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4 hrs ago | The Japan Times

Gala time for kabuki icon Sakata Tojuro IV

The eighth annual instalment of NHK Enterprises' Gei-no-Shinzui summer kabuki gala, to be staged August 22 at the National Theatre in Tokyo, will star Living National Treasure Sakata Tojuro IV, one of those rare actors as famed for his portrayals of men as for his prowess as an onnagata .

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Circulation

Incidence and Outcome of Surgical Procedures After Coronary Artery...

From the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine and Hypertension , and Cardiovascular and Gastoroenterological Surgery, Advanced Therapeutics Cardiovascular and Respiratory Disorders , Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Kagoshima University, Kagoshima, Japan; Department of Cardiovascular Medicine , and Department of Cardiovascular ... (more)

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CTNow.com

Bill Taibe Opening Kawa Ni In Westport

It's not a Japanese restaurant. It's an American restaurant influenced by Japan.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Far Outliers

Doshisha University's Debt to Hakodate

From Hokkaido, A History of Ethnic Transition and Development on Japan's Northern Island , by Ann B. Irish , pp.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

TrekEarth

Hidden temple

' Kyoto - Arashiyama - Hidden temple ' This picture is taken in Arashiyama on the outskirts of Kyoto.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Independent

Haruki Murakami profile: An everyman for our times

He's a cult novelist whose austere, enigmatic writings sell by the million and have made him a global superstar Peter is a foreign correspondent and feature writer with The Independent who has done long stretches in Japan, India and Italy.

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Kotaku

The Delicate Beauty of Japan Sweets Will Amaze and Delight You

As noted by website Spoon & Tamago , Kyoto-based photographer Hajime Nakamura has been taking photos of beautiful wagashi-as well as the nature that inspired them.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Siris

Rough Timeline of Japan in the Years of Persecution

Since I'm reading Shusaku Endo's Silence , I thought it would be handy to work up a crude timeline of events concerning the Tokugawa Shogunate and Catholic Christianity in Japan.

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CNN

A Koto Performance on the Noh Stage of the Yasaka Shrine in Kyoto. Pt.1

A Koto performance on the Noh Stage of the Yasaka shrine in Kyoto, during the 2014 Gion Matsuri.

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The Journal of Investigative Dermatology

From Epidemiology and Genetics to Diagnostics, Outcome Measures, and...

Correspondence: Detlef Zillikens, Department of Dermatology, University of Lübeck, Ratzeburger Allee 160, D-23538 Lübeck, Germany.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

South China Morning Post

Subsidies for storing nuclear debris from Fukushima plant offered by Tokyo

Miyagi Governor Yoshihiro Murai hands over a document to Environment Minister Nobuteru Ishihara in Tokyo on August 7, 2014, to accept government-funded research in the prefecture to find a candidate site for the final disposal of some of the radiation-tainted waste from the Fukushima nuclear disaster.

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The Kyoto Shimbun News

Curry and Sweets: New Sake-based Products

As the consumption of refined sake is shrinking, brewing companies in Fushimi Ward, Kyoto have been producing curry and sweets using refined sake commercially one after the other.

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Korean News

Lecture on Japan-DPRK Friendship Delivered in Japan

A lecture on the theme of "Strength of the masses for Japan-DPRK friendship" was given in Kyoto on July 26 under the sponsorship of the Japan-DPRK Friendship Kyoto Net for the Promotion of Cultural, Scientific and Civilian Exchange.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

CNN

Exploring Kyoto's Sagano Bamboo Forest

Kyoto, Japan's Sagano Bamboo Forest is often featured on website lists highlighting the most beautiful woodlands in the world.

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The Japan Times

Weakening Typhoon Halong still brings heavy rains to Hokkaido

A tree torn down by a gust from Typhoon Halong rests on power lines in Mibu, Tochigi Prefecture, on Sunday.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Voice of America

Tropical Storm Halong Slams Into Japan, Killing 1

A man struggles with an umbrella in strong winds and rain caused by Typhoon Halong in Tokyo, Japan, Aug. 10, 2014.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

TIME.com

Tokyo: What to See and What to Skip

What is it about Tokyo that can make visitors feel as if the city belongs not in another country, but on another planet? Perhaps it's the schizophrenia at the heart of what was once Edo-stately, tree-lined Omotesando giving way to the pinball frenzy of Shibuya, Tomorrowland Shinjunku meeting the timeless Meiji Jingu shrine.

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The Japan Times

Daigoji Temple celebrates its collection

World Heritage Site, Daigoji Temple, was founded on the summit of Mount Kasatori in southeastern Kyoto when the monk Rigen Daishi Shobo is said to have discovered a spring from which flowed the "ultimate taste, representing the highest state of Buddhist wisdom."

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Jaunted

Tokyo, Kyoto: How to Hop the Nozomi Shinkansen Bullet Train from Tokyo to Kyoto

Train travel can bring a very different perspective compared to flying, and when it's the high-speed variety in a country as intriguing as Japan , it's definitely not just about getting from A to B. We recently took this gleaming white Shinkansen between the capital Tokyo and former imperial capital Kyoto, a two and a half hour journey that zipped ... (more)

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

The Kyoto Shimbun News

Gion Festival: First Ato-Matsuri Procession in 49 Years

The "Ato-matsuri," or latter festival, of the Gion Festival's float procession stretched out through central Kyoto City on July 24 for the first time in 49 years.

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