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Muji is now designing train stations and buses – and it’s this not-so-simple approach that makes it so successful

One of Muji's supermarkets in Osaka is also located at a train station designed by Muji.

These are the world’s 12 longest tunnels

From particle accelerators to bullet trains, engineers have built some impressive portals through bedrock and under bodies of water.
Akihito leaves by car after attending prayers at the Ise Grand Shrine on Thursday.

Japan’s outgoing emperor performed a sacred ritual with a mirror, sword, and jewel as part of his abdication

Emperor Akihito is stepping down on April 30 in the country's first abdication in 200 years. His son, Naruhito, will take over the throne.
The US Marine Corps variant of the F-35B after a vertical landing aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp.

Japan’s fleet of F-35s reportedly made 7 emergency landings before crash

The emergency landings reportedly occurred in flight tests between June 2017 and January 2019.
The aircraft, designated AX-6, is the second F-35A assembled at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ F-35 Final Assembly & Check-Out (FACO) facility in Nagoya, Japan and is the first to be assigned to the JASDF’s 3rd Air Wing, 302nd Tactical Fighter Squadron, Misawa Air Base, Japan.

The US and Japan still can’t find a missing F-35, and its ‘secrets’ may be in danger

US and Japanese forces have been searching tirelessly for the past week for a missing F-35, but so far, they've yet to find more than debris.
US Air Force F-35As at Volk Field, August 22, 2016.

The US and Japanese militaries are scrambling to find a missing F-35, preferably before someone else does

The US Navy has sent maritime patrol aircraft and a destroyer to search for an F-35A that disappeared from radar during a training flight Tuesday.
The evacuated town of Ōkuma, no one has been allowed back since March 11, 2011.

After 8 years, residents of a ghost town soaked in radiation by the Fukushima nuclear reactor disaster are allowed back

Okuma's western districts of Ogawara and Chuyashiki reopened on Wednesday after the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster forced residents to flee.
The aircraft, designated AX-6, is the second F-35A assembled at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ F-35 Final Assembly & Check-Out (FACO) facility in Nagoya, Japan and is the first to be assigned to the JASDF’s 3rd Air Wing, 302nd Tactical Fighter Squadron, Misawa Air Base, Japan.

Japan lost an F-35 in the Pacific, and the US is in trouble if Russia or China find it first

Experts say Russia and China will do anything to get a look at the crashed F-35 jet and undermine the next several decades of US airpower.

It’s been 77 years since one of World War II’s worst atrocities — the Bataan Death March

Japanese abuse of thousands of US and Filipino prisoners of war in April 1942 was one of the most brutal events in the US's war in the Pacific.
Japanese Crown Prince Naruhito at the National Assembly in Paris, France, in September 2018. He will be Japan's Emperor on May 1, 2019.

Here’s everything you need to know about Crown Prince Naruhito, who will become Emperor of Japan after the country’s first abdication in 2...

On May 1, 2019, 59-year-old Crown Prince Naruhito will succeed his father, Akihito, who is abdicating due to health concerns.