Stories about Japan from September, 2017
He's the only officially qualified non-Japanese rakugo professional in the world.
"Any country that considers an attack on North Korea must confront the question of who turned the DPRK into such a defiant rogue nation."
Whether you live in Tokyo or not, anyone can submit an image to be considered for Tokyo Camera Club's feed, as long as the photo is of someplace in Japan.
Japan is often considered to have some of the world's most unusual vending machines, but there are a few in other countries giving them a run for their money.
About one hundred demonstrators gathered outside Twitter Japan's Tokyo headquarters to demand that the company do more to rein in harassment and hate speech on its network.
"Maintaining [social] stability is more important than human life?"
The city of Ishinomaki had recovered physically from the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, but still lacked its former vitality. Enter the Reborn Art Festival.
"When walking around town, especially in parks and playgrounds, you often see strange 'objets d'art'. Wondering who and what are they for... I am still not sure of the answer."