Stories about Japan from November, 2016
"When you work over 100 hours of overtime, you won't have time to be with your family, friends or lover...you start to think...'I don't know why I'm living this life.'"
YouTube vlog Kagoneko captures a quintessential Japanese winter scene of warmth and comfort—cats snuggling under 'kotatsus.'
"Matsubara Teruko, who predicted the 2011 Tohoku earthquake, is the perfect example of the saying 'even a stopped clock is right twice a day.' Trust her predictions accordingly."
Japanese PM Abe was the first world leader to meet the US President-elect. While the meeting reportedly went well, not everyone in Japan is thrilled.
Lyle Hiroshi Saxon's massive Web presence provides a fascinating glimpse into life in Japan during the 1990s.
RuNet Echo explores popular stereotypes about foreigners gleaned from autocomplete suggestions generated by the website Yandex, Russia’s most popular Internet search engine.
A Donald Trump presidency raises a number of pressing questions for Japan.
Behold some of the most spectacular Instagram photos of fall in Arashiyama, on the western outskirts of Kyoto.
A Japanese Idol Group’s Nazi-Like Costumes Highlight the ‘Fundamental Problem’ of Historical Ignorance
Keyakizaka46's Halloween costumes were regarded as "cute" at first. But some people noticed they looked like Nazi uniforms. Was the apology genuine—or enough?