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When I was 16 - that's 25 years ago now, right before Japan spiralled into economic stagnation - I stayed a year with a Japanese family as an AFS exchange student.
Tropical storm Neoguri is moving in an eastwardly direction, having lashed Okinawa and passed over Japan's main island of Kyushu, bringing heavy rains and strong winds to much of the country, the Japan Meteorological Agency said in its latest report Thursday.
A Japanese court is due to rule next month on a claim that Tokyo Electric Power is responsible for a woman's suicide, in a landmark case that could force the utility to publicly admit culpability for deaths related to the Fukushima nuclear disaster.
Most artists are encouraged to pursue their craft, their dream, their vision, by family members or by teachers in school.
The annual Tak Bat Dok Mai, or Flower Offering festival, returns to Wat Phra Phutthabat in Saraburi tomorrow to mark the beginning of the three-month-long rains retreat.
This is a shot of the Japanese Giant Salamander that was spotted going for a stroll on the bank of the Kamogawa River in Kyoto.
This package provides methods for evaluation of biometric verification systems under spoofing attacks.
Bell flowers are called kikyA in Japanese and the Tentoku-in temple is famous for them.
Sunday shoppers in Tokyo could be forgiven for wondering if they had been transported to Tibet or Myanmar as a man climbed atop a pedestrian crosswalk, voiced his reason to the crowd via megaphone and set himself ablaze.
Japanese manufacturers, flush with cash but loath to spend it at home since the global financial crisis, are finally shedding their deflationary mindset and splashing out on the new plant and equipment crucial to sustaining a nascent economic recovery.
Time to look back at automotive milestones from the past again: what was happening at this time five, 10, 20 and 40 years ago? Toyota took a major leap towards being interesting again in July 2009, with the appointment of Akio Toyoda as president of the company.
Known in the United States as War of the Monsters and later as Gamera vs. Barugon , Giant Monster Duel: Gamera vs. Barugon was originally released in Japan in 1966.
Updated: Fri Jul 11, 2014 04:42 am
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