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Some Subaru Ascent Owners To Get A Brand-New Model Thanks To A Recall

Some Subaru Ascent Owners To Get A Brand-New Model Thanks To A Recall

The Subaru Ascent recently went on sale in the United States and it's already a hit with consumers as the model is out selling the Legacy.

Infiniti Drops New Teaser Of Electrified Performance Concept

Infiniti Drops New Teaser Of Electrified Performance Concept

A new teaser image of Infiniti’s upcoming electrified performance concept has been released ahead of the vehicle’s premiere at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance later this month.

Watching The Evolution Of The Mazda RX-7 Makes Us Yearn For A New One

Watching The Evolution Of The Mazda RX-7 Makes Us Yearn For A New One

The Toyota Supra is coming back. The Acura NSX already has. And the Nissan Z never really left. That leaves the Mazda RX-7 among the last of the Japanese sports cars of the 1980s and ’90s for which we’re still left pining.

2019 Nissan Sentra Gains New Tech And An SV Special Edition

2019 Nissan Sentra Gains New Tech And An SV Special Edition

The Nissan Altima is all-new for 2019, but its smaller stablemate is getting some updates for the new model year.

1,000 HP Hellcat-Powered Toyota Prius Smokes Dodge Demon On The Drag Strip

1,000 HP Hellcat-Powered Toyota Prius Smokes Dodge Demon On The Drag Strip

When Toyota launched the Prius, it expected it to become a best seller. We doubt, however, that it woule even think that one would become a monster of a drag racer.

Mitsubishi Says It's Not Overly Concerned With Trump's Tariffs

Mitsubishi Says It's Not Overly Concerned With Trump's Tariffs

Mitsubishi is remaining optimistic in the face of potential tariffs from the Trump administration.

WhatsApp Android Backup Will No Longer Count Towards Google Drive Storage

WhatsApp Android Backup Will No Longer Count Towards Google Drive Storage

Advertisinggoogletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1510975358368-0'); });WhatsApp for Android backups its data onto Google Drive. If you’re the type that doesn’t keep a...

Apple Investigated In Japan Over Alleged Anti-Competitive Practices

Apple Investigated In Japan Over Alleged Anti-Competitive Practices

Advertisinggoogletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1510975358368-0'); });Given the popularity of the iOS platform, it’s easy to see how Apple can hold a tremendous...

Nintendo Unveils New Walmart Exclusive Switch Bundle

Nintendo Unveils New Walmart Exclusive Switch Bundle

Advertisinggoogletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1510975358368-0'); });If you have yet to hope on board the Nintendo Switch hype train, you might be interested...

Sony Will Have A 'Serious' Answer To Nikon & Canon's Upcoming Mirrorless Cameras

Sony Will Have A 'Serious' Answer To Nikon & Canon's Upcoming Mirrorless…

Advertisinggoogletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1510975358368-0'); });It is safe to say that for the longest time ever, Sony has been hugely successful with...

News

JMA: Kuchinoerabu Island volcano remains active

JMA: Kuchinoerabu Island volcano remains active

Japan's Meteorological Agency is warning that the volcano on Kuchinoerabu Island in the country's southwest remains active despite a decline...

Kuchinoerabu island rocked by volcano tremors

Kuchinoerabu island rocked by volcano tremors

Japan Meteorological Agency officials say intense seismic activity continued on Thursday from the Mount Shindake volcano on the island of...

Sport

Ex-amateur boxing chief quits all posts

Ex-amateur boxing chief quits all posts

The Japan Amateur Boxing Federation says its former chief Akira Yamane has quit the other amateur boxing bodies he belonged to and resigned from senior posts.The JABF announced on Wednesday that Yamane revealed his resignations to JABF managing director Teruo Yoshimori.

Olympic officials cool down roads with water

Olympic officials cool down roads with water

Tokyo officials preparing for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games have tested a water-sprinkling method for cooling down roads.They face the major challenge of how to beat the sweltering summer heat and keep athletes and spectators comfortable during the Tokyo Games.

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...