Japanese professional rope skipper Hijiki Ikuyama broke a new Guinness World Record on Thursday, joining others around the globe to celebrate the annual World Records Day.
The Japanese Okinawa islands have the biggest population of living centenarians in the world, and apart from the climate and healthy lifestyle, the martial art of Karate, that was born here, may have something to do with it.
Japan Airlines has issued an apology after one of its co-pilots was arrested for being over the legal blood alcohol limit for a pilot.
A voyage around Japan reveals the depth of its culinary treats, and in this Taste special, we have some recipe suggestions that you can try and serve up yourselves.
Another Japanese delicacy brought to our tables in Thierry Voisin's unique style.
Ishigaki island is just one of many in the Okinawan archipelago, but its Blue Coral reef is beyond compare.
Spain's Marc Marquez wrapped up his third straight MotoGP championship at the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday.
Japan knows how to use soya like no other nation, and soy milk cream can be used in both sweet and savory dishes, as "Taste" discovered.
Soy is one of the great Japanese staples, and Theirry Voisin uses it to great effect
in this latest recipe for "Taste".
Japan's third city is in competition with two other cities in Azerbaijan and Russia to host the jamboree, but beyond that, it wants the world to know what a great place it is.
They are reputed to be among the best in the world, so "Taste" had to go to Japan's north-east to find out, and chef Thierry Voisin had to cook some in his inimitable way.
In the latest edition of euronews' culinary magazine "Taste" from Japan, Thierry Voisin raves about the excellence of Japanese scallops, and shares a recipe.
It can be harvested all year round, but precise growing conditions make wasabi rare and extremely precious.
The French master chef has spent a decade working in Japan, and knows the secrets of this important element in Japanese cuisine.
Around 1.000 flights have been cancelled at Tokyo after a powerful typhoon hit Southern Japan. Strong winds and torrential rain stopped transport completely
This edition of Global Japan goes in search of tranquility in the tea house, and self-awareness & strength in the Dojo.
Nations on either side of the whale hunting debate are set for a standoff as the International Whaling Commission (IWC) meets Monday, with Japan hoping to overturn the 32-year-old ban on commercial whale hunting.
People are reconnecting with nature in a very unique way.
The death toll of seven from the 6.7-magnitude, pre-dawn quake was likely to rise as rescuers searched houses buried by landslides.
Pictures have emerged showing the devastation caused by the most powerful storm to hit Japan in a quarter of a century.