The Japan News (Japan)

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Fusuma sliding doors featuring a painting of a cherry blossom tree by a Tokyo artist is on display at Kodaiji temple in Kyoto.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - A black honey produced in Tokyo’s Ogasawara Islands, which are registered as a UNESCO World Natural Heritage site, was recently found by researchers to be honeydew honey (see below), a rarity in Japan.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The last train times on many lines will be pushed back by 30 to 90 minutes during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the Tokyo Games organizing committee and the Tokyo metropolitan government said.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - With reducing the use of plastics becoming a global challenge, the Environment Ministry will start as early as next month a project to globally promote Japanese companies with technologies related to eco-friendly plastics.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Japan was hailed by the Asian University for Women’s vice chancellor, Prof. Nirmala Rao, for helping make such a success of the university at an AUW fundraising event at the Tokyo American Club in the capital’s Minato Ward on Thursday.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - With plastic waste having an evermore serious impact on the oceans, the Environment Ministry is from April to start providing technical support for Southeast Asian countries — the major sources of the pollution — to contain dumping of such waste, it has been learned.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - An event in which an art installation uses LED lights to imitate cherry blossoms and restaurants offer dishes on the same theme started Friday in the Nihonbashi district of Chuo Ward, Tokyo.

MITO, Japan (The Japan News/ANN) - About 21,000 yellow daffodils in full bloom catch visitors’ eyes at the Hitachi Seaside Park in Hitachinaka, Ibaraki Prefecture. 

​UEDA, Nagano (The Japan News/ANN) - The municipal government of Ueda, Nagano Prefecture, as well as the city’s tourist association, among others, are looking to anime as a tourism resource.

TOTTORI, Japan (The Japan News/ANN) - A detective. Ghoulish yokai. Gourmet dining.