"Telephobia" refers to varying degrees of aversion to or fear of making or taking phone calls, with a notably higher prevalence among younger generations.
Jindai Botanical Garden's special chrysanthemum exhibition goes on through November 19, and the blossoms are expected to be at peak beauty that last weekend.
Tango in Kyoto prefecture recently hosted a two-day festival to celebrate Tango chirimen, a type of crepe silk that is highly valued in the kimono world.
On November 15, many Japanese families celebrate Shichi-Go-San with chitose ame ("thousand years candy") to wish children health and longevity.
The grape harvest in Japan has received the highest possible rating, with vineyards across Yamanashi Prefecture producing sweeter grapes than in previous years.
Jazz great Wynton Marsalis talks about his music, healing the divides and maintaining integrity in an interview upon receiving the PI music category award.
A huge replica of the "Spear of Longinus," an extraterrestrial weapon from the anime series "Evangelion," has landed in animator Hideaki Anno's birthplace.
Culture Day is an opportunity to focus on the richness of world-class Japanese food, and an incentive to pass on this culture and see it develop...
Kassel University removed its Statue of Peace but Berlin's Mitte District is indecisive. Meanwhile, it misrepresents the historical facts of the comfort women.
Ichijiku creates timeless bespoke jackets in which sustainability and style converge to bring the best of kimono fabrics to the world.
Hideo Okamoto is presented as a successful Japanese-American businessman in this haphazard WWII history volume that overlooks facts crucial to its credibility.
These 19th-century trailblazers from Japan, India, and Syria inspired future generations of women to shatter glass ceilings in male-dominated fields.