A Japanese-Peruvian man seeking state compensation for mistreatment at the Osaka immigration bureau in 2017 was shown being held face down by a number of officers in security camera footage submitted Wednesday at trial, a lawyer in charge of his case said. (Kyodok)
The Japan Ground Self-Defense Force on Wednesday started nationwide exercises involving all units for the first time in about 30 years in an attempt to boost deterrence and strengthen its capabilities amid China's ramped-up regional assertiveness. (Kyodo)
Weather officials say severe tropical storm Chanthu could bring heavy rain until this weekend mainly in western Japan. (NHK)
Japan has given first doses of a COVID-19 vaccine to 63.6% of its population, surpassing the U.S. in the proportion of those who have had at least one shot of the vaccine despite starting months behind. (Japan Times)
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In normal times, when visiting a Japanese temple or shrine complex, the first thing you would be expected to do would be to wash your hands at the water basin located near the entrance.
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Japanese Mushrooms – The Japanese diet is synonymous around the world as being wholesome, healthy, and delicious. People are often trying to figure out what it is about the diet that allows the Japanese to eat such tasty foods and yet remain mos...

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Daruma dolls are one of Japan's most popular good luck talismans. You've most likely come across them before as they're displayed wherever people wish for good luck. The symbol of the Daruma doll is also one for perseverance.

Because of this, you...