Delivering Holy Stones to a Mountaintop Shrine
Shinto priests are on a mission to deliver holy stones to a shrine on the summit of Mount Tsurugi in central Japan.
Contactless Conveyor-Belt Sushi Dining
One conveyor-belt sushi restaurant chain is offering an experience where customers can dine without any direct contact with store clerks.
The Perfect Hotel for Digital Nomads
Prince Hotels opens an accommodation facility where everything from making reservations to checking out can be done with a smartphone.
Keep Safer with Foot-Operated Vending Machines
Beverage manufacturer Dydo Drinco's newest vending machine can be used with your feet.
Travel Styles Are Changing Across Japan
New travel styles are emerging in Japan amid the novel coronavirus.
Mie's Wondrous Walking Sea Otter
A sea otter at an aquarium in central Japan has learned to walk on two feet.
Business-wear Giant Opens Shared Office Spaces
Business-wear giant Aoyama Trading started a shared-office business as the company suffers from drops in sales.
Japan Post Tests Delivery Robots
Make way! Japan Post is testing delivery robots on public streets for the first time!
Japan’s Ancient Art Exhibit in Tokyo
This exhibition at the Tokyo National Museum features artwork from the mid-1600s through the early 1900s, with representations of Japan's transition through the ages.
Narita Airport Prepares for Increased Traffic
Staff at Narita International Airport have undergone training ahead of the expansion of the 'Go To Travel' program to include Tokyo.
Soar in the Sky at Japan's Castle in the Sky
Known as the "Castle in the Sky," the ruins of Takeda Castle mesmerize visitors to western Japan year after year.
Flowers in Full Boom at Tokyo German Village
Celosia flowers are in full bloom at Tokyo German Village, an amusement park near the Japanese capital.
Budokan's Evening Illumination Has Resumed
The venue for judo and karate competitions at next year’s Tokyo Olympics now stands illuminated following the completion of restoration work.
Fall Flowers in Full Bloom in Hamarikyu Garden
Hundreds of thousands of cosmos flowers are in full bloom, wooing visitors to this gorgeous park in central Tokyo.
Miniature Edo Castle
A miniature model of the former Edo Castle is on display at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo.
5G Experience in Tokyo
Major Japanese telecommunications operator KDDI has launched a facility where people can experience the latest 5G cellular network.
Mt. Fuji Gets First Snowcap
Mt. Fuji got its first snowcap of the season, two days earlier than usual.
Robots in the Age of Coronavirus
Companies are programming robots to help people adapt to the new normal brought about by the global pandemic.
Tokyo Disneyland's New Attraction
Tokyo Disneyland unveiled a new attraction area based on "Beauty and the Beast".
2020 Olympics Bringing New Bus Line to Tokyo
Tokyo is getting a new bus line that will facilitate transit between the bay area and the city center during the Olympics.