An appalling murder case in Japan led the press to break the rules, and citizens to question the country's juvenile criminal law. But did anything change afterwards?
In Japan, married couples must share the same surname. A growing chorus of voices says it's time for that to change.
The death of a mom and her young daughter at the hands of an elderly driver has sparked anger and recrimination - at the driver, the press, and the law.
An uptick in public support has LGBT couples in Japan on the offensive, as a new series of lawsuits aims to turn the legal tide for same sex marriage.
After all these years, the Japanese government officially recognized the Ainu. Here's why the Ainu can't take them seriously.
The Japanese actor who voices Olaf in Frozen is viciously shunned after a cocaine bust, leading some to criticize their country's attitude towards rehab.
Why are manga authors hopping mad over a proposed new law that supposedly protects their rights?
A new form of financial swindle targeting Japan's elderly is racking up victims - and bodies.
Japan has gained a reputation in the West for being a nation of bullies. But do the facts back that up?
The incident is just the latest in a trend in Japan toward anonymous donations.