A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported on January 24, 2018.
Populism can indeed win elections in Japan, but the problem is that there are so few politicians in this country who seem to have the personal political talents to tap into it.
Good news for the Tokyo governor in her struggle against the local chapter of the ruling party
From hidden treasures to the just plain odd.
Complaints are growing about the increasing number of joggers around the Imperial Palace in Tokyo and the alleged bad manners that some of them are showing.