By Alex Martin, Japan Times Posted on October 18, 2018
It was literally an out-of-this-world idea that seemed infeasible when it struck her nearly two decades ago: made-to-order shooting stars. But Lena Okajima’s audacious project to reproduce nature’s fireworks for mass entertainment is getting ready for takeoff.
By Sakura Murakami Japan Times on October 11, 2018
By Sakura Murakami Japan Times Posted on October 11, 2018
The Japan Map Center released an online guide to locations where Mount Fuji can be viewed, showing that the nation’s renowned 12,388-foot volcano can be observed from as far as 186 miles away.
The Japanese Defense Ministry intends to allow female crew members to serve on Maritime Self-Defense Force submarines, ending a policy of having men-only crews, the Yomiuri Shimbun has learned.
By Chisato Tanaka Japan Times Posted on September 20, 2018
A spacious Tokyo English-education facility opened Sept. 6 to allow children to immerse themselves in language through simulated daily experiences as part of efforts to beef up Japan’s communication abilities ahead of the Olympics.