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Blue Chrysanthemum

November 22, 2017

Ibaraki Prefecture- Naonobu Noda, left, a senior researcher at the National Agriculture and Food Research Organization, unveils to reporters a blue chrysanthemum created through genetic modification in Tsukuba, Ibaraki Prefecture, eastern Japan, Wednesday, November 22, 2017. Noda said he hopes

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Toyota Robot

November 22, 2017

TOKYO- Toyota Motor Corp. ‘Kirobo Mini’ robots are displayed during a press conference in Tokyo, Japan, Wednesday, 22 November 2017. Toyota launched sales of its communication compact robot Kirobo Mini across Japan at a price of 39,800 yen (around 300

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Japanese master shoemaker in European art

November 22, 2017

TOKYO- This photo taken on November 7, 2017 shows Japanese master shoemaker Yohei Fukuda posing in his workshop in Tokyo. When Yohei Fukuda left for England more than a decade ago to learn his trade as a master leather shoemaker,

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Men in 20s go out less on holidays: survey

November 22, 2017

Tokyo- Men in their 20s in Japan went out far less on holidays in 2015 than 23 years ago, a government survey has found. The average number of their daily travels stood at 1.91 for weekdays and 1.24 for holidays,

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Robot Expo

November 21, 2017

TOKYO- Humanoid robot Pepper (center) welcomes visitors standing before Boston Dynamics robots on display at the ‘SoftBank Robot World 2017’ in Tokyo, Japan, on Tuesday, 21 November 2017. Organized by telecommunications and mobile phone carrier SoftBank Corp., the two day

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Emperor Showa’s monologue to be auctioned in New York

November 21, 2017

New York- The late Japanese Emperor’s monologue will be auctioned in New York on Dec. 9, major auctioneer Bonhams has said. “Showa Tenno Dokuhakuroku,” or “The Emperor’s Monologue” in English, was dictated to close aides to Emperor Hirohito, whose posthumous

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The 45th International Emmy Awards Gala

November 20, 2017

NEW YORK, USA- Kiyoshi Umibe and Hiroshi Kataoka (right) of Japanese documentary ‘The Phone of the Wind: Whispers to Lost Families’ arrive for the 45th International Emmy Awards Gala at the New York Hilton hotel in New York, New York,

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Autumn

November 20, 2017

TOKYO- The Japanese parliament building, known as the Diet, is surrounded by autumnal yellow leaves from maidenhair trees in Tokyo on Monday, November 20, 2017. Jiji Press