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2021 Subaru Crosstrek Teased, New Sport Trim Confirmed To Be More Powerful

2021 Subaru Crosstrek Teased, New Sport Trim Confirmed To Be More Powerful

Subaru has released the first teaser image of the 2021 Crosstrek, ahead of its debut on June 9th.

Nissan Altima's Problematic Hood Latch Sparks Fourth Recall

Nissan Altima's Problematic Hood Latch Sparks Fourth Recall

Nissan has issued yet another recall for certain Altima models in North America over the hood latch issue, the fourth for those who are still counting.

2000 Honda Civic Si sells for $50,000 at Bring a Trailer auction

2000 Honda Civic Si sells for $50,000 at Bring a Trailer auction

A Honda Civic just sold for $50,000. And no, it's not the brand new 2021 Honda Civic Type R Limited Edition that was announced earlier this year. While that one may seem prime for a $50,000 MSRP, the Civic we're talking about is much older. It's an Electron Blue 2000...

New Radical SR3 XX Arrives With Suzuki Power For Hardcore Track Enthusiasts

New Radical SR3 XX Arrives With Suzuki Power For Hardcore Track Enthusiasts

This is the latest iteration of the ever-popular and ever-fast Radical SR3, fittingly dubbed the SR3 XX and featuring a host of updates and improvements over previous models and other variants.

Nissan recalls 1.8 million Altimas over rusty secondary hood latch

Nissan recalls 1.8 million Altimas over rusty secondary hood latch

Nissan is again recalling the last-generation Altima to replace a secondary hood latch that can fail due to corrosion. The campaign includes 1,831,818 cars made between the 2013 and the 2018 model years.2013 to 2018 represents the fifth-generation Altima's entire career in the United States. The recall campaign affects two-...

Crawford Performance builds lifted Subaru Crosstrek

Crawford Performance builds lifted Subaru Crosstrek

Subaru's idea of updating the Crosstrek is dropping a bigger, 2.5-liter flat-four engine in the engine bay. American tuner Crawford Performance has other plans for the city-friendly crossover. It turned the model into an off-roader enhanced with a lift kit, skid plates, and extra lights reminiscent of Subaru's rallying past...

Technology

Xperia XA2 family gets April 2020 security patches (50.2.A.3.55)

Xperia XA2 family gets April 2020 security patches (50.2.A.3.55)

Sony is rolling a new firmware update for the Xperia XA2 range (XA2, XA2 Plus and XA2 Ultra) – the...

Xperia 1 II (Mark 2) Japanese release date slips from April to 'late May'

Xperia 1 II (Mark 2) Japanese release date slips from April to…

Sony fans are eagerly awaiting the launch date for its latest flagship, the Xperia 1 II (Mark 2). Sony has...

Sony intros new Xperia model number structure for 2020 devices

Sony intros new Xperia model number structure for 2020 devices

Sony Mobile had been using a consistent form of model numbering for its Xperia smartphones since 2013. This involved a...

April 2020 security patches hit the Xperia 1/5 and XZ2/XZ3 families

April 2020 security patches hit the Xperia 1/5 and XZ2/XZ3 families

Sony is rolling new firmware updates which add the 1 April 2020 Google Android security patches to a variety of...

News

Kato: Delivery of remdesivir to hospitals begins

Kato: Delivery of remdesivir to hospitals begins

Japan's health minister says the government has begun supplying the newly-approved drug remdesivir to medical institutions treating coronavirus patients.Kato Katsunobu...

Quick coronavirus test kits to be approved

Quick coronavirus test kits to be approved

Japan's health ministry says it plans to approve antigen tests kits on Wednesday that can quickly screen for the new...

Sport

May sumo tournament to be canceled

May sumo tournament to be canceled

The Japan Sumo Association is set to cancel its May tournament as the government is preparing to extend the nationwide state of emergency for the coronavirus outbreak until the end of the month.Multiple sources said that it is difficult for the association to go ahead with the summer grand tournament while the state of emergency is in effect.

May sumo tournament to be reviewed

May sumo tournament to be reviewed

The Japan Sumo Association says it will reconsider its schedule for the summer grand tournament if the government extends the state of emergency.The nationwide measure is currently due to expire on Wednesday, May 6.

Cuisine

Japanese Dessert Trends You Should Know About

Japanese Dessert Trends You Should Know About

The bubble tea craze has taken Japan by storm — so much so that it was even one of the symbols featured by a doll maker in Tokyo who represented Japan’s trending topics through ornate hina dolls. It comes as no surprise, then, that tapioca was named the country's Dish of the Year in 2019.

GOHAN LAB/ Shrimp risotto: A guide on how to pick the right ingredients

GOHAN LAB/ Shrimp risotto: A guide on how to pick the right ingredients

Editor's note: The theme of Gohan Lab is to help people make simple, tasty "gohan" (meals).  

Features

Performers forgo high fives with fans out of fear of coronavirus

Performers forgo high fives with fans out of fear of coronavirus

High fives and handshakes with fans are taboo amid the spread of the new coronovirus, as entertainers are being forced to take precautions against infection.The all-female Takarazuka Revue Co. theater...

From Paris to Tokyo: Park staff get miniatures ready for 2020

From Paris to Tokyo: Park staff get miniatures ready for 2020

NIKKO, Tochigi Prefecture--Peeling the spider web off the Eiffel Tower required a delicate touch.Luckily for the person doing it, the tower is only a 13-meter miniature of the real thing.

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...