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Nintendo expects to sell 10 million units of new console

April 27, 2017

A visitor playing Nintendo’s new Switch game console during its game experience session in Tokyo last January. Nintendo Company said on Thursday they expects to sell 10 million units of the new Switch game console over the next year, as it


Darth Vader’s pure gold life size mask

April 26, 2017

An employee of Japan’s jeweler Tanaka Kikinzoku Jewelry displays a pure gold life size mask of Darth Vader, a character in the Star Wars, at their main shop in Ginza shopping district in Tokyo on Tuesday.   The pure gold


“Dino Safari” in Tokyo

April 26, 2017

Entertainers interact with a dinosaur during Dinosaur Live show of “Dino Safari” in Tokyo, on Tuesday. The dinosaur live show will start on 26 April through 06 May 2017. (EPA/KIMIMASA MAYAMA- Jiji Photo)

Japanese designer on Mexico Mercedes Benz Fashion Week

April 26, 2017

Models on Tuesday present the creations of Mexican-Japanese designer Armando Takeda during the third day of the Mexico Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in Mexico City, Mexico. (EPA/Alex Cruz- Jiji Photo)

Last day for A-bomb dolls at museum 

April 25, 2017

HIROSHIMA- On display at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum since 1973, three dolls modeled after victims of the 1945 atomic bombing of the western Japan city have left a deep impression on many visitors. They are set to be removed after


Movie on “visas for lifeˮ Japanese diplomat shown in US 

April 23, 2017

WASHINGTON- A movie depicting the life of late Japanese diplomat Chiune Sugihara, who issued transit visas to thousands of Jews fleeing Nazi persecution during World War II, was shown in the US Department of State on Thursday. The screening party was


Convenience stores strengthening services for seniors in Japan

April 22, 2017

TOKYO- Major Japanese convenience store chain operators are strengthening services for older people amid population aging. Assuming that elderly people may find it difficult to go far for shopping, operators are making such efforts as opening more convenience stores within


Cosmetics makers give grooming tips to job-hunting young men

April 10, 2017

TOKYO- With job-hunting by university students about to get into full swing, Japanese cosmetics makers are offering young men tips on grooming and how to maintain a good appearance for job interviews. The companies hope to familiarize students with their products,