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Taxi Driver Rams Mitsubishi Outlander Into A Rollover

Taxi Driver Rams Mitsubishi Outlander Into A Rollover

While it may seem that the number of unfortunate (and sometimes, easily avoidable) traffic accidents are on the rise, we suspect that the web combined with the increasing use of dashcams often blow things out of proportion.

Red Bull's Max Verstappen Excited About 2019 Honda Engine Deal

Red Bull's Max Verstappen Excited About 2019 Honda Engine Deal

Even though Red Bull has been extremely successful using Renault power, the recent progress showed by Honda alongside sister-team Toro Rosso led to it signing a deal to use the Japanese engines starting next year.

The Top Ten Most American-Made Vehicles Include Four From Honda

The Top Ten Most American-Made Vehicles Include Four From Honda

Where cars are built has taken on a new importance in the Trump era and the administration will probably be surprised to learn that four vehicles from Honda made the Cars.com top ten list of the most American-made vehicles.

2018 Toyota Century Is Japan's Idea Of A Rolls-Royce, For Half The Price

2018 Toyota Century Is Japan's Idea Of A Rolls-Royce, For Half The Price

Favored by Japan’s emperor, as well as high-ranking government officials, wealthy businessmen, and even Yakuza bosses, the Toyota Century is Japan’s most exclusive luxury model. You can think of it as the Rolls Royce or Bentley of the Land of the Rising Sun.

2019 Subaru CrossTrek Gets Minor Updates As Plug-In Variant Arrives Later This Year

2019 Subaru CrossTrek Gets Minor Updates As Plug-In Variant Arrives Later This Year

Subaru Crosstrek sales have climbed every year in the United States and the company is hoping to keep that momentum going by announcing a handful of updates to the 2019 model.

Inattentive Honda Accord Driver Narrowly Missed By Fast-Moving Semi

Inattentive Honda Accord Driver Narrowly Missed By Fast-Moving Semi

As far as potentially tragic near-misses go, few are crazier than this. Indeed, if you can watch the video below without flinching, you have more nerve than us.

Flashtool updated to support Xperia XZ2 and XA2 devices (0.9.25.0)

Flashtool updated to support Xperia XZ2 and XA2 devices (0.9.25.0)

Flashtool is one of the most useful pieces of third-party software to help upgrade/downgrade or change regional firmware for Sony...

Nintendo Switch Vertical Grip Accessory Launched On Kickstarter

Nintendo Switch Vertical Grip Accessory Launched On Kickstarter

The Nintendo Switch for the most part has been designed to be played horizontally. However there are some games, such...

Google Revamps Account Safety On Android

Google Revamps Account Safety On Android

Google today announced that it’s introducing an improved Google Account experience for Android devices. The new experience brings features...

Google Chrome On Android Can Now Download Articles For Offline Viewing

Google Chrome On Android Can Now Download Articles For Offline Viewing

One of the perks of living in a developed country is that when it comes to the internet infrastructure, it...

News

Allied forces GHQ criticized eugenics bill as more problematic than Nazi law

Allied forces GHQ criticized eugenics bill as more problematic than Nazi law

TOKYO -- A senior official of the U.S. occupation forces in Japan criticized a...

Bankrupt kimono rental firm chief arrested

Bankrupt kimono rental firm chief arrested

Police have arrested the president of a bankrupt rental kimono firm for allegedly swindling hundreds of thousands of dollars in...

Sport

Soccer: Kroos scores late to give Germany 2-1 win over Sweden

Soccer: Kroos scores late to give Germany 2-1 win over Sweden

SOCHI, Russia (AP) -- The desperate world champions from Germany were seconds from losing control of their World Cup fate when Toni Kroos whispered to Marco Reus just outside Sweden's penalty area. With the score tied in the fifth minute of stoppage time, Kroos seemed to remind...

Soccer: Belgium looks best yet at World Cup in 5-2 rout of Tunisia

Soccer: Belgium looks best yet at World Cup in 5-2 rout of Tunisia

MOSCOW (AP) -- Belgium seems to be getting better and better -- maybe even the best yet at the World Cup. It's still early, but a hugely talented Belgian squad made a big statement on Saturday in its 5-2 rout of Tunisia. No team has scored more...

Cuisine

'Power food' of old, deceptively moreish 'tororo' grated yam soup

'Power food' of old, deceptively moreish 'tororo' grated yam soup

Chojiya is a restaurant specializing in "tororo" (grated yam) dishes located in Shizuoka city's Suruga Ward, an area that retains the feel of Mariko-juku, one of the many stations of the old Tokaido route. The establishment replaced its symbolic thatched roof this spring and continues to attract many visitors from Japan and abroad, yet Kaoru Shibayama, the 64-year-old proprietor, says, "Our...

Time-honored 'tororo' grated yam, fried with 'jinenjo' jam

Time-honored 'tororo' grated yam, fried with 'jinenjo' jam

Inside a thatch-roofed house on the former site of Mariko-juku, one of the many stations of the old Tokaido route, is Chojiya, a restaurant specializing in "tororo" (grated yam) dishes, located about five kilometers southwest of Shizuoka Station. Although Chojiya, which is said to have been established as the Sengoku period (Age of warring states) was drawing to a close, the...

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...