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Local news for Chiba, Japan continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

15 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Japanese 'Batman' Gets Ready to Ride

A 41-year-old man who goes by the pseudonym of "Chibatman" puts on makeup as he dresses up before hitting the road in his three-wheeler in Chiba prefecture, east of Tokyo.

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22 hrs ago | The Japan Times

Chiba cities prepare to take back, dispose of their radioactive waste

Three cities in Chiba Prefecture contaminated with radioactive materials have agreed to dispose of the toxic waste on their own if the central government fails to find a final disposal site, municipal officials said Monday.

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22 hrs ago | The Japan Times

Three Chiba cities will store radioactive waste if state fails to build final disposal site, NHK says

Three cities in Chiba Prefecture that were heavily contaminated with radioactive materials as a result of the March 2011 nuclear meltdowns at Tokyo Electric Power Co.'

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Yesterday | ABC News

This Week in Pictures: Top Photos from Around the Globe

Israeli artist Yaron Bob makes one of his metal sculptures, using parts of rockets that fired from Gaza and landed in Israel during the military conflict between Israel and Hamas, at his workshop in the village of Yated, Israel, Aug. 31, 2014.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

SFGate

It's not just Hello Kitty: Japan's character craze

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Life, Hello Kitty, Hobbies, Asia Travel, Travel, Japan Travel, Tokyo, Japan Travel, Argentina, World News, Cambridge, MA, Harvard University, Japan,

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Daily Kos

Holy Tourism! Batman Is On Vacation In Japan

Gotham, apparently, is safe at the moment. I know this because Batman is in Japan.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

International Business Times

Chris Martin Fancies Jennifer Lawrence For Being...

Chris Martin and Jennifer Lawrence are believed to only have dated for a few times, but a report claims things are already getting serious between the two lovebirds.

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Autoblog

Batman caught astride Batcycle in Japan

Holy makeshift Batcycle, Batman . This rider in Japan deserves a round of applause and pat on the back for his dedication to an idea.

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OhNoTheyDidnt

Meet 'Chibatman,' Japan's Real-Life Dark Knight

Unfortunately for those who prefer to confuse fantasy with reality, Gotham City is a fictional place, home to a superhero who wears black on the outside, because that is what he feels on the inside.

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Wall Street Journal

Photos of the Day: August 28

Palestinian children look out from their family's house, which witnesses said was badly damaged during the recent Israeli offensive, in the east of Gaza City.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Journal of Biochemistry

The staphylococcal elastin-binding protein regulates zinc-dependent growth/biofilm formation

Tel:/Fax: a a Kouhei Tsumoto, Department of Bioengineering, Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo, 7-3-1, Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8656, Japan.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Cinema Blend News

Japan Has Its Own Batman, And He Is So Awesome

OK, heA's a multi-millionaire pouring his family fortune into a one-man war on organized crime.

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Kotaku

Legendary Game Creator Attacked on Twitter over Fukushima Peaches

Earthbound designer Shigesato Itoi sent out a fairly simple tweet: "If you go to Fukushima, you can buy peaches like this."

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Suria

Japan's Babymetal plot world domination...

Japanese pop-metal group Babymetal have toured with Lady Gaga and attracted monster crowds in America and Europe with their sugar-coated hard rock, but the schoolgirl trio have even bigger plans -- to conquer the world.

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Related Topix: Hard-Rock, Europe, Japan, World News, Teenagers, Family, Metal, Metallica

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Art Daily

BachmannEckenstein / JapaneseArt to present works on paper & photography at Asia Week New York

JapaneseArt will be back in New York for a short visit during the 2014 fall edition of Asia Week.

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Related Topix: Photography, Arts, World News, Japan, Sake, Drink

Sun Aug 24, 2014

IGN

Yakuza Zero Announced For PS4

Yakuza Zero: Chikai no Basho aka Yakuza Zero: The Place of Oath, is the next installment in the Yakuza franchise, SEGA announced during a recent Yakuza live stream .

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CiteULike

Comprehensive analysis of genetic alterations and their prognostic...

To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Autoblog

Camaro Z/28 and Mitsubishi Starion meet in this nostalgic vision of '87 Japan

The '80s is just far enough away now that it no longer seems like an era defined by Reagonomics and neon clothing.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Pattaya Mail

Thais detained in Japan auto incident reject Foreign Ministry help

Three Thai nationals detained in Japan in connection with a car accident that that left a Japanese student dead has rejected assistance from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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Japan Visitor Blog

Pokemon Center Nagoya

There are presently eight Pokemon Centers in Japan besides the Pokemon Center in Tokyo: Fukuoka, Nagoya, Osaka, Sapporo, Sendai, Tokyo-Bay and Yokohama.

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