My Favorite News (May 14, 2017)


Music – Gesu no Kiwami Otome

Gesu no Kiwami Otomes latest album Daruma Ringo took the top spot for 2 days in a row on May 9th and 10th in the Oricon Daily Album charts. The band have jus...


RADWIMPS have revealed the full PV for their song "Senno"."Senno" is


Kanjani8's Murakami Shingo has taken on his KING persona for several of the group's latest releases and is now taking it to another level. Mysterious rappe

Taste of sushi?

After your sushi dinner, you can now enjoy a very appropriate dessert.


TOKYU HANDS will open a time limited cafe collaborating with Korilakkuma at six HANDS CAFEs throughout Japan. The collaboration cafes will sell original goo...



To celebrate his 25th anniversary, Kirby is releasing a special collection of adorable mascots! Each one represents a different era of the pink hero, but which ...

from twitter


86 million yen

HIROSHIMA -- Investigators here suspect the recent theft of 85.72 million yen from a police station safe here was an inside job, noting that no traces of an int...

The thumbnail is cool

Boeings industrial partners in Japan want a bigger role in the next new jet. Despite their difficult 787 Dreamliner experience and uncertainty over President T...

Rainy season

Shogi’s remarkable newcomer

The Mainichi answers some common questions readers may have about winning streaks in shogi (Japanese chess) and Go, following the recent success of 14-year-old ...

The dog is amazing

IWATA, Shizuoka Prefecture--A dog left alone while its owner was out apparently set fire to its home

Sumo starts from today

KORIYAMA, Fukushima -- A former high school teacher has been reported to prosecutors on suspicion of assaulting a member of the school's sumo club he supervised...

high school sumo

These girls expertly throw each other around the ring to help promote high school sumo in Japan.