The Skytree debuts in Tokyo.
The city's Hotaru festival uses LED bulbs designed to mimic the light of the insects that once “gemmed” the Sumida River.
Could offices that clamp onto larger buildings or wander across town be the wave of the future?
In the municipal mascot department, it seems that North America can't compete with Asia.
This abandoned coal mine off of Nagasaki would be a wicked place to have a paintball match.
A sister city sibling rivalry and more news from Nagoya, Japan.
A nifty house with a folding floor, and more news.
In Japan, groping on crowded trains is so common, young women seek refuge in cars where men aren't allowed.
Japan is contemplating building a 'backup' city to take over the government if Tokyo is ever destroyed
Large cities with cash-strapped transit agencies would do well to study Japan's rail history
Proposed bill would allow purchase of large areas for city redevelopment