Cosplay is back for the first time in three years, as fans from various parts of the world gather in Nagoya dressed as their favorite popular...
The new norms could bring the country closer to the relaxed travel requirements of other G7 countries, but a lot of unknowns remain.
Fans and artists had different experiences during the pandemic. But ultimately many of the people JAPAN Forward interviewed agreed: It’s good to be back.
Prosecutors are getting to the bottom of the scandal involving a few individuals. So don’t let the “power of sports” generated by the Games be diminished.
PM Fumio Kishida came down with flu-like symptoms on the evening of August 20, just as he was about to finish his summer holiday.
Japan’s medical system is starting to feel the impact after several weeks of record-high COVID cases since the last week of July.
South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol has an audacious plan to help the North in return for disarmament. He says he also wants a better relationship with...
Prime Minister Kishida must now address China’s belligerence, constitutional reform, and other priorities that affect the whole nation.
It’s not just money that is lacking. Successful development of medical therapeutics in Japan ー including vaccines ー takes transparency and ethical policies.
Meet the members of the new Kishida Cabinet, including veterans and first timers, and discover some of the key points behind the reshuffle.
Band member Atsushi Yanaka on performing at Fuji Rock, representing Japan at the Tokyo Olympics Closing Ceremony, and returning to the global stage.
JAPAN Forward’s team in Naeba gives a live inside view of the highlights of Day 3 and their favorite moments over the three-day festival.