Tokyo Olympics organizers are eyeing July 2021 as a start date for the postponed Games, Japanese media reported Sunday, following the historic decision to delay… Read
Out-of-season snow fell in Tokyo and surrounding areas on Sunday, with the weather agency warning of icy road surfaces. As cold air gripped the Kanto-Koshin… ReadNational
Some foreign residents in central Japan say they are feeling anxious about the coronavirus outbreak because of difficulty in getting necessary information and their lives… ReadCrime
Police in Atami, Shizuoka Prefecture, have arrested a 39-year-old man on suspicion of attempted murder after he assaulted his neighbor with a hammer. According to… Read
A man walks past hanging koinobori (carp-shaped windsocks) during a snowfall in Tokyo on Sunday. See
On Japanese TV debate programs, men discuss difficult subjects while female announcers are on the set like ornaments. On TV dramas, too, you might see men holding a business meeting and women serving them tea.Izumi Nakamitsu,… 27 Comments
As governments around the world apply strict measures to contain the coronavirus, millions of people are losing their jobs and companies are facing bankruptcy. Do you think the economic fallout is worse than the health impact?