International Space Station

Can You Really Age Whiskey In Space?

Drinks giant Suntory has sent whisky to the International Space Station to test how zero gravity affects the drink’s “mellowness”.

Inside The Suntory Yamazaki Whisky Distillery

Suntory to launch whisky into space

Japanese brewing and distilling company Suntory is sending its world-class whiskey to age where few liquors have gone before: outer space.

Book and Bed Hotel

The library hotel, Japan’s latest concept for tourists

Have you always dreamed of staying in a library after hours? Japan has the solution: a library hotel, the “Book and Bed Hotel,” will open this fall.

Lady Gaga for Shiseido

Watch: Lady Gaga in latest Shiseido ad

Cosmetics company Shiseido has just released a new television ad starring Lady Gaga that will air in Japan.

Henn-na Hotel staff

This Japan hotel is almost entirely run by robots

A hotel in Japan almost entirely run by robots has opened its doors to the public.

bunch of Ruby Roman grapes

Bunch of grapes sells for record $8,200 in Japan

A bunch of grapes fetched a record one million yen, or approximately $8,200, at an auction in Ishikawa, Japan.

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