A strong earthquake has struck south of Tokyo, causing some buildings to shake in the city, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.
A Hello Kitty-themed “shinkansen” bullet train has debuted in Japan. Adorned with the cartoon icon inside and out, it’s a dream ride for fans of the internationally popular character. See photos.
For a limited time, a high-speed bullet train featuring the lovable Hello Kitty will launch in Japan this summer.
Air Force Col. Bruce Hollywood was on his way to work when he had a heart attack. He regretted that he would not be able to help his son with college applications and that he never thanked the Japanese woman who gave birth to him.
More than 60 thrill seekers were left hanging in midair for about two hours on Tuesday when a roller coaster stalled at a Universal Studios amusement park in western Japan.
It was a typical Sunday for Betty Kenealy and her family on Dec. 7, 1941. But their routine of watching the airplanes take off and land before going to church would soon take a frightening turn.
Domino’s Japan had an idea in November: pizzas delivered by reindeer. Unfortunately, it did not work.
Toyota is recalling about 5.8 million vehicles in Japan, Europe, China and other countries to replace potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators.
The pumpkin-spice craze has hit a new high — or low.
Artisans live in six months of “nearly monastic isolation” to make one of the more popular beverages in the U.S. A filmmaker gives a behind-the-scenes look at how saké is made.
A 2009 study from Japan making the rounds on the Internet suggests a little vinegar taken before meals is an effective diet aid. A local doctor is skeptical.
The history of cherry blossoms in D.C. goes all the way back to 1912, with the first official festival being held in 1927. Get the full history from WTOP.
WASHINGTON — There is nothing like a good cry — and in fact, science bears that axiom out. But the Japanese have taken this indulgence one step further, launching the first hotel with a host…
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Move over, Scotland. The world’s leading whiskey critic recently crowed a Japanese bottle the best. Now, a local bar wants Washingtonians to become more familiar with Japanese whiskey and another popular spirit.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.