When the new Emperor takes his throne in 2019, Japan’s taxpayers will spend billions on a Shinto religious rite. Some - including a Prince - say that’s unconstitutional.
How a t-shirt worn by a boy band member might make the bad relations between South Korea and Japan even worse.
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.
The Abe cabinet comes under scrutiny again following yet another scandal. Is the Japanese public losing confidence in their government?
The scandal-plagued Abe Shinzou has somehow managed to survive four terms in office. Either way, the skilled politician says September's election will be his last run for Prime Minister.
The mystery surrounding a Japanese man whom North Korea said it arrested earlier this year only deepened when it announced they were deporting him.
The continued downward spiral of Japan’s population hasn't been helped by the slowdown in the Japanese economy. Emma Ford combines personal experience and some frightening statistics to ask: Where does Japan go from here?
A double whammy posed by two looming events has Japan's IT community wondering how they'll ever be able to test their code in time for the Olympics.