Dancer Miyako Yoshida Gives Final Performance

Dancer Miyako Yoshida gives final performance

Japanese ballet dancer Miyako Yoshida has wrapped up her career with a final performance in Tokyo.

Yoshida danced as a principal with Britain's Royal Ballet for 22 years. She was the first Japanese woman to reach the company's highest rank.

Yoshida Explains Her Decision To Retire

Yoshida explains her decision to retire

Japan's three-time Olympic wrestling champion Saori Yoshida has announced her retirement, saying she feels she has done everything she could in the sport.

Yoshida made the announcement at a news conference in Tokyo on Thursday. She won gold in three consecutive Olympics and 13 straight World Championships.

Wrestling Champion Yoshida To Explain Retirement

Wrestling champion Yoshida to explain retirement

Saori Yoshida, Japan's three-time Olympic gold medalist in women's wrestling, is set to explain her retirement at a news conference in Tokyo.

The 36-year-old has also won 13 straight World Championships. She received the People's Honor Award in 2012.

Yoshida You Denies Rumors That She's Studying Abroad Next Year

Yoshida You denies rumors that she's studying abroad next year

On December 18, actress Yoshida You updated her Instagram account denying reports that she will be putting her acting career on hold while studying abroad in England.

Yoshida You wrote in hashtags, "Yoshida You is studying abroad?" "Lies are reported as truths," "How scary," "Who are those people in the film industry?" "I will do my best in Japan next year.

Nmb48's Yoshida Akari To Launch An Apparel Brand

NMB48's Yoshida Akari to launch an apparel brand

On October 2, NMB48 held their eighth anniversary live at Makuhari Messe. During the encore, it was announced that member Yoshida Akari will be launching an apparel brand next spring. 

Yoshida declared, "When Saya-nee announced her graduation, we were wondering what would happen to NMB. I will lead NMB48 in my own way." She added, "I hope my apparel brand becomes successful so that I can be better known and contribute to the group.

Yoshida Brothers Play For Acclaimed U.s. Anime

Yoshida Brothers play for acclaimed U.S. anime

By Hiroko Ihara / Japan News Staff WriterMusic can relax people, soothe their negative feelings and even help settle vendettas and restore familial love.

This is the main theme of "Kubo and the Two Strings," an animated U.S. fantasy-adventure film set in old Japan in which the protagonist thrillingly plays the shamisen. As a music duo, the Yoshida Brothers feel a strong affinity to the work, and not just because they also play the three-stringed instrument.

Final Fantasy Xiv: An Interview With Producer & Director Naoki Yoshida

Final Fantasy XIV: An Interview with Producer & Director Naoki Yoshida

If anyone knows Final Fantasy XIV like the back of their hand, it is definitely Naoki Yoshida, the producer and director of the game. To mark the latest anniversary of the MMO, he wanted to extend an invite to join him and millions of other dedicated players in enjoying the multiplayer RPG.

Knowing that joining a well established community – and trying an all-new adventure – can be daunting, Yoshida-san offers his advice for PlayStation 4 fans who are interested in joining but don’t know where to begin, and explains exactly why there’s no better time to join in the fun.

Ski Jumping: Ito Edges Takanashi In Yoshida Cup

Ski jumping: Ito edges Takanashi in Yoshida CupYuki Ito claimed a narrow win over three-time overall World Cup winner Sara Takanashi at the Yoshida Cup on Sunday in Nayoro, Hokkaido.
With fresh snow covering the runway and killing pace in the run up, Ito and Takanashi both leaped for 76 meters but Ito scored 80.5 points, edging Takahashi by 0.5 at Piyashiri Schanze before the second jumps were called off due to inclement weather.

Rio Silver Medalist Yoshida To Continue Wrestling, Aims For Tokyo Games

Rio silver medalist Yoshida to continue wrestling, aims for Tokyo GamesThree-time Olympic wrestling champion Saori Yoshida said on Sept. 20 that she will continue competing with a goal to participate in the Tokyo Olympics in 2020.
"The Olympics will come to Tokyo and people can watch the Games live. I want to work toward being able to move people (through sports) and giving them courage," the 33-year-old Rio Olympics silver medalist said at an event in Tokyo.