The anime series Oshi No Ko was undeniably one of the biggest hits of 2023. The show won critical acclaim for its dark themes and insight into the Japanese entertainment industry. Its theme song, Idol by musical duo Yoasobi, was also highly successful – becoming the first Japanese song to top the Billboard Global chart. (CNA)
Young Japanese turning twenty this year celebrate their official rite of passage at various Coming of Age Day events across the country wearing formal suits and kimonos.
Did you know that in Japan, there are over 3.2 million foreigners. What is often overlooked, however, are the perspectives of Japanese elders who grew up in a different era. (Asian Boss)
There are some things that you guys do that's normal in your country, but can be seen as rude and even offensive in Japan! So that's why it's so important to know these things so that you don't give the wrong message to Japanese people or when you visit Japan! (Mrs Eats)
Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) has made critical announcements regarding the upcoming University Entrance Examination, affirming its commitment to accommodate students affected by the recent Noto Peninsula earthquake.
An elementary school in Himi City, Toyama Prefecture, suffered significant damage in Monday's earthquake, jeopardizing the commencement of third term.
Twenty years ago, five universities in Japan were among the world’s top 100, according to an annual compilation by the ShanghaiRanking Consultancy. The University of Tokyo led the contingent in 19th place, with Kyoto University 30th. (science.org)