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At Studio Kousyuuya in Nikko, Japan, there are men known as sumie painters who can paint the body of a dragon in a single brush stroke.
6 hrs ago | Billboard
Summer Sonic, the biggest music festival in Japan devoted to international repertoire, was held Aug. 16 and 17 simultaneously in Tokyo and Osaka.
7 hrs ago | Neatorama
For four generations, artists at the Kousyuuya studio in Nikko, Japan have developed and mastered an amazing creative process.
11 hrs ago | Albany Times Union
Members of Ground Self-Defense Force, firefighters and police officers continue the search for missing people among the debris of houses destroyed by a landslide caused by torrential rain on August 21, 2014 in Hiroshima, Japan.
16 hrs ago | Weirton Daily Times
BERDINE, Kenneth L., 89 of Paris, PA, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, at Trinity Medical Center West, Steubenville, OH, surrounded by his loving family.
Japan Air Self Defense Force air crew members direct and watch as pilots extend the wings on a E-2C Hawkeye at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, in this Feb. 5, 2009, file photo.
South Korea's next ambassador to Japan has pledged to improve strained bilateral relations.
Public broadcaster NHK showed rescue workers suspended by ropes from police helicopters pulling victims from the rubble.
Three Thai nationals detained in Japan in connection with a car accident that that left a Japanese student dead has rejected assistance from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Leading Japanese hospitality company Fujita Kanko Inc. announced it is now accepting reservations for a new Hotel Gracery, opening in April 2015 in Kabukicho, Tokyo's entertainment and nightlife hub, located in the Shinjuku area.
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June 10: United Airlines 787 Boeing Dreamliner waiting on it's push back from DIA on it's nonstop service from its hub in Denver to Tokyo-Narita.
A huge landslide that engulfed homes in western Japan killed at least 27 people and left another 10 missing, the government said Wednesday.
A huge landslide that engulfed homes in western Japan killed at least 27 people and left another 10 missing, the government said on Wednesday Soldiers and rescue workers look for survivors at the site of a landslide after heavy rains hit the city of Hiroshima, western Japan, on August 20, 2014.
A Mercedes-Benz showroom in Beijing. China's anti-monopoly regulator has found the German car maker guilty of charging excessive prices for parts.
In this aerial photo, a survivor is lifted by a rescue helicopter from an area devastated by a massive landslide in Hiroshima, western Japan, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014.
Singapore will be the first country, since 2011, to receive some 300 kilogrammes of rice harvested at Sukagawa City.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 08:25 pm
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