Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Revisiting Drake’s Fortune: Uncharted Collection Trailer In-Depth • Manga Reviews: Tokyo Ghoul Vol. 1 & Vol. 2, A Silent Voice Vol. 2, Barakamon Vol. 6 • Prison School is a Vile and Audacious Series...and I Love It • The Holmes I Never Knew... Read more...
After 100 years of successful cooperation, the Yamaguchi gumi, Japan’s largest organized crime syndicate, is poised to split, making local Japanese authorities nervous that bloodshed will ensue, according to The Tokyo Reporter. Mounting...Show More Summary
Some 2,700 Japanese protested against Tokyo's plans to bury Fukushima radioactive waste in the town of Shioya.
By Rob McCullough: It has taken me a long time to digest everything we had the chance to experience at Tokyo Disneyland Resort and Universal Studios Japan. It?s obvious that there are a lot of sites out there that you can go to for a highly detailed review of all the elements of these three parks. Show More Summary
What will it take for robots to become as common in our homes and daily lives as smartphones, TVs and computers? Ask roboticist Tomotaka Takahashi. The famous Tokyo professor aims to be “the Steve Jobs of robotics”, by moving away from technical specs and emphasising design, as well as pure bot charisma. More »
Tokyo has lodged a protest with Beijing over commentary made by China’s state run news agency, Xinhua, calling for the Japanese emperor to apologize for his country’s military aggression during World War II.
Fans have waited for the next from Tekken series for too long. So much excitement followed when director Katsuhiro Harada announced via his Twitter handle that he will be attending the Tokyo Game Show 2015 next month. It is rumoured that he will unveil "Tekken7" Console Version during the show.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) on Friday set a date for a party leadership election that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is bound to win, effectively assuring him of staying leader of the world's third-largest economy.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan has lodged a protest with China over a call by China's Xinhua state news agency for Japan's Emperor Akihito to apologize for its past military aggression, a Japanese government spokesman said on Friday.
Nikkei extends gains on the back of global rally, US data.
Old people. An old bar. And quite possibly an age-old argument.
There are tons of tilt-shifted, time-lapse videos out there, but the tiny toy effect is especially effective in this video by Darwinfish105, as he makes the airplanes and ground crews at Tokyo’s Haneda Airport look like living miniatures.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Wearing shorts and a baggy T-shirt and clutching a microphone, Aki Okuda stands before a crowd, the pyramid-shaped roof of Japan's parliament lit up against the night sky behind him.
The 138-year-old University of Tokyo has been working to shake its conservative image and bring some Silicon Valley spirit to its campus.
What will it take for robots to become as common in our homes and daily lives as smartphones, TVs, and computers? Ask roboticist Tomotaka Takahashi. The famous Tokyo professor aims to be “the Steve Jobs of robotics,” by moving away from technical specs and emphasizing design, as well as pure bot charisma. Read more...
Amidst territorial disputes between Beijing and Tokyo, the Chinese military has conducted live-fire air and sea drills in the East China Sea on Thursday.
Cyril Takayama is American-Japanese magician who started his career as a teenager busking on the streets of Shinjuku in Tokyo. Today he is regarded as one of the best magicians in the world. The entire one-hour video above is worth watching, but I've queued it to his signature card-through-the-window trick. [via]
Tokyo should not be ignored. It’s a big tournament with big chunk of money and ranking points. First couple of rounds have been played and 3rd round will finally have some interesting matches. Ferrer, the def champ, will have to pass the Japan test tomrrow by beating WC Suzuki. Suzuki took out Bolelli and will […]
Square Enix just launched its official Tokyo Game Show site. According to Famitsu, Star Ocean 5 will be playable for the first time at the show. Read more...
Nikkei follows strong Wall Street lead following hints against September Fed hike.