Japan

How This Alcohol Industry Newcomer Created a Japanese Whiskey Brand for the U.S.

Ann Soh Woods tapped her network to get a traditional distiller to allow her to sell their product.

What Did American Consumers Want From the Maker of Cup Noodles and Top Ramen? Hats and Shirts, Apparently.

Nissin, the Japanese maker of instant noodles, which first came to the U.S. market in 1970, has made a concerted effort to listen to U.S. consumers for the past three years.

A Small Japanese City Was Deluged With Applications After Reports of a Ninja Shortage

The Japanese city of Iga has clarified that it is, in fact, not hiring ninjas.

Tom Murray

Meet the American Entrepreneurs Who Are Brewing Japanese Sake in Brooklyn

Brian Polen and Brandon Doughan opened the doors of Brooklyn Kura this year.

KFC Has Created Less Smelly Fried Chicken Just in Time for the Holidays

The scientifically engineered poultry is available in Japan until the end of December.

Nina Zipkin

These Robots Help Train Travelers With Their Luggage

Japan is planning to use robots to make travel less stressful for people.

Rose Leadem

Watch These Sumo Wrestling Robots Battle It Out

They already act as chefs and priests, now robots are getting in the ring.

Rose Leadem

Pretty Soon, You Can Try Some Kit Kat Sushi

Here's one of the most innovative food mashups we've seen.

Rose Leadem