Japan's benchmark share index hits highest level in 21 years after Abe won a decisive election victory on 22 October.
Prime Minister Abe's ruling coalition secures a resounding victory in snap polls, giving the bloc a supermajority in the lower house.
Exit polls, including one by Japanese public broadcaster NHK, predict that a challenge by Tokyo's populist governor Yuriko Koike has failed.
Media polls have indicated voters are passively choosing Abe's government despite its railroading of unfavorable bills and cronyism scandals.
Yokitomo Shimotai said the drink has the aroma of roasted garlic but it does not cause bad breath because it is thoroughly grilled.
Kobe Steel announces further instances of faked inspections data as its shares get a hammering in Asian trading.
The 100,000-tonne supercarrier is holding maritime exercises along with Japanese naval forces in a move which is bound to further escalate tensions with North Korea.
Kobe Steel, Japan's third-largest steel maker, has admitted that between 1 September, 2016 and 31 August 2017, it sold materials using falsified data.
'Death by overwork', known as 'karoshi' in Japanese, claims the lives of hundreds of the nation's employees every year.
The court is set to hand out its ruling on 7 November, with the defence making its closing statements on 11 October.
A Reddit user has revealed the incredibly high standard of hospital food in Japan. So how does the NHS compare?
Kazuo Ishiguro has written eight books, the most famous being The Remains of the Day and Never Let Me Go, which were adapted into major films.
Japanese automaker says recall affects vehicles sold in the domestic market.
The prime minister pledged she would be a 'long term' leader while on a trip to Japan.
The prime minister arrives in the country on Wednesday for trade and security talks.
Ballistic missile designed to carry nuclear payload flew over US ally Japan and splashed into Pacific Ocean.
Tokyo said that the missile landed in the sea.
The Chinese defense ministry has vowed to continue carrying out long-range air drills to bolster defences.
Fanny has become the top-selling attraction at the Kontakthof brothel in Vienna, Austria.
Nissei Eco offers humanoid Pepper robots to perform the role at a much lower cost.