The Boxing Writers Association of America (BWAA) has named the best fighter of 2014.
The Sochi bronze medalist Denis Ten has been put on the list of the most beautiful figure skaters of Japanese Naver Matome.
Japan opened what organisers are billing as the world's first "Otaku" summit Saturday, drawing visitors from around the world.
Japan has officially confirmed participation in the upcoming EXPO-2017 in Astana.
Japan's prime minister is set to rebuff a prickly invitation to a Chinese military parade as the former World War II enemies jockey over the telling of their shared history.
Japanese electronics giant Sony launched its PlayStation gaming console in China, where authorities impose strict controls on content.
A Japanese designer is challenging accepted ideals of beauty, with an easy-to-wear collection unveiled on the catwalk by models who are disabled.
As Japan prepares to mark the 20th anniversary of a fatal nerve gas attack on Tokyo's subway, experts say the horrifying case still leaves more questions than answers.
Michelle Obama spoke of a "crisis" gripping the world as she launched an initiative to help get girls into education, on the second day of her trip to Japan.
Michelle Obama arrived in Japan on Wednesday afternoon on her first visit to the country, as part of a trip to highlight the importance of girls' education.
Tokyo Fashion Week has long been a platform for edgy Japanese designers -- but perhaps more remarkable is just how few Japanese models grace its catwalks.
Policymakers gathered with hopes high that the conference in tsunami-hit Japan might provide a springboard for real efforts to tackle natural disastersю
Prince William was due to arrive in Japan for his first visit to a country that adores the British Royal family and was smitten with his late mother, Diana.
US President Barack Obama will make a former Japanese internment camp in Hawaii a national monument to "ensure its stories are told for generations."
A strong undersea earthquake unleashed a small tsunami off the same coastline of northern Japan devastated by a tsunami in 2011.
As Japan celebrated Valentine's Day a group of killjoys marched through Tokyo protesting what it called the "passion-based capitalism" of the annual celebration of romance.
Nissan said Monday it was raising its full-year net profit forecast to $3.5 billion, thanks to cost cutting efforts and a cheaper yen.
The United States has invited the leaders of China and Japan for prestigious state visits, President Barack Obama's top security adviser said.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged to resolve a row with Russia over an island chain claimed by both nations.
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe condemned the apparent execution by the Islamic State group of a Jordanian pilot as "unforgivable".
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