Japan's National Institute of Population and Social Security Research predicts that the country's current population of 127 million will decline by nearly 40 million by 2065.
Kokoro means heart and spirit and soul and mind all together, and it is inspiring researchers to break down conceptual barriers.
Research has shown the health benefits of 'forest bathing', the act of being among the trees.
Japan’s plan to build a new supercomputer would see it overtake China in having the world’s biggest.
Japanese white-collar workers are already being replaced by artificial intelligence.
The country with the highest proportion of centenarians is Japan, The region with most is Latin America.
IMF research looks at the impact of an increase in Japan's minimum wage.
Japan is harnessing storm power to generate clean, renewable electricity. Here's how.
Koichi Hamada looks at Japan's economy, suggesting that new calculations could present a much improved economic situation.
It is a great honour for the World Economic Forum to be a partner of this World Forum on Sport and Culture.
Learn how to follow #ygl16 and #wfsc via our social media channels, how to embed live broadcasts, and how to access the photographs taken during the event.
Welcome to Henn-na, the first restaurant in the world to serve pancakes cooked, from scratch, by a robot.
Experts are keen to draw comparisons between China today and Japan before its economic slowdown. They’re wrong.
Few places have done more than Japan to define today’s technological landscape.
Japan has its fair share of challenges, but as these charts show, that’s just one side of the story.