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Relive The '90s In This Barely-Driven Infiniti M30 Convertible

Relive The '90s In This Barely-Driven Infiniti M30 Convertible

Infiniti made about 17,000 units of the M30 Coupe between 1989 and 1992. Out of these, nearly 3,000 were turned into convertibles by American Sunroof Corporation, featuring a canvas top that could be operated at the push of a button.

Lexus RC F Set To Star In ‘Men In Black: International Movie'

Lexus RC F Set To Star In ‘Men In Black: International Movie'

When you’re pursuing alien threats at high-speed, you need the right type of equipment, which in the upcoming Men in Black: International movie, translates to a highly customized Lexus RC F.

2019 Mazda CX-9 Review and Buying Guide | Fun for the whole family

2019 Mazda CX-9 Review and Buying Guide | Fun for the whole family

The 2019 Mazda CX-9 crossover is the biggest vehicle in the Japanese automaker's lineup, and the only one to offer a third row of seating. It has only one powertrain option, but offers a wide variety of other content across various trim levels. Many folks are drawn to Mazdas...

Nissan brings fascinating GT-R-derived cylinder coating tech to Altima

Nissan brings fascinating GT-R-derived cylinder coating tech to Altima

Nissan has announced that its Decherd, Tennessee, assembly plant will start using a fascinating cylinder-coating technology in the Altima's 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine, a technology that the company points out has been used in the high-performance GT-R. This isn't the first application of what Nissan calls its "mirror-bore" technology; it has...

The wings on this Nissan GT-R hillclimb car will blow your mind

The wings on this Nissan GT-R hillclimb car will blow your mind

Hillclimb cars are traditionally stupendously winged beasts, but this one takes the cake for the wildest wings we've seen in awhile. Franco Scribante Racing put this Nissan GT-R hillclimb car together, and the team plans to bring it to South Africa's Simola Hillclimb next month. As we sit mouth agape...

Toyota Mark X Final Edition Is The End Of The Road For Iconic JDM Sports Sedan

Toyota Mark X Final Edition Is The End Of The Road For Iconic JDM Sports Sedan

The Mark X has been around for over 50 years since it made its debut as the Mark II. However, production is scheduled to end in December and Toyota is sending off its domestic market sports sedan with a Final Edition of the 250S and 250S Four that are launching...

Technology

Mario Kart Tour Beta Release On Phones Confirmed For Next Month

Mario Kart Tour Beta Release On Phones Confirmed For Next Month

Nintendo fans have long been waiting for Mario Kart Tour, which is basically the mobile-friendly version of Mario Kart...

Nintendo Not Launching New Switch Console At E3

Nintendo Not Launching New Switch Console At E3

There have been a few reports recently about Nintendo being close to launching a new model of its popular...

The Nintendo Switch Has Surpassed The N64 In Lifetime Sales

The Nintendo Switch Has Surpassed The N64 In Lifetime Sales

Nintendo’s future felt a bit murky during the era of the Wii U, where Nintendo was attempting to build on...

How To Use Gmail Confidential Mode (Windows, Android, iOS)

How To Use Gmail Confidential Mode (Windows, Android, iOS)

Sending emails hasn’t changed much in the last decade or so. Yes, the user interface has gotten better and we...

News

Ghosn released on bail again

Ghosn released on bail again

Former Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn has been released on bail from a Japanese detention facility for a second time.The...

Court grants Ghosn bail

Court grants Ghosn bail

Nissan Mortor's former chairman Carlos Ghosn will be free again from detention. A Tokyo court granted him bail earlier on...

Sport

Tokyo gives diplomats tour of Olympic venues

Tokyo gives diplomats tour of Olympic venues

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government has given foreign diplomats in Japan a tour of venues for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games less than 500 days before they open.More than 130 ambassadors and embassy staff members from 107 countries and territories took part in the tour on Thursday.

2020 Tokyo Olympics ticket website set up

2020 Tokyo Olympics ticket website set up

Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics have set up an official website for selling tickets.The Olympic organizing committee told a news conference on Thursday that it will accept applications for tickets through a lottery on the official site during a 20-day period from May 9. Only people who live in Japan can apply. The winners will be announced on June...

Cuisine

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...

Rice and bamboo shoots, sweet yet bitter, heralds arrival of spring

Rice and bamboo shoots, sweet yet bitter, heralds arrival of spring

Although it was not quite in season yet, the freshly parboiled bamboo shoot tasted amazingly sweet. The subtle tang in the aftertaste suggested the arrival of spring. Rice cooked with large pieces of bamboo shoots, complete with the vivid young leaf buds of Japanese pepper, is also a feast for the eyes.

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...