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Travel Agency Begins Tour of All 124 Imperial Mausoleums

September 28, 2019

Osaka- Travel agency Hankyu Travel International Co. has started a tour to visit the mausoleums of all 124 deceased Japanese emperors, to commemorate the ascent to the throne of Emperor Naruhito. The tour is split into 15 trips conducted over

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Anrealage’s Japanese Designer

September 25, 2019

Anrealage’s Japanese designer Kunihiko Morinaga acknowledges the audience after the Anrealage fashion show during the Women’s Spring-Summer 2020 Ready-to-Wear collection fashion show in Paris, on September 24, 2019.AFP-Jiji Press

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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