Three artists from the Gaza Strip visited a Yokohama art gallery on Tuesday to talk about their work and the difficulties of life in the enclave.
Mohammad Al-Hawaziri said he thought it would be impossible to get out of Gaza and visit Japan. He said he is grateful to many people for taking an interest in his home.
THE ORAL CIGARETTES have uploaded the PV for their new song "Wagamama de Gomakasanaide" onto YouTube.
"Wagamama de Gomakasanaide" will be released digitally on January 8, and it will serve as the opening theme to anime 'revisions' starting in January. The PV scrolls through 14 different situations, and in each situation, Yamanaka Takuya (Vo, G) makes an appearance in a different outfit. The members also challenged themselves to a dance performance for the PV.
Okinawa Governor Denny Tamaki says he will take countermeasures against the landfill work the government started on Friday to build a new US military base along the coast of Henoko.
The government is moving ahead with its controversial plan to relocate a US military base within the prefecture, despite the opposition voters showed in September's gubernatorial election.
Officials in a western Japanese city will consider using a disaster radio network to inform residents before emergency discharges of water from dams.
Ozu City in Ehime Prefecture is responding to complaints that residents were not properly notified about the discharge of water from a dam during the recent torrential rainfall in western Japan.
Governor Tokihiro Nakamura of Ehime Prefecture, western Japan, has demanded a veterinary school president explain why a school official provided misinformation about the president's meeting with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
The meeting is a focal point of an alleged favoritism scandal, as the president is a close friend of Abe.
Sony Corporation reported its FY17 results yesterday, for the 12 months to 31 March 2018. Overall, at a Group level, Sony's results were good, with a 12% increase in revenues to 8,544 billion yen, and significant growth in operating income to 735 billion yen (from 289 billion yen last year). However, we've been accustomed to a less-rosy picture on Sony's smartphone business in recent years. This latest report was no exception.