Tokyo Metro., Ltd., which is a Japanese subway company and operating trains in Tokyo, announced that they has launched their new service to inform passengers of the availability of bathroom in Ikebukuro station.
Starbucks Coffee Japan has announced that they’re going to hold an event named “Nothing is Charming” which all lights in the cafes will be turned off for an hour on December 11, 2017.
Tokyo High Court has decided to reduce the amount of the compensation against Shukan Bunshun sued By AEON about an injury to a its reputation. Shukan Bunshun ran the story “Chinese toxic rice” before.
Korean popular duo TOHOSHINKI has announced that they will open their own cafe named “TOHOSHINKI Begin Again Cafe” at Sappro, Fukuoka, Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya in Japan.
An executive committee for Meguro Sanma festival has decided to use frozen Pacific sauries, which is also called as mackerel pike or sanma in Japanese language, instead of raw’s one due to a poor catch in 2017. Every year, sanma(Raw Pacific sauries) which are uploaded at Kesennuma port in Miyagi prefecture are used at Meguro Sanma festival.
Japanese prime minister Sinzo Abe is now working on improving work environment in Japan. But Japanese weekly magazine Bunshun reported he regularly goes to ryotei “Kyoto Hyoki” letting employees work illegally without appropriate days off. Ryotei is a type of luxurious traditional Japanese restaurant.