An outdated law comes under new scrutiny leading into the 2020 Olympics.

March 20 2019 7:27 AM

Couples are fighting for love in the socially conservative island nation.

February 14 2019 1:21 PM

Things are finally changing in Japan's capital, and this year's Pride reflects that.

3:53 PM

Close-Knit, directed by Naoko Ogigami, is Japan's first mainstream movie about a transgender woman. 

July 19 2017 1:22 PM

In a film based on her semiautobiographical novel, Japanese actress and cult theater director Junko Emoto tells the story of an all-female theater troupe.

July 19 2017 6:45 AM