Japan’s iconic drink, sake, is still little known outside the country. But that could be about to change.
In this exclusive video we show you each step in the sake production process
The DRC's Félix Tshisekedi was one African leader attending the TICAD summit - the first Congolese head of state to attend. And he made no secret of his reasons.
A commuter train and a truck loaded with boxes of citrus collided at a rail crossing near Tokyo on Thursday, killing one and injuring at least 30 people, Japanese authorities said.
After an exciting encounter with France at the World Judo Championships in Tokyo, Japan takes the title of World Mixed Team Champions
Saga and Nagasaki prefectures have been hit by twice the usual rainfall for the entire month in just two days
Spectacular judo dominated Day 3 of the 2019 World Championships in Tokyo, with gold strikes by Japan's Shohei Ono and Canada's Christa Deguchi
Ukraine's Daria Bilodid retains her world title as Tokyo World Championships kick off, while Georgia's Lukhumi Chkhvimiani wins his first world title
What is claimed to be the world's first theme park dedicated to tapioca balls has opened in Tokyo.
About 18,000 dancers from Japan and abroad are performing in the annual Yosakoi festival in the western city of Kochi. Despite the scorching temperatures, the performers danced with enthusiasm.
Nagasaki Mayor Tomihisa Taue said Japan had a responsibility to sign a nuclear treaty ban and maintain a "philosophy of peace" within the nation's constitution
On Wednesday morning, priests conducted a ceremony to temporarily remove the Buddha's soul from the statue
About 180 priests and worshippers then climbed onto the statue to clean and polish it, using brooms and dusters.
Hiroshima: The story of Shin, buried with his bike at the age of 3
Many South Koreans are angry that Japan has downgraded their country's trade status from "preferred" to just "normal".
A popular feature of Japan's summer festival calendar got underway on Friday in the northern city of Aomori.
Popcorn cooled by liquid nitrogen, an innovative street food, has gained popularity in Osaka, Japan as high temperatures continue to scorch many areas in hot summer.
The medals for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games were unveiled on Wednesday during the "One Year to Go" ceremony.
At least 33 people have been killed and 10 are in a critical condition after a suspected arson attack at an animation studio in Kyoto.
Several feared dead in fire at Japan animation studio
Ornately-decorated floats paraded through Japan's ancient capital Kyoto on Wednesday at the climax of the annual Gion Festival.
Researchers hope that the samples collected from the asteroid will help us better understand the formation of the solar system and the evolution of our planet.
At the Fujisanhongu Sengentaisha shrine down the mountain, a Shinto ritual was held to mark the opening of one of the trails. People offered spring water from the foot of Mount Fuji while praying for trekkers' safety.
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