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Noted Japanese Film Director Yasuo Furuhata Dies at 84

May 27, 2019

Tokyo- Japanese director Yasuo Furuhata, best known for his films “Eki” (Station) and “Poppoya” (Railroad Man) with the late Japanese movie star Ken Takakura, died of pneumonia in Tokyo. He was 84. His passing on May 20 was announced by

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Usa Japan Diplomacy

May 27, 2019

Children perform a traditional dance for US First Lady Melania Trump (L) and Akie Abe (R), wife of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, at the Japanese style annex inside the State Guest House in Tokyo, Japan, 27 May 2019. EPA

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Ceremony Marks 50 Years of Full Opening of Tomei Expressway

May 26, 2019

Tokyo- A ceremony was held on Sunday to mark the 50th anniversary of the full opening of the 347-kilometer Tomei Expressway, which connects Tokyo’s Setagaya Ward and the city of Komaki, Aichi Prefecture, central Japan. At the event, held at

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Tokyo Tram with Lucky Cat Images Drawing Attention

May 26, 2019

Tokyo- A Tokyo tram featuring images of white “manekineko” beckoning cats on its exterior is drawing keen attention, including among Instagram users. The Instagrammable two-car tram is operated on Tokyu Corp.’s 5.0-kilometer Setagaya Line, which connects Sangen-jaya and Shimo-takaido stations

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Japan fashion: Giorgio Armani Cruise collection 2020

May 25, 2019

Models present creations from the Giorgio Armani Cruise collection 2020 at the Tokyo National Museum in Tokyo, Japan, 24 May 2019. EPA/FRANCK ROBICHON Jiji Press

Japanese architect receives the 2019 Pritzker Architecture Prize

May 25, 2019

Japanese architect, Arata Isozaki, reacts as he is honoured after being awarded the 2019 Pritzker Architecture Prize, at the Versailles Orangerie (L?Orangerie du Château de Versailles), south west of the French capital Paris on May 24, 2019. (Photo by STEPHANE

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Japan – lifestyle

May 25, 2019

A woman wearing a kimono waits inside a train station during a sunny day in Tokyo on May 25, 2019. (Photo by Charly TRIBALLEAU / AFP) Jiji Press

Ex-member of pop group arrested for cannabis possession

May 23, 2019

Tokyo–Junnosuke Taguchi, a former member of Japanese all-male pop group KAT-TUN, and actress Rena Komine were arrested Wednesday on suspicion of cannabis possession at their home in Tokyo. Taguchi, 33, and Komine, 38, were arrested by the narcotics control department

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