We approve of anyone fully committed to their work. And, boy, is this man committed.
Super Typhoon Lan, a Category-4 equivalent hurricane, wreaked havoc across Japan's main island over the weekend, just as people went to the polls to vote in parliamentary elections.
The BuzzFeed "worth it" guys are finally tackling Japan's most famous noodle.
Emperor Hirohito saw it all, as Japan hit its lowest lows, only to go on to hit incredible highs.
The simple things in life are often the best things.
How Japanese chefs and traditions have shaped global luxury cuisine for the past 50 years.
Inside the once-busy lodgings that have become modern ruins.
Hayao Miyazaki and co. have come a long way since their first feature films in the late '80s; but every step of the journey was breathtakingly beautiful.
A game between the Rakuten Golden Eagles and the Seibu Lions had to end early due to this flock of birds taking over the field. You know what, it's probably for the best.
Can you do this thing with your hand? More important, *should* you do this thing with your hand?
Cloud's a bit more of a cheeky jerk in Japanese, whereas in English the text box limitations leave him sounding a little... Duke Nukem-ish.
Stocked twice a day with fresh curry rice, made with a human touch.
What do you do with the 20th theatrical installment of the Pokémon franchise? Flashback to the beginning of Ash and Pikachu's friendship and tug at everyone's heartstrings, of course.
It seems like a cultural quirk, but there are also many good reasons behind the trend.
Vox reporter Johnny Harris is traveling the world to explore the different ways people live all around the globe. Upon arriving in Japan, he learned one thing quickly: he should have brought business cards. Good thing they have a neat machine to help him out.
North Korea fired a short-range ballistic missile Monday morning that landed in the ocean, the US military said.
There are a lot of falsehoods floating around about what it takes to become Japanese. Nick Zappetti, an American-born now-Japanese man dispells the myths and explains the naturalization process.
In a country that really loves its trains, the latest wonder is about more than just a fancy trip.
Coca-Cola Plus rolled out in Japan in February.
Photographer Michael Wolf spent years documenting the world's busiest travel system, capturing a claustrophobic nightmare.
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