Yasuhiro Tanaka, right, head priest of the Kamigamojinja shrine, and director Amon Miyamoto at the Meiji Kinenkan building in Tokyo's Minato Ward on July 30 (The Asahi Shimbun)
Amon Miyamoto dramatizes birth of thunder god for Kyoto's oldest...
Internationally acclaimed director Amon Miyamoto will add his technological razzle-dazzle to the ritual relocation of what is believed to be Kyoto’s oldest shrine this fall.
Through smiles, tears, 22 young girls beat massive competition to...
It's become a piece of cake (sorry, sushi) to sell Japanese food...
Boy who lost his entire family to atomic bomb in Nagasaki featured ...
An artists’ rendition of the 390-meter building Mitsubishi Estate Co. will construct near JR Tokyo Station (Provided by Mitsubishi Estate Co.)
Japan’s tallest skyscraper to rise near Tokyo Station in FY 2027
Mitsubishi Estate Co. announced Aug. 31 that it will construct the tallest building in Japan in a redevelopment project near JR Tokyo Station.
Thousands throng Kyoto train museum to bid farewell after 43 years
Follow the money ... all the way to the renovated Currency Museum
Kyoto students organize 'brown bag lunches' for exchanges with...
Children are joined by Anpanman and other characters at the Anpanman Children's Museum in Mall in Fukuoka's Hakata Ward. (The Asahi Shimbun)
ANIME NEWS: First overseas Anpanman shop to open in Taiwan in...
The first overseas shop specializing in the long-running Anpanman anime series for children will open in Taiwan in September.
ANIME NEWS: Mamoru Hosoda art exhibition moves to Osaka after it...
ANIME NEWS: J-Pop Summit Festival 2015 draws 32,000 fans in San...
ANIME NEWS: New 'Dragon Ball Z' film among top 10 highest-grossing ...
Satsuo Yamamoto (left) and Tadashi Imai ((c) Dokuritsu Pro. Meiga Hozon Kai)
ONE TAKE ON JAPANESE CINEMA: Birth of 1950s and 1960s indie film...
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Putting a face on Emperor Showa in ‘The Emperor in August’
Anime film starring Yokohama's Hikawa-Maru liner to cast off on...
4 'amateur' actresses receive top award at Locarno film festival...
Miso-flavored stir-fry of kelp and squid (Photo by Masahiro Gohda)
JAPANESE HOME COOKING: Miso-flavored stir-fry of kelp and squid
Although kelp cannot be harvested in the warm seas of Okinawa, it is heavily utilized there, but as a food item and not used to make stock.
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