earthquakes

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

Women speak out about sexual violence after Great East Japan Earthquake

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

Read More

Fukushima supermarket sells earthquake-damaged beers as “heroes”

A good beer has character.

Read More

How was last week’s earthquake judged to be an aftershock of the 2011 Tohoku disaster?

Earthquakes have always been largely a guessing game, and this one is no different.

Read More

Modern Japanese kokeshi dolls are both beautiful interior items and useful emergency tools

Let these traditional Japanese dolls light the way in an emergency!

Read More

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.

Read More

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!

Read More

Simulation and helpful illustrations show the terrifying power of a one-meter tsunami 【Video】

Anything less than your height might not seem like a big deal, but trust us, it is.

Read More

Japan makes card game to help kids raise disaster prevention awareness

How do you get kids interested in natural disaster preparedness? With a game, of course.

Read More

Japanese man gets caught cheating on his girlfriend because of an earthquake

Sudden confrontation leaves him trembling, but not from the ground shaking.

Read More

Strong earthquake hits Hokkaido in Japan, dozens missing and injured

Japan’s northern island suffers extensive damage to infrastructure after massive earthquake this morning.

Read More

These little-known Japanese plastic bags can be a lifesaver in times of disaster

Unless you live in a handful of prefectures, you’ve probably never even heard of I-wrap, but those who know it swear by it.

Read More

How to put together an earthquake/typhoon preparedness kit at the 100 yen shop

Japan is a country of violent storms and seismic activities, but also amazing discount retailers that can help you deal with natural disasters.

Read More

Cat cafe video shows reaction of felines before, during and after an earthquake in Japan

Video shows the cats panicking before the tremors start.

Read More

Otaku in Japan left red-faced after Osaka earthquake topples hidden anime porn for parents to see

Rooms jammed full of anime collectibles suddenly turned into X-rated disaster zones after the quake hit.

Read More

Osaka earthquake hits city during peak hour, passengers freed after trains suspended

Rail staff were put to the test as they guided passengers through tunnels and emergency slides during their busiest hours.

Read More

Osaka earthquake: Scenes show damage from strongest tremor to hit the region in decades

The shallow epicentre caused strong tremors that killed three and injured dozens of people in the region.

Read More

Tokyo’s iconic 109 department store designated most likely building to collapse in earthquake

Out of 852 examined buildings in the city, researchers say the Shibuya fashion mecca is the least prepared for a major trembler.

Read More

Tokyo disaster tip: How to make a diaper with just two items you have in your home

Disaster preparedness team’s tip could save your nostrils.

Read More

  1. 1
  2. 2