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Gazoo! Toyota's Launching A Whole Mess Of GR Performance Models

Gazoo! Toyota's Launching A Whole Mess Of GR Performance Models

With the launch of the Yaris GRMN, Toyota's showing that it's getting serious – dead serious – about creating performance versions of some of its mainstream models. But that's not the end of it. In fact, as this latest announcement goes to show, it's just the beginning. The Japanese...

American Designer Pushing Toyota Styling Towards New Horizons

American Designer Pushing Toyota Styling Towards New Horizons

If you look at a modern-day Toyota model such as the C-HR crossover or the all-new Camry, you might just notice that the Japanese automaker has stopped playing it safe with its designs. Responsible in part for this development is 43-year old American designer Ian Cartabiano, a studio chief...

Toyota Prepared For Hydrogen And Electric Future

Toyota Prepared For Hydrogen And Electric Future

While many automobile manufacturers are hedging their bets on all-electric cars, Toyota remains committed to developing both hydrogen, hybrid and electric vehicles. During discussions with Car Advice in Australia, the Japanese marque’s local product public relations manager Stephen Coughlan said Toyota is prepared for whatever direction the industry...

Check Out Some Of The 2018 Lexus LS 500' Features

Check Out Some Of The 2018 Lexus LS 500' Features

Despite the fact that Lexus have been keeping a lid on driving impressions for their 5th generation LS, a few lucky people managed to give us a heads up on what we can expect when the car is stationary. Apparently, there's an embargo for driving impressions set for next...

Toyota Australia confident of brand’s future success, "whichever direction" things go

Toyota Australia confident of brand’s future success, "whichever direction" things go

Those inside the local division of the world’s largest car manufacturer, Toyota, say while other brands might be focussing attention on a single future powertrain technology, they’re confident the Japanese marque’s broader approach will prove successful in the long run.Speaking to CarAdvice at the 2017 Rally South Australia, Toyota Australia’s...

Should You Buy a Used Toyota Tacoma?

Should You Buy a Used Toyota Tacoma?

The Tacoma has been around for some 25 years and Toyota has been in the small truck business for more than 40, so it’s no surprise the Toyota Tacoma is one of the most popular midsize pickups on the road. The Tacoma is at the core of a fiercely loyal and...

Final Fantasy IX Announced For The PS4

Final Fantasy IX Announced For The PS4

According to earlier reports, it was suggested that Square Enix could be getting ready to bring Final Fantasy IX onto...

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III Rumored For Mid-October

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III Rumored For Mid-October

When it comes to compact cameras, Canon's PowerShot G-series is one that is favored by many photographers, even professionals who...

Xperia XZ1 now shipping in United States for $700

Xperia XZ1 now shipping in United States for $700

  Sony Mobile has begun shipping its latest flagship, the Xperia XZ1, into the US market. The exact variant that Sony...

Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite Launches Today on PlayStation 4

Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite Launches Today on PlayStation 4

Hey PlayStation Nation! Everyone here at Capcom is proud to let our fans know that Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite is...

News

Following in ancient footsteps

Following in ancient footsteps

The Yomiuri ShimbunKogen Kamahori, the chief priest at Enryakuji-issan Zenjuin temple, prays for followers greeting his return from years of...

Fishermen insuring against war, attacks

Fishermen insuring against war, attacks

The Yomiuri ShimbunIn response to North Korea's missile launches and the issue of the Senkaku Islands, a growing number of...

Sport

Baseball: Otani appears set for 100 pitches in Thursday start

Baseball: Otani appears set for 100 pitches in Thursday start

Shohei Otani will make his fourth start of the season on Thursday, Nippon Ham Fighters manager Hideki Kuriyama revealed Tuesday.Otani, who threw 78 pitches in his previous start last week, a 5-2/3 inning win over the Rakuten Eagles, is expected to throw around 100 when he takes the mound at Sapporo Dome against the Pacific League champion SoftBank Hawks.

Sumo: Ozeki Goeido remains alone at the top in Tokyo

Sumo: Ozeki Goeido remains alone at the top in Tokyo

Ozeki Goeido remains the act to beat after he improved to 9-1 on Tuesday with five days remaining at the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament. Goeido has been an extremely tricky opponent so far in the 15-day event at Tokyo's Ryogoku Kokugikan, feinting and dodging his way to several of the victories he badly needed here. After suffering a losing record in...

Cuisine

Chicken nabe

Chicken nabe

Wombok adds nutrients, texture and subtle sweetness to the soup.INGREDIENTS1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil700g chicken breast fillets1L (4 cups) Massel chicken style liquid stock2 carrots, peeled, sliced lengthways, chopped1/2 wombok (Chinese cabbage), trimmed, thinly shredded75g (1/4 cup) white miso paste2 tablespoons cooking sake2 tablespoons light soy sauce1 tablespoon caster sugar2 green shallots, trimmed, slicedRice, steamed, to serve (optional)

Barley and brown rice bowl

Barley and brown rice bowl

This healthy, satisfying barley and brown rice bowl comes across as a Japanese kedgeree, with its hit of curry and boiled eggs to top it off.

Features

Let's go to the museum / Scout Museum a path to great outdoors

Let's go to the museum / Scout Museum a path to great outdoors

By Noriya Nagashima / Yomiuri Shimbun Staff Writer Children are said to play outside less often these days. However, that common refrain didn't concern the uniform-clad children at the Scout...

Japanese armor returns to life in suburban British home

Japanese armor returns to life in suburban British home

Robert Soanes perhaps was not your typical British teenager. But he never considered himself to be a warrior, either.But while most of his friends were following traditional pursuits, Soanes's childhood...

OPINION: Japan's betrayal of the hibakusha

OPINION: Japan's betrayal of the hibakusha

One hundred and twenty-two nations voted on July 7 to adopt the U.N. Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons -- a historic agreement to outlaw, for all time, the...

Martial Arts

Riner has sights set on 2020 Games

Riner has sights set on 2020 Games

AFPPARIS (AFP-Jiji) — French judoka Teddy Riner said Monday that he will go for a third straight heavyweight Olympic gold medal at Tokyo 2020, after winning his record ninth world...

Judo: Hashimoto continues Japan's golden run, Yoshida settles for silver

Judo: Hashimoto continues Japan's golden run, Yoshida settles for silver

BUDAPEST (Kyodo) -- Japan's Soichi Hashimoto won the men's 73-kilogram gold medal at judo's world championships on Wednesday, when fellow worlds debutant Tsukasa Yoshida settled for silver. In his final, Hashimoto...

Japanese swords carve out larger fanbase

Japanese swords carve out larger fanbase

By Akihiro Takeda / Yomiuri Shimbun Staff WriterMore and more people are being drawn to the wonder of Japanese swords, with a sizable number actually wanting to hold one in...