People in Kanagawa Prefecture, west of Tokyo, enjoyed a unique New Year`s `coming of age` festival in which they carry portable shrines in the sea
Nearly one hundred people gathered at a Tokyo shrine to wash themselves in an icy bath on Sunday (January 13) to purify their souls and wish for good health in the new year.
The head of Japan's Olympic Committee, Tsunekazu Takeda, has been indicted in France on corruption allegations, Paris' financial prosecutor's office spokesperson confirmed to Euronews.
The artist, Masayo Fukuda, is a master of Kirie, an ancient Japanese art form.
Japan ranked top of the Henley Passport Index in 2019, meaning its citizens could travel visa-free to the most countries in the world
The ousted Nissan Chairman professed his innocence in his first appearance in seven weeks.
A teenager in search of free chicken nuggets has been knocked off the top of the ranking for the most-retweeted post of all time — Japanese billionaire, Yusaku Maezawa, has taken first position.
Thousands of people gathered and competed in a New Year calligraphy contest in Tokyo on Saturday (November 5), hoping to get a good start to 2019
A Japanese tuna tycoon paid a record price for an enormous 278 kilogramme blue fin tuna at the first auction of the new year.
The 278-kg bluefin tuna was sold to the owner of a Japanese sushi restaurant, but experts say demand for the fish has made it an endangered species.
People wearing demonic masks and straw garments visited homes in Japan's northern prefecture of Akita on New Year's Eve to ward off evil spirits and invite good luck in 2019
People wearing demonic masks and straw garments visited homes in Japan on NewYear's Eve to ward off evil spirits, bring good luck and make children behave.
After a car rammed into a crowded Tokyo street on New Year's Day, Euronews tells you what we know so far of the incident.
A giant rice cake has been placed at a shrine north of Tokyo to pray for a good harvest and the safety of the region in the coming year
A dog handed over its responsibilities to a wild boar at a ceremony marking the change of year under the Oriental zodiac
The government announced on Wednesday that they would withdraw from the International Whaling Commission and commercial whaling in its territorial waters would resume in July 2019.
The re-arrest comes as Ghosn was expected to be release don bail on Friday.
Winter in Japan means warm clothes, hot soup, and light shows. The illuminations are a holiday tradition which run until February.
Japanese doll collectors gather for festival
Window cleaners dressed as the current and the next Chinese zodiac animals washed hotel windows in Tokyo on Thursday (December 13) in anticipation of the coming year.