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.
Tokyo Olympics Preparations Almost Completed
With less than seven months to go until the 2020 Tokyo Olympics begin, preparations in Japan are almost completed.
86-Year-Old 'Ironman' Still Going Strong
A Japanese octogenarian is the world’s oldest to complete the world's toughest triathlon competition.
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.
Minakami: An Awesome Onsen Getaway in Gunma
Minakami is picturesque onsen town lying on Gunma's northern border to Niigata Prefecture. It's a nature lover's paradise, bursting with natural hot springs and other outlets for an assortment of seasonal outdoor activities!
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!
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.
Newly Completed Olympic Venue Is Making Waves
Take a glimpse at the rowing and canoe venue for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
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.
The Main Stadium for 2020 is Nearly Complete!
The 2020 Tokyo Olympics main stadium is 90% complete, one year before the games begin.
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.
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!
Kemari: Japan’s Ancient Ball Game
People in Kyoto are reenacting an ancient type of Japanese football that was played by nobles centuries ago.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Staying Fit While Staying Home
Read on for some simple tips and tools for staying fit while staying at home.
Racing to the Future: Accessibility in Japan
As Japan gears up for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic & Paralympic Games, government agencies look to Kyushu's Oita Prefecture as an innovator and model of accessibility and barrier-free tourism.