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Japan’s Tawada Wins Prestigious Literature Award in U.S.

November 16, 2018

Tokyo–The English version of “Kentoshi,” or “The Emissary,” a work by Japanese writer Yoko Tawada, has won the U.S. National Book Award for Translated Literature. The National Book Awards are one of the most distinguished literature prizes in the United

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Japanese 2-Way Star Ohtani Wins MLB Rookie of Year

November 13, 2018

Los Angeles–Japanese baseball star Shohei Ohtani, a two-way player of the Los Angeles Angels, on Monday won the 2018 American League Rookie of the Year award. Ohtani, 24, is the fourth Japanese player who became Major League Baseball Rookie of

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MLB Players Lay Flowers at Cenotaph for Hiroshima A-Bomb Victims

November 13, 2018

Hiroshima–A group of U.S. Major League Baseball players has visited Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and laid flowers at the cenotaph for victims of the August 1945 U.S. atomic bombing of the western Japan city of Hiroshima. The players, including Seattle

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Japan Sports Agency, Gates Foundation Tie Up on U.N. Development Goals

November 10, 2018

Tokyo–The Japan Sports Agency and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation said Friday that they have formed a partnership to utilize the power of sports for achieving the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. The move comes in the run-up to

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Japan TV Appearance of K-Pop Group Canceled over A-Bomb Shirt

November 9, 2018

Seoul–The scheduled appearance of South Korean pop group BTS on a popular music show on Japanese television on Friday night has been canceled, following media reports that a member of the group has worn a T-shirt with an image of

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Haruki Murakami Meets Press in Japan for 1st Time in 37 Years

November 5, 2018

Tokyo, Nov. 5 (Jiji Press)–Renowned Japanese author Haruki Murakami has held a press conference in Japan for the first time in 37 years, to announce a plan to donate his manuscripts, books and other materials to Waseda University. The private

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AI Helps Develop Chocolate Flavors of The Times

November 2, 2018

Tokyo- Japanese technology firm NEC Corp. and Japanese chocolatiers at U.S.-based chocolate chain Dandelion Chocolate have jointly developed chocolate bars with flavors associated with symbolic events that shaped the times by utilizing artificial intelligence. The chocolate bars of five different

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Skipping Breakfast Leads to Weight Gains: Study

November 2, 2018

Nagoya- Skipping breakfast disrupts internal body clocks and leads to weight gains, a recent study by a Japanese team has shown. The study of the team, led by Hiroaki Oda, associate professor at Nagoya University Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences,

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