More people are spending time in the Metaverse. But as with any platform allowing social interaction, there are concerns about harassment along with benefits.
An ardent fan of Western rock music and the golden era of album rock the author is sometimes at odds with his sensitivities to gender, race...
Celebrated for 3 days in November, Tori-no-Ichi fair brings together history and tradition, while each of its ornamental rakes is brimming with lucky charms.
A comprehensive must-read for a deep and accurate understanding of Japanese foreign relations, written by distinguished historian Sumio Hatano.
With round eyes and small round ears, it's easy to understand how many fans from all corners of Japan and beyond come to see these cute-looking...
Centered around 2000 volunteers, the Kyoto Jidai Matsuri brings to life the rich kimono styles, textiles, and figures of Japanese history.
In an interview, Park Yuha argues that comfort women activism started with good intentions but ignored the universal issue in a rush to hold Japan liable.
Along with thousands of Halloween characters, over 350 policemen were on hand, helping crowds have fun without chaos in the fashionable district of Shibuya.
The often quoted "kill-all order" of Allied prisoners of war from the journal of the Taiwan POW camp headquarters, was nothing of the sort.
These so-called eco-terrorists have a perverted sense of justice. Destroying artworks or otherwise, they cannot be committing crimes to advance their beliefs.
Influenced by Japan, developers across Southeast Asia are asserting their own cultural backgrounds to create experiences that gamers around the world can enjoy.
New Praemium Imperiale Sculpture laureate Ai Weiwei discusses influences on his life and work from poetry and refugees to dictators and free speech.