There were Super Mario characters in the streets of Roppongi earlier in the day. But when Prime Minister Shinzo Abe descended on Tokyo's entertainment district for the opening ceremony of the 29th…
North Korea Wednesday fired a ballistic missile that landed in Japanese territorial waters. Nobody was killed or injured. But the move is certain to further increase political tensions in an Asian…
Industry fears totalitarianism and nationalism as new law gives government ability to classify much as secret
Incoming president calls into question broadcaster's independence, risks Asian tension as he dismisses Japan's sex slave history.
The WWII kamikaze pilot epic "The Eternal Zero" won its fifth weekend in a row at the B.O., cruising past the JPY5 billion ($49 million) milestone, the mark of a Japanese megahit.
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