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Scandal-hit comedian Miyasako apologizes at press conference

July 21, 2019

Tokyo–Hiroyuki Miyasako, a member of popular Japanese comedy duo Ameagari Kesshitai, offered an apology at a press conference on Saturday for performing at an event hosted by an antisocial organization and receiving money from the group. “I would like to


Benicassim International Music Festival

July 20, 2019

Japanese singer Orono Noguchi (R ) performs with English indie pop band Superorganism, which she leads, on the second day of the Benicassim International Music Festival (FIB) in Benicassim, Spain, on July 19, 2019.AFP-Jiji Press

Artwork Of A Girl Surrounded By Morning Glories

July 15, 2019

A commuter walks down stairs adorned with artwork of a girl surrounded by morning glories at an entrance of the JR Kumagaya Station in Kumagaya, Saitama Prefecture on July 15, 2019. AFP-Jiji Press

France art

July 12, 2019

Japanese neo-pop artist Mr. poses during a photo session as part of his exhibition “A Call to Action” at the Musee Guimet in Paris on July 10, 2019. – The exhibition “A Call to Action” will take place from July


The Japan America Society of Southern California’s 110th Anniversary

July 12, 2019

Marie Kondo attends The Japan America Society of Southern California’s 110th Anniversary Dinner And Gala at Angel Stadium on July 11, 2019 in Anaheim, California. Phillip Faraone/Getty Images/AFP Jiji Press

Johnny Kitagawa, Founder of Japanese Talent Agency, Dies at 87

July 10, 2019

Tokyo- Johnny Kitagawa, founder and president of Johnny & Associates, a major Japanese talent agency known for creating numerous popular boy bands, died of a ruptured cerebral aneurysm at a Tokyo hospital on Tuesday. He was 87. Kitagawa, whose real


DOT urges tourists to visit Mindanao despite peace and order issue

July 10, 2019

The Department of Tourism ( DOT) urged on Wednesday tourists to visit Mindanao despite peace and order problem in some areas. In a press briefing in Malacanang, Assistant Tourism Secretary Roberto Alabado III said places, such as Zamboanga City, Tawi-Tawi


Japanese confirms effects of manga-style hypergravity training

July 8, 2019

Nagoya–A Japanese professor has confirmed effects of physical training under strong gravity through experiments in an environment mimicking a special training chamber that appeared in the popular comic series “Dragon Ball.” The motor-learning capacities of animals can be enhanced in