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Konishi Fashion

December 7, 2017

TOKYO- Models show off colorful hand-knitted sweaters over cotton shirts and striped cotton pants during Yoshiyuki Konishi’s ’94 spring and summer collection in Tokyo, 08 November. Jiji Press

Tokyo Olympic Mascots

December 7, 2017

TOKYO- School children from fourth and fifth grades attend a photo session with three shortlisted mascot design sets for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games at an elementary school in Tokyo, Japan, 07 December 2017. The Tokyo Organising

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Iraq National Museum

December 7, 2017

IRAQ- Japanese tourists watch the statue of the lady of Warka carved in marble at the Iraqi national museum in Baghdad, Iraq, 06 December 2017. The presentation hosted by the Iraqi state board of Antiquities and Heritage of Iraq with

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Emperor Showa’s monologue sells at $275,000 at NY auction

December 7, 2017

New York- What is believed to be the original of a monologue of late Japanese Emperor Hirohito sold for 275,000 dollars at a Bonhams auction in New York on Wednesday. Japanese plastic surgeon Katsuya Takasu, who runs Takasu Clinic, claimed

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Ishiguro “very touched” by reaction

December 7, 2017

London- Japanese-born British author Kazuo Ishiguro, the winner of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature, said Wednesday he has been happy to know that people in Japan congratulated him on getting the honor. “I’ve been very touched…by the emotion with

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Star Wars movie

December 6, 2017

TOKYO- US actor and cast member Adam Driver poses during the red carpet event of the upcoming movie ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ in Tokyo, Japan, Wednesday, 06 December 2017. The latest opus of the Star Wars saga will be

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Odakyu’s new Romancecar express train unveiled to media

December 6, 2017

Sagamihara, Kanagawa Pref.- Japan’s Odakyu Electric Railway Co. unveiled a new model of its Romancecar limited express trains to media on Tuesday, planning to start its commercial operations in March next year. The new Type 70000 model, the ninth-generation Romancecar,

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Kyugetsu doll maker Sasakura displays “hagoita”

December 6, 2017

TOKYO- Japanese doll maker Kyugetsu employee Haruka Sasakura, wearing a kimono dress, displays wooden battledores or “hagoita” decorated with images of the giant panda cub Xiang Xiang (center) and celebrities such as this year’s topics at the company’s showroom in

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