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When the biggest Japanese MMA Organization, PRIDE, was sold to the owners of the UFC organization in 2007, MMA and its coverage in Japan have changed drastically. However, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA),…

Imagine having a bad day and finding a bouquet of flowers parachute down into your lap from the sky. If you’re in Nevada, that could very well be reality, as the skies…

Rain or shine, win or lose, Japan displays some of the best sportsmanship in the world. After the country gained worldwide attention for its excellent sportsmanship by fans after Japan’s loss in the…

Ever wonder what it’s really like to get up close and personal with your food? Instead of just eating it, what would it be like to skate, bike, golf, build or climb…

The application used as a main form of communication between the majority of Tokyoites—and between 470 million people across 230 countries*—will reportedly be listed on both the New York and Tokyo stock…

After widespread protests by both Japanese architects and the general public, and following a $1.3 billion (¥130 billion) budget cut, Zaha Hadid has revealed new images showing the downsized, modified design of Tokyo’s 2020…

Yep, you heard it right. The results of what you do in the bathroom behind closed doors—and what you do it in—are now on full display at Odaiba Miraikan’s newest special exhibition…

Adding on to the upcoming Moomin Park in 2016, theme park enthusiasts now have another attraction to look forward to as Legoland announces its 2017 theme park debut in Nagoya. The new launch will…