Onsen are a fundamental part of Japanese culture and it's in the natural hot springs that Japanese people love to leave behind the hectic pace of city life and enjoy the ultimate in relaxation
Hakodate Tropical Botanical Garden, pumps water into its monkey park every December. Staff maintain the temperature at 40 degrees Celsius.
The tiny basement restaurant that hosted U.S. President Barack Obama and featured in the documentary "Jiro Dreams of Sushi" is not included in this year's Michelin guide to Tokyo because it no longer accepts reservations from the general public.
Discovering Tokyo's diverse artistic scene is perfect for those searching for new ideas in Japan's huge capital.
Pope voices concern over future energy as he comforts victims of Fukushima disaster
Sone Akira seals Tokyo 2020 spot with Osaka Grand Slam win
Pope Francis came to Japan with an anti-nuclear message, offering prayers for Nagasaki and Hiroshima, the only world cities to have suffered an atomic bombing.
Japan strikes gold on Day 2 of Osaka Grand Slam
Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako have finished two days of ceremonies at the Ise shrine in central Japan.
In this edition of Go! Japan we're in Osaka to explore the city of animation, video game, manga and cosplay, in an unusual and unique way.
Winds could hit 90 km/h.
The southern city of Fukuoka comes alive at night with these mobile stalls across the city, but they must be gone before the sun rises
A national festival to celebrate the enthronement of New Japanese Emperor Naruhito was held at the Imperial Palace Square in Tokyo on Saturday
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.