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“Insuta-bae,” “Sontaku” named top 2017 buzzwords in Japan

December 2, 2017

Tokyo-“Insuta-bae,” or instagenic, and “sontaku,” or acting for someone by guessing his or her intent, were selected in this year’s top buzzwords in Japan on Friday. The popularity of the term for photogenic content suitable for Instagram erupted after “Can

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MAMA 2017 in Japan

November 30, 2017

One of Korea’s major music award show, 2017 Mnet Asian Music Award (MAMA) was held in Yokohama arena last Wednesday. The award show was attended by famous Korean celebrities and groups, including EXO’s sub-unit CBX and actor Park Bo-Gum. BoA’s

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KIMONO ROBOTO exhibition

November 30, 2017

TOKYO- A kimono clad robot is displayed during the KIMONO ROBOTO exhibition at Space O, Omotesando Hills in Tokyo, Japan, Thursday, 30 November 2017. Produced by Lawrence Ho, Chairman and CEO of Melco Resorts and Entertainment, the KIMONO ROBOTO exhibition

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“kodokushi” or “dying alone”

November 30, 2017

Tokyo- This picture taken on August 19, 2017, shows movie and music DVDs that belonged to a man who died alone and left decomposing for three weeks, in his apartment in Tokyo. There are no official data for the number

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Chimpanzee Ai-project

November 30, 2017

AICHI PREF.- Chimpanzee Ai shows its skills during a cognitive test with numeric characters at the Primate Research Institute of Kyoto University in Inuyama, Aichi Prefecture, central Japan, Wednesday, 29 November 2017 (issued 30 November 2017). The institute, established in

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Robot Exhibits

November 29, 2017

TOKYO- A ‘Cloth Assistance Robot’ by Kyushu Institute of Technology during a demonstration at the International Robot Exhibition in Tokyo, Japan, Wednesday, 29 November 2017. More than 600 companies and organizations will present their latest robots until 02 December. Jiji

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Shaking hands before final test

November 29, 2017

MOSCOW- Members of the International Space Station (ISS) expedition 54/55, NASA astronaut Scott Tingle (left), Roscosmos cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov (center) and Norishige Kanai of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) shake hands before their final exam at the Gagarin Cosmonauts’

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Paralympics countdown

November 29, 2017

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike, second row fifth left, poses with athletes during an event to mark the 1,000-day countdown to the opening of the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, Wednesday, November 29, 2017. Jiji Press