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Tokyo Olympics president is expected to resign after saying women 'talk too much' and some fear this will force the games to be cancelled


A cosy rental cabin in Japan comes with a whole private mountain


Stealthy thieves broke into a Japanese ninja museum and stole $9,400 worth of cash in a safe



Thousands of people in Japan are drinking to excess then falling asleep in the road — sometimes resulting in their death


A mayor in Japan is being criticised after saying men should go grocery shopping during the pandemic because women are indecisive and 'take a long time'


The Tokyo Olympics are reportedly already running double the official $12.6 billion cost, and the postponement could add another $2.7 billion



A Japanese minister is being slammed for taking 2 weeks of paternity leave, highlighting the country's toxic overwork culture


57 people are dead and 18,000 were hospitalized in Japan as the country grapples with a stifling heat wave


At least 2 dead, 16 injured in stabbing attack near Japan's capital


Women in Japan are downloading Digi Police, the country's anti-groping app, in record numbers


Japan is pleading with tourists to stop writing huge messages in the sand on a series of giant, ancient dunes


Japan began the Reiwa period after Emperor Naruhito ascended the throne — here's how it names its imperial eras



Japan's 85-year-old emperor gave up his throne in a mystic and ancient ceremony, signalling the end of an era


Japan's outgoing emperor performed a sacred ritual with a mirror, sword, and jewel as part of his abdication


Japan is giving everybody 10 days off to celebrate getting a new emperor — and a surprising number of people aren't happy about it


12 places you should visit in Japan that aren't Tokyo



A restaurant in Japan is now serving chocolate ramen made with cocoa butter and a whole chocolate bar


The world's oldest man, who ate sweets and soaked in hot springs once a week, has died in Japan aged 113


29 foods you need to try if you visit Japan


A Japanese magazine apologised after publishing a ranking of universities where it claimed women are 'easily available' for sex after drinking