The Japan News

An English daily newspaper conveying "Japan now" : The Japan News

An English daily newspaper conveying "Japan now" : The Japan News


Launched in 1955, The Japan News is a daily English-language newspaper published by The Yomiuri Shimbun.Readers can gain insight into Japan's political, economic and social trends, both broadly and in-depth, from English translations of Yomiuri Shimbun articles.

In addition to articles from The Yomiuri Shimbun and overseas news agencies, there are feature articles from partner foreign papers such as The Washington Post. It all adds up to make The Japan News a rich source of information.

The paper also carries feature articles on cultural aspects of Japan, both traditional and pop culture including anime and manga, as well as articles on food, tourism and more.

Page Guide

Point ①Latest news and deep analysis

The latest news from The Yomiuri Shimbun is translated and published on the front page and inside pages. Detailed analysis of the current situation in Japan is also provided.

The Japan News includes articles from a number of overseas partners, The Washington Post, The Times, and Asia News Network, a coalition of major Asian newspapers. This provides a wide range of news and commentary from diverse perspectives from around the world.

Point ②Food, tourism, culture

Our feature pages cover a variety of topics from around Japan. We introduce popular Japanese restaurants and experts in Japanese cuisine, and cover new trends in Japanese fashion, traditional crafts with modern designs, and Japanese arts and lifestyle. We also offer the latest in pop.


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