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If cutting down the time from 4 hours, by car, to just over 1.5 hours, by Shinkansen, on the 350km route from Tokyo to Nagoya wasn’t enough, the new Magnetic Levitation technology…

Ever feel like escaping far, far away for a bit? Like, out-of-this-planet far away? Considering Virgin Galactic’s flight to space set to launch this year, and the newly updated plans to build an elevator…

We’ve compiled everything you need to know before UFC Fight Night 2014 comes to town this week: Yesterday’s Heroes, Tomorrow’s Legends Vice covers MMA’s history in Japan and its outlook towards the…

This month we present three unique and distinct art experiences, each of which represents a different idea of hands-on learning. By Sarah Custen All of these exhibitions engage the viewer as active…

Could Japan’s most beloved means of transportation make its way overseas? East Japan Railway hopes so, as it recently put in a bid to help construct California’s high-speed rail route from San…

Introduced to the violin at the age of four by her mother’s friend, Mayuko Suenobu, like most classically trained violinists, grew up practicing pieces of music by composers like Beethoven, Bach and…

If you’re looking for a little pre-flight luxury before a long trip ahead, JAL lounge has you covered. After recently revamping the Sakura business class lounge in March, Japan Airlines opens its…

When high school pitcher Taigo Matsui threw out the first pitch of the game on Thursday evening, I’m sure he never expected to be there Sunday, four days later, on his 709th pitch in…