Renew and Restore: Japan’s Historical Regions Get a Makeover
In the first of two articles about Japan’s efforts to revitalize its far-flung locales, a small company renovates historic wooden homes, boosts community pride and creates new ways for visitors to explore local cuisines, dialects and practices.
Concerto of Early Summer Blue
With much of its land blessed by bountiful forests, Japan offers many sites, easily accessible on a short trip, where a person can be surrounded by vibrant natural beauty.
Flourishing from Ancient Times as Japan’s Center of Commerce and Trade
Osaka has been a major city of commerce and trade since olden times. Today it is served by three different airports,...
KIX Airport Resiliently Bounces Back and Welcomes the World
Kansai International Airport (KIX) suffered severe damage during the typhoon in early September. However,...
In 2019, the G20 Summit will open in Osaka. Japan’s major city is gaining more attention as it also gets ready to host the World Expo in 2025
A Biomedical Cluster Taking Medicine to a New Stage
Working toward longer, healthier lives for its people, Japan is boosting its medical sector. A cluster of medical industries emerges...
The Splendor of Autumn Fields
Nara Prefecture fascinates visitors every year with its historical sites, and Hokki-ji Temple maintains the tradition...
Feel Future Society at the World Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai
On April 24, 2017, Japan presented to the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) to officially announce...
Guiding Japan Visitors with Firsthand Information
When Stefan Schauwecker launched the site japan-guide.com in July 1996 he was excited to use the Internet,...
Inspirational Views: Present and Past
January 2017 marked the 150th anniversary of the opening of the Port of Kobe to international trade...
Sacred Sites Draw Visitors from Abroad
Nagato City in Yamaguchi Prefecture is situated about 100 minutes by car north of Yamaguchi Ube Airport...
Japan to Host G7 Summit in 2016
At a press conference in Germany following the Group of Seven Summit at Schloss Elmau on June 8, 2015, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe spoke...
Invest in Kansai
A story of an electronic materials supplier
Dignitaries visiting Kansai from overseas
Prime Minister of Viet Nam visits Osaka and Kansai
Prime Minister of Sri Lanka visits Kobe
Prime Minister of India visits Kobe
President of Myanmar visits western Japan.
G20 Japan 2019 Host Cities
G20: Inspiring cities of Japan - Osaka [1min. version]
G20 Japan 2019: Osaka, Osaka Pref.