Nissei Eco offers humanoid Pepper robots to perform the role at a much lower cost.
British prime minister is planning to meet with her Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe.
Life-sized figures will be on buses for the next six weeks and stop at locations such as the Japanese embassy.
Marvin Strombo was 20-years-old in 1944 when he took a good-luck flag from a dead enemy soldier.
Donald Trump has grown impatient with China over the state of play in North Korea.
Japan has more than 30 flavours of Kit Kat where the gourmet bar is popular with locals and tourists.
A construction worker took his own life after clocking 200 hours of overtime in the month before his death.
A fifth of the Japanese workforce faces the risk of death from overwork, according to a government survey.
Okinoshima is not the only Unesco site to uphold strict gender segregation rules.
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The youngest, Dakota Kyle Rigsby, was only 19-years-old.
'What a rotten justice system', the Japanese man shouted while slashing two policemen with a knife.
US and Japanese vessels had been searching thousands of miles of sea for Petty Officer Peter Mims.
The cruise ship from Shanghai is heading to Japan in a week-long series of gay pride events.
All-you-can-boogie app 'Neon' offers access to 16 clubs for a weekly fee.
Researchers have said the volcano is due a much bigger eruption in the next few decades.
US, South Korea, Japan and China condemned the launch as Russia expressed concerns.
Japan keen on boosting its defence capabilities in the face of increasing threats from Pyongyang.
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From Israel to Australia, Kim Jong-un's regime in North Korea has a long list of targets.