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Gifu’s “Slit Mouth Woman” Haunted Attraction to Be Ended

September 22, 2019

Gifu- A haunted attraction in Gifu, central Japan, featuring “Kuchisake-onna” (slit mouth woman), is set to be ended on Monday, after having attracted some 85,000 visitors since 2012. The city is believed to be the origin of the urban legend.

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Rugby Fans Enjoy 5G Viewing Services Tested by NTT Docomo

September 22, 2019

Tokyo- Rugby fans enjoyed the 2019 World Cup opening match between Japan and Russia on Friday night through a smartphone-based viewing service offered by NTT Docomo Inc. using 5G, or fifth generation, wireless technology on a trial basis. For the

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Japan’s Okisawa Wins Conductor Competition in France

September 22, 2019

Paris- Nodoka Okisawa, a native of Aomori Prefecture, northeastern Japan, won the grand prix at the International Competition for Young Conductors in Besancon, France, Saturday. Okisawa, 32, defeated two other finalists at the biennial competition, becoming the first Japanese to

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Paintings of Sakubei Yamamoto on Display in Wales

September 15, 2019

Newport, Wales- An opening ceremony was held Saturday for an exhibition of paintings of Japanese painter Sakubei Yamamoto (1892-1984) depicting coal miners in the first half of the 20th century, at Big Pit National Coal Museum in Wales. Replicas of

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INTERVIEW: “Anne of Green Gables” still popular in Japan thanks to freedom theme

September 6, 2019

Prince Edward Island, Canada–A grandchild of Canadian author Lucy Maud Montgomery (1874-1942), best known for “Anne of Green Gables,” a novel featuring Anne Shirley, a fictional red-haired orphan girl, attributes the best seller’s long popularity in Japan to the work’s

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New York Fashion Week

September 6, 2019

A model presents a creation by Japanese designer Tadashi Shoji during New York Fashion Week in New York, New York, USA, 05 September 2019.New York Fashion Week for designer’s Spring and Summer lines are being held from 05 to 11

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5th Edition of Diving Resort Travel Expo (DRT SHOW) opens in SM Megamall, Manila from Sept. 6-8

September 5, 2019

Recognized as the largest expo of its kind in Asia, Diving and Resort Travel Expo (DRT SHOW) Philippines 2019 is going to be hosted at Megatrade Hall, EDSA SM Megamall, Manila from 6 th to 8 th September. DRT SHOW

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South Korean speed sating queen to marry Japanese singer

August 29, 2019

Seoul–Former South Korean speed skater Lee Sang-hwa is set to marry Kangnam, a Japanese singer, her management agency said Thursday. Lee, 30, will hold a wedding ceremony on Oct. 12 with the 32-year-old artist, whose real name is Yasuo Namekawa.

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