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We Drive The 2018 Lexus LC500h Hybrid V6: Ask Us Anything

We Drive The 2018 Lexus LC500h Hybrid V6: Ask Us Anything

The 2018 Lexus LC500h in my driveway is a hot-looking machine that begs for attention. Its curvy lines and sharp, angular accents somehow complement each other while increasing my property value. The 2+2 coupe is a statement piece, for sure.

Toyota Is Planning To Build A New Fuel Cell Factory In Japan

Toyota Is Planning To Build A New Fuel Cell Factory In Japan

Toyota, which is one of the pioneers of hydrogen powered vehicles, will establish a production facility for fuel cell stacks in Japan.

2018 Nissan Leaf Goes Topless, Thankfully It's Just A Concept

2018 Nissan Leaf Goes Topless, Thankfully It's Just A Concept

Have you ever looked at the second-gen Nissan Leaf thinking it needs a convertible version? No? It doesn't matter, because the automaker has just made one.

Honda S660 Modulo X Boasts Sportier Styling And Minor Performance Tweaks

Honda S660 Modulo X Boasts Sportier Styling And Minor Performance Tweaks

Honda introduced the S660 nearly three years ago and the company is upping the ante by unveiling the new S660 Modulo X.

Can Mitsubishi's Eclipse Cross Lure You Away From Other Compact Crossovers?

Can Mitsubishi's Eclipse Cross Lure You Away From Other Compact Crossovers?

Mitsubishi expanded their SUV offerings last year with the launch of the new Eclipse Cross. It slots under the ASX and larger Outlander and shares the same platform.

Honda Fit EV Slated To Make A Return In 2020

Honda Fit EV Slated To Make A Return In 2020

The Honda Fit EV went out of production a few years ago but it appears the model could soon be making a return.

Google Pay Gets Suica And WAON Support In Japan

Google Pay Gets Suica And WAON Support In Japan

Google launched Android Pay in Japan back in 2016 and the company focused on creating a unique mobile checkout...

NVIDIA SHIELD TV Android Oreo Update Rolling Out

NVIDIA SHIELD TV Android Oreo Update Rolling Out

The wait is finally over for NVIDIA SHIELD TV owners as the company has finally started rolling out the...

OnePlus 6 Is The Company's First Handset With Seamless Android Updates

OnePlus 6 Is The Company's First Handset With Seamless Android Updates

The OnePlus 6 is a handset of many first for the company. OnePlus confirmed several weeks before officially unveiling...

Resident Evil 7 Cloud Version Could Launch Outside Of Japan

Resident Evil 7 Cloud Version Could Launch Outside Of Japan

Earlier this week Capcom announced that Resident Evil 7 would be arriving on the Nintendo Switch. However this isn't the...

News

Mourners pay tribute to singer Hideki Saijo

Mourners pay tribute to singer Hideki Saijo

Mourners have paid tribute to the Japanese singer Hideki Saijo, who died earlier this month at the age of 63.Saijo...

Abe: Peace treaty will boost economic development

Abe: Peace treaty will boost economic development

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has called on Russia to help resolve the 2 countries' territorial issue, for the sake...

Sport

Golf: Nasa Hataoka leads LPGA Tour event in Michigan

Golf: Nasa Hataoka leads LPGA Tour event in Michigan

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Nasa Hataoka shot a 4-under 68 on Friday, and the Japanese teenager leads by one stroke over Minjee Lee after the second round of the LPGA Volvik Championship. Hataoka, who lost in a playoff last week in the Kingsmill Championship in Virginia...

Golf: McIlroy shoots 65, leads by 3 at Wentworth

Golf: McIlroy shoots 65, leads by 3 at Wentworth

VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) -- Rory McIlroy shot a 7-under 65 to move into the second-round lead at the BMW PGA Championship on Friday. So good was McIlroy's bogey-free round at Wentworth that playing partner Alex Noren, the defending champion, called it "the best round I've ever...

Cuisine

'Koya-dofu' plus soybean flour makes plain but nutritious snack

'Koya-dofu' plus soybean flour makes plain but nutritious snack

When snack time begins at 3 p.m at Fukasawa Mill Nursery School, expectant children come running into the lunchroom where nutritionist Tomoko Ikeda waits, asking, "What are we having today?" Ever since she was an elementary school student, Ikeda loved to eat and also observe her mother cooking. After studying cooking in high school, she gained certification as a nutritionist at...

'Cat in a bath' curry and rice spices up pupils with allergies

'Cat in a bath' curry and rice spices up pupils with allergies

Of the 110 pupils who attend Fukasawa Mill Nursery School in Tokyo's Setagaya Ward, nine have food allergies, from the "big three" of flour, eggs and milk, to nuts and kiwi. At the nursery school, the kitchen staff chooses the ingredients and recipes carefully so that everyone can eat the same school lunch as much as possible.

Features

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...

Farthest star photographed with cosmic lens, Hubble telescope

Farthest star photographed with cosmic lens, Hubble telescope

The farthest individual star to ever have been photographed, whose light has taken 9 billion years to reach Earth, was captured using cosmic lenses in an international research project by...

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...