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Britain Japan Manga Art

April 25, 2019

Restorers inspect a historic Manga theater curtain at the British Museum in London, Britain, 25 April 2019. The British Museum will hold the largest ever exhibition of ‘Manga’ art outside Japan. The curtain measures 17 meters long by four meters

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Project under Way to Donate 5,000 Cherry Trees from Japan to Britain

April 20, 2019

London- More than 5,000 cherry trees are set to be donated from Japan to Britain in a project symbolizing the friendship between the two countries. Cherry tree planting has already started under the project. “I think the project will be

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Japanese Boy, 12, Wins 2nd Place in N.Y. Ballet Contest

April 20, 2019

New York- Japan’s Kai Sato won second place in the precompetitive division at this year’s Youth America Grand Prix, a prestigious international competition in New York for young ballet dancers, its organizer said Friday. The precompetitive division is for dancers

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MMDA-sponsored film wins big at Texas Filmfest

April 20, 2019

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority ( MMDA) and Metro Manila Film Festival ( MMFF) executivecCommittee extend its congratulations to MMFF 2018 entry “Rainbow’s Sunset” after it emerged as a winner at the 52nd Annual WorldFest in Houston, Texas last Sunday.

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“Reiwa” Stamps to Be Sold from April 26

April 19, 2019

Tokyo- The first of three kinds of stamps commemorating the Japanese new era name, “Reiwa,” will be sold on April 26. Japan Post Holdings Co. said Thursday that one commemorative set of two different 82-yen postage stamps, inscribed with the

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Soseki Museum in Britain to Reopen in May

April 19, 2019

London- A museum in London on the late renowned Japanese novelist Natsume Soseki (1867-1916), which was closed over two years ago, is set to be revived, in nearby Surrey in May. Ikuo Tsunematsu, 67, who headed the former museum, decided

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Baby Born at 258 Grams to Leave Central Japan Hospital

April 19, 2019

Azumino, Nagano Pref- Nagano Children’S Hospital Said Friday That A Baby Born Weighing 258 Grams In October Last Year Will Leave The Facility In Nagano Prefecture, Central Japan, On Saturday According To The Hospital In The His weight has since

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Lupin III manga creator Monkey Punch dies at 81

April 17, 2019

Tokyo–Monkey Punch, the author of the Lupin III manga series, died of pneumonia last Thursday, it was learned Wednesday. He was 81. Born in the northernmost Japan prefecture of Hokkaido, Monkey Punch, whose real name was Kazuhiko Kato, moved to

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