Photos by Takahiro Takiguchi

Purify your luck at Kawasaki Daishi

July 25, 2017
Heikenji Temple, aka Kawasaki Daishi, is one of the most popular Buddhist Temples in Kanagawa Prefecture and a must-see attraction in Kawasaki City. This temple draws about 3...
Photos by Shoji Kudaka

High hopes for Okinawa high schoolers

July 24, 2017
Okinawans used to ask, “Which would happen first, an Okinawan becoming the Prime Minis
Petty Officer 2nd Class Raymond Tangi, assigned to Naval Air Facility Atsugi, teaches the months of the year in English to elementary students at Terao Elementary School for the Assisted Language Teaching Program. JUSTIN SMELLEY/U.S. NAVY

US sailors help students in Japan practice their English

July 24, 2017
GLENDALE, Calif. (Tribune News Service) — A U.S. Navy sailor who moved to Glendale at a young age is helping elementary school students in Japan hone their English as part of a...
Tucker Axum III, a Japan-based Naval Criminal Investigative Service special agent, will co-author a book with best-selling novelist James Patterson. PHOTO BY MALI HADORN
From Stripes.com

NCIS special agent to co-author novel with best-selling author James Patterson

July 21, 2017
YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — A Yokosuka-based Naval Criminal Investigative Service special agent has won a literary contest that’s given him a chance to co-author a book alongside...
Stripes ePaper

Stripes Japan Epaper

Get your
digital copy of
this week’s
Stripes Japan.

Special Publications

See our

Exclusive news from

Cheers for McCain, then a speech like impassioned prophet

Read on Stripes.com

Mass Iraqi deportation blocked by Detroit judge

Read on Stripes.com

Criminal investigation launched into $28M in US funds wasted on Afghan uniforms

Read on Stripes.com

Uruguay: Ex-Gitmo detainee also tried to travel to Russia

Read on Stripes.com

Boat captain leaps into sea to save crew after capsizing off Alaska

Read on Stripes.com

Coast Guard agrees to partial opening of Potomac near Trump golf course

Read on Stripes.com