Chef Zaiyu Hasegawa’s restaurant is a destination for globe-trotting gourmands, who chronicle their dining adventures on social media.
Valentine was beloved in Japan when he managed the Chiba Lotte Mariners from 2004 to 2009.
The visit comes after Obama's historic trip to Hiroshima in May.
Japan and Russia have still not signed a World War II peace accords due to the dispute.
Abe was the first foreign leader to meet with the president-elect.
The joint practice at the Misawa Air Base will be the first time Japan's air force trains with a foreign force other than the United States.
Russia and Japan have pursued a diplomatic solution, but Moscow is shoring up defenses.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said all four disputed islands belong to Japan.
Experts from U.K. and Japan warn that Sakurajima volcano could have its first major eruption since 1914.
Shunsuke Mutai had to be carried over a puddle while assessing flood damage.
Japan may only account for 6 percent of inward investment for the U.K., but Britain should still take its Brexit warning seriously.
Japan has issued a series of recommendations for Brexit negotiations in a strongly worded memo.
Dogfighting’s deep ties to tradition and the yakuza have kept it a staple in Japan, despite animal welfare groups' opposition.
Police say it is the first fatality related to the game in Japan.
When the Japanese want to get out of Tokyo, glorious, alpine Kamikochi is where they go.
Some fear talk of revising the post-war constitution will divert attention from economic woes.
Muhammad Ali’s match with Japanese wrestler Antonio Inoki has often been seen as a freak show. It was anything but.
Troops in Okinawa have been at the center of controversy recently.