Fashionistas are discovering trends among second-hand clothes in vintage shops. This Showa Day, take a trip back in time with some iconic fashion items.
Japan's Chrysanthemum throne will continue to play a key role in enhancing interest in Japanese society, value systems, and cultural distinctiveness.
In 1960, Crown Prince Akihito planted a sapling in New Delhi. By 2013, it had grown into a majestic tree, symbolizing the flourishing of Japan-India relations.
The warmth accorded to Japan's Crown Prince Akihito and Princess Michiko was evident even in 1960 as archives record the Indian public gathering to greet them
Xi Jinping tells China to "have the courage to fight" while his new foreign minister Qin Gang talks about facing the "jackals and wolves" of the...
"The line between life and death is paper thin," says one of the survivors, as she recounts surviving the heat and flames of the Tokyo firebombing.
Two experts share insights on the cultural value of the Sado Island Gold Mines that, without mechanization, led the world in gold extraction volume and quality.
The 40-year cycle theory says that Japan's national power will hit a low point in 2025. To avoid this, Japan needs prudent and well-balanced monetary policies.
A trove of official Japanese and American postwar maps provides overwhelming evidence that Takeshima has historically been recognized as Japanese territory.
Small museums that safeguard Asian monuments and the history of some of the greatest empires and religions in history need visitors to survive.
Nakayama and Takahashi spent weeks driving from town to town in Japan, cataloging its Asian monuments that are virtually unknown to the rest of the world.
This NGO is building a global network of people and museums to protect Asian monuments and other evidence of this giant region's richly diverse history.