Displaying all articles tagged:

Japan

  1. no thank you
    Why Go On A Roller Coaster If You Can’t Scream?Theme parks in Japan are considering a ban on screaming to mitigate the spread of coronavirus.
  2. animals
    Lonely Japanese Eels Want You to Video-Call ThemAn aquarium in Tokyo is hosting a virtual face-showing festival to help their eels “not forget the existence of humans.”
  3. coronavirus
    2020 Tokyo Olympics Postponed Due to CoronavirusThe Games will instead take place in the summer of 2021, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Tuesday
  4. gallery
    14 Photos of What Public Life Looks Like During a Coronavirus OutbreakThe emptiness is eerie.
  5. coronavirus
    The Coronavirus Is Already Affecting the 2020 Tokyo OlympicsThe Games are five months away and coronavirus is causing headaches for athletes and organizers.
  6. coronavirus
    Global Coronavirus Death Toll Surpasses 2,000Most deaths have taken place in Hubei province, where the virus is thought to have originated.
  7. the top line
    Maybe They Were Out to Get Carlos Ghosn. That Doesn’t Mean He Isn’t a Criminal.The former Nissan and Renault executive believes that Japan’s stated reasons for pursuing him are just a pretext. He could be right.
  8. the urbanist
    A Chef’s Guide to SapporoSpicy curry ramen, rare whiskeys, and a sky-high Japanese bath.
  9. the other critics
    Michelin No Longer Dreams of JiroThe organization stripped the famed sushi chef’s restaurant of its three stars for a surprising reason.
  10. the industry
    Netflix Orders Japan Sinks 2020 From Director Masaaki YuasaA fun little show about environmental collapse!
  11. trailer mix
    Queer Eye: We’re in Japan! Trailer: Queer Eye, But Make It JapanThe trailer answers the age-old question, “What if Queer Eye but in Japan?”
  12. slurp
    Tomato Ramen Is the Noodle Innovation We Need NowAdd a big fistful of grated cheese while you’re at it.
  13. cut covers
    Make Some Room for Naomi WatanabeThe unstoppable Japanese comedian is coming for America and the world.
  14. workplace discrimination
    Japanese Women Just Want to Be Able to Wear Comfortable Shoes to WorkWomen say they’re discriminated against for not wearing high heels to work — and they’re petitioning the government to do something.
  15. kawasaki knife attack
    What We Know About the Knife Attack in Kawasaki, JapanOne elementary school age girl and an adult man have been killed in the attack, which occurred on Tuesday morning in Kawasaki, Japan.
  16. kawasaki knife attack
    What We Know About the Knife Attack in Kawasaki, JapanOne elementary school age girl and an adult man have been killed in the attack, which occurred on Tuesday morning in Kawasaki, Japan.
  17. eyes on the prize
    White House Asked Japan for Trump’s Nobel Peace Prize NominationBut what did Japan get in return for the typically anonymous honor, and was it the only country to receive the request?
  18. crime
    Heartbroken Couple Begs for the Return of Their ‘Children,’ Who Are Bonsai TreesAn unimaginably nefarious individual stole seven precious trees from two bonsai cultivators.
  19. single ladies
    A Japanese Chronicler of ‘Women on Their Own,’ RediscoveredYuko Tsushima’s brilliant Territory of Light is the late, prolific author’s fourth novel published in English.
  20. weekend with
    An Expat’s Life in Tokyo, Captured on FilmPhotos by a New Yorker who recently moved to Japan.
  21. animals
    I Wish I Were As Chill As These CapybarasThey love hot springs.
  22. royal weddings
    Japan’s Princess Ayako Gives Up Her Royal Status and Marries for LoveShe married a commoner on Monday, in a small ceremony at the Meiji Shrine.
  23. look book
    The Model Who Started Her Career in Japan“A couple years ago, I got a DM asking if I wanted to sign with this agency in Japan. I was pretty sure it was a real agency — but not really.”
  24. cool
    Tokyo Medical School Admits to Tampering With Test Scores to Keep Women OutOfficials were apparently worried women would get pregnant, and thus wouldn’t be able to work long hours in the hospital.
  25. select all
    Blogger Stabbed to Death After Giving Lecture on Dealing With Internet TrollsKenichiro Okamoto worked for a cybersecurity consulting company and was a dark-web expert.
  26. now smell this
    This Perfume Is Impossible to Find, and I Love ItThis is all your fault, Le Labo.
  27. select all
    Japan Just Lost 80 Percent of Its AirbnbsBad news if you had a trip to Japan planned.
  28. Japan’s Shinzo Abe Quote-Tweets Trump Bashing Jeff FlakeIt was probably an accident.
  29. Trump Unites U.S. Allies — in Opposition to His Trade PoliciesSix of the G7 countries are furious at Trump and his tactics.
  30. nothing can terrace apart
    The Final Scene of This Episode of Terrace House Is a Great Piece of TelevisionA recap of your favorite Japanese reality show.
  31. nothing can terrace apart
    This Episode of Terrace House Ends on a Cliff-hangerWe finish on an apparently fraught trip to the grocery store.
  32. infrastructure
    Unacceptable: Japanese Train Leaves Station 25 Seconds EarlyA travesty.
  33. news you can booze
    Get Ready to Feel the Pain of a Japanese Whiskey ShortageSome of the country’s best distillers have started rationing supplies.
  34. u good?
    Is Katy Perry Okay?She had an interesting appearance on the Japanese morning show Sukkiri.
  35. What It’s Like to Watch Isle of Dogs As a Japanese SpeakerWhat’s the experience of watching Isle for a person who can speak and understand Japanese? Is the metaphor — and the film — just not made for you?
  36. too real tv
    Nothing Can Terrace Apart: A Terrace House RecapLet’s discuss your favorite Japanese reality show.
  37. tie-ins
    Uniqlo’s New Ramen Shirts Are Actually Pretty GreatThe company has incorporated eight famous ramen logos into “playful” wearable designs.
  38. news you can booze
    Coca-Cola Will Finally Start Adding Alcohol to Its SodaThe company will roll out its version of chuhai in Japan.
  39. winter olympics 2018
    NBC Apologizes for Olympics Opening Ceremony Japan CommentThe network issued a statement on analyst Joshua Cooper Ramo’s suggestion that South Korea credits its “transformation” to Japan.
  40. let's makeup
    11 Japanese Drugstore Products Loved by a Makeup ArtistWhat Fiona Stiles had to buy on her last trip to Tokyo.
  41. who among us?
    Japan’s Princess Postpones Wedding Because of ‘Immaturity’She’s giving up her royal title to marry a commoner but now says the couple “rushed various things.”
  42. health concerns
    Japanese City Activates Emergency Alert System After Store Sells Deadly BlowfishFive packages went out, and so far three have been recovered.
  43. select all
    Japan Sends False Alert Over Impending North Korean Missile AttackThe mistake comes just days after a similar snafu in Hawaii.
  44. the chain gang
    KFC Has Engineered ‘Low Smell’ Chicken in JapanIts ostensible purpose is not annoying fellow commuters on the train ride home.
  45. select all
    How the ‘Twitter Killer’ Lured His VictimsPolice found nine dismembered bodies in a home outside of Tokyo, Japan, earlier this fall.
  46. seasons greetings
    This Holiday Season, You Don’t Not Need Cake-Flavored White PepsiChristmas Cola is coming to town in Japan, even if you’ve been nice this year.
  47. shaken not stirred
    Why Hope Hicks Wore a Tuxedo in JapanHow the Trump women used their bodies as decoys in Japan.
  48. everybody loves his tastes
    Japan Immediately Sold Out of the Fast-food Cheeseburger Trump AteCurious crowds were quick to consume all of Munch’s Burger Shack’s food.
  49. well-done threat
    Trump’s Steak–and–Ice Cream Terror Continues Across AsiaHe kicked off his trip to Japan with the “best quality” steak and a chocolate sundae.
  50. memes
    Trump Under Fire for Improper Fish-Feeding TechniqueIn the first etiquette snafu of his Asia trip.
Load More