An AKB48 handshaking event descended into a scene of terrifying violence on Sunday evening, the venue filled with screams and angry voices.
Princess Noriko, the 25-year-old second daughter of Princess Hisako of Takamado, is engaged to Kunimaro Senge, a 40-year-old Shinto priest at the Izumo Taisha grand shrine, the Imperial Household Agency announced Tuesday.
South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Tuesday denounced fugitive members of the ship-owning family linked to last month's ferry disaster, calling them the “root cause” of the tragedy that claimed around 300 lives.
e Japanese government intensified its campaign to widen the role of the country's military Tuesday, by presenting specific security threats that could require the intervention of the Self-Defence Forces, a news report said.
Two teenage members of Japanese girl group AKB48 were in hospital Monday after being attacked by a man wielding a saw at one of the band's regular meet-the-fans events, managers said.
Murder detectives were Monday investigating the case of a young nurse whose corpse was sent by parcel post across Japan in a box that claimed to contain a doll.
Toshio Hiratsuka is the backbone of his local newspaper; the star reporter whose trusty notebook and pen have borne witness to nearly every significant event in his corner of Japan for 65 years.
A man armed with a saw assaulted and injured two members of AKB48 and one of their support staff at a “hand-shaking” meeting for fans of the popular girls' idol group shortly before 5 p.m. on Sunday.
Japan successfully launched a new mapping satellite on Saturday that will be used to survey damage from natural disasters and changes affecting rainforests.
A U.S. surveillance drone arrived at an air base in northern Japan on Saturday for the first deployment of the spy aircraft in the country, the U.S. Air Force said.