Ghosn Avoided Detection By “Wrapping Himself In Several Layers Of Plastic”

Ousted Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn has fled to Lebanon this week while on bail for charges of misconduct, avoiding suspicion from Japanese authorities by...

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.

Man Purchases Plastic Wrapped In Chocolate

An Osaka resident bought a packet of plastic today wrapped in a bit of chocolate. The customer was asked, “Would you...

“Last Christmas” By Wham! Heard Simultaneously Throughout Japan

Citizens from every prefecture in Japan this evening have simultaneously heard the song “Last Christmas” by Wham! “Last Christmas...

Tokyo Disneyland Unveils New Fantasy Area Where Women Have Equal Rights

A new area to open at Tokyo Disneyland in 2022 will be named “Fantasy Nation”, operator Oriental Land Co. said Thursday.

Gaijin Buys 1 Liter Of ‘Milk’

A foreigner has bought what was believed to be one liter of fresh milk yesterday in Shizuoka Prefecture. “Yep,...

Democracy Protests Spread To Japan After Kumamon Cops Olympic Committee Discrimination

Democracy protests in Asia have spread to Japan on Sunday with thousands of mascots marching through the streets of Tokyo.

China Calls Japan To Say It Wants Its Kanji Back

China’s President Xi Jinping said his country wants its kanji back in a telephone call with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday.

令 (“Authoritarian Command”) Named 2019 Kanji Of The Year

The kanji character 令 (rei), meaning authoritarian command or iron-handed order, has been chosen as the character best representing Japan in the year...

Japan Safest Country In The World For Men

Japan is the safest country in the world for men in 2019, according to the Global Peace Index. “Yatta!”...