4.6 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Tokyo, No Tsunami RiskAn earthquake has struck close to Tokyo, shaking much of the metropolitan region. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, and no tsunami risk.
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Disney Apologizes For Poorly-Timed Tweet On Nagasaki AnniversaryWalt Disney Japan has apologized after a tweet sent from its corporate Twitter account wished readers "congratulations on a not special day" on the 70th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombing of Nagasaki.
Nintendo Games To Feature Same-Sex Marriages Between CharactersNintendo confirmed that the new Fire Emblem role-playing games will introduce same-sex marriage to players.
Strong Earthquake Strikes South Of TokyoA strong earthquake has struck off an island chain south of Tokyo, but officials say there is no danger of a tsunami.
4-Hour Wait For Blue Bottle Coffee In TokyoThe company, which began in Oakland, California in 2002, hopes its early popularity is more than a passing fad.
New, Haunting Video Inside Ground Zero Of Fukushima Nuclear Meltdown Shows Colossal RadiationThe first video and photos taken inside ground zero of the Fukushima nuclear powerplant that melted down in the 2011 magnitude 9.0 earthquake and subsequent tsunami show a devastating radioactive mess.
Asiana Plane Skids Off Runway In Japan Injuring 20An Asiana Airlines plane skidded off a runway Tuesday after landing in western Japan, and about 20 people were injured slightly, officials said.
Designer Of Iconic Soy Sauce Bottle, Bullet Train DiesThe Japanese industrial designer responsible for the iconic red-capped soy sauce dispenser and other designs and logos died on Sunday.
Study Says Music Helps Young Couples Fall In Love EasierThose who believe in "love at first sight" thing might have to rethink things—it's looking like music may have a surprising impact on young lovers.
San Francisco Entrepreneur Completes 'Bachelorette' Tokyo Dinner Date Contest; Has Plans For Other FinalistsA San Francisco entrepreneur who secured a highly-coveted reservation to an exclusive restaurant in Japan has pulled off her much-publicized online 'Bachelorette'-style contest to find a dinner date - and now has additional plans for those applicants who didn't make the cut.
San Francisco Woman Takes Applications For Dinner Date At Prestigious Restaurant In JapanA Bay Area woman beat incredible odds to snag a table for two at what has been declared the best restaurant in the world, but she doesn’t have a date. She is deciding to take applications and more than 150 men have applied so far.