Using photographs, illustrations, and videos, this online magazine helps people throughout the world know more about Japan from a variety of aspects.
The government of Japan has launched its Strategy for Creation of Innovative Technology as a key feature of its current efforts to accelerate economic growth. This month, we turn our focus to the innovative, cutting-edge research being conducted in the medical field.
At the Beijing Olympic Games, Japanese athletes performed well bringing home a total of 25 medals. Here, we introduce a few of the medal winners.
Architect Jun Aoki takes a dynamic approach to the works that have gained him acclaim around the world.
This year marks the 50th anniversary of an educational program that has gained wide international acclaim, with some four million people currently studying at special centers around the world.
Chinese-born Yi Yang won Japan's most prestigious literary award for new authors, the Akutagawa Prize.
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This year France and Japan celebrate 150 years of diplomatic relations, and a recent exhibition highlighted the influence of Japanese aesthetics on French art.
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Introducing the efforts of "Yokoso! Japan" Ambassador Elizabeth Andoh to promote Japanese food culture to foreign tourists.
The island of Yakushima , a UNESCO-recognized World Heritage site, features a stunning array of flora and fauna, dramatic scenery, as well as different climatic zones.
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