The magazine that published a politician's piece calling LGBT people "unproductive" halts publication as some Japanese experts decry the publishing industry's drift to the far right.
"A congealed, black pool of blood spread out from the body in the bathtub." As Japan's population ages, more people are dying alone. Can anything be done?
What is Respect for the Aged Day (敬老の日)? And why do those lucky suckers in Japan get a day off for it?! Emma Ford provides an overview of next week's holiday, including its origins and related cultural myths.
The retirement of Amuro Namie has given us proof that, no matter how "polite" your culture is, the press are pretty much a-holes everywhere.
The life of the legendary cartoonist and essayist Sakura Momoko was one of juxtaposition between traditional and modern Japan. A look back at the creator of Chibi Maruko-chan.
In the controversy surrounding the US Open match, let's focus on the positive and laud Osaka Naomi's talent, tact, and sportsmanship.
From toppled trucks to dumpsters and vending machines "driving" down streets, Japanese social media users captured some amazing footage of "Jebi", a.k.a. Typhoon 21.
How do you boost sales of an instant noodle product that's been around for 60 years? Nissin found a way.