The Japan-America Grassroots Summit is an annual large-scale meeting of Japanese and American citizens, held alternately in Japan and America. It celebrates the historic friendship between Nakahama Manjiro and Captain […]
While Hawaii has long been one of the most popular go-to destinations for tourists from Japan, Okinawa has finally caught up to outshine the rival resort island chain. For the […]
Japan attracted a record 28.69 million tourists in 2017, up 19.3 percent from the previous year and the sixth consecutive yearly increase, the transport minister said Friday. Read more here.
A test of multilingual reception robots will start at the Tokyo metropolitan government office building next week, in anticipation of a rise in foreign tourists visiting the building toward the […]
Ever since Japanese housewares and lifestyle brand Mujirushi first showed off its Mujirushi Hut microhome concepts two years ago, we’ve been captivated by the compact living spaces. Sure, there may not be space for a […]
Ohitorisama — doing things alone — has been a thing in Japan. For instance, restaurants and karaoke spots try to accommodate solo customers so they don’t feel uncomfortable on their […]
All Nippon Airways and three other Japanese companies are conducting airborne research to find ways to keep babies and small children from crying during flights. During an in-flight experiment Sunday, […]