| Jul 8, 2014
| 2:51 AM
One man died, more than 500,000 people were urged to evacuate and hundreds of flights were canceled in Japan as a strong typhoon brought torrential rain and high winds to its southwestern islands and could bring heavy rain to Tokyo later this week....
| Jul 8, 2014
| 8:00 AM
What started with Roy Choi's Kogi truck and the Seoul Sausage crew bringing an Asian fusion sensibility to street food has grown into a full-blown culinary movement. Sriracha has become the new ketchup, and kimchi and pickled ginger are the new...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 4:00 AM
The last exhibit room at the Chinese People's Anti-Japanese War Memorial Hall in west Beijing opens with a panel proclaiming: "Chinese and Japanese People Should Be Friends Forever." But in recent months, curators at the museum dedicated to Japan's 1931-...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 11:12 AM
When Walt Disney Animation Studios last year announced its first movie inspired by a Marvel comic, an adaptation of a […]...
| Jul 15, 2014
“All right, let me get this straight: a man in a kabuki mask attacked you with an army of miniature […]...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 11:11 AM
As Olympic officials finished their first on-site review of preparations for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, there remained questions about a potential change in the overall plan for building venues.
The International Olympic Committee's coordination...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 10:20 AM
With a surge in theme park attendance in Asia, Tokyo Disneyland has surpassed Disneyland in Anaheim as the second-most-popular theme park in the world.
Attendance at Tokyo Disneyland jumped 15.9% in 2013 to 17.2 million visitors, surpassing the original...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 9:55 AM
Add this to the list of most unpleasant jobs on the planet: Working in the call center that Mt. Gox has set up to answer bitcoin questions.
Once the largest bitcoin exchange, Mt. Gox said last week it was filing for bankruptcy protection after revealing...
| May 13, 2014
| 10:30 AM
TOKYO -- Tokyo police have arrested Masaaki Wakasugi, a veteran producer with ties to some of the Japanese industry's biggest names, on charges of fraud.
According to local news reports, Wakasugi is charged with raising nearly $300,000 from an unnamed...
| May 17, 2014
| 7:00 AM
For five decades, retailer Fred Segal has played an integral role in the shopping scene in Los Angeles as a landmark, a destination and a reflection of the city's larger style culture. And for 24 of the retailer's 53 years, native Angeleno John Eshaya was...
| May 22, 2014
| 10:41 AM
Paul McCartney is definitely sick with a virus, and his shows in Japan and South Korea have been postponed, but reports out Thursday saying he'd been hospitalized remain unconfirmed until the afternoon.
"Since contracting a virus last week that led to...