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It wasn’t until he turned 18 that Daisuke Kuse saw businessmen dressed in dapper suits up close and personal. Until then, Kuse — having spent all of his childhood surrounded by…
Stopgap’s debut Japan tour with its international hit, “The Enormous Room,” illustrates how dance can be open to all. Dave Toole, its male lead, has no legs, and Hannah Sampson,…
Minato City Hall has [...] established a service for, basically, anybody to ask questions and have artificial intelligence answer right away in English and easy Japanese,…
For the first time in five decades, over half of Japan's women were employed in 2018, new data showed Friday, amid a worsening labor shortage and continuing efforts to accommodate…
Makers of Japanese cosmetics and various daily necessities are quickly increasing their domestic production capacity, as the rapid increase in foreign visitors has spurred an…
Mamoru Hosoda’s film “Mirai” won the best animated independent feature category at the 46th annual Annie Awards on Saturday.
For the first time in five decades, over half of Japan's women were employed in 2018, new data showed Friday, amid a worsening labor shortage and continuing efforts to accommodate…
A sweet aroma wafted through the air as unblended malt whisky gushed from a storage cask at Hokkaido’s Akkeshi Distillery in the freezing rural north of Japan in December.
So you’re thinking of working for a Japanese firm. You might be wondering whether what you’ve heard about working in Japan is true. Or, if you’re already working here, you may…
The Justice Ministry said they have stripped manufacturing giants Mitsubishi Motors Corp. and Panasonic Corp. of accreditation to accept foreign trainees under the Technical…