"Today's abhorrent resumption of executions is a damning indictment of this government's lack of respect for the right to life," said an Amnesty International official.
From portion sizes to exclusives, we got Subway in Japan and the US to find out the big differences between the two.
The scientists say the masks help detect COVID with a filter that shows traces of the virus when sprayed with a fluorescent dye containing antibodies.
A town in Japan wants to eliminate all of its waste, so it built a stunning recycling center out of trash
The building was constructed out of remnant wood, 700 donated windows, and unwanted objects like plastic containers from a shiitake mushroom factory.
Meet Princess Aiko, the only child of Japan's emperor who can't inherit his title because of her gender
Princess Aiko is the only child of Emperor Naruhito of Japan, but she can't succeed him on the Chrysanthemum throne for one reason — her gender.
Every room at Toggle Hotel has a different color combination so that guests can either be "on or off," the architecture firm Klein Dytham says.
The lease for these tiny homes will extend until January 15, 2023, and the monthly rent paid will only cost 99 Japanese yen (equivalent to $0.86).
Yakuza turned pastor Tatsuya Shindo rates 10 yakuza scenes in movies and television, such as "Kill Bill: Vol. 1" and "Avengers: Endgame," for realism.
Japan's death row prisoners live in fear that every morning will be their last, says lawyer. Inmates sue over 'extremely inhumane' same day executions.
Japanese death row inmates can be given just hours' notice before their executions. Two prisoners on death row are suing to stop the practice.
Japanese fans are going nuts over a racehorse named 'Sumomomomomomomomo' after a popular tongue twister about peaches and plums
A beloved filly with a name from a tongue twister scored her first victory on Monday, putting commentators on the spot as she raced to the front.
Japan's southern beaches are covered in tons of pumice pebbles after an underwater volcano exploded in the Pacific Ocean a few months ago.
Japan's new political powerhouse is a young, right-wing Twitter-friendly governor known for advocating that people gargle iodine to cure COVID-19
Hirofumi Yoshimura is a fresh-faced politician lauded after his party nearly quadrupled their seats in Japan's latest general election.
From calorie count to portion sizes, we wanted to find out all the differences between McDonald's in Japan and the US. This, is Food Wars.
Japan's Princess Mako has given up her royal status to marry her 'commoner' boyfriend after a four-year engagement
In the lead-up to marrying her college sweetheart, the former Japanese royal suffered PTSD from the intense media scrutiny they both faced.
Riders were hanging upside down on a Universal Studios rollercoaster after a power outage, report says
When the "Hollywood Dream - The Ride" in Japan in Osaka, stopped because of a blackout, some riders were left hanging upside for over two hours.
A Japanese princess set to marry a commoner was under such intense pressure, she was diagnosed with PTSD
Japan's Princess Mako is set to marry a commoner later in October and was recently diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder.
A pair of 107-year-old sisters from Japan has set a new record as the world's oldest identical twins ever
Umeno Sumiyama and Koume Kodama, born in 1913, surpassed the previous record holders, who became celebrities known as "Kin-san" and "Gin-san."
High schoolers in Japan's Chiba Prefecture sent out the message in a bottle in 1984 to try to investigate ocean currents.
How a Getty Images sports photographer captured some of the most stunning images from the Tokyo Olympics
Insider spoke with Getty Images' Patrick Smith about his favorite Tokyo Olympics photos, capturing emotion from athletes, his camera set-up, and more.
A Kyoto-themed shopping street in China was forced to shut down after social media users accused it of being a form of 'Japanese occupation' and 'cultural invasion'
The street is part of a Japanese-themed town located outside the city of Dalian that cost locals nearly $1 billion to build.