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Honda Announces 2020 City Unveiling For November 25

Honda Announces 2020 City Unveiling For November 25

After presenting the global Fit/Jazz at the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show last month, Honda is now getting ready to launch its sedan variant, the City.

Toyota Century Convertible Bows At Emperor Naruhito's Coronation Ceremony

Toyota Century Convertible Bows At Emperor Naruhito's Coronation Ceremony

The Toyota Century Convertible has made its official debut during the coronation ceremony of Emperor Naruhito.

Honda Might Replace Your Pilot or Passport Due To Bad Body Welding

Honda Might Replace Your Pilot or Passport Due To Bad Body Welding

Honda has issued a recall for certain 2019-2020 Pilot and 2019 Passport models, after identifying that a small number of them left the factory with incomplete body welds.

Nissan X-Trail N-Trek Limited Edition Launches From AU$38,700

Nissan X-Trail N-Trek Limited Edition Launches From AU$38,700

Nissan has expanded the X-Trail range in Australia by launching the new N-Trek Limited Edition. Based on the mid-spec ST-L, it slots under the range-topping Ti, and is limited to 500 units.

Toyota And BYD Announce Chinese Joint Venture To Develop EVs

Toyota And BYD Announce Chinese Joint Venture To Develop EVs

Toyota and BYD have agreed to set up a joint company to research and develop battery electric vehicles (BEVs).

Subaru Levorg Sharpened Up With V-Sport Edition In Japan

Subaru Levorg Sharpened Up With V-Sport Edition In Japan

Subaru isn't ready to drop the current generation Levorg just yet, despite the fact that an all-new model was previewed last month at the Tokyo Motor Show.

Technology

Tencent Could Start Making Games With Nintendo Characters

Tencent Could Start Making Games With Nintendo Characters

We have seen Tencent making a lot of games (especially for the mobile platform). You must be aware of games...

Google's App Defense Alliance Wants To Stop Bad Android Apps From Reaching Your Phone

Google's App Defense Alliance Wants To Stop Bad Android Apps From Reaching…

While the Google Play Store has systems in place to try and prevent malware and bad apps from getting listed...

Sony drops support for Email app from Xperia 5 onwards

Sony drops support for Email app from Xperia 5 onwards

We have often written about the number of services that Sony has been dropping over the last 18 months or...

TabTale & Sony Pictures Announce Charlie's Angels and Jumanji's Mobile Games

TabTale & Sony Pictures Announce Charlie's Angels and Jumanji's Mobile Games

Right after we covered the Sony Pictures’ announcement to offer an exclusive VR experience, it looks like there are more...

News

One month since Typhoon Hagibis tore through Japan

One month since Typhoon Hagibis tore through Japan

It's been one month since the powerful Typhoon Hagibis caused extensive damage in many parts of Japan. The storm...

LA Angels: Ohtani recovering well after surgery

LA Angels: Ohtani recovering well after surgery

Shohei Ohtani of the Major League Baseball team the Los Angeles Angels is reportedly recovering on schedule after knee surgery...

Sport

Noguchi named 1st Japanese to carry Olympic flame

Noguchi named 1st Japanese to carry Olympic flame

Olympic gold medalist Mizuki Noguchi will become the first Japanese runner of the torch relay for next year's Tokyo Olympic Games.The Games' organizing committee announced on Monday that it has chosen Noguchi, the winner of the women's marathon at the 2004 Athens Olympics.

Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament opens

Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament opens

The Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament opened on Sunday in the city of Fukuoka, southwestern Japan.One of the wrestlers drawing much attention is Takakeisho, who has just returned to the second-highest rank of Ozeki. He started the tournament with a win.

Cuisine

Guests enjoy Japanese cuisine in court banquet

Guests enjoy Japanese cuisine in court banquet

International guests at Emperor Naruhito's enthronement ceremony have been served Japanese cuisine at a court banquet.The first of four "Kyoen-no-gi" banquets started just after 7:20 p.m. on Tuesday at the Imperial Palace.

Milan pasta with tomato sauce has a simple but profound flavor

Milan pasta with tomato sauce has a simple but profound flavor

In a mansion standing in a prime location in Milan, a servant polishes silver tableware while a personal chef shows off his skills for the epicurean family that calls it home. It's not a scene from a film, but a snippet out of the daily life that chef Tetsuo Ota experienced in his early 30s. At that time, Ota, who is...

Features

Asahi buys Fuller's beer business for $327 million

Asahi buys Fuller's beer business for $327 million

LONDON--Japanese brewer Asahi is buying the beer business of Britain's Fuller Smith & Turner's for 250 million pounds ($327 million), in a deal that includes its flagship London Pride.The deal...

Imperial Guard members show determination in Tokyo parade

Imperial Guard members show determination in Tokyo parade

About 250 Imperial Guard Headquarters members paraded solemnly through central Tokyo on Jan. 25 with unwavering determination ahead of the upcoming historical events in accordance with Emperor Akihito's abdication of...

Sights, sounds of Showa Era greet visitors to Fukui culture museum

Sights, sounds of Showa Era greet visitors to Fukui culture museum

FUKUI--A permanent exhibition at the Fukui Prefectural Museum of Cultural History here allows visitors to travel back to the Showa Era (1926-1989) to see how people's lives were beginning to...

Martial Arts

MARTIAL ARTS/ Mighty Mouse, Alvarez set for Japan debuts

MARTIAL ARTS/ Mighty Mouse, Alvarez set for Japan debuts

LOS ANGELES--Demetrious Johnson and Eddie Alvarez will make their One Championship debuts at the mixed martial arts promotion's first show in Japan on March 31. One Championship on Wednesday revealed several...

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...