Japan's transport officials are facing a problem over their plan to boost the number of international flights using Tokyo's Haneda Airport in the lead-up to the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics.
NHK has learned that US government officials have told the Japanese side it won't allow planes to fly in areas controlled by their air force in the country.
A route to the summit of Mount Ontake in Nagano Prefecture, central Japan, will reopen next week. The volcano erupted 4 years ago, leaving 63 people dead or missing.
Last year, the Meteorological Agency downgraded the eruption alert level from 2 to 1, the lowest point on the scale from 1 to 5. But entry restrictions have been in place for an area within a one-kilometer radius of the crater.
Japanese airline Star Flyer Inc. is putting an animated twist on the sometimes tedious but necessary ritual of in-flight safety instructions with its own futuristic robot character, Star Flyer Man.
The carrier announced on Dec. 11 that it will start showing an in-flight video that gives safety instructions for passengers in anime style from Dec. 17.
Hi y’all! For the last several years, I’ve been working with Tamas Kemenczy & Ben Babbitt on “Kentucky Route Zero,” a magical realist adventure game about a secret highway in the caves beneath Kentucky. We’re happy to tell you that, as part of a collaboration with Annapurna Interactive, Kentucky Route Zero will also be available on PlayStation 4.
Kyushu Railway Co. on Tuesday resumed its "Seven Stars in Kyushu" luxury train service on a new route after heavy rains that struck Japan's southwestern main island in July forced it to avoid some of the worst-affected areas.
In its first run in two months, the train left Hakata Station in Fukuoka for a four-day trip around Kyushu. The train's return to the tracks was made possible following the completion of routine maintenance work.
EXILE THE SECOND will release their new single "Route 66" on September 27.
The single will be released a month before their nationwide arena tour "EXILE THE SECOND LIVE TOUR 2017-2018: ROUTE 6・6" kicks off in October. It's a number that represents America's most iconic highway 'Route 66.' In the DVD, you will find its music video as well as footage from the finale of their recent tour "EXILE THE SECOND LIVE TOUR 2016-2017: WILD WILD WARRIORS."