Tokyo has always been a hub for emerging design, new takes on fashion and innovative ideas. Visitors are hit by a barrage of new looks waiting to be absorbed.
Japan has just experienced a major political earthquake, but few people outside the country even noticed.
Officials of the Asian Youth Orchestra were holding auditions in Tokyo when the quake hit.
Tang Yik-chun took the silver medal in the men's 100 metres in round three of the Hong Kong League yesterday before heading back to San Diego on Wednesday to continue his preparations for the...
The green spaces in Japan's capital city offer a respite from the teeming metropolis and are home to an array of alluring attractions and botanical delights.
1. Ueno Park
At new Japanese restaurant Naha, in Taikoo Shing, almost everything is proudly imported from Okinawa - including the restaurant's executive chef.
Growing up in China after the war, Kunihiro Kanou was bullied by local people and not permitted to go to university as he was Japanese.
Hand over about 10,000 yen (HK$650) in Kyoto and you can have yourself made-up to look like a maiko, or apprentice geisha, at one of several establishments.
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With a barely audible hiss and a final flick of his wrist, the artist completes his spray-painted work of art. It is bright, aggressive and on public display.
The problem is that it...
Once the heartbeat of every couple of blocks of every suburban community in Tokyo, the institution of the public bathhouse is slowly drying up.