With gas clouds wreathed at its peak, it is a volcano island floating atop the ocean, off the coast of Hokkaido. It can come as no surprise that Rishiri island is proving a paradise for adventurers.
Two second-half tries saw South Africa accelerate away from England to win the Rugby World Cup in Japan.
A digital care system has been the centrepiece of the Japanese strategy in looking after its ageing population. Medical data and technology are merged together to create more efficient healthcare.
The All Blacks will not feature in the final for the first time in 12 years.
Britain's Prince Charles attended a Wales rugby training session ahead of their World Cup semi-final against South Africa on Sunday
Euronews reporter Naomi Lloyd discovers that Tokyo is a city of contrasts - where rich traditions sit alongside futuristic innovation.
Naruhito pledged to stay close to the people, as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe congratulated him and led three "banzai" cheers
Japanese Emperor Naruhito formally proclaimed his ascendancy to the throne on Tuesday in a centuries-old ceremony attended by dignitaries from more than 180 countries, pledging to fulfil his duty as a symbol of the state.
The Okinawa archipelago in Japan is breaking records in terms of long life. Made up of 160 islands bordered by the Pacific Ocean with a subtropical climate, we meet friendly Okinawans who show us why it’s a great place to live (for a very long time).
Wales waited until the sixth last minute to beat France with a try from Ross Moriarty and clinch victory by one point, winning 20-19.
South Africa ended the hopes of Japanese rugby fans when they beat the host nation 26-3.
Wales defeated France 20-19 in the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals.
New Zealand will face England in next Saturday's Rugby World Cup semi-finals after the All Blacks pummelled a flat Ireland 46-14 in Saturday's last-eight clash in Tokyo.
England beat Australia to win through to the semi-finals of the Rugby World Cup for the first time in 12 years.
Michelin-starred chef Thierry Voisin guides us through the flavours that make Japan.
Yokohama: Japan's harbour city
From a motorcycle for the sky to avatar robots, our future selves will live even more in touch with technology.
In Japan, soy sauce is an art made with three elements: raw materials, techniques and fermentation time to create a unique product.
Thierry Voisin is the French Michelin-starred chef of the "Les Saisons" restaurant at the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo. Why not try this French-Japanese fusion at home and become a true chef?
Rescue teams continued to search for survivors after one of the worst typhoons to hit the region.
Helicopters, boats and thousands of troops were deployed across Japan to rescue people stranded in flooded homes Sunday.
Hagibis is wreaking havoc on mainland Japan and is expected to bring with it the heaviest rain and winds in sixty years. More than a million people have been advised to evacuate.
A tornado ripped through Chiba Prefecture — south-east of the capital Tokyo — on Saturday, as Japan continued to brace itself for the arrival of a powerful typhoon that is forecast to be the worst in six decades.
The tropical cyclone was expected to make landfall late Saturday on the main island of Honshu.
Of the three matches scheduled to take place on Saturday, only one — Ireland vs Samoa — will go on as planned while England's match against France and the clash between New Zealand and Italy have been cancelled.