Manga, anime, J-pop – once it was all about Japan. But the country's efforts to channel its 'cool' as part of a global soft power strategy may need a revamp amid intense competition from Korea.
The Japanese government has asked the Japanese to scale back their energy use in anticipation of several more months of energy shortages.
05/31/2011 01:53 pm
If you don't mind the staff dipping their whiskers in your tea or pouncing on your fur coat, these places are respite from urban chaos.
04/25/2008 01:00 am
Just the 30th favorite nation to visit, Japan hopes to boost tourism – and the economy.
01/23/2008 12:00 am