earthquake

Town destroyed by 2011 earthquake and tsunami creates anime based on stories of residents

Voice actress from Ghibli’s My Neighbour Totoro plays a schoolboy dealing with disaster in Japan.

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Is Japan about to be rocked by a big earthquake?

People are checking their emergency bags in fear that a big quake will arrive in the coming days.

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Women speak out about sexual violence after Great East Japan Earthquake

“Buried voices” get the attention they deserve, and bring about positive change. 

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Tokyo Electric Power Company admits it knew earthquake sensors are broken at Fukushima power plant

Sensors were installed last spring at Reactor 3 building, registered no shaking in this month’s 7.1-magnitude quake.

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Anime figures damaged in earthquake? Tokyo manufacturer offers to repair them for free

A new lease on life for figures from series about rebirth.

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Strong earthquake hits Japan as anniversary of Fukushima disaster approaches【Photos, Videos】

Footage shows the strength of the tremor as it hit and the aftermath it left behind.

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Mystery stink haunts Kanagawa Prefecture, worries seismologist

The cause of the foul odor is unknown, but when does anything good cause a foul odor?

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Tokyo Fire Department uses Animal Crossing to demonstrate disaster-proof home decorating【Video】

Earthquakes don’t exist in Animal Crossing: New Horizons, but we can use it to explain how to keep safe in real life!

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Pokémon and One Piece team up, give Luffy’s hat to Pikachu for special earthquake relief project

Pokémon GO promotion aims to bring travelers to the hometown of One Piece’s creator.

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Foreign workers being hired for Fukushima nuclear power plant decommissioning project

Tokyo Electric Power Company plans to use new visa rules to add foreign staff to its 2011 earthquake/tsunami cleanup efforts.

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TEPCO in hot water for use of tasteless hashtag in recent tweet about Fukushima Nuclear Plant

Japanese net users upset over the power company’s use of a slang term commonly found in anime.

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Man reported missing after 2011 Tohoku earthquake found alive and well

Shows up exactly seven and a half years after the tragic earthquake and tsunami in a town half-way across the country.

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Hokkaido Earthquake Day 5: Our Hokkaido-based reporter shares his experiences in an affected area

Modern conveniences are returning to parts of Hokkaido, but there’s still much to be done.

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People affected by Hokkaido earthquake stock up on everything but Peyang’s ultra-spicy noodles

Earthquake-affected areas more or less saying they’d rather starve than take on Extra Spicy MAX END Yakisoba.

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Following powerful earthquake in northern Japan, all Hokkaido payphones are now free to use

There’s no need to pay to use payphones to let your family know you’re OK or tell response teams that you need help.

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First worker to die from Fukushima radiation exposure officially recognized by Japan’s government

Veteran employee was involved in measuring radiation levels immediately after 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

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Who knew that Kumamoto Castle was a Transformer hiding in plain sight all this time?

Kumamoto Castle may be more than meets the eye

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How you can help victims of Japan’s massive flood and earthquake by enjoying delicious Kit Kats

This one of the best-tasting Kit Kat flavors out of Japan’s many exclusives, and it’s aiding the recovery of disaster-stricken Osaka and West Japan.

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Japanese teachers confiscate students’ cell phones following Osaka earthquake, get slammed online

Even in a country that values following the rules, many say cutting off lines of communication following disaster is going too far.

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