Kemari: Japan’s Ancient Ball Game
People in Kyoto are reenacting an ancient type of Japanese football that was played by nobles centuries ago.
Tokyo 2020 Venue Unveiled
We've got your sneak peek at the volleyball and wheelchair basketball venue for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
DESTROY ALL THE THINGS at the Reeast Room
It's stressful being a civilized, polite human being. Sometimes you just want to let yourself go wild. That's why the Reeast Room was created—to release the beast and destroy all the things.
86-Year-Old 'Ironman' Still Going Strong
A Japanese octogenarian is the world’s oldest to complete the world's toughest triathlon competition.
First Look at the Tokyo Olympic Village Plaza
The plaza of the Tokyo Games athletes’ village has been unveiled ahead of the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics.
See Tennis Star Naomi Osaka Like Never Before
Tennis star Naomi Osaka appeared in GQ Japan’s June edition, in a cover that was actually drawn by her older sister, Mari Osaka!
Rugby Fans Quench Their Thirst in Yokohama
As rugby fever sweeps through Japan, fans from across the globe are celebrating with beer—and tons of it!
Tokyo Olympics Preparations Almost Completed
With less than seven months to go until the 2020 Tokyo Olympics begin, preparations in Japan are almost completed.
The Main Stadium for 2020 is Nearly Complete!
The 2020 Tokyo Olympics main stadium is 90% complete, one year before the games begin.
Rugby World Cup Trophy Arrives in Japan
Ahead of the Rugby World Cup in September, the prestigious trophy that will go to the winning team—the Webb Ellis Cup—arrived in Japan!
Newly Completed Olympic Venue Is Making Waves
Take a glimpse at the rowing and canoe venue for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Bodybuilder Muscling His Way into Stock Photos
Muscle Plus wants to be your source for muscular images. Because if no one else was going to provide them, well-known bodybuilder Akihito Ohara figured it was up to him.
Staying Fit While Staying Home
Read on for some simple tips and tools for staying fit while staying at home.
Olympic Torch Relay Route Decided
Set to begin March of 2020, the route across Japan for the Olympic torch relay has been decided! It is expected to stop at myriad World Heritage sites and historical hotspots.
Official 2020 Summer Olympics Posters Unveiled
As 2020 kicks off, the real countdown to Tokyo’s Summer Olympics begin and the organizing committee isn’t wasting any time. The series of official Olympics and Paralympics posters have been released, designed by renowned artists from Japan and abroad.
More Beer at the Rugby World Cup
It may come as no surprise, but organizers of the 2019 Rugby World Cup are eyeing more beer production toward the sporting event to meet the demands of inbound fans.
3 Japanese Workout Videos for Your Funny Bone
We can't guarantee these videos will get you some gains while you're in quarantine, but they are sure to bring the pain... to your sides.
Special Marathon Cars Coming to Yamanote Line
To promote the yearly college marathon, Hakone Ekiden, special edition train cars will be featured on the JR Yamanote Line in Tokyo.
Mizuno & Pokémon Team Up to Make Pokégear IRL
Pokémon worked with Mizuno to bring a line of snappy sportswear and accessories to be sold exclusively at their Pokémon Center outlets and select Mizuno branches.
Onitsuka Tiger: Shoes Running Around the World
Onitsuka Tiger is an iconic shoe brand produced by sporting goods company ASICS. Despite once disappearing from the market, it has been revived as a fashionable sneaker brand with global popularity.