By Jeré Longman New York Times Posted on January 3, 2019
Pete Pranica, the longtime television voice of the Memphis Grizzlies, appeared to be square dancing as he stood in a small conference room here, demonstrating for Japanese broadcasters the NBA violation of thrusting out a hip while setting a screen.
By Eric Johnston Japan Times on December 27, 2018 • Updated on December 27, 2018 at 12:47 am
By Eric Johnston Japan Times Posted on December 27, 2018 • Updated on December 27, 2018 at 12:47 am
After a night of celebrations in Osaka following last month’s announcement in Paris that it had won the 2025 World Expo, Japanese leaders promised an event that would surprise the world, demonstrate that there is more to Japan than just Tokyo, and serve as an international laboratory for co-creation.
By Chisato Tanaka, Japan Times on December 12, 2018 • Updated on December 12, 2018 at 8:32 pm
By Chisato Tanaka, Japan Times Posted on December 12, 2018 • Updated on December 12, 2018 at 8:32 pm
The rate of rental car accidents in Osaka Prefecture is four times higher for foreign drivers than accidents involving Japanese drivers, according to recent data released by the Internal Affairs and Communications Ministry.
By Eric Johnston and Sarah Suk, Japan Times on December 12, 2018 • Updated on December 12, 2018 at 8:33 pm
By Eric Johnston and Sarah Suk, Japan Times Posted on December 12, 2018 • Updated on December 12, 2018 at 8:33 pm
Canada’s legalization of the recreational use of marijuana, which went into effect in November, has prompted the Japanese government to issue warnings that Japan’s law on cannabis use may apply to its nationals even when they are abroad.
By Charles Fleming Los Angeles Times on December 6, 2018
By Charles Fleming Los Angeles Times Posted on December 6, 2018
For two centuries the Nakasendo Way was a major pedestrian route that connected a string of villages providing lodging and sustenance for the shogun, retainers and daimyo, or feudal lords, traveling between Tokyo and Kyoto.
Amid the tremendous popularity of online bookstores and e-books, an unmanned book store has opened in Nara’s traditional Naramachi district in Japan and has steadily attracted a growing number of customers.