Japan's largest organised crime syndicate, the Yamaguchi-gumi, is turning to the Internet in an effort to change public opinion as membership numbers fall to an all-time low.
Apple may be looking to acquire a unit of Renesas Electronics that makes LCD chips for mobile devices, according to a Nikkei report. The deal could be worth close to half a billion dollars.
Closing on a million YouTube hits, an ad for the Jii USB lighter from Japan is pure anime madness.
This first-person-shooter may inspire you to fire some real-world arrows.
Yodobashi Camera is one of the biggest electronics retailers in Tokyo, packing more than a few unusual gizmos. Crave peeks inside.
While there are strong similarities between the two mecha-versus-monster tales, Guillermo del Toro's stunning visual roller-coaster goes in its own direction.
Once the dominant forces in consumer electronics, Japanese companies like Sony, Panasonic, and Sharp find themselves lagging behind the competition.
Often overflowing with passengers, the famous Yamanote Line makes way for a special event.
A robot astronaut gets a launch date to visit the space station and participate in a human-robot conversation experiment. Don't worry, this one is a lot friendlier than HAL 9000.