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“Hikari” screening at 70th annual Cannes Film Festival

May 25, 2017

Cast of Japanese film “Hikari” (Radiance) arrived at the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival in France on Tuesday.   Japanese actress Ayame Misaki, Japanese actor Tatsuya Fuji, Japanese director Naomi Kawase, Japanese actor Masatoshi Nagase, Japanese actress Missuzu Kanno and

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“Logan” premiere night

May 25, 2017

Australian actor Hugh Jackman speaks on stage with US director James Mangold during the Japanese premiere event of movie “Logan” in Tokyo city last Wednesday. A handprint ceremony was also conducted during the said event. The movie will be released

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Panasonic to launch OLED TVs in June

May 11, 2017

OSAKA- Panasonic Corp. has announced a plan to release organic light-emitting diode television sets compatible with the 4K ultrahigh-definition format on June 16, marking its entry into the Japanese OLED TV market. Among rivals, Toshiba Corp. launched OLED TV sets in

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Traditional peony flowers in Shimane Prefecture

May 10, 2017

A gardener arranges some of the more than 20,000 peony blossoms in a pond of a traditional Japanese garden in Matsue city, Shimane prefecture, Japan. The city of Matsue is the world’s largest producer of peonies. The blossoms are displayed

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LGBT supporters attends Tokyo Rainbow Pride parade

May 8, 2017

About 6,000 people participated in the Tokyo Rainbow Parade last Sunday.   Thousands of sexual minorities marched in the downtown Tokyo to promote a society free of prejudice and discrimination. Some of them even wear costumes to showed their support

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Statue of elephant Hanako built year after death 

May 6, 2017

TOKYO- A statue of Hanako, a beloved elephant that died in May last year, has been built in front of Kichijoji Station in western Tokyo. “We want to pass on the story of Hanako” for centuries to come, Inokashira Park Zoo

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A 47 year-old Myanmar refugee in Tokyo

May 4, 2017

47-year-old Myanmar refugee, Nonnon works as a nail artist in Tokyo City. Anti-refugee sentiment is rising in Europe and the United States but in Japan those seeking haven from tyranny and war have long faced daunting legal and social gauntlets.

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Actress Okamoto at Chanel Croisiere fashion show

May 4, 2017

Japanese actress Tao Okamoto poses during the photocall before the Chanel Croisiere (Cruise) fashion show last Wednesday at the Grand Palais in Paris.  (AFP PHOTO / PHILIPPE LOPEZ / ALTERNATIVE CROP- Jiji Press)