Parisian label Pigalle has teamed up with Japan’s go-to accessory maker, Porter, for a high-fashion take on the backpack and waist bag styles. Rendered in deep burgundy and pink, respectively, the range takes a page from the flamboyance of Pigalle’s Fall/Winter 2016 “EROS” collection. Produced in limited examples of 30 each, the collection is available […]
Japan's parliamentary opposition is set to file a no-confidence motion against the ruling government of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, The Nikkei newspaper reported Tuesday.
A 7-year-old boy has been missing since Saturday, when his parents left him in a bear-infested forest in northern Japan without food or water as punishment. Yamato Tanooka had been throwing stones at cars and people during the family trip near Nanae in Hokkaido, AFP reported. Show More Summary
The search for a boy, who was abandoned in the woods, is entering its fourth day. Authorities confirmed Yamato Tano-oka’s parents left him in a remote forest near Nanae in Hokkaido, Japan, as a form of discipline. According to reports, the 7-year-old boy was being punished for throwing rocks. Show More Summary
Research at the RIKEN Brain Science Institute in Japan has revealed that a molecule involved in fish reproduction activates the brain via the nose. The pheromone is released by female zebrafish and sensed by smell receptors in the noses of the males. Show More Summary
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
Are Japan's new regulations regarding dancing in nightclubs about to become a reality?Does anybody remember back to roughly this time last year (June 2015) when local and international (yes, international) news rags shouted for joy,Show More Summary
It has not been a good "second coming" for Shinzo Abe, whose first stint as prime minister of Japan ended in disgrace in 2007 after an allegedly crippling bout of explosive diarrhea forced the then-prime minister to resign. To say that...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 […]
(images & info from www.shiseidogroup.jp). SHISEIDO (Global Brand) will release its fall 2016 makeup collection in Japan on July 1st. The collection includes: – Rouge Rouge (16 shades, ¥3600).. Related posts: SHISEIDO Holiday 2015 Makeup Collection Clé de Peau Spring 2016 Makeup Collection Stash Focus: Maquillage Dramatic Rouge in RS329 Rose Rendezvous
It was supposed to be a form of punishment, a particularly harsh and memorable kind. But by the time Yamato Tanooka's parents came looking for him after intentionally abandoning the 7-year-old in the woods in northern Japan for several minutes, the boy was missing. “The parents left the boy in the mountains as punishment,” a […]
IGN visits Japan Studio to chat with Fumito Ueda about his long-anticipated project.
JAPAN REVISITS ITS DARKEST MOMENTS WHERE AMERICAN POWs BECAME HUMAN EXPERIMENTS: One Japanese doctor has dedicated himself to ensuring the vivisection of eight US airmen by his fellow countrymen is not forgotten. UPDATE: The Obama Narrative Goes to Hiroshima, Claudia Rosett writes today.
Bella Hadid arrives at the airport after checking out of her hotel in Paris, France on Saturday afternoon (May 28). The 19-year-old model flew out to Puglia, Italy where she shot an upcoming feature for Vogue Japan with models Irina Shayk and Anna Dello Russo. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Bella Hadid “finished [...]
The Japanese government put its military on alert amid alleged North Korea's preparations to test a ballistic missile, local media reported Monday.
For the past two years, we've been following the strange saga of criminalized Japanese "vagina artist" Megumi Igarishi.
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
This was a period of remarkable fortunes for Japan, spanning the Sino-Japanese War, the Second World War and Japan's ultimate defeat, a period of recovery and reconstruction from the ravages of war, through to the country's period of rapid economic growth. Show More Summary
Japan's military is on alert as of Monday that North Korea may be preparing to launch ballistic missiles, officials tell Reuters. South Korea officials also say launch preparations appear to be underway. Since North Korea conducted a fourth nuclear test in January, followed by launching a satellite and test-launching missiles,...
Brian Williams, who was forced to take time off after he was found to have lied about some of his past experiences, doesn’t remember the context of World War Two and the fight against Japan.