Does the name James May spring to mind when you think of a fierce warrior? Well, now you can see what that would look like, as James gets battle ready in historical Samurai armour, whilst exploring the Minamisoma region of Japan.
Johnny Depp film sees Minamata pollution issue as cautionary tale
Kyodo – Sep 18
For Hollywood star Johnny Depp, the story of an act of industrial pollution that devastated the southwestern Japanese coastal community of Minamata over half a century ago is one that had to be told, not only for its victims but for current and future generations.
Music Making Of Japan
HUMANKIND – Sep 17
Music composed and produced by Arnaud Roy for Amplitude Studios.
World’s oldest woman celebrated in Fukuoka
NHK – Sep 15
A 118-year-old Japanese woman was celebrated ahead of Respect for the Aged Day in Japan. She is recognized as the world’s oldest living person by Guinness World Records.
Three Vietnamese arrested over fake bill use
NHK – Sep 09
Police in Tokyo have arrested three Vietnamese people on suspicion of using counterfeit 10,000 yen banknotes. The bills resemble an old version that features a portrait of ancient Prince Shotoku.