The mayhem during the recent holiday and typhoon could have been prevented if the Shinkansen and connecting rail systems had been flexible in crisis management.
"More than ever we must work together with the international community to face today's challenges," said PM Kishida at the World War II remembrance ceremony.
Typhoon Lan is set to hit the central island of Honshu, affecting Kobe, Osaka, and Nagoya, among others. Find out about past disruptions and lessons learned.
The annual celebration of "Umi no Hi" is on! Public beaches throughout Japan are joyfully reopening to the public, including Suma Beach in Kobe.
A Japanese winery and sake brewery have collaborated to create a wine using sake yeast, resulting in a fruity Chardonnay with distinct notes of premium sake.
Take a ride on the cat bus, learn about the creative process behind Ghibli films, and get immersed in the weird and wonderful world of Hayao...
This installment in the series focuses on turbulent Bakumatsu Japan and an incident near Kobe between British civilians and the Bizen clan of daimyo in 1868.
The earthquake paralyzed the city. In the aftermath, it is estimated that 70% of those rescued from the ruins were saved by family members or neighbors.
It’s the perfect setting for a romantic day in Kobe. Even better, the gardens are in bloom all year round.
A new command center is setting out to promote the development of domestic vaccines through creation of a more supportive research and funding environment.
Sakamoto is a wonderful example of the Japanese values of duty, honor and respect.
This time my challenge was to use kimono to evoke the world of Hanshinkan Modernism, and specifically for the character Koi san, protagonist in a new...