New Narita Airport Control Tower Adds Safety
Looking to further enhance safety and security, the construction of a new control tower has been completed at Narita International Airport.
The 5-Hour Wild Boar Chase in Niigata
Police officers in the city of Tsubame, about 300 kilometers north of Tokyo, spent five hours chasing a wild boar after the animal was spotted roaming near rice paddies.
Get Your Gyoza From This Unmanned Store
An unmanned store in Tokyo sells frozen gyoza dumplings around the clock as part of efforts to prevent close human contact amid the coronavirus epidemic.
Manned Flying Car Goes on Test Flight
A Japanese venture company successfully conducts a test flight of an experimental flying car with one person on board.
Kirin to Sell Japan’s First No-Carb Beer
Kirin Brewery announced Japan’s first zero-carbohydrate beer, hitting the shelves on October 6.
Tokyo Extends Shorter Business Hours Request
Tokyo Governor Koike Yuriko asked eateries that serve alcohol and karaoke parlors in the Japanese capital’s 23 wards to continue operating at shorter hours until September 15.
A Quick Look at Abe’s Diplomatic Prowess
Outgoing Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo has managed to make some impressive friends for his nation. NTV24 takes a look at two of those special relationships.
Honda Unveils New Compact Electric Vehicle
Honda is showing off its first compact electric vehicle equipped with state-of-the-art digital technology.
Buried Army HQ Uncovers Battle of Okinawa
For the first time ever, TV camera crews go into a former army headquarter that lies beneath Shuri Castle in Okinawa.
Tokyo Island Emitting High Volume Volcanic Gas
Japan Coast Guard officials say lava flow at Nishinoshima Island south of Tokyo has temporarily stopped, but volcanic gas continues to emerge.
Abe Resigns As PM Over Health
Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo is not resigning for the first time. He also stepped down due to a chronic illness 13 years ago.
Global Warming Behind Japan’s Extreme Weather
A panel of experts at the Japan Meteorological Agency say global warming is contributing to torrential rain, flooding and heat waves in the country.
Deer Dare to Cool Down in Ditch
A herd of deer tries to cool off in a ditch as temperatures continue to soar in Nara, western Japan.
JR Halves Price of Bullet Train Tickets
Japan Railways Group companies cut the ticket prices of some bullet train and express trains to lure customers amid a drop in travelers due to the coronavirus.
Shogi Prodigy Becomes Youngest with 2 Titles
Sota Fujii became the youngest player of the traditional Japanese board game to hold two of its eight major titles.
Mysterious Seeds Delivered Across Japan
Packages marked China Post containing mysterious seeds began turning up in mailboxes across Japan, despite no one ordering such items.
Fewer People Travel Day After Summer Holiday
The flow of people at major train stations in Tokyo on the first Monday after Japan’s summer holiday season decreased compared with the previous month.
Harry Potter Theme Park to Open in Tokyo
Get pumped, Potter fans! Tokyo will get a Harry Potter theme park due to open in 2023.
Smoking Area Artwork for Social Distancing
Officials of Tokyo’s Shinagawa Ward have come up with an artistic way to urge smokers to maintain social distancing.
Japan Domestic Air Travel Down 65% in August
It should come as no surprise that the number of passengers traveling by air within Japan during the summer holiday season in August dropped 65 percent from last year.