The Japan News (Japan)

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - A total of 370 candidates are running for the 124 seats contested in this upper house election: 215 candidates are running in prefectural constituencies for a total of 74 seats, and 155 candidates are running in the proportional representation segment in which 50 seats are contested.

​KAWASAKI, Japan (The Japan News/ANN) - An annual furin-ichi, or wind chime fair, is being held at Kawasaki Daishi Heikenji temple in Kawasaki, featuring about 30,000 chimes from all over the country.

OSAKA (The Japan News/ANN) - To prepare for an expected influx of foreign workers in Japan, efforts are being stepped up in Osaka Prefecture to cope with one of the major challenges that many foreign residents encounter: finding housing.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - This is the third and final installment of a series on the Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - To discover some of the hidden gems in Tokyo’s quieter neighborhoods, the Keio Inokashira Line is a good place to start.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Learning how seasoned artisans produce fine works may convince you that their skills should be cherished and preserved.

​KYOTO, Japan (The Japan News/ANN) - The Kyoto prefectural police have started investigating it as a case of suspected murder and arson of an inhabited structure.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Japan was seeking the arbitration under a 1965 bilateral agreement.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The government is attempting to build a framework to enable elderly people and others to use low-speed electric vehicles to go shopping, to the hospital and elsewhere. 

KYOTO, Japan (The Japan News/ANN) - A fire, possibly caused by arson, broke out at a studio managed by animation production company Kyoto Animation Co. in Kyoto, on Thursday morning, killing more than two dozen poeple.