The government announced the plans as part of creating a more eco-friendly city.
Due to an unavoidable economic shift, Japanese opinions towards multiple jobs have changed.
Thirteen governors have signed support for an initiative to make crying babies more publicly acceptable.
Despite being seen as an example of how not to stabilize an economy, Japan has proven everybody wrong.
With a rapidly ageing population, Japan has made looking after its elderly a priority.
Blue light, calming music and ultrasonic sound: the country's public transport systems use 'nudge theory' to subconsciously influence passengers.
Over one-quarter of the Japanese population is over 65, which puts all industries, including construction, at risk.
Japan and India plan an Asia-Africa Growth Corridor, which will clash with China's Belt and Road Initiative. But, co-operation, rather than competition, makes most sense for all parties.
Kirigami - a version of origami - is helping inspired researchers to create malleable circuits.
A nursing home in Japan is trialling 20 different models of robot to take care of and entertain the residents.
With Japan's population rapidly getting older and its stance on immigration remaining largely negative, this study examines the relationship between the two.
Japan has one of the world's oldest populations. Many elderly people feel isolated and they can't afford the cost of medical and social care.
To become more sustainable, Tokyo is using out-of-date electronic devices to create medals for the upcoming games.
For the last eight months, farms near Kisarazu City in Japan have been home to a high-tech predator.
Fasten your seatbelts for a flight departing to Paris, and never leave the ground.