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Japan's Vaccination Drive Is Underway

Japan began its coronavirus vaccination drive on February 17, starting with frontline medical workers. The central and local governments and medical workers are coordinating efforts to that end.

Nurse Gearing Up to Fight in Tokyo Olympics

27-year-old Arisa Tsubata is an aspiring Olympian and candidate for the Japanese national team in women’s boxing. When she’s not sparring, she can be found at a medical facility where she works as a nurse at a clinic in Tokyo.

Coronavirus in Japan: 1-Year Later

One year has passed since Japan confirmed the first coronavirus patient in the country, but new cases of infection are on the surge despite the government’s declaration of the second state of emergency over the pandemic.

Ticket Holders React to Olympics Announcement

People abroad who have tickets to the Tokyo Olympics express understanding over the Japanese government’s plan not to allow spectators from overseas to visit and take in the competition at venues.

Tokyo Disney Resort to Shorten Business Hours

Tokyo Disneyland and DisneySea will push back opening times by one hour under the extended coronavirus state of emergency.

Floating Concrete Block Hides Stylish Restroom

This new public restroom in Sendagaya, just steps away from the new Tokyo National Stadium, may look like a floating slab of cold concrete, but the inside is warm and welcoming with rich wood you have to see for yourself.

Finding Anime in Real Life: 10 Tokyo Locations

The folklorist that I am, I decided to choose ten anime featuring creatures from Japanese myth (but with a little Western thrown in as well). Keep reading to check out if your favorite anime is included on my list!

Masks for Musical Instruments

Masks have become an everyday necessity in the coronavirus age, and now there are masks for musical instruments.

Japan to Roll Out Covid Vaccines by Late Feb

Regulatory Reform Minister Taro Kono says he will strive to deliver the Covid-19 vaccination to the public as soon as possible.

Toilet Wonders of the Architectural World

Head to Shibuya in Tokyo to experience toilets like you've never experienced them before.

Mural Highlights Japan's Bond with Germany

In celebration of the long-standing ties between Japan and Germany, TokyoDex has curated an 80-meter mural along the German Embassy's Tokyo walls.

Time Travel with Japan's "Warlord" Clocks

Tokyo's Daimyo Clock Museum showcases unique Japanese clocks and the old way of measuring time used in the Edo period.

Closures Over COVID Continue in Japan

An increasing number of businesses across Japan permanently close their doors amid the ongoing coronavirus epidemic.

Mori Resigns as Tokyo Games Organizing Chief

Mori Yoshiro resigns as president of the Tokyo Games organizing committee amid growing criticism over his sexist remarks.

Discover Gems of Japan in the Mount Fuji Area

Mount Fuji peeks between high-rises across the Greater Tokyo Area. Though magnificent even from afar, the sacred mountain begs a closer look! One of the best ways to explore it is by roaming around Shizuoka, Yamanashi, and Kanagawa prefectures.

Saitama Vending Machine Selling Covid-19 Tests

Japanese vending machines are well known for selling some pretty unique items, and this one in Saitama Prefecture, just outside of Tokyo, is offering PCR Test kits for you to take in the comfort of your own home.

Tokyo Metro Launches 17000 Train Series

Tokyo Metro has added a new train model to its lineup on the subway system.

“Chibafornia” : Japan’s hottest surfing coast

Chiba’s Pacific coast was chosen as the very first site for Olympic surfing for some perfectly good reasons: its surfing culture, its location not far from Tokyo, and very consistent waves.

Deep in Snow Country - Yuzawa and Minakami

Join us as we search for onsen and winter scenery through the Yuzawa and Minakami regions of central Japan.

Stylish Library Nicknamed Forest of Aphorisms

Residents of Nasushiobara City as flocking to the new library built by hometown designer Mari Ito.

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