Japanese Town's Ritual for Rain
About 300 men haul a massive straw and bamboo dragon on a one-mile trek through the streets before plunging it into a shallow pond.
Japan's Emperor Suggests He Would Like to Abdicate
Japan's emperor expressed concern Monday about fulfilling his duties as he ages, in a public address that was remarkable for its rarity and its suggestion that he would like to abdicate.
North Korean Missile Lands Within 200 Nautical Miles of Japan
North Korea succeeded in launching a ballistic missile into Japan's exclusive economic zone for the first time on Wednesday, alarming its neighbors in the region and further escalating tensions.
House Topples Over in Japanese Landslide
No injuries were reported after a house in the city of Nagasaki crashed atop other homes.
ARCHIVAL VIDEO: The Early Nintendo Craze in US, Japan
Feb. 21, 1989: Peter Jennings on Nintendo's takeover of the video game industry.
Lion Lunges at Boy at Zoo in Japan
Store wearing. Nick. McEnroe. Yeah. Nick yes our criminal.
US Sailors in Japan Banned From Drinking, Navy Says
The U.S. Navy has issued a drinking ban on all sailors stationed in Japan following a car accident this weekend where a U.S. sailor was suspected of drunk driving.
Japanese Boy Found After Being Abandoned in Forest
The 7-year-old was discovered in a military hut nearly a week after he was abandoned in a forest by his parents.
Japanese Boy Missing After Parents Leave Him in Forest
150 rescue workers searched the wooded area for the 7-year-old who has been missing since Saturday afternoon.
Caroline Kennedy Talks Obama's Visit to Japan
The U.S. ambassador to Japan explains how the tense moment in Okinawa underscores the importance of the U.S.-Japanese alliance.