Shinji Kagawa has a decent goals return for Japan, but he failed to score what would have been his 22nd against Cambodia today. The former Manchester United and current Borusai Dortmund attacking midfielder missed an absolute sitter in Japans’ World Cup qualifier against Cambodia. Show More Summary
Introducing "The Ghillipillar".
``Foreigners last week sold a net 1.85 trillion yen ($15.4 billion) of Japanese stocks and equity index futures, the biggest combined outflow since Mizuho began tracking the data more than a decade ago,.. Andrew Clarke, director of trading...Show More Summary
500 Startups, the five-year-old, Mountain View, Ca.-based venture firm, has closed its third global fund with $85 million. The nearly 500 investors in the vehicle include Tokyo-based Dentsu, Yahoo Japan and Malaysia Venture Capital Management Berhad, a venture firm backed by the Malaysian government. Read More
Starting tomorrow, Japan will kick off a Pokemon Halloween Parade event. At participating Pokemon Center affiliates and online, you'll be able to buy spooky merch, most of which features Pikachu. You'll find such items as the "Jack-o'-Pikachu,"...Show More Summary
Hug the woodwork for as long as you need, Shinji Kagawa, that was a miss for the ages. Not only did the Japanese star fail to find the back of the net mere feet in front of an open goal—he passed it directly to Cambodia's goalkeeper....Show More Summary
Hayao Miyazaki's new project isn't animation but a nature sanctuary on Kumejima Island in Japan.
In many respects, Hatsune Miku symbolizes my interest in Japan. It doesn't matter how much I learn about the virtual pop star or the amazing/bizarre subculture that has taken root around her; it's tough to imagine ever truly fathoming the vocaloid phenomenon. Show More Summary
Get spirited away to the land of forest sprites and Totoro, IRL
VICE News is closely tracking global environmental change. Check out the Tipping Point blog here. A ship carrying endangered whale meat dodged anti-whaling activists by heading to Japan via the Russian Arctic, a passage conservationists say illustrates another threat posed by a warming climate. Show More Summary
The Xbox One has two MMORPGs to its name: Elder Scrolls Online and the free to play Neverwinter. But in Japan – a territory not known for its affinity for Microsoft consoles – another free to play MMO has been out for quite some time now. Show More Summary
As Ultraman X continues to rock the airwaves with its hero that fights bad guys with his sweet-looking monster armors, the Japan Animator Expo project has united with the Giant of Light to bring us a short that'll make any Ultra fan rejoice. Show More Summary
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Entering the ANA 777-300ER Inspiration of Japan first class cabin – Photo: David Delagarza | AirlineReporter Airline: All Nippon Airways (NH) Aircraft: Boeing 777-300ER Departed: Houston Intercontinental (IAH) Arrived: Tokyo Narita (NRT) Class: First Class Seats: 1D & 1G Length: About 14 hours It seemed to happen every day for two weeks – I’d [...]Show More Summary
The USA 18U team is one win away from reaching the gold medal game in the WBSC 18U World Cup in Japan after a 6-5 victory over Cuba.
Every spring, a resurrection occurs in the Echigo-Tsumari area of Japan’s Niigata prefecture.
The poll, which was conducted among former inhabitants of the islands and their descendants, showed that only 14 percent of respondents said they believed the Kuril islands would one day return to Japan.
Fushimi Inari Taisha at Night. Kyoto, Japan. By Hien Nguyen. Read more...
Last Tuesday, a 75-year-old American man named Ric O’Barry was arrested in Japan around 10 PM for driving without a passport. While paparazzi snapped photos, he was taken from his car to a local jail. After calls from the embassy and at least one Congressman, the man was quietly released 24 hours later. Show More Summary