After being forced by her school to dye her naturally brown hair, a Japanese high school student suffered from rashes and damaged hair.
She has recently received compensation after suing Osaka’s local government.
Osaka, Japan’s third largest city with a population of over 2.6 million, has been turned into a ghost town one day before the G20 summit on June 28.
Pictures and videos taken by Japanese netizens show the streets and highways of Osaka devoid of pedestrians and vehicles.
Sumire Nakamura is now set to become the youngest Japanese Go player in history when she makes her official debut as a professional on April 1st.
Nakamura, who will turn 10 in march, will hold the record as the youngest professional Go player when she starts off her career on April 1st. She will take the record from the previous holder, Rina Fujisawa, who became a professional player in 2010 at the age of 11, according to Reuters.
A copy of a long-lost Walt Disney film, which featured a character that predates Mickey Mouse, was recently discovered in Japan.
“Neck ‘n’ Neck” is a black-and-white animated short featuring Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, a character Walt Disney created in 1927. The iconic Mickey Mouse was introduced the following year.
Japanese-American Tennis Champion, Naomi Osaka, just scored a date with her celebrity crush, and it’s all thanks to Ellen.
Back in September, Osaka was invited onto “The Ellen Degeneres Show” after her win at the U.S. Open against Serena Williams. She admitted to having a crush on actor Michael B. Jordan, known for his role in “Black Panther.”
Surveillance footage taken from a cat cafe in Japan shows how felines react before, during, and after a massive earthquake that rocked Osaka and nearby areas last month.
The video starts out like any other day in CATchy, a cat cafe located in neighboring Wakayama prefecture, as the feline residents chill out on their favorite spot in the shop, according to SoraNews24.
While everyone was busy dealing with traffic and cleaning up after the strongest earthquake to hit Osaka, Japan, in decades, one otaku was caught in an embarrassing situation that most teenagers would consider their worst nightmare.
The city of Osaka was rocked by a 5.3 magnitude earthquake on June 18 at about 7:58 a.m., according to CNN.
The food and beverage industry is so competitive that some owners decide to go the sexy route to boost sales, but a takoyaki stand in Osaka, Japan, went with a more creative approach by using cosplay to attract customers.
For Yukio, the owner of a takoyaki stand called Goonies — a reference to the 1985 movie “The Goonies” — in Osaka’s Nipponbashi district, dressing up in colorful costumes of known or obscure anime characters is a surefire way to generate buzz…and sales.
An 18-year-old Japanese woman is now suing the Osaka prefecture government for forcing her to dye her naturally brown hair to black, which resulted to irritation on her scalp.
Multiple applications of the chemicals for the dye had caused a severe reaction on her scalp, giving her rashes as well as damaged hair, according to Japan Times. The student, who is left unnamed because she is still considered as a minor in the country, is looking to sue the Osaka government for 2.2 million yen ($19,300) for the damages.
An elderly man who turned out to be a notorious ninja thief was finally caught by local authorities in Osaka, Japan.
Police revealed that 74-year-old Mitsuaki Tanigawa was responsible for over 250 break-ins in a span of more than eight years.
A popular guest house in Osaka, Japan almost went so far as placing a ban on all Malaysians after three guests from Malaysia displayed unruly behavior during their stay at the lodge.
The guests, identified as students, reportedly engaged in an altercation with a staff of Vitti Lodge & Family Apartment on Wednesday after they were taken in to stay for free.
A drunk teacher at a municipal elementary school in Japan made an unannounced late night “house call” to a pupil’s home last month and gave the child a surprise beating.
Following the incident, Osaka City Board of Education suspended the unnamed 38-year-old who serves as the head teacher of an elementary school in Osaka’s Minato Ward, reports SoraNews24.