The Asahi Shimbun

Motorcycle, scooters crash in Nara, killing 6, injuring 2

Reborn Sony robotic dog aibo headed for U.S. sales in fall

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summer carnival last sunrays hit the cymbals–Mihovila Ceperic-Biljan

Work starts to decommission problem-plagued Monju reactor

Global warming could spur more and hungrier crop-eating bugs

Cambodia court hands Australian 6 years in prison for spying

Murakami shortlisted for Nobel Prize substitute

Cambodia court hands Australian 6 years in prison for spying

Tokyo denied that U. S. President Donald Trump mentioned the attack on

Female gymnast claims power harassment by top officials

This page takes a closer look at wasabi (Japanese horseradish), a condiment originating in Japan that has influenced food culture around the world.

Editors note: This is part of a series of videos offering an up-close

360-DEGREE LIVES: Jelly blubbers in sea of colors dance wildly at aquarium

The Asahi Shimbun has recorded the entire picture of the Tsukiji fish market before its relocation to the Toyosu district, and also introduces a variety of sushi.

NARASix people were killed and two were injured in an early morning traffic

Safe and steady progress needed to finally end Monju debacle

TSUKUBA, Ibaraki Prefecture–A Japanese startup is hoping to convince romantic types to make a gesture for their loved ones so grand that it is literally out of this world–sending proof of their devotion up into space.

NEW YORK–U. S. stocks skidded late Thursday following a report that the

The page features videos of variety of animals. You can view the videos as interactive images that allows you to pan and zoom in to them.

VOX POPULI: Blackthroat fish is worthy of all the praise it gets, if not the name

Child abuse cases reached another record high in fiscal 2017, with child welfare centers across the nation intervening in 133,778 cases, according to preliminary figures released Aug. 30 by the welfare ministry.

The Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) on Aug. 30 started work to remove nuclear fuel from the Monju prototype fast-breeder reactor in the first stage of decommissioning the trouble-prone experimental reactor in Tsuruga, Fukui Prefecture.

Denny Tamaki takes plunge into Okinawa governors race

JAKARTA– The combined Koreas womens basketball team reached the Asian

Haruki Murakami again will not win the Nobel Prize in Literature this

PHNOM PENH–An Australian filmmaker arrested after flying a drone to photograph

Takashi Tamura, the 60-year-old proprietor of the Japanese cuisine restaurant

Japan denies Trump made Pearl Harbor remark to Abe

Startup offers satellites to send declarations of love into orbit

Motorcycle, scooters crash in Nara, killing 6, injuring 2

Female gymnast claims power harassment by top officials

Child abuse cases at record high, better reporting cited

KAGOSHIMA–A tourism company here is offering tourists a chance to experience

ASIAN GAMES/ Combined Koreas basketball team to play for gold

WASHINGTON– A warmer world likely means more and hungrier insects chomping

Kyushu Electric mulls cutback on solar power

Word that more China tariffs could come knock U.S. stocks lower

White tofu sauce a perfect match for blessings of summer fields

Permit for land reclamation in Henoko to be revoked Aug. 31

Akamutsu (rosy seabass), also called nodoguro (blackthroat seaperch),

Global warming could spur more and hungrier crop-eating bugs

Open-top bus allows riders to enjoy ash from Mt. Sakurajima

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