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NIPPON TV NEWS 24 JAPAN

NIPPON TV NEWS 24 JAPAN

All About NIPPON TV NEWS 24 JAPAN
NIPPON TV NEWS 24 JAPAN is the English news service of Nippon Television Network, Japan's leading broadcast network. This page provides a selection of the latest news and other stories to keep you informed about what is happening in Japan.
Japanese Thermos Flies to Outer Space

Japanese Thermos Flies to Outer Space

JAXA reached out to Tiger, a well-known home goods company, to make a canister that can bring delicate materials from the International Space Station back to earth.

NEC Shows Off New Flying Car Prototype

NEC Shows Off New Flying Car Prototype

Electronics maker NEC gave the world a glimpse of a flying car prototype, the first exhibit of its kind in Japan!

Hiroshima: 74 Years After the Atomic Bomb

Hiroshima: 74 Years After the Atomic Bomb

As Hiroshima marks the 74th anniversary of the world's first atomic bombing, Mayor Kazumi Matsui urges the Abe Administration to sign a 2017 UN anti-nuclear agreement.

Unveiling Hiroshima Museum's Updated Exhibit

Unveiling Hiroshima Museum's Updated Exhibit

The Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum has a new exhibit, replacing a mannequin exhibit that survivors felt understated the tragedy of the atomic bomb.

Hotels Are Getting Creative in Osaka

Hotels Are Getting Creative in Osaka

Hotel owners in Osaka are trying new designs and services to attract customers, including the 10 million foreign tourists that visit the city each year.

A Perfect Sunset on Engetsu Island

A Perfect Sunset on Engetsu Island

One man spends months waiting to photograph the perfect sunset on Engetsu Island off the coast of Wakayama Prefecture. And once you see it for yourself, you'll understand why.

University Finds New Uses for Tuna Skin

University Finds New Uses for Tuna Skin

Kindai University is working with businesses to find new uses for the skin of its farmed tuna.

Tasty Bits of Osaka

Tasty Bits of Osaka

Millions of people visit Osaka every year and locals hope they will keep coming back. To make sure of that, some creative minds are developing tasty souvenirs that make a lasting impression.

Tokyo Cracking Down on Drones

Tokyo Cracking Down on Drones

Drone shots of the gorgeous cityscape are truly unbelievable, but be sure you have permission before flying! A U.S. military lecturer was referred to prosecutors for illegally flying a drone in downtown Tokyo.

Boats Could Ease Tokyo Olympic Congestion

Boats Could Ease Tokyo Olympic Congestion

Tokyo may offer boat rides to help alleviate congestion on public transportation during the 2020 Olympic Games.

Two Airlines to Carry Olympic Flame to Japan

Two Airlines to Carry Olympic Flame to Japan

Two Japanese airlines, JAL and ANA, announced that they will both transport the Olympic Flame from Greece to Japan ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Tokyo Neighborhood Decked Out for Olympics

Tokyo Neighborhood Decked Out for Olympics

Tokyo’s Nihonbashi district is decked out with huge Olympic art to commemorate one year until the 2020 games begin.

Tokyo Olympic Medals & Countdown Clock Reveal

Tokyo Olympic Medals & Countdown Clock Reveal

2020 Tokyo Olympic medals and a countdown clock were unveiled exactly one year before the Games officially open.

Float On, Giant Princess Kaguya

Float On, Giant Princess Kaguya

This year’s Tachinebuta Festival in northeastern Japan has a new, and very tall, princess.

Traditional Tsugaru-Style Shamisen Rocks

Traditional Tsugaru-Style Shamisen Rocks

A professional shamisen artist in Aomori Prefecture gives concerts and teaches people to play the Tsugaru-jamisen.

Reenacting a 30,000-Year-Old Voyage to Japan

Reenacting a 30,000-Year-Old Voyage to Japan

Five people reenacted a canoe ride their ancestors likely took from Taiwan to Japan some 30,000 years ago!

Rescue Dogs Brighten Up Nursing Home

Rescue Dogs Brighten Up Nursing Home

These dogs used to live in shelters and needed a place to live. They found one—in a nursing home in Kanagawa Prefecture. And they brought smiles to the faces of the residents and staff.

New Attraction Touches Down at Tokyo DisneySea

New Attraction Touches Down at Tokyo DisneySea

Tokyo DisneySea is one of the biggest draws for residents and tourists alike. And an exhilarating new flight simulation ride is hoping to bring even more guests to the park.

Kyoto's Amazing Gion Festival

Kyoto's Amazing Gion Festival

Kyoto's incredibly historic, long-standing Gion Festival reached its thrilling climax!

2020 Olympic Torches on Display in Tokyo

2020 Olympic Torches on Display in Tokyo

The 2020 Olympic & Paralympic torches can be picked up and held while they are on display in Tokyo!

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