Metal supergroup Metal Allgiance (who now include Bumblefoot in place of Megadeth's David Ellefson, plus members of Testament, Death Angel, and more) will play Deep Purple's classic live album 'Made In Tokyo' in full in Brooklyn, ahead of an appearance at British festival Bloodstock. Continue reading…
Russia has no plans to give the Kuril Islands to Japan and is not going to beg Tokyo for a WWII peace agreement, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday.
So I'm back...and pretty wiped out. This was a long three weeks - 1.5 weeks of work, 1 week of vacation, and 1 week of family business/hard physical labor. In the process I visited Tokyo, Yokohama, Nikko, Hakone, Kyoto, Osaka,...
TOKYO (Reuters) - Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Tuesday that Japan would stick to its aim of achieving its primary budget-balancing target in fiscal 2020 despite a likely delay in the sales tax hike. "We have not given up on fiscal...Show More Summary
By Lisa Twaronite TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares wobbled in early trade on Tuesday and were on track for a monthly loss, while the dollar edged away from recent peaks scaled on heightened expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve will raise interest rates as soon as next month. Show More Summary
TOKYO (AP) — Japan reports that its factory output fell 3.5 percent in April from the same month a year earlier, while consumer spending also edged lower. While the declines reported Tuesday were more moderate than the month before, suggesting a slight improvement, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe may point to such trends as reasons for […]
Beatdown Boogie takes us inside one of Tokyo’s most over-the-top destinations. Robot Restaurant offers brighter and more colorful lights than Las Vegas, combined with crazy robots and costumed performers for some major sensory overload. Best watched in 4K.
TOKYO/SEOUL (Reuters) - Japan put its military on alert on Monday for a possible North Korean ballistic missile firing, while South Korea also said it had detected evidence of launch preparations, officials from Japan and South Korea...Show More Summary
The FAST & FURIOUS franchise was already moving on up before the Rock's involvement. Yes, it had its relatively low-key beginnings, as well as its jump off the deep end with THE FAST AND THE FURIOUS: TOKYO DRIFT, but with the fourthShow More Summary
Tokyo orders military to be ready to shoot down any projectile heading for Japan, state media says.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan put its military on alert on Monday for a possible North Korean ballistic missile launch, ordering naval destroyers and anti-ballistic missile Patriot batteries to be ready to shoot down any projectile heading for Japan.
In what’s being called a first for the country, the Adult VR Festa gets underway in Tokyo’s Akihabara next month. Read more...
Japan says it believes that a new photo of a journalist kidnapped by an Al-Qaeda-linked group in Syria almost a year ago is genuine. Jumpei Yasuda, a freelance journalist, went missing in July 2015 after tweeting regular updates from Syria, which has been the site of a protracted civil war since 2011. Show More Summary
"Please do not eat. Please store in a place that does not reach the hands of children." That's the disclaimer provided by Tokyo Kitsch — a Japanese online retailer selling knick-knacks — for their fake food stationery. SEE ALSO: This...Show More Summary
A Japanese Transport Safety Board investigation has revealed shattered turbine blades in the Korean Air Boeing 777-300 jet that ignited on the runway of Tokyo's Haneda International Airport on Friday, the Kyodo news agency said Mond...
TOKYO (Reuters) - The Japanese government said on Monday it was doing all it could to secure the release of a Japanese journalist being held hostage by an al Qaeda affiliate in Syria, after an apparent photograph of the man was posted on the internet.
The Japanese government is considering the person shown in a newly obtained photo to be missing Japanese journalist Junpei Yasuda, Japan's foreign minister said.
No, we’re not talking here about how long you have to queue for a McDonald’s Big Mac in Tokyo. Although on that note, it’s worth mentioning that McDonald’s in Japan some time ago stopped having their burgers ready on the chance that they would be ordered. Show More Summary
By Stanley White and Izumi Nakagawa TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese retail sales fell in April for the second consecutive month, bolstering the argument that a nationwide sales tax increase scheduled for April next year should be delayed....Show More Summary
By Lisa Twaronite TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares edged down on Monday and the dollar marked fresh highs after Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen suggested that an interest rate hike could be around the corner. The U.S. central bank should...Show More Summary