Snow Crab Fetches Record $46,000!
Meet one of the world's most expensive crabs! The first year's haul of this winter delicacy went for a record setting price.
Shibuya's Tallest Building Open to the Public
The tallest building in Shibuya has opened and it is already attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors. You won't want to miss this incredible view!
Tokyo Olympic Stadium Time-Lapse
Check out the time-lapse of the new Olympic Stadium from another angle!
Early Morning Fog Catches Tokyo Skytree Shadow
The cool, early morning weather sometimes sees Tokyo shrouded in dense fog. One such morning in late October saw Skytree's shadow dancing in the fog!
TIME-LAPSE: Tokyo Olympic Stadium
Check out this time-lapse of the construction of the Tokyo Olympic Stadium (2015-2019)!
TIME-LAPSE: Tokyo Olympics Ariake Arena
Time-lapse video of constructing the Ariake Arena and Ariake Gymnastics Center (2014-2019). Camera position: KDX Toyosu Grand Square, near Ariake Tennis Park.
Mount Fuji Sports First Snow Cap of the Season
An essential part of the transition from summer in Japan, Mount Fuji has finally donned its iconic snow cap.
Tokyo Motor Show Ready to Kick Off
A biennial event essential to Japan's automotive industry, the Tokyo Motor Show typically showcases the future of vehicles.
New Emperor Ascends to Chrysanthemum Throne
Emperor Naruhito proclaims his enthronement to the Japanese people and the world in a ceremony with 400 dignitaries from around the globe in attendance.
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!
Emperor Naruhito Harvests First Rice
Emperor Naruhito harvests rice from paddies at the Imperial Palace for the first time since becoming emperor.
Opening Ceremony Held for Olympics Museum
Japan’s first Olympic Museum recently held an opening ceremony. Located near the new National Stadium, it features an exhibit on the history of the Olympics.
Wheelchairs for Dogs Rolling out in Osaka
A couple in Osaka is making custom-built wheelchairs for handicapped dogs.
Fanbrella: the Coolest Way to Beat the Heat!
Fanbrella, a parasol equipped with a fan and a mist emitter, is arguably the coolest way to beat the heat
86-Year-Old 'Ironman' Still Going Strong
A Japanese octogenarian is the world’s oldest to complete the world's toughest triathlon competition.
NTT Developing Automatic Checkout App
NTT Data Corporation has a new automatic checkout system that enables shoppers to simply choose their products and walk out of a store, paying automatically by mobile.
Electronic Customs Declaration Gate at Narita
The electronic customs declaration gate at Narita Airport is now available for use by all travelers arriving at Terminal 3!
Increase in Unique Themed Hotels in Tokyo
As record numbers of tourists flock to Japan, hotels are providing new experiences to try to attract their business. Want to train to be a pilot at your hotel near the airport? How about stay in a room straight out of the pages of a comic?
Lawson Teams Up with Uber Eats
Lawson becomes the first convenience store chain in Japan to offer delivery service with Uber Eats, which has become quite ubiquitous in major cities in Japan.
Muddy Fun at a Music & Organic Vegetable Fest
About 150 festival-goers got muddy and munched on fresh organic produce at a festival in Chiba Prefecture.