"Tokyo Ghoul S" arrives in Japan's cinemas on 19 in July

A sequel to "Tokyo Ghoul," a full-length action-thriller about human-eating ghouls living among ordinary people

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Buddhist monks holding a replica of a lantern enclosing the eternal flame at Enryakuji Temple in Otsu, Shiga Province, on June 11. (Jiro Tsutsui)

Eternal flame of the Enryakuji temple will pass through 4 regions of Japan

Burning continuously for 1.200 years, the eternal flame of Enryakuji Temple will be divided for long trips in a relay

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An aerial photo shows the scale of the protests. Photo: Anthony Kwan / Getty Images

Hong Kong streets flooded by protesters - in photos

Up to 2 millions of people dressed in black call for the complete withdrawal of the new extradition bill, which

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Grinaldas colocadas na estátua de Imre Nagy em Budapest. Seu enterro em 1989 atraiu mais de 100.000 pessoas para a Praça dos Heróis.Foto: Zoltan Mathe / EPA

Hungarians honor Imre Nagy, hero of 56, while Orban increases control

Apenas algumas centenas de pessoas estavam presentes para comemorar o aniversário da execução de Imre Nagy no domingo de manhã

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A protester blocks Harcourt Road during a day of violent clashes at 12 in June over plans to allow extraditions to China. Photo: Philip Fong / AFP / Getty Images

Hong Kong is still not China, but this feared day is getting closer and closer

Hong Kong has become a place whose present is unresolved and whose future is unimaginable. After the unexpected violence of the

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A pintura de Caravaggio “Judith Beheading Holofernes” é apresentada à imprensa na casa de leilões Drouot, em Paris, na sexta-feira. Associated Press

Painting of Caravaggio on display for the last time before auction

Last Friday, visitors had a last chance to admire a painting of 400 years found in an attic

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Taylor Swift performs at Wango Tango on June 1 at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California Photo: Chris Pizzello / Invision / AP

Swift criticizes homophobic in new music and announces his 7 album

Taylor Swift's latest song has a new target: homophobia. Coinciding with the announcement of his seventh album,

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"Tokyo is clearly in its peak population or near it, at the highest point of the roller coaster." Photo: Easyturn / Getty

Has Tokyo already reached its "limit"?

Tokyo is often described as crowded, diverse and overly large. Except, in many ways, it's not. Unlike many

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Monster serpents go on a rampage on the stage at the Iwami Kagura Naniwakan theater in Osaka's Naniwa Ward on April 25. (Taku Hosokawa)

Theater opens in Osaka, dedicated to the performance art "kagura"

An exclusive theater was opened near the JR Nanba station to promote the traditional performance art of "kagura" (sacred music

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A South Korean high school student joins a Japan-South Korea festival wearing a cosplay costume of a Japanese animated character in Seoul. (Asahi Shimbun Archive)

A larger number of South Koreans have a good impression of Japan

South Korea's love for Japan is stronger than ever, but the feeling on the Japanese side

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A car carrying Emperor Emeritus Akihito and Empress Emerita Michiko arrive at Sennyuji Temple, where Emperor Komei is consecrated, in Higashiyama Ward of Kyoto, the morning of 12 in June.

Retired Imperial couple visit the tombs of ancestors in Kyoto

Emperor Emeritus Akihito and Empress Emerita Michiko visited the imperial mausoleums of their predecessors in Kyoto at 12

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A dress from the collection Carolina Herrera New York Resort 2020, which the Mexican government says incorporates elements of traditional Saltillo shawls in the state of Coahuila. Photo: Carolina Herrera

Mexico accuses the Carolina Herrera brand of cultural appropriation

Three months after asking Spain to apologize for its colonial abuses, the Mexican government of Andrés Manuel

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Saga - Legend has it that "Izo, the man who cut", was a notorious samurai assassin in the last days of the Edo Period (1603-1867), wielding a Hizen sword.

Hizen Swords on display at Saga

Legend has it that Izo, a notorious samurai killer in the last days of the Edo Period (1603-1867), wielded a Hizen sword.

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Radiohead turned the table for blackmailers by releasing the collection of private recordings online Photo: GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP / Archive

Radiohead challenges hackers and releases music recordings to the public

The alternative rock band Radiohead released on Tuesday a set of 18 hours of private recordings of their album

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Businesswomen wearing high heels are seen in a business district in Tokyo. Photo: REUTERS / Kim Kyung-Hoon

More than 60% of women use jumps at work, study says

More than 60% of women in Japan have experienced the rules that require the use of jumps in the workplace

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The children participate in a disaster simulation at a primary school in Tokyo. Photo: Toru Yamanaka / AFP / Getty

Tokyo prepares for earthquake of century

Every day at 17h, the soft melody of the Yuyake Koyake children's music sounds in the Minato area of ​​Tokyo,

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KPF's 420 Sky Mile Tower was the centerpiece of its Next Tokyo 2045 proposal, which included floating farms and homes for half a million people in Tokyo Bay. Photo: Courtesy of Kohn Pedersen Fox

Forgotten Tokyo: Architectural wonders that have not gone off paper

Protected by cylindrical walls of reinforced concrete, the steel and glass "depths" extend for hundreds of meters in the

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Rocketman, starring Taron Egerton as Elton John and Richard Madden as John Reid. Photo: Gavin Bond / Paramount / Kobal / Rex / Shutterstock

Samoa bans the movie Rocketman for gay scenes

The Pacific nation of Samoa banished the kinetic Rocketman of Elton John because of his depictions of homosexuality.

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