Ejiro Miyako, an associate professor at the Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology in Nomi, told the media he had been working on robotic pollinators for years but was disheartened when the toy drones smashed into flowers.
A Japanese aquarium closed during the coronavirus outbreak is asking people to make video calls to their eels so the sensitive creatures remember humans exist and don't pose a threat.
Every day, 90-year-old Japanese grandma Hamako Mori flexes her fingers to keep them nimble. Not for knitting or needlepoint, but to keep them in shape for playing video games.
It might be the unlikeliest instructional video ever, but footage of two Japanese amusement park executives demonstrating how to "scream inside your heart" to avoid spreading COVID-19 while on a rollercoaster has been a roaring success.
Japanese wholesale prices fell in June at a slower pace after sinking at the fastest rate in four years in May, as a rebound in Chinese demand lifted commodity costs and eased some of the deflationary pressure caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) announced on Thursday a joint study agreement (JSA) with two Japanese companies - INPEX Corporation (INPEX), JERA Co (JERA), and a government agency,
Production of the world's longest-running cartoon and a mainstay of the Japanese weekend has been interrupted by the coronavirus, forcing the broadcast of re-runs for the first time in decades.
Whirling, spinning, reaching, grasping - Japanese wheelchair dancer Kenta Kambara's emotive performances are wordless testimony to artistic passion and possibility.
While the whole world fights the coronavirus pandemic in their own style, the Japanese have found a way out through luxury. Fashion-conscious Japanese can now own a face-mask studded with diamonds and pearls for a million yen each.