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Customized Nissan GT-R Gets Adjustable Suspension, Bronze Rims

Customized Nissan GT-R Gets Adjustable Suspension, Bronze Rims

Given that it originally hit assembly all the way back in 2007 (oh yes, time does fly…), the Nissan GT-R has aged quite nicely.

2019 Nissan Leaf E-Plus Will Have 200 HP, 200+ Mile Range

2019 Nissan Leaf E-Plus Will Have 200 HP, 200+ Mile Range

The long-range Nissan Leaf was recently snapped at a charging station and now the automaker has revealed new details about the upcoming model.

Honda Civic Type R Facelift Spied With New Bumpers, Smaller Rear Wing

Honda Civic Type R Facelift Spied With New Bumpers, Smaller Rear Wing

The Honda Civic Type R was unveiled about a year and a half ago, and it appears the model is already getting its first facelift.

Facelifted 2019 Honda Pilot Arrives With New Tech And Styling, Priced From $32,445

Facelifted 2019 Honda Pilot Arrives With New Tech And Styling, Priced From $32,445

Honda announced pricing and range details of the refreshed 2019 Pilot, which arrives in dealerships today.

Wald-Tuned Toyota Land Cruiser Looks Ready To Star In A Rap Video

Wald-Tuned Toyota Land Cruiser Looks Ready To Star In A Rap Video

The Toyota Land Cruiser is one of the best SUVs in its segment. It has a conservative look, good levels of equipment, lots of space inside and the ability to challenge some pretty steep slopes.

Lexus May Soon Electrify Its F Performance Models

Lexus May Soon Electrify Its F Performance Models

Lexus could introduce a range of electrified powertrains across its F performance brand, president Yoshihiro Sawa has confirmed.

Rumor Claims Microsoft Will Be Selling Its Own Android Phones Soon

Rumor Claims Microsoft Will Be Selling Its Own Android Phones Soon

Microsoft tried to improve its fortunes in the smartphone market with the acquisition of Nokia’s hardware division but that...

Nintendo Unveils Winners Of Its Labo Creators Contest

Nintendo Unveils Winners Of Its Labo Creators Contest

While Nintendo has provided creators with some templates and ideas on how to use its Labo kits, we've see how...

Moto E5 Play Android Go Edition Launched

Moto E5 Play Android Go Edition Launched

The Moto E5 Play is a cheaper version of the Moto E5 and there are minor differences in the...

Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact get July 2018 security patches (51.1.A.4.265)

Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact get July 2018 security patches (51.1.A.4.265)

Sony Mobile is currently rolling out a new firmware update for its flagship Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact devices...

News

Panel to study water discharge from dams

Panel to study water discharge from dams

Japan's land minister says he will ask a panel of experts to review how residents are informed about the emergency...

Heat adds to hardship in flood-hit areas

Heat adds to hardship in flood-hit areas

People in western Japan are battling soaring temperatures as they still reel from devastating floods and landslides triggered by record...

Sport

Tokyo Olympic torch relay to start in Fukushima

Tokyo Olympic torch relay to start in Fukushima

The torch relay for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will start in Fukushima Prefecture, with an emphasis on areas hit hard by the 2011 quake, tsunami and nuclear accident.The route drawn up by the Tokyo Games organizing committee was approved at a meeting with the central and Tokyo governments on Thursday.

Japan soccer team welcomed home

Japan soccer team welcomed home

Japan's national soccer team has returned from the World Cup in Russia and was welcomed by a cheering crowd at Narita airport near Tokyo.Coach Akira Nishino and his 23-man squad arrived at the airport on Thursday.

Cuisine

Sardines cooked with escargot butter popular with shoppers

Sardines cooked with escargot butter popular with shoppers

Chef Koji Yamada has been working with the local supermarket Tsuruya in Ueda, Nagano Prefecture, to create healthy recipes for home cooking, which are distributed at all 33 stores of the supermarket in the prefecture. Yamada, chef of Weisshorn, a restaurant located in Maruko Central Hospital in Ueda, comes up with three or four low-sodium recipes a month that feature in-season...

Chicken thigh broiled with Shinshu miso-based sauce

Chicken thigh broiled with Shinshu miso-based sauce

This week's recipe is for a dish that is popular among patients and staff at Weisshorn, a restaurant located in Maruko Central Hospital in Ueda, Nagano Prefecture. The restaurant's exclusive chef is Koji Yamada, 52, whose family has run a mountain hut on Mount Jonendake in the Northern Alps.

Features

Birthplace of Toyota vehicles to open to public in Aichi in July

Birthplace of Toyota vehicles to open to public in Aichi in July

KARIYA, Aichi Prefecture--Rescued from demolition, a wooden factory building where Toyota Motor Corp. founder Kiichiro Toyoda built his first passenger car prototype in 1935, will open to the public on...

KYOTO GOES KAWAII: Lacquerware maker goes modern to lure young customers

KYOTO GOES KAWAII: Lacquerware maker goes modern to lure young customers

A centuries-old Kyoto-style lacquerware maker wants to put its softly rounded cups snugly into the hands of younger generations. The Tsubomi Cup is the product of Zohiko, whose main shop is...

Martial Arts

Kamen Joshi’s Nanaka Kawamura wins mixed martial arts match at Deep Jewels 18

Kamen Joshi’s Nanaka Kawamura wins mixed martial arts match at Deep Jewels 18

Kamen Joshi member Nanaka Kawamura won her mixed martial arts match at the Deep Jewels 18 fighting event on December 3.Kawamura is the first active idol to participate in this...

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...