It brought heavy storm surges and winds of over 160km/h.
Japanese authorities have rescued a second survivor as they race to find dozens of missing sailors from a cargo ship that sank in a typhoon.
Japanese rescuers are searching for a livestock ship with 42 crew members on board that a survivor said sank during rough weather a day earlier off a southern Japanese island.
With audiences and performers already dwindling even before the pandemic, some in the industry of traditional Japanese Noh play fear the virus may sound the death knell for an art considered one of the oldest extant theatre forms in the world.
Warnings issued for the area around Okinawa, home to US military bases, described gusts strong enough to cause some homes to collapse and extremely high tides.
Japanese 3D technology is helping to fight COVID‐19. A doctor at Niigata Hospital has developed a ventilator you can make with a 3D printer and a scientist at Asukanet Co. has created a touchless 3D screen.
The Japanese prime minister's spokespeople said that it was a routine check-up.
The ceremony is held on the last day of the Bon Buddhist festival.
Japan's Emperor Naruhito expressed “deep remorse” over his country’s wartime actions, pledging to reflect on the war's events and expressing hope that the tragedy would never be repeated.
"The true horror of nuclear weapons has not yet been adequately conveyed to the world at large", said Nagasaki's mayor Tomihisa Taue.
People in Japan are taking a moment to pause and remember the victims of the catastrophic event.
A selection of archive photographs reveals the scale of devastation in Hiroshima and Nagasaki after nuclear attacks in 1945
Here is how events unfolded and the pleas of the ageing survivors for a nuclear bomb ban.
Discover Chef Cima's recipe for top-grade, marbled Wagyu meat.
The coronavirus pandemic might have left many restaurants empty, but one establishment in Tokyo is relying on some model customers to enforce social distancing
The Ghana-based Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, established more than four decades ago, is yet again stepping up its efforts to fight disease in West Africa as part of its international collaborative research programme.
Universal Studios in Osaka began reopening in June but only to people living in the local region. Now anyone can visit, including people from the capital Tokyo, where coronavirus cases have been rising.
The UAE's orbiter took off from a Japanese launch centre on Monday morning.
Japan has accused China of "disinformation" about the coronavirus and expressed "deep concern" about its claims in the South China Sea and the disputed Senkaku islands.
In this episode of Spotlight, Euronews’ Charlotte Kan finds out why next summer’s Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo is being called Japan’s ‘Reconstruction Games’.
Authorities on Okinawa have demanded that the US military release the real number of cases at its military bases on the Japanese island, further exascerbating local tensions.
Some people are believed to have ignored evacuation advice amid fears they would catch COVID-19 in emergency shelters.
Pictures reveal a dire situation in southern Japan, where at least 66 people have died in floodwaters and mudslides.
The authorities have ordered the evacuation of more than 200,000 people, and 10,000 soldiers are being sent to help rescuers.
Spotlight takes a look at the cities and towns across Japan fostering cultural exchanges with the rest of the world.
In this episode of Judo Values, three judokas past and present talk about the principle of politeness and why it is so integral both in competition and life.