Declassified documents offer clues to the remains of Japan’s wartime leader Hideki Tojo

South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Declassified documents offer clues to the remains of Japan’s wartime leader Hideki Tojo” – below is their description. A university professor in Japan may have helped shed light on the final fate of Japan’s infamous wartime prime minister Hideki Tojo. In 2018, Hiroaki Takazawa came across … Read more Declassified documents offer clues to the remains of Japan’s wartime leader Hideki Tojo

Japanese hotel transforms into airsoft ‘survival’ games centre after Covid-19 closure

South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Japanese hotel transforms into airsoft ‘survival’ games centre after Covid-19 closure” – below is their description. A capsule hotel in Yokohama, Japan has been transformed into an venue for airsoft survival games after going out of business during the coronavirus pandemic. With the premises still in … Read more Japanese hotel transforms into airsoft ‘survival’ games centre after Covid-19 closure

Giorgio Armani Crossroads – Episode Six – Hikari Yokohama

Armani published this video item, entitled “Giorgio Armani Crossroads – Episode Six – Hikari Yokohama” – below is their description. London, 20.03.21, Hikari Yokohama Hikari Yokoyama, art curator and consultant with a passion for social entrepreneurship, sits on the board of Women for Women International, a nonprofit organisation supporting female empowerment. She opened up about … Read more Giorgio Armani Crossroads – Episode Six – Hikari Yokohama

Japanese man rents himself out offering ‘nothing in particular’

South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Japanese man rents himself out offering ‘nothing in particular’” – below is their description. Morimoto Shoji is a 37-year-old who rents himself out for doing “nothing in particular”. But, doing nothing sometimes means a great deal to people who just need some company. The Japanese man … Read more Japanese man rents himself out offering ‘nothing in particular’

Turning pandemic into art | Yokohama presents Mask Land exhibition ahead of Christmas

RT published this video item, entitled “Turning pandemic into art | Yokohama presents Mask Land exhibition ahead of Christmas” – below is their description. A huge range of masks – and plenty of opportunities for festival selfies – was unveiled in Yokohama at the Mask Land exhibition, which also featured Father Christmas (who, obviously, was … Read more Turning pandemic into art | Yokohama presents Mask Land exhibition ahead of Christmas

Giant robot Gundam makes first step

CGTN published this video item, entitled “Giant robot Gundam makes first step” – below is their description. For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2020-12-02/Giant-robot-Gundam-makes-first-step-VTxT5W6WWY/index.html An animated replica of the 18-meter high Gundam robot took its first steps in Yokohama on November 30, 2020. The replica project commemorates the 40th anniversary of the Gundam animation series. The project exhibition will … Read more Giant robot Gundam makes first step

Japanese company reveals 18 meter tall ‘Gundam’ robot

DW News published this video item, entitled “Japanese company reveals 18 meter tall ‘Gundam’ robot” – below is their description. It was due to feature at the Gundam Factory Yokohama, a new attraction that will allow fans to get up close and personal with the creation and learn about how it was created. The attraction … Read more Japanese company reveals 18 meter tall ‘Gundam’ robot

Olympic Rings Return to Tokyo for 2021 Summer Games

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “Olympic Rings Return to Tokyo for 2021 Summer Games” – below is their description. The five Olympic rings are back in Tokyo Bay. They were removed for maintenance four months ago shortly after the Tokyo Olympics were postponed until next year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The … Read more Olympic Rings Return to Tokyo for 2021 Summer Games

Tokyo Mask Land opens amid COVID-19 crisis

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Tokyo Mask Land opens amid COVID-19 crisis” – below is their description. Tokyo Mask Land, which is not actually in Tokyo but in the Japanese city of Yokohama, is billed as the “maskiest place on Earth” and will run for a month with exhibitions on the history … Read more Tokyo Mask Land opens amid COVID-19 crisis

Japanese taxi drivers turn to food deliveries amid COVID-19

CGTN published this video item, entitled “Japanese taxi drivers turn to food deliveries amid COVID-19” – below is their description. For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video Japan’s taxi drivers are delivering food instead of passengers thanks to relaxed rules meant to support the sector amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Taxi operators in Yokohama said the rate averaged around 3,000 … Read more Japanese taxi drivers turn to food deliveries amid COVID-19

18-metre giant Gundam robot takes its first steps in Japan

South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “18-metre giant Gundam robot takes its first steps in Japan” – below is their description. A giant robot resembling a robot from the late 1970s anime series Mobile Suit Gundam was being tested in Yokohama, Japan on September 21, 2020. Its massive frame stands at about … Read more 18-metre giant Gundam robot takes its first steps in Japan

Full-size Gundam robot moves on its own in Japan

CGTN published this video item, entitled “Full-size Gundam robot moves on its own in Japan” – below is their description. For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2020-09-24/Full-size-Gundam-robot-moves-on-its-own-in-Japan-U3k6379r9u/index.html A full-size Gundam robot, standing 18 meters tall and weighing 25 metric tons, made its first public performance in Yokohama port, Japan, on September 21, bringing fans’ childhood fantasies to life. It … Read more Full-size Gundam robot moves on its own in Japan

Nissan CEO Says Electric SUV Ariya Opens New Chapter

Jul.15 — Nissan Motor Co. President and Chief Executive Officer Makoto Uchida says its new electric sports utility vehicle Ariya symbolizes a new chapter for the company. Japan’s second-largest automaker by output could benefit from the buzz surrounding a new vehicle after months of management turmoil and declining profitability. Uchida speaks with Bloomberg’s Reed Stevenson … Read more Nissan CEO Says Electric SUV Ariya Opens New Chapter

Yakuza: Like a Dragon: 14 Minutes of Gameplay & Dev Interview | Summer of Gaming 2020

Yakuza: Like a Dragon turns the long-running beat-’em-up into a turn-based JRPG. Senior Localization Producer Scott Strichart shows us around the new setting of Yokohama, introduces us to the new protagonist Kasuga Ichiban, shows off the party-based battle system, some fun side activities, and the new wardrobe tied to the job system. We’ve seen the … Read more Yakuza: Like a Dragon: 14 Minutes of Gameplay & Dev Interview | Summer of Gaming 2020

Assignment Asia: The cost of COVID-19

Besides the loss of lives, the other cost of this COVID-19 pandemic is the loss of livelihoods. The Philippines counts as an emerging economy. Much of its workforce is in the informal sector, an entire segment of society now out of work and with no income because of the COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdown. Some … Read more Assignment Asia: The cost of COVID-19