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1 hr ago | The Japan Times
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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A Japanese man born nearly a year before the Wright brothers carried out their first flight has been recognised as the world's oldest male at the age of 111.
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On 22 March 1925, one and a half years after the Great Kanto earthquake, Radio Japan produced the first radio broadcast in the country, transmitting from Atago Hill just north of the Tokugawa Tombs in Shiba Park.
In Japan, inemuri - or "sleeping while present" - is considered the preserve of employees exhausted by their commitment to work, rather than a sign of indolence.
Taiwanese bands, including Mayday, rocked the audience at this year's Summer Sonic music festival on Saturday in the Japanese cities of Tokyo and Osaka.
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The Philippine Supreme Court has upheld its 2010 ruling junking the petition of Filipino comfort women to compel the Philippine government to take up their cause of seeking a formal apology from the Japanese government for the abuse they endured during World War 2. In a full-court resolution on Tuesday, the high court denied motions for ... (more)
Tomoo Hozumi, a Japanese national, on Monday assumed the post of new representative for UNICEF in Nepal.
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Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 11:27 am
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