Using photographs, illustrations, and videos, this online magazine helps people throughout the world know more about Japan from a variety of aspects.
Contributions to Asia
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Japan has extended various forms of assistance to Asian countries. We look at how Japan - from conducting infrastructure projects and dispatching volunteers to sending disaster relief teams and assisting in anti-piracy missions - is contributing to a better Asia.
Prime Minister Aso attended the summit on Financial Markets and the World Economy.
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Prime Minister Aso visited Pattaya, Thailand, and held trilateral summit talks with the leaders of China and ROK.
|IMPERIAL 50th WEDDING ANNIVERSARY||PDF(251KB)|
Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.
The Industrial Technological Research Institute in Tsukuba have developed a female humanoid robot with astonishingly rich facial expressions.
|RESEARCH MILESTONE IN SPACE||PDF(251KB)|
Astronaut Koichi Wakata is the first Japanese to undertake a lengthy stay on the Space Station.
A jellyfish aquarium is proving popular with display of light-emitting jellyfish.
"Yokoso! Japan" Ambassador Takanori Adachi is working to convey the beauty of Japanese art and Japanese-style gardens.
"Chindon-ya," a Japanese version of sandwich-board advertisers with bright-colored costumes and makeup, gathered for an all-Japan competition.
Aomori Prefecture's Oirase Stream is known for its natural beauty, which changes with the four seasons.
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