February 17, 2013
NAGOYA—A steam locomotive (SL) ran through central Nagoya on Feb. 16 for the first time in 27 years, an event so popular that organizers received more than 120,000...
January 29, 2013
Fans of elaborately other-worldly costumes, often mimicking cute or warlike Japanese cartoon characters, are expected to converge on Nagoya this summer for an annual "cosplay"...
November 17, 2012
NAGOYA—For 13 years, Satoru Takaba has rented out an apartment that remains uninhabited. It contains a dining room table, a dresser, a bookshelf with recipe books—and...
July 26, 2012
NAGOYA--Anti-war and anti-nuclear paintings of Hiroshima created after the 1945 atomic bombing of the city by renowned artists Iri and Toshi Maruki will be exhibited in Nagoya...
July 10, 2012
If the city feels hotter to you in the summer, you're right.
March 02, 2012
NANJING, China--While local government anger simmers over the Nagoya mayor’s denial of the Nanking Massacre, a sense of bewilderment, even embarrassment, has spread among...
February 24, 2012
Chinese travel agencies are avoiding tours to Nagoya following comments from its mayor denying the 1937 Nanking Massacre.
February 23, 2012
Newspapers across China splashed front-page headlines in morning editions Feb. 22 reporting Nagoya Mayor Takashi Kawamura's doubts that the 1937 Nanking Massacre ever happened.
February 21, 2012
Nagoya Mayor Takashi Kawamura told a delegation from Nanjing, China, that he doubted there was a massacre in the city in 1937, prompting an immediate rebuttal from the Chinese...
January 28, 2012
Despite insipid public interest in the nation's political parties, moves to form a new political entity led by Tokyo Governor Shintaro Ishihara are gradually taking shape.
December 08, 2011
NAGOYA--Die-hard history buffs may scowl, and the samurai warlords may be rolling in their graves, but Nagoya Mayor Takashi Kawamura seems to think opening Nagoya Castle to the ...
November 19, 2011
Russia and Britain for the first time will send delegates to the World Cosplay Summit 2012, the WCS executive committee announced.
September 20, 2011
NAGOYA -- Some 1 million city residents here were advised to evacuate Sept. 20 as the powerful Typhoon No. 15 pounded the Tokai region with torrential downpours and strong...
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