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  1. Last U.S. fighter pilot to fly WWII mission to tell cautionary tale to Japan, U.S. youthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | The Japan Times

    As Hawaii prepares to mark 75 years since Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor thrust the United States into the war in December , Yellin is reaching out to children to tell his tale. Popularly known as the fighter pilot who flew the last combat mission of the war, Yellin, at the age of 92, remains a captivating storyteller.


  2. In France and Japan, Trains Now Bring the Art to YouRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Hyperallergic

    Japan's major passenger railway company JR East has just launched what officials call "the world's fastest art experience" with a traveling art gallery aboard one of its bullet trains, or shinkansen. Zipping at speeds up to 200 miles per hour, a train named " Genbi Shinkansen " on the JA etsu Shinkansen line now holds a group exhibition of contemporary works by six Japanese artists, the Japanese collective Paramodel, and New York-based artist Brian Alfred .


  3. Stroll through history: The peace statue in Nagaoka, JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2016 |

    The Heiwa-zo statue of peace, created to comfort the souls of the children who died in the air raid in Nagaoka, Japan in August, 1945. Her face gentle and full of affection, a goddess with pigtails spreads her arms as a little girl plays with a ball and a little boy reads a book.


  4. Ryukyu's Ravenel comes up big in victory over KanazawaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2016 | The Japan Times

    Starting big man Evan Ravenel dominated at both ends of the court on Sunday, guiding the Ryukyu Golden Kings to an 87-83 win over the Kanazawa Samuraiz. Ravenel had a game-high 27 points on 11-for-16 shooting, including his second 3-point make of the season.


  5. Soma sparks Osaka in rout of NiigataRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2016 | The Japan Times

    The 24-year-old swingman sank 9 of 16 3-pointers and scored a game-high 29 points, leading the Evessa to an 85-64 victory over the Niigata Albirex BB. Lawrence "Trend" Blackledge and Narito Namizato both dished out six assists to lead Osaka in that category.


  6. Priest's aid effort provide eduction in rural CambodiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | The Japan Times

    A Japanese nonprofit organization committed to helping disadvantaged Cambodian children receive an education celebrated the completion of its 19th school there in February. The educational environment there is "not very good," according to the Rev.


  7. Toyohashi embarks on 'rubbish' project to achieve biomass power goalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2015 | The Japan Times

    The Aichi Prefecture city of Toyohashi, with a population of 380,000, is set to embark on a unique and challenging project in fiscal 2017 of collecting biodegradable waste from households and companies for a combined biomass power generation facility. To realize the scheme, the Toyohashi Municipal Government will make use of a private finance initiative in which companies provide funding for public infrastructure projects in what is hoped will save 12 billion over 20 years.


  8. Mahiro: child karate protege in Sia music videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2015 | The China Post

    She has a soft spot for Duffy the Disney Bear and her favorite food is chocolate. She does her homework before dinner, but what she really loves are skateboarding, playing video games and bouncing on her trampoline.


  9. Sia video features child karate master with Olympic dreamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | Erie Times News

    ... the just-released single from the singer" s upcoming album.(AP Photo/ Eugene Hoshiko)The Associated Press NAGAOKA, Japan (AP) "" She has a soft spot for Duffy the Disney Bear and her favorite food is chocolate. She does her homework before dinner ...


  10. Meet the child karate master from Sia's videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | WPTV Local News

    In this Nov. 18, 2015 photo, 9-year-old Mahiro Takano, three-time Japan karate champion in her age group and stars in singer Sia's latest music video "Alive," which has gone viral since being posted earlier this month, practices in Nagaoka, Niigata Prefecture, north of Tokyo.


  11. B-Corsairs bounce back to earn series splitRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2015 | The Japan Times

    The Yokohama B-Corsairs delivered a gritty performance to close out the weekend, beating the host Akita Northern Happinets 81-75 on Sunday. As a result, first-year B-Corsairs bench boss Taketo Aoki's club improved to 6-6 and salvaged a series split after Akita won the weekend opener by 20 points.


  12. Unexpected places step in to fill the role of live house venues in Japan's northRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2015 | The Japan Times

    In-store live: A guitarist plays at a small shop called Tatsumakidou in Nagaoka, Niigata Prefecture. Since venues in Tohoku and its surrounding areas are often booked by major acts, indie musicians find other places to make themselves heard.