Behind Satoshi Uematsu's grotesque act of terror lies a sobering reality: we, the disabled, are oppressed, dehumanised and hated
'My goal is a world in which... [disabled people] can be euthanised with the consent of their guardians' the suspect wrote in a letter
Former boxer admits mutilating unnamed lawyer in a 'bizarre and cruel' attack
It is not so much the rise of terrorism as the 'rise of Islam' that Japan sees as a problem, and the distinction between Islam and extremist organisations such as Isis is often missed altogether
Video shows the light aircraft in pieces around the house
Lawyers and campaigners say at least one woman has killed herself after becoming a victim of the con
Kashino was an actor in a theatre group in downtown Tokyo
China and US agree that Pyongyang’s latest plan is ‘destabilising’ for the region amid calls for further UN sanctions
With global events distorting prices to certain tourist destinations, it pays to look ahead. Simon Calder offers his advice.
After decades of anguish for thousands of South Korean women forced into military brothels during the Second World War, Japan has agreed to formally apologise and pay £8m towards their psychological care. David McNeill reports
We've all had enough of roasts, and Stevie Parle's recipes are perfect to cook for a New Year's Eve or any time
...they come with cats, maids, monsters, My Little Ponies or policewomen
With a favourable exchange rate and rail and plane deals, it's a great time to visit the Land of the Rising Sun.
The iM-4 is going to be called Ignis in Japan although the naming for other markets has yet to be confirmed
Japan’s prime minister Shinzo Abe sent a shiver through the global diplomatic community today, by explicitly comparing tensions between Tokyo and Beijing to animosity between European powers in the run-up to the First World War.