Typhoon Shanshan Heading Up East Coast Of Japan

Typhoon Shanshan heading up east coast of Japan

A strong typhoon is heading up the coast of eastern Japan away from the heavily populated Kanto region. There are no reports of major damage but alerts remain in place. Please click on the image for a further explanation from our meteorologist.

The Meteorological Agency announced that as of 9 AM Thursday, the storm was over waters 60 kilometers east-southeast of Mito City, Ibaraki Prefecture, and traveling north at 15 kilometers an hour.

Strong Typhoon Heading Up East Coast Of Japan

Strong typhoon heading up east coast of Japan

A strong typhoon is heading up the coast of eastern Japan away from the heavily populated Kanto region. There are no reports of major damage but alerts remain in place. Please click on the image for a further explanation from our meteorologist.

The Meteorological Agency announced that as of 8 AM Thursday, the storm was over waters 50 kilometers east-southeast of Mito City, Ibaraki Prefecture, and traveling north at 15 kilometers an hour.

Strong Earthquake Hits East Of Tokyo

Strong earthquake hits east of Tokyo

A 6.0 magnitude earthquake shook Chiba Prefecture east of Tokyo on Saturday.

The tremor was felt around 8:23 PM local time. No tsunami alert has been issued.

Jr East To Fit Cameras In All Trains After Knife Attack Horror

JR East to fit cameras in all trains after knife attack horror

Security cameras will be installed in East Japan Railway Co.'s (JR East) 8,300 train cars that run in the Tokyo metropolitan area following the deadly Shinkansen knife attack in June, the company announced July 3.

The railway operator had already announced in April that it would install such cameras in all its new train cars starting this fiscal year, but is now expanding the installation program.

Abe Plannning To Visit Europe, Middle East In July

Abe plannning to visit Europe, Middle East in July

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is planning to visit Belgium, France and Middle Eastern countries next month, depending on the schedule of the ongoing Diet session.

In Belgium, Abe plans to attend a signing ceremony of the Economic Partnership Agreement with the European Union.

Jr East To Provide Free Wi-fi On Bullet Trains Next Year

JR East to provide free Wi-Fi on bullet trains next year

A free Wi-Fi service will be accessible on the Tohoku, Joetsu, Hokuriku and Akita Shinkansen lines from the summer of 2018, East Japan Railway Co. (JR East) announced Nov. 7.

The new service will be available in 958 JR East Shinkansen cars, which is about 80 percent of the total, by the end of fiscal 2019.

Lexus Lx 570 Special Edition Arriving In Middle East & China

Lexus LX 570 Special Edition Arriving in Middle East & China

The 2018 Lexus LX 570 Superior special edition was recently on display at the Chengdu Auto Show in China — from xCar:

The special edition is a standard LX equipped with the new TRD Japan body kit, and is currently confirmed for the Middle East, Russia, and China — here are some additional photos snapped by the infamous Instagrammer Hamad1two3 in the Middle East:

2017 Nissan Gt-r Nismo: Five Fast Facts About The 600hp Beast From The East

2017 Nissan GT-R Nismo: Five fast facts about the 600hp beast from the east

As a bloke with a fair soft spot for a variety of old-school Nissans – and even more so, a bit of a long-time GT-R fan-boy – getting the opportunity to drive one of the most mental road-legal GT-Rs of all time, the 2017 Nissan GT-R Nismo, was a huge thrill.

And while you can watch and read all about it, I wanted to share five facts about the 2017 Nissan GT-R Nismo you might not have known. So strap in and let's go…

Russia & Middle East To Offer Lexus Lx 570 Trd Special Edition

Russia & Middle East to Offer Lexus LX 570 TRD Special Edition

According to Indians Auto Blog, Russia and the Middle East will be offering the Lexus LX 570 with the newly released body kit from TRD Japan as a special edition available in dealerships.

Russia will market the body-kitted SUV as the LX 570 Superior, while the Middle East will use LX 570S as their special edition moniker. No word yet on pricing.

2018 Lexus Lx 570 Superior Leaked Ahead Of Russia, Middle East Debut

2018 Lexus LX 570 Superior Leaked Ahead Of Russia, Middle East Debut

Lexus is getting ready to introduce a new 2018 version of the LX 570 in Russia and the Middle East called ‘Superior’ and the first grainy pics of it somehow found their way online ahead of its reveal.

The new Superior version –to be called the LX 570S in the Middle East- will be part of a subtle MY2018 update to the big Lexus truck, which remains one of the last body-on-frame luxury off-roaders available in the market.

Ukiyo-e Artist Hokusai Museum Opens In East Tokyo

Ukiyo-e artist Hokusai museum opens in east TokyoA museum that boasts 1,800 paintings by the renowned ukiyo-e artist Katsushika Hokusai and his disciples opened in eastern Tokyo on Nov. 22.
Hokusai (1760-1849) is believed to have been born in the Kamezawa district of Sumida Ward, where the Sumida Hokusai Museum is located.

‘mystery’ Rice Balls With Bonito Satisfy All Tastes, East And West

‘Mystery’ rice balls with bonito satisfy all tastes, east and westAn appealing element of Kaoru Takada's period novel series “Miotsukushi Ryoricho” is the addition of recipes of dishes prepared by the heroine and cook Mio at the end of each volume.
A total of 40 recipes included in the 10 volumes are all originals, which Takada carefully put together. The author says she actually cooked about 250 dishes, including samples, while penning the books.