At a Japan-U.S. economic forum in downtown Los Angeles, Abe spoke of an “alliance of hope” that included growing investments and closer business and political ties.
The prime minister of Japan arrived in Los Angeles Friday to promote expanded trade between his country and the United States.
Tim Hauser founded Manhattan Transfer and helped launch hits such as “Operator” and “The Boy from New York City.”
The exhibit features more than 500 different Hello Kitty items.
Barry Lancet, author of Tokyo Kill from Simon & Schuster, gives his guide for finding the best food in LA’s little tokyo.
One of Japan’s most popular restaurants, Kitakata Ramen Ban Nai, expanded this month from their 57 locations in Japan, and opened one across the pond, in Costa Messa.
Fresh off a flight from Japan, Justin Bieber had arrived to LAX Thursday when he was pulled aside for questioning.
The good folks at The Restaurant Choice cooked up these handsomely designed infographics to get you through your next international dining adventure.
A University of Southern California professor says there is no danger in eating Pacific Ocean-caught fish despite concerns about possible radiation contamination from Japan’s Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant.
From convertible ponchos, to pajamas that double as blankets – Zakanaka is tailoring it’s merchandise to all things Japanese.
The National Tsunami Warning Center says there is no tsunami danger for Hawaii, Alaska, British Columbia, Washington, Oregon and California following a powerful earthquake off Japan’s east coast.
Could the appearance of rare “sea serpents” washing ashore beaches in Southern California portend disaster?
A 28-year-old British adventurer became the first woman to row solo from Japan to Alaska, arriving late Monday at a small town in the Aleutian Islands after 150 days and 3,750 miles at sea.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have signed free agent Japanese right-hander Takumi Numata to a minor league contract.
The victory lap around Lamade Stadium never gets old for Japan, nor does the players’ ritual of scooping up some souvenir dirt near the mound after another Little League World Series triumph.