In our latest news roundup, we report on the Unification Church as the prime minister orders a probe into the controversial groups, which could be about to lose its protected status as a religious corporation. Also this week, the yen
A Pulitzer-winning photojournalist from Indian-administered Kashmir has said that she was stopped from traveling to the US by immigration authorities at Delhi airport.
Sanna Irshad Mattoo was awarded the Pulitzer for her coverage of the Covid-19 pandemic and was on
Our Feel Japan events are a fun, interactive way to get to know the many Japanese prefectures without leaving Tokyo. Earlier this year, we held a special event dedicated to Miyazaki and another featuring Kyushu’s Saga, Nagasaki and Oita prefectures.
“The news hit me like a bucket of cold water,” says Alejaidys Morey, a 30-year-old Venezuelan woman, who until this week was planning to start traveling towards the United States.
On Wednesday, the US announced that it is
Launched in 2007, Furusato Nozei is a hometown tax system that encourages people living in urban areas to prepay their annual income and residential taxes to municipalities rather than where they live. In return, they then receive a gift as
With the Japanese Grand Prix set to take place at Suzuka Circuit this weekend, we thought we’d take a look back at some historic international sporting moments that have occurred in Japan. Our latest list of seven includes Brazilian Ronaldo
Being a nerd was something that ran in the family for Eleonora Aureliana Guglielmi, or as she’s better known online, Yuriko Tiger. She credits her father as the original video game otaku, who gifted her a PlayStation 1 alongside Tekken
This is a fun-packed week with a three-day weekend at the end of it. Everybody is invited to our September-October issue party where you can dance to your heart’s content. Alternatively, check out some of the city’s top exhibitions or
Tokyo Weekender recently spoke to internationally-renowned artist and moon enthusiast, Luke Jerram, to coincide with his “Museum of the Moon” exhibition showing in Japan for the first time. Visitors to Shimokitazawa this weekend will be greeted by a huge moon
Last Sunday, news sources poured out headlines warning Japanese residents about the super typhoon Nanmadol threatening the country. For some, weekend plans were canceled due to heavy rain and wind, but for a whopping nine million others, it meant potential