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Kiryu 1st Japanese to break 10 seconds in 100 meters

September 10, 2017

FUKUI- Yoshihide Kiryu, 21, of Toyo University became the first Japanese sprinter to run 100 meters in less than 10 seconds on Saturday. Kiryu marked a new Japanese record of 9.98 seconds with a tailwind of 1.8 meters per second in

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KitKat “Chocolatory”

September 7, 2017

Different flavors of chocolate brand KitKat is displayed at a KitKat “Chocolatory” boutique shop in Tokyo. Guests and customers can enjoyed the different flavors can be seen in the chocolatory. KitKat “Chocolatory” is a specialty store operating in at least

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Japanese team finds Pokemon Go reduces stress in workers

September 7, 2017

TOKYO- The smash-hit smartphone game Pokemon Go eases stress and depression in workers when played for at least a month, according to a Japanese team including University of Tokyo Prof. Norito Kawakami. The research, also involving Kazuhiro Watanabe, a graduate

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Ajinomoto to Open “Gyoza” Restaurant Mainly for Foreigners

September 7, 2017

Tokyo- Ajinomoto Frozen Foods Co. on Monday unveiled to the media a “gyoza” pot sticker restaurant set to open in Tokyo’s posh Akasaka district on Thursday, hoping to let more visitors to Japan enjoy the popular food. The menu at

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Duty-Free store for arrivals in opens at Narita

September 2, 2017

NARITA, CHIBA PREF.- A duty-free store for people who have just arrived in Japan, the first of such store in the country, opened on Friday at Narita International Airport, near Tokyo. With the opening of the new store, located at

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88 anime “pilgrimage” sites picked in Japan

August 27, 2017

CHIBA- The Anime Tourism Association on Saturday announced 88 locations closely related to Japanese animation works, including the central Japan city of Hida, Gifu Prefecture, tied to the “Kimi no Na wa” (Your Name) blockbuster movie. Based on votes from

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Four-day dance festival held in Tokushima

August 15, 2017

Dancers and performers showcased their talents during the Awa Odori festival in Tokushima. Different traditional dance were seen in the streets, performers also played the shamisen- a three-stringed instrument. Awa Odori festival is part of the Obon festival in Tokushima

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Pikachu Outbreak! event at Yokohama

August 15, 2017

Hundreds of Pikachu character were seen during the Pikachu Carnival Parade in Yokohama, South of Tokyo last Monday. Visitors cheered as Pikachu mascots dance and perform during the parade as part of the “Pikachu Outbreak!” event. Jiji Photo (EPA/CHRISTOPHER JUE

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