Kyoto, Japan Newswire

Kyoto, Japan Newswire

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  1. BitSummit reveals the reach of indie gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    BitSummit, the independent game festival annually held in Kyoto, has grown rapidly in the four years since it went from being an idea in founder James Mielke's head to a respected event that developers and fans from around the globe look forward to each summer. One of the original goals of BitSummit was to help push Japanese indie developers into the spotlight in both their own country and abroad.

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  2. Concrete Floor in Kyoto Apartment Features Cracks Filled With Gold ResinRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Curbed

    Now here's a novel fix: This trapezoidal apartment in Kyoto uses golden resin to fill in cracks on the concrete floor. Designed by Tokyo-based architecture firm TANK , the Xchange Apartment, a "drab old flat"-turned-artists' guesthouse, incorporates elements of traditional Japanese pottery.

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  3. NRB in Australia 'linked to IS'Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Daily Star

    Abu Terek Mohammad Tajuddin Kausar, 35, who hails from Laxmipur left the country in 2006 to study computer science in Australia and later settled there, his mother Tahera Begum told The Daily Star yesterday. Tahera Begum, a teacher at a local high school, lodged a general diary with Laxmipur Police Station on July 9 stating that she had not been able to contact her son for over a month.

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  4. Hamburgers Plus Zombies Make For Delicious VRRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Kotaku

    I'm not quite a VR convert. I get sick easily. Yet, if one game has made an extremely compelling case that VR can work brilliantly, it's Dead Hungry .

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  5. Toyama inks point producer OkadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Japan Times

    The Toyama Grouses have boosted their roster with the addition of shooting guard Yu Okada as they prepare for their first season as a B. League first-division squad. The Grouses earned a championship runner-up finish in the bj-league's final season, falling to the Ryukyu Golden Kings in the title game in May at Ariake Colosseum.

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  6. Iconic Game Designer Swery's Book Sounds AmazingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | IGN

    Iconic Japanese game designer Swery - of Deadly Premonition fame - has been on sabbatical from the games industry since November last year. He's been on extended sick leave , recovering from reactive hypoglycemia.

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  7. Missing Bangladeshi who taught at Ritsumeikan among 10 Islamic State...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Japan Times

    A Bangladeshi who was a former associate professor at a Japanese university is among the 10 suspects sought by Bangladesh police following a recent terror attack in Dhaka for suspected links to the Islamic State, sources said Wednesday. Mohammad Saifullah Ozaki, who was born in Bangladesh, taught at Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto Prefecture, but has been missing since he left Japan last year for Europe with his family, the sources said.

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  8. Copper Fragments May Be Part of Pagoda's Crowning FinialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Archaeology

    Archaeologists with the Kyoto City Archaeological Research Institute say they have unearthed fragments of a huge sorin, the decorative finial placed atop a pagoda, on the grounds of the Kinkakuji temple. They think the fragments may have been part of the sorin that stood on the Kitayama Daito, a pagoda constructed under the orders of Ashikaga Yoshimitsu, the third shogun of the Muromachi Shogunate, starting in 1404.

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  9. 'Pok mon Go' boosts NintendoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Contra Costa Times

    Shares in the Japanese game maker closed up 14 percent at $300 on the Tokyo Stock exchange Tuesday and have more than doubled in value since the wildly popular augmented-reality game was launched on July 6. Nintendo accounted for nearly one in four shares that changed hands on the TSE's main board. The sharp rise has doubled the Kyoto-based company's market capitalization to $42.4 billion.

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  10. Explore The Flavors of Japan at the Los Angeles Times The Taste,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | PRWeb

    The Japan National Tourism Organization along with Katsuya Restaurant and Sake Master Toshio Ueno, will showcase Japanese cuisine, beverage and travel at the 2016 Los Angeles Times The Taste. This September, The Japan National Tourism Organization will be part of a Japanese Pavilion at the 2016 Los Angeles Times' The Taste, which will again be held at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles.

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  11. Private Nursing Homes Good Time Living Saga-Hirosawa and Good Time...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | PressReleasePoint

    July 20, 2016 - ORIX Living Corporation , a subsidiary of ORIX Corporation, today announced that GOOD TIME LIVING Saga-Hirosawa and GOOD TIME LIVING Saga-Arisugawa are scheduled to open in the fall of 2016. These will be ORIX Living's first private nursing homes in Kyoto Prefecture, and will bring the total number of such facilities run by ORIX Living to 27, with a total of 2,260 rooms.

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  12. 'Pokemon Go' boosts NintendoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Campbell Reporter

    Shares in the Japanese game maker closed up 14 percent at $300 on the Tokyo Stock exchange Tuesday and have more than doubled in value since the wildly popular augmented-reality game was launched on July 6. Nintendo accounted for nearly one in four shares that changed hands on the TSE's main board. The sharp rise has doubled the Kyoto-based company's market capitalization to $42.4 billion.

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  13. Pok mon Go more than doubles Nintendo's stock priceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Inside Bay Area

    Shares in the Japanese game maker closed up 14 percent at 31,700 yen on the Tokyo Stock exchange Tuesday and have more than doubled in value since the wildly popular augmented-reality game was launched on July 6. Nintendo accounted for nearly one in four shares that changed hands on the TSE's main board. The sharp rise has doubled the Kyoto-based company's market capitalization to 4.5 trillion yen .

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  14. Pokemon Go More Than Doubles Nintendo's Stock PriceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | CBS Local

    Shares in the Japanese game maker closed up 14 percent at 31,700 yen on the Tokyo Stock exchange Tuesday and have more than doubled in value since the wildly popular augmented-reality game was launched on July 6. Nintendo accounted for nearly one in four shares that changed hands on the TSE's main board. The sharp rise has doubled the Kyoto-based company's market capitalization to 4.5 trillion yen .

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  15. Photographing the Forgotten Vietnamese Widows of Japanese WWII SoldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Hyperallergic

    When we talk about Japan and Vietnam in the 1940s, we discuss World War II, invasions , colonialism, and other monumental events that unfolded in this part of the world, but sent ripples across the globe. These grand historical narratives are crude tools used to summarize - but that never fully explain - what happened.

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  16. 'Pokemon Go' has led to Doubling of Nintendo's Share Value since Its ReleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Accuracy In Media

    Shares in the Japanese game maker closed up 14 percent at 31,700 yen on the Tokyo Stock exchange Tuesday and have more than doubled in value since the wildly popular augmented-reality game was launched on July 6. Nintendo accounted for nearly one in four shares that changed hands on the TSE's main board.

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  17. "Pokemon Go" giving stocks a boostRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    Shares in the Japanese game maker closed up 14 percent at 31,700 yen on the Tokyo Stock exchange Tuesday and have more than doubled in value since the wildly popular augmented-reality game was launched on July 6. The sharp rise has doubled the Kyoto-based company's market capitalization to 4.5 trillion yen . "Pokemon Go," a smartphone app that uses Google Maps to overlay reality with Pokemon creatures, was developed by Niantic, a Google spinoff that Nintendo Co.

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  18. TwitterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Cyprus Weekly

    Shares in the Japanese game maker closed up 14 percent at 31,700 yen in heavy trading Tuesday on the Tokyo Stock exchange, more than twice where they stood when the wildly popular augmented-reality game was launched on July 6. Nintendo accounted for nearly one in four shares that changed hands on the TSE's main board. The sharp rise has doubled the Kyoto-based company's market capitalization to 4.5 trillion yen .

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  19. a Pokemon Goa doubles Nintendoa s stock price and market capRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | KSNT-TV Topeka

    Jarrod Dyson hit his first career grand slam in the 8th inning on Monday night to help the Royals beat the Indians. Quarterback Montell Cozart, linebacker Joe Dineen, Jr. and safety Fish Smithson joined second-year head coach David Beaty at the 2016 Big 12 Shares in the Japanese game maker closed up 14 percent at 31,700 yen in heavy trading Tuesday on the Tokyo Stock exchange, more than twice where they stood when the wildly popular augmented-reality game was launched on July 6. Nintendo accounted for nearly one in four shares that changed hands on the TSE's main board.

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  20. Pokemon Go' Doubles Nintendo's Stock Price AndaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    For Nintendo, "Pokemon Go" just keeps on giving. Shares in the Japanese game maker closed up 14 percent at 31,700 yen in heavy trading Tuesday on the Tokyo Stock exchange, more than twice where they stood when the wildly popular augmented-reality game was launched on July 6. Nintendo accounted for nearly one in four shares that changed hands on the TSE's main board.

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