Emperor Offers Condolences For Grand Duke Jean

Emperor offers condolences for Grand Duke Jean

Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko have visited the Luxembourg Embassy in Tokyo to offer their condolences over the death of Grand Duke Jean.

The Emperor and Empress left flowers at the embassy on Thursday morning.

Emperor And Empress Watch Grand Sumo

Emperor and Empress watch grand sumo

Japan's Emperor and Empress attended the New Year Grand Sumo tournament now underway in Tokyo.

The Imperial couple visited the Kokugikan sumo arena on Sunday afternoon to watch the tournament. This was their 23rd visit to the arena and their last as Emperor and Empress before Emperor Akihito's abdication in April.

Harimoto, 15, Wins Table Tennis Grand Finals

Harimoto, 15, wins table tennis grand finals

Japanese table tennis star Tomokazu Harimoto has set another record by becoming the youngest winner of a singles title in the World Tour Grand Finals.

The 15-year-old Harimoto, the world's number 5 player, beat 4th-ranked Lin Gaoyuan of China in the final of the tournament in South Korea on Sunday.

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.

Japanese Finish 1st And 2nd At French Grand Prix

Japanese finish 1st and 2nd at French Grand Prix

16-year-old Japanese figure skater Rika Kihira has secured her place at the Grand Prix final after winning her second gold at a qualifier on Saturday in Grenoble, France.

Kihira was placed second following the short program at the Internationaux de France on Friday.

2 Grand Champions To Skip Sumo Competition

2 grand champions to skip sumo competition

In professional sumo, 2 yokozuna, or grand champions -- Hakuho and Kakuryu -- have pulled out of the year's 6th and final sumo competition.

The news came on Thursday, 3 days before the start of the Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament.

Grand Slam Winner Naomi Osaka Speaks In Japan

Grand Slam winner Naomi Osaka speaks in Japan

Tennis star Naomi Osaka is back in Japan. The new US Open women's champion gave a news conference after her arrival on Thursday morning.

She began by thanking her supporters and expressed what the past few days have been like.

Grand Slam Winner Naomi Osaka Arrives In Tokyo

Grand Slam winner Naomi Osaka arrives in Tokyo

Fast-rising tennis star Naomi Osaka has returned to Japan. She won the US Open women's singles title on Saturday.

The 20-year-old is the first Japanese tennis player to become a Grand Slam singles winner. She defeated Serena Williams.

Yonezu Kenshi Wins The Grand Prix For 'cd Shop Awards 2018'

Yonezu Kenshi wins the grand prix for 'CD Shop Awards 2018'

On March 8, the awards ceremony was held for the '10th CD Shop Awards 2018' at Shirokane SELENE in Tokyo. During the ceremony, Yonezu Kenshi's album "BOOTLEG" was announced as the winner of the grand prix. 

In the past, Yonezu's three works "diorama," "YANKEE," and "Bremen" have been nominated, but this is his first time taking the grand prix. The runners-up were Taifu Club's "Shoki no Taifu Club" and PUNPEE's "MODERN TIMES."