As coronavirus cases surge and cities enact lockdowns across Japan, an online petition seeks to cancel the Tokyo Olympics.
Tokyo's governor and former environment minister Yuriko Koike makes an appeal.
Temperatures in this Finnish town hardly ever reach 70 degrees, even in the hottest part of the year. But Salla has its reasons for making a bid for the 2032 Summer Games.
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The northernmost of Japan's islands remains a mystery to many. Hokkaido is indeed an entirely different side of Japan, a dichotomy between new and old dominated by a natural landscape that is difficult to be equaled.
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Getting attacked by zombies while in your car is one way to celebrate Halloween without risking the spread of the coronavirus.
An amusement park miniature of Tokyo-3, the primary setting for "Neon Genesis Evangelion," not only reproduces sets from the landmark anime, but will let visitors apply for a miniaturized residency.
The man reportedly traveled across the country for the video shoot, including in the Yamaguchi Prefecture.
"In just over a month and a half, we almost brought (the infection) situation under control," Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe extended the state of emergency to the entire country on April 16, after previously implementing it in select regions.
There are currently no specific treatments for the virus, which has killed almost 2,000 people.
The new form of the coronavirus has killed over 910 people since it emerged in China late last year.
"It's a great honor for me. I am thrilled, and I think the feelings will get even more intense in Ancient Olympia," Korakaki said.
A Japanese hotel chain apologized and acknowledged that it had been possible for persons to gain unauthorized access to its in-room robots at Henn na Hotel Maihama Tokyo Bay.
Toru Adachi, 40, reportedly admitted to stealing 10 items of women's underwear from the store in April. He was detained on Monday and police found the women's clothing items inside his home.
Shopping in the Daikanyama District's many high-end boutiques and indie shops is a true Tokyo experience.
Roppongi's clubs and bars are the places people from around the world go to see and be seen, so why aren't you there already?