Recent and archived articles by Julian Ryall
Nobuaki Shimizu, a professor at Aichi Prefectural University, told local media emergency routes away from the coast were inadequateHe estimated it would take thousands of spectators ‘at least one hour’ to reach the designated evacuation point for the area
They listened out for sleeping guests before sneaking in and taking thousands of dollars worth of valuables. Police admitted to being 'amazed' at the suspects' ingenious methods of gaining access to rooms without their occupants realising
A vast amount of uranium ore is required to make even a tiny amount of fissile material, while the radioactivity in yellowcake uranium is still extremely low
Mame, a 12-year-old from the town of Senboku, in Akita Prefecture, alerted her owner to the old lady, who was slumped by the side of the road.
There will an estimated average shortfall of 14,000 hotel rooms for every day of the Olympics
Demand for Wagyu, known as the ‘Rolls-Royce of beef’, is surging and Japanese producers have reported a sharp rise in exports
The clip, filmed by students who were watching the confrontation, has polarised the countrySome have called out violence in schools, while others point out the pressure faced by school staff
Susaki’s tourism drive takes turn for the worse as cuddly mascot’s alter-ego takes to online stunts like falling off step ladders and pounding boxing bags
Dinosaur receptionists are a thing of the past as Japan’s first robot hotel concludes there “are places where they are just not needed”.
Hungry shoppers have descended like a swarm of locusts on a vending machine selling pre-cooked insects in southern Japan