's moral fortitude - and the moral bankruptcy of the adults who were supposed to protect him.