Among the seven robots on show was a fluffy cat mascot that can carry out simultaneous interpretation in four different languages.
Shigenaga Tomioka, 56, set upon his older sister Nagako, chief priestess at Tomioka Hachimangu shrine, with a samurai sword in a rare violent assault in the Japanese capital.
Tokyo opened its first new permanent venue for the 2020 Olympics Saturday in a welcome public relations boost for the organisers after a series of setbacks.
Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike, whose new party is challenging Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc in the Oct. 22 national election, said she would ‘100 percent’ not run in the poll ...
A ping-pong-playing robot served up a hit at a top Tokyo tech fair Monday, while a barely-moving machine in the shape of a sloth aimed to provide a relaxing change of pace.
Members of the lower house raised their arms and shouted "Banzai" three times -- the Japanese equivalent of "three cheers" -- after the speaker read out a letter from Shinzo Abe officially dissolving the chamber.
Japanese officials have begun an investigation into Tuesday's "serious incident" at Tokyo's Haneda Airport where the jet carrying 233 passengers and 18 crew was forced into an emergency landing.
A panda born this month at Tokyo's Ueno Zoo is female, the zoo announced on Friday. Newly-released images show the tiny baby nestled against the side of her mother, Shin Shin, and also being measured by a worker.