Ghosn Charged For Underreporting Salary And Fukushima Nuclear Meltdown

Tokyo prosecutors on Monday indicted former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn for allegedly breaching the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act by understating his...

Incorrect Kanji Stroke Order Causes Reader Major Confusion

A student of the Japanese language has penned a kanji in the wrong stroke order causing the word to be completely unrecognizable. Gavin Peterson started...

Supreme Court Rules NHK’s Domo-kun “Ain’t F***ing Around Anymore”

The Supreme Court said Wednesday television owners who haven’t paid their NHK fees can be legally beaten with a baseball bat by Domo-kun. The ruling...

Sexism In Japan Added To UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List

Sexism in Japan was approved on Saturday for addition to UNESCO's Intangible Cultural Heritage list, a committee of the UN announced. UNSESCO says it has been...

Idols Now Selling Online Chats, Grandpa Asks Family How To Install Skype

A local grandpa living in regional Tokyo has asked one of the younger members of his family to help him with a problem regarding...

Online Form Rejected For Containing Half-width Characters

An online form this evening has been rejected because it contains half-width characters. “What does full-width even mean!?” asked 22-year-old girljin Michelle Banks. “Doko do I find...

Japan Airlines Offers 50,000 One-Way Overseas Tickets To Foreigners In Japan

Japan Airlines Co. has launched a campaign offering free one-way overseas flight tickets to up to 50,000 foreign nationals currently living in Japan. The initiative, announced...

Available Rental Properties Plummet After Real Estate Agent Clicks Gaijin Settings

A foreigner inquiring about rental properties in Tokyo today spotted the real estate agent quietly clicking on gaijin settings. Once selecting ‘gaijin’ in the popular...

Japan Submits UNESCO World Heritage Application To Register Kazuo Ishiguro

Japan has submitted an application to UNESCO today requesting Kazuo Ishiguro be registered as a Japanese World Heritage Site. UNESCO has yet to confirm whether...

Totoro Discovered Before Ikebukuro Exit 20C

A large totoro has been found in Ikebukuro Station this morning by a woman attempting to find exit 20C. “I’m trying to get out of...