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Mitsubishi Pickup Truck In Could be Sold in America

Mitsubishi Pickup Truck In Could be Sold in America

Toyota sells pickup trucks in the United States. A lot of them. So does Nissan. Even Honda is in on the action with the new Ridgeline. And Mitsubishi wants a slice of it, too.

Craiglist Honda Civic Type R For $50K

Craiglist Honda Civic Type R For $50K

The Honda Civic Type R is supposed to be a performance car for the average enthusiast. Its wild looks may not be to everyone’s tastes, but its sub-$35,000 price tag is something every car enthusiast can get behind.  The thing is that low production figures and large demand make some...

Toyota Land Cruiser Base Version

Toyota Land Cruiser Base Version

The recent 2018MY Toyota Land Cruiser's facelift comes with what many potential customers might have missed: the entry-level Utility trim level. Toyota UK describes it as a "workhorse" grade, aimed at those who want the durability and dependability of a Land Cruiser (sold as the Prado in certain markets)...

Toyota Prius Vs Hyundai Ioniq and Kia Niro

Toyota Prius Vs Hyundai Ioniq and Kia Niro

With the European market increasingly turning its back on diesel, hybrid models are gaining more and more traction, but which one is the best? The car that has made its name a synonym with the term “hybrid” is the Toyota Prius, which is currently in its fourth generation, though now...

Mazda rotary engine returning

Mazda rotary engine returning

With the return of the Toyota Supra, the Lotus Esprit and Mazda RX-7 probably share the trophy for hardcore sports cars we'd most like sequels for. The Esprit's too hopeless to consider. Mazda continues to speak in riddles about a new RX-7, but the company has confirmed that the RX-7's...

Toyota Could Build a True FJ Cruiser Successor

Toyota Could Build a True FJ Cruiser Successor

Toyota has been toying with FJ Cruiser enthusiasts for years now, but their wish might finally come true. Last year, the Japanese automaker debuted two concepts that had people wondering if a true FJ Cruiser successor was being considered. But the FT-4X Concept turned out to be disappointing for those hoping...

No Season Pass For Sony's New God Of War

No Season Pass For Sony's New God Of War

These days one of the tactics that we're seeing developers and publishers use when it comes to trying to squeeze...

Rumor: Canon New Mirrorless Camera To Be Launched Next Month

Rumor: Canon New Mirrorless Camera To Be Launched Next Month

If the rumors are true, Canon is apparently working on a new mirrorless camera, and the question is when will...

Preorder Nintendo Labo Kits For The Switch

Preorder Nintendo Labo Kits For The Switch

If the recently unveiled Nintendo Labo kits for the Switch sound like something you might be interested in, then you'll...

iiyama Announces The New ProLite XB2779QQS-S1 27-Inch 5K LCD Monitor

iiyama Announces The New ProLite XB2779QQS-S1 27-Inch 5K LCD Monitor

iiyama is pleased to release their newest 27-inch 5K LCD monitor ‘ProLite XB2779QQS-S1' for the European market. Adopting an IPS...

News

Students enjoy coming-of-age ritual in bright historical outfits

Students enjoy coming-of-age ritual in bright historical outfits

Young people went back in time a thousand years to come of age at a Tokyo university on Jan. 20.Forty-six...

TEPCO starts clearing rubble at No.1 reactor

TEPCO starts clearing rubble at No.1 reactor

The operator of the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has started clearing rubble at the Number 1 reactor. Workers...

Sport

Wrestler says he wasn't driving the car

Wrestler says he wasn't driving the car

The Japan Sumo Association says wrestler Osunaarashi has denied allegations that he was driving a car involved in a traffic accident earlier this month. Association officials interviewed the Egyptian-born Juryo-ranked wrestler accompanied by his lawyer and his stable master on Sunday.

Sumo wrestler caused vehicular accident

Sumo wrestler caused vehicular accident

NHK has learned that a sumo wrestler, driving without a license, was involved in a vehicular accident earlier this month. No one was injured.Investigative sources say a vehicle, driven by Juryo-ranked wrestler Osunaarashi, rear-ended another in the town of Yamanouchi in Nagano Prefecture. The accident occurred before the start of the ongoing grand tournament.

Cuisine

Tighter rules prompt wineries to review indications

Tighter rules prompt wineries to review indications

Jiji Press YAMAGATA (Jiji Press) — Some wineries are moving to change their product indications containing geographical names ahead of the planned tightening of place-of-origin rules aimed at preventing consumers' misunderstanding amid the rising reputation of domestic wines. Among them is Takeda Winery in the city of Kaminoyama, Yamagata Prefecture, whose mainstay products include the Zao Star series. The product brand...

Quick, simple rice for one?: Cooking with latest appliances 'as easy as making toast'

Quick, simple rice for one?: Cooking with latest appliances 'as easy as making toast'

By Yoko Tsujimoto / Yomiuri Shimbun Staff WriterOSAKA — You don't have to have a rice cooker these days, particularly if you want just one bowl, as there are single portions available at convenience stores and pre-cooked packs that just need to be microwaved. Nonetheless, small rice cookers are selling well among people who want to eat just one serving...

Features

Self-repairing ceramic eyed for aircraft engines, Shinkansen

Self-repairing ceramic eyed for aircraft engines, Shinkansen

Japanese researchers say they have developed a ceramic material that self-repairs cracks in just a minute and could drastically change manufacturing methods for the transportation industry.The team from the National...

Photoscape / Teenagers help preserve art of puppet theater

Photoscape / Teenagers help preserve art of puppet theater

By Masanori Inagaki / Yomiuri Shimbun PhotographerLeaders of traditional puppet theater are working to pass their art on to future generations, holding workshops for younger people and energetically performing in...

Martial Arts

Judo: Double Olympic champ Tani makes jump from 4th to 6th dan

Judo: Double Olympic champ Tani makes jump from 4th to 6th dan

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Retired Japanese female judoka and politician Ryoko Tani has been promoted from fourth to sixth dan, accomplishing the rare feat of skipping black-belt ranks based on time...

Children practice karate in sea at New Year event

Children practice karate in sea at New Year event

Children in southwestern Japan have braved the cold of the sea for their first karate practice of the year. A karate training group in Nichinan City, Miyazaki Prefecture, holds the event...