Hiroyuki Suzuki: 'My tattoos and missing pinkies are my handicap'
Visits by members of Japan's government on August 15 to Yasukuni Shrine raise tensions with Asian neighbors
The pitch that requires a pivot at the hips and a twirl of the ball off the tips of the fingers may or may not be real
Success requires keeping up with the latest fetishes and managing frazzled actors and actresses
Tokyo Expressway maintains a 2-kilometer-long highway in Ginza
The festival begins on June 20 at five halls and theaters throughout Tokyo
"I use the electric guitar as a weapon to express myself"
Complicated machines, goofy toys and self-playing instruments comprise the output of one of Japan's more interesting brands
Seven-piece band taking its mix of ska, swing, punk and chindonya to the international stage