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Newest Electric Vehicles to Be Displayed at Tokyo Motor Show

October 12, 2019

Tokyo- Automakers will showcase their newest models and prototypes of electric vehicles at the Tokyo Motor Show, set to begin on Oct. 24. Japanese automakers hope to promote their technologies, amid intensified competition in electric vehicle development, reflecting worldwide moves

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Rugby-inspired shochu, sake catching on amid World Cup excitement

October 9, 2019

Osaka/Nagano–Rugby-inspired “shochu” spirits and sake rice wine are drawing popularity in Japan, the host of the 2019 Rugby World Cup, as the ongoing tournament generates excitement across the country. “Daen,” a shochu named after the Japanese word meaning an oval

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British Museum to display Nara Buddhist statues

October 2, 2019

London–The British Museum will hold an exhibition featuring Buddhist sculptures from Nara Prefecture, western Japan, from Thursday. The special event at one of the largest museums in the world will showcase artifacts designated as Japanese national treasures, including “Bodhisattva of

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Late Japan Literature Scholar Keene Remembered at Columbia

September 28, 2019

New York- A ceremony to commemorate noted Japanese literature scholar Donald Keene, who died in February this year at the age 96, was held at Columbia University in New York, his alma mater, on Friday, with the attendance of some

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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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