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Police officers patrol a Tokyo street. In the Japanese city of Sakai, police arrested a woman who called them over 15,000 times in the span of six months Police officers patrol a Tokyo street.
Unable to get to that must-see tourist site but can't bear for your teddy to miss out? Then Japan has just the thing for you -- a travel agency that takes stuffed toys on package tours and even provides the holiday snaps to prove it.
Rare overseas visit: Emperor Akihito, accompanied by Empress Michiko, is presented with a bust of India's freedom movement leader Mahatma Gandhi in New Delhi during their visit this week.
Japanese police said Thursday they have arrested a woman for calling them more than 15,000 times over a six-month period.
First lady Michelle Obama hosted military families for the first viewing of the decorations and demonstrated holiday crafts and treats for military children.
Christie Rowe and her colleagues spent weeks on a ship in Japan's stormy seas before they finally managed to reach seven kilometers beneath the waves down to where the Earth cracked open unleashing the monster 2011 Tohoku-Oki earthquake and tsunami.
Bandai Visual Co., Ltd., a leader in the development and production of Japanese animation, announced that the series Space Dandy will start airing on TV in Japan at 11:00pm on January 5th on Tokyo MX, followed by TV Osaka, TV Aichi and BS Fuji.
But that is hard when relations between Asia's two biggest economies are so poisoned by history.
In some corners of the artistic world, music and the visual arts are spending more and more time in each other's company.
Jack Friese shows collage of photos of the Japanese he and wife Marylou have hosted over the years.
The 184-passenger exhibition ship Hanseatic, operated by Hapag-Lloyd Cruises, will visit the remote Russian region on two separate sailings in 2014.
Bank of Japan board member Takehiro Sato said he saw no need to expand monetary stimulus pre-emptively to counter the pain to the economy from next year's sales tax hike, seeking to dispel speculation of a near-term expansion of its ultra-easy policy.
Nissan's zero-emission LEAF electric vehicle may be used to power entire buildings in Japan.
A Santa Claus recognised by the Finnish government-backed Santa Claus Foundation arrived in Osaka from Finland on Wednesday, three weeks before Christmas.
Mexican challenger Edgar Sosa, and the absolute flyweight champion of the World Boxing Council , Japan's Akira Yaegashi, went face to face during their mutual visit to the Japan Boxing Commission, where they passed the rigorous medical examinations on pace to their title fight this coming Friday at the Ryogoku Kokugikan arena in Tokyo, Japan.