Japan plans to join multinational manned-mission to the moon.
Women aren't allowed to step foot on the island, while ancient rituals are required on the men who do.
Feral cats have outnumbered people in some Japanese islands.
Japan continues to hunt minke whales annually in the name of science.
The seven students and one teacher from Otawara High School in Tochigi Prefecture were attending a climbing event in the town of Nasu when the incident happened on Monday at around 8:30 a.m.
This tourist spot and bunny sanctuary has dark roots in World War II.
Japan launched a new spy satellite to keep tabs on North Korea's missile program. JAXA did not provide a live stream but a company provided a video of the launch.
Wild boars now roam the streets of deserted towns, making it difficult for people to come home after the Fukushima nuclear accident.
Animal activists are against the use of owls in cafés to entertain guests. They say keeping owls awake during the day in a confined and noisy environment are forms of abuse.
People are starting to try to tackle the unprecedented bee crisis with the help of various tools. One of them is to use robotic bee "drones" to pollinate plants in the absence of said actual bees.
The Takagoyama Nature Zoo in Chiba prefecture, Japan, has culled 57 snow monkeys under their care after discovering that they are carrying the genes of an "invasive alien species."
A team of scientists from Japan has found something strange in space, specifically a supersonic space cloud traveling the Milky Way.
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wants to propose during a meeting with US President Donald Trump a new bilateral economic cooperation plan. This involves the creation of a $450-billion market through railways and other infrastructure investments in the country that could generate 700,000 jobs.
Japan is not just known for their cherry blossoms, but also unique crystal-clear ice blocks that wash up only on their shores.