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Shogi sensation Fujii defeats title holder for 1st time

January 15, 2018

Nagoya- Sota Fujii, 15, the youngest professional shogi player, defeated Amahiko Sato, the holder of the Meijin title, in a quarterfinal of the 11th Asahi Cup open tournament, achieving his first victory over any title holder. For Fujii, a shogi

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Ice bathing

January 14, 2018

Tokyo- Men wearing only loincloths bath in ice-cold water during a ceremony at Teppozu Inari Shrine in Tokyo, Japan, 14 January 2018. Some hundred participants took part in this ice water endurance purification ceremony in an effort to purify their

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Designed manhole cover

January 14, 2018

Saitama-(COMBO) This combo of photos taken on November 22, 2017 shows designed manhole covers in Kawaguchi, Saitama prefecture. Japan’s sewerage industry has found a way to clean up its dirty and smelly image: elaborately designed and colourful manhole covers with

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English Premier League football match

January 14, 2018

London- Leicester City’s Japanese striker Shinji Okazaki (right) challenges Chelsea’s French midfielder N’Golo Kante (left) during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Leicester City at Stamford Bridge in London on Saturday, January 13, 2018. Jiji Press

Ski Flying World Championships

January 14, 2018

Austria- Japan’s Noriaki Kasai soars through the air during the Ski Flying World Championships at the Kulm, Bad Mitterndorf, Austria on Saturday, January 13, 2018. Jiji Press

Japan religion “Kanda Myojin”

January 13, 2018

Tokyo- Shinto believers pour cold water over themselves to purify their bodies and souls as part of an endurance ritual at the Kanda Shrine, known as “Kanda Myojin”, in Tokyo on January 13, 2018. Jiji Press

Japan-US startup’s electric wheelchair wins award

January 13, 2018

Silicon Valley- An electric wheelchair made by a startup based in Japan and Silicon Valley has won the Best of Innovation Award at CES, one of the world’s largest consumer electronics shows that started on Tuesday in Las Vegas. The

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Store Name to Contain “Uny” for 1st Time in 9 Yrs

January 12, 2018

Tokyo- Outlets to be jointly run by comprehensive retailer Uny Co. and discount store operator Don Quijote Holdings Co. will be named “Mega Don Quijote Uny,” FamilyMart Uny Holdings Co., Uny’s parent, said Thursday. It will be the first time

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