Stories about Japan from April, 2014
The International Court of Justice ruled against Japan's Southern Ocean whale hunt. Online conversation is often dominated by those fervently defending the custom of whaling.
Traveling with a baby stroller on Japan's crowded public transportation can make for an uncomfortable juggling act. New standardized rules aim to make it easier for parents.
"Hanami", as the activity of flower viewing is called in Japanese, is in full bloom now that cherry blossom season has arrived.