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2 hrs ago | Grub Street

Extremely Rare Japanese Dessert Coming to Kajitsu for Four Days Only

As we've already mentioned, this is the height of cold-noodle season , and connoisseurs might want to stick around town this steamy weekend to experience perhaps the rarest variety: kuzukiri, the chilled noodle dessert made from kudzu and water and served with black sugar syrup.

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7 hrs ago | Autoblog

Official: Tommykaira ZZ ready for a customizable EV closeup

Tesla Roadster ? What Tesla Roadster? Japanese automaker GLM and Japan racing-car maker Tommykaira are putting the finishing touches on one very cool electric roadster.

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9 hrs ago | Green Car Congress

Kyoto team develops new cathode material for high-energy-density rechargeable magnesium batteries

Charge-discharge profiles of ion-exchanged MgFeSiO4. Three-electrode cells using Mg metal counter electrode and silver reference electrode were used.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Kyoto Shimbun News

Chigo Performs "Shimenawa-giri" Splendidly

In the midsummer sunlight, spectators' eyes filled with keen interest focused on the hands of the "Chigo," or sacred child.

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The Kyoto Shimbun News

Float Procession in the "Saki-matsuri" of Gion Festival

The float procession of the "Saki-matsuri," or former festival, of the Gion Festival, one of Japan's three major festivals, paraded through Nakagyo and Shimogyo Wards, Kyoto, on July 17. As the procession was divided into two days this year due to the revival of the "Ato-matsuri," or latter festival, after a 49-year interval, 23 of the total 33 ... (more)

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The Kyoto Shimbun News

100-yen Breakfast Becoming Widespread

A movement to start"100-yen breakfast" to encourage students to have breakfast is spreading at universities in Kyoto and Shiga Prefectures.

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Patch.com

NK Teacher Tours Japan, Tastes Culture, Meets Atomic Bomb Survivor, Sees Fukushima

Sandra Makielski, a seventh grade social studies teacher at Davisville Middle School, might be feeling some jet lag but it was worth it.

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Keystonepolitics.com

PA Legislators Accept Free Vacations with Ethics Committee Approval

Over the weekend, the AP released a report detailing privately funded trips which were taken by members of the Pennsylvania Congressional delegation on the dime of special interests groups.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

PetsLady.com

'Monster' Terrifies People In Kyoto, Japan

Japan is a nation that has had more than its share of monsters -- well, in the movies anyway.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Kotaku

Oh Hey, It's Inflatable Pikachu Vagina

Ages ago, a particular Pikachu bouncy house was noticed in Japan. The entrance looked like, for lack of a better word, a Pikachu vagina.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

CNN

Gion Matsuri in Kyoto 2014: Saki-Matsuri (a

Last Thursday, July 17th, I braced the summer heat, got up early and was hoping for a good spot to witness the Saki-Matsuri.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Japan Times

The man who lives for the art of dying

Interviewing Seizo Fukumoto, the star of Ken Ochiai's backstage drama "Uzumasa Limelight," I wished I had brought a video camera, instead of my voice recorder and notepad.

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Iol.co.za

Big walk in Japan

Tokyo - The moon in Japan is not like our moon. There is no man in there, for one thing.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Merinews

A memorable visit to Japan's Kyoto and Nara in 1982

A couple of days before we were to leave for Osaka we happened to go on a day-trip to Yokohama.

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Mirror.co.uk

See huge Godzilla-like lizard filmed by student on his way to school

Shocked teenager Yu filmed the rare salamander - which bizarrely has four toes on its front feet but five on their rear legs - on his way to Kyoto high school.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Grand Island Pennysaver

Castellani Art Museum presents 'Between Two Worlds: Poured Paperworks by Sarah Brayer'

The Japan Culture Center of Western New York, in partnership with the Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University, is proud to announce a new exhibition showcasing the work of Sarah Brayer, a Rochester-born artist living in Kyoto.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Kyoto Shimbun News

"Kippu-iri" of Gion Festival's Naginata Hoko Float

On July 5, the "Kippu-iri" opening ritual of the Naginata Hoko float, which leads the Yamahoko procession of the Gion Festival, was held at the Naginata Hoko community hall in Shijo-dori Karasuma-higashi-iru, Shimogyo Ward, Kyoto.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Easy Reader News

Guidance from Afar-The inspired art and life of Julliena Okah

Most artists are encouraged to pursue their craft, their dream, their vision, by family members or by teachers in school.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Star Online

Lovingly hand-stitched by Takaokaya

To pep up a 95-year-old futon business, a Kyoto company injects a modern twist into the good ol' zabuton, aka floor cushions.

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Hedonistica

5-Foot Japanese Giant Salamander Goes For A Stroll

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.

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