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The Japan Times On Sunday
Compact. Expansive.

Japan’s only English-language tabloid Sunday newspaper features everything you need to know about your world around you in a compact 24-page format. Offering a wide range of news from a global perspective, The Japan Times On Sunday provides in-depth analysis on the essential elements behind the top issues of the week alongside concise snapshots of breaking international/domestic news, business and sports stories as they come to hand. Complete your weekend with us, On Sunday.

News / Business / Sports

With original reporting coupled with carefully selected stories from Japan and around the globe, we provide news, business and sports articles with insight and depth, as well as a two-page weekly roundup of prominent international and domestic stories/images that have captured the world’s attention.


On Sunday’s Timeout section features a team of specialist writers who deliver in-depth interviews with key personalities in addition to comprehensive feature stories on topics that truly matter.


On Sunday offers critical analysis of the week’s most important international/domestic issues by a discerning team of regular columnists, as well as opinion snapshots of what the rest of the world thinks of current global events.


On Sunday offers readers light-hearted insights into the world around us, introducing a selection of brand new interactive sections such as 20 Questions, Overheard, The Buzz and more. A range of puzzles, mind games and crosswords will also be available to test reader of all ages.

To those who live in Hokkaido, Yamaguchi, Kyushu and Okinawa prefectures

We will terminate delivery from local newspaper distributors in the following regions on June 30, 2020.
Subscriptions and trials are unavailable on the following regions: Hokkaido, Yamaguchi, Fukuoka, Nagasaki, Oita, Kumamoto, Saga, Miyazaki, Kagoshima and Okinawa.


The Japan Times On Sunday
  • Tabloid size, 24 pages
    Unit price: 280 yen
    (Tax included)

    Subscription rate: Calculated on the basis of 280 yen per issue.
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