Jubilant scenes on the streets of Tokyo and Osaka as Japan defeat Germany 2-1 in the World Cup

Jubilant scenes on the streets of Tokyo and Osaka as Japan defeat Germany 2-1 in the World Cup

People celebrate at the Shibuya Scramble Crossing in Tokyo’s Shibuya Ward shortly after 12 am on November 24, 2022, after Japan defeated Germany 2-1 in their Men’s World Cup match in Qatar. (Mainichi/Koichiro Tezuka) People in Tokyo’s Shibuya and Osaka’s Minami entertainment district erupted in celebration on November … Read more

Japanese automaton plays koto in a unique design worldwide by Osaka Pref. artisan

Japanese automaton plays koto in a unique design worldwide by Osaka Pref. artisan

NEYAGAWA, Osaka — After tens of thousands of adjustments and eight years of hard work, a craftsman in western Japan has finally created a mechanical doll that plays the traditional stringed instrument “koto,” a work not seen anywhere. another part of the world. A mechanical puppet playing the … Read more

Halloween revelers fill Tokyo’s Shibuya with tight security after Seoul crush

Halloween revelers fill Tokyo’s Shibuya with tight security after Seoul crush

Costumed people stand behind yellow tape held by police officers to guide the crowd at the Shibuya crossing in Tokyo on October 31, 2022. (Kyodo) TOKYO (Kyodo) — Halloween in Tokyo’s famous Shibuya neighborhood felt like it had returned to its pre-pandemic peak on Monday, as revelers, including … Read more