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Infiniti Teases Bold Electric Crossover Concept Ahead Of Detroit World Debut

Infiniti Teases Bold Electric Crossover Concept Ahead Of Detroit World Debut

Infiniti will bring a fully-electric crossover concept based on an all-new EV platform at next month's Detroit Auto Show.

Nissan Is Suing Carlos Ghosn's Sister For 'Unjust Enrichment'

Nissan Is Suing Carlos Ghosn's Sister For 'Unjust Enrichment'

Nissan has reportedly sued Carlos Ghosn's sister, Claudine Bichara de Oliveira, in a Rio de Janeiro court for "unjust enrichment", according to a report from Reuters.

Police Take Down 14 Y.O. Suspected Car Thief As His Mazda Flips Over During Chase

Police Take Down 14 Y.O. Suspected Car Thief As His Mazda Flips Over During Chase

A 14-year old car thief was apprehended by authorities in Florida after stealing a 2015 Mazda6 and leading Pasco Sheriff’s deputies on a chase that ended with the Mazda sedan flipping over.

First 2020 Toyota Supra Will Be Auctioned Off For Charity on January 19

First 2020 Toyota Supra Will Be Auctioned Off For Charity on January 19

Have you desperately been waiting to get your hands on the new generation Toyota Supra at any cost?

Toyota Leads Latest Reliability Study, But Mazda Models Are The Most Affordable To Fix

Toyota Leads Latest Reliability Study, But Mazda Models Are The Most Affordable To Fix

Having your check engine light come on can be a bit disconcerting as it could mean anything from major problems to something as simple as a gas cap not being tightly screwed on.

Half Of Switch Owners Have Bought Zelda, Mario Kart, & Super Mario Odyssey

Half Of Switch Owners Have Bought Zelda, Mario Kart, & Super Mario…

Nintendo has a stable of classic franchises that are almost always guaranteed to do well whenever they launch. This is...

Nintendo Won't Restock NES And SNES Classic Mini Consoles

Nintendo Won't Restock NES And SNES Classic Mini Consoles

Nintendo hit its fans with a heavy dose of nostalgia in 2016 with the NES Classic mini console. It...

Motorola One And Moto X4 Android Pie Update Released In The U.S.

Motorola One And Moto X4 Android Pie Update Released In The U.S.

Motorola has reached out to confirm that it’s now releasing the much awaited Android 9 Pie update for the...

Opera For Android Now Has A Cryptocurrency Wallet

Opera For Android Now Has A Cryptocurrency Wallet

Opera had confirmed earlier this year that it would build a cryptocurrency wallet inside its Android browser. The company...

News

Govt. starts landfill work in Okinawa

Govt. starts landfill work in Okinawa

Japan's central government is pushing ahead with a controversial plan to relocate an American military base within the southern prefecture...

Road rage driver gets 18 years

Road rage driver gets 18 years

A court in Yokohama has sentenced a man to 18 years in prison for dangerous driving that caused 2 deaths.Prosecutors...

Sport

Skater Kihira joyful after Grand Prix Final win

Skater Kihira joyful after Grand Prix Final win

Japanese figure skater Rika Kihira says she is truly happy to have won this year's women's title at the Grand Prix Final in Vancouver, Canada, in her debut season.The 16-year-old star spoke to reporters on Sunday, the day after besting PyeongChang Olympic champion Alina Zagitova of Russia and other competitors.

Kihira wins figure skating Grand Prix Final

Kihira wins figure skating Grand Prix Final

Japanese figure skater Rika Kihira has won the women's event at the Grand Prix final in Vancouver, Canada, in her debut season.16-year-old Kihira defeated PyeongChang Olympic champion Alina Zagitova of Russia on Saturday.

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...