Man arrested in train stabbings had difficulties in personal relationships

Japan Society News - August 9, 2021 - 02:59
A man arrested in a recent random knife attack on passengers on a commuter train in Tokyo had difficulties in his personal relationships, including being rejected in online dating, according to investigative sources. (Japan Times)
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‘Rice, rice baby’: Japanese parents send relatives rice to hug in lieu of newborns

Japan Education News - August 9, 2021 - 02:56
Parents in Japan are sending bags of rice that weigh the same as their newborn babies to relatives who are unable to visit them due to the pandemic. (
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Japan's casino resort candidates put finishing touches on bids

Japan Business News - August 9, 2021 - 02:50
OSAKA – Japan’s long-running mission to get casino resorts off the ground has been delayed not only because of the coronavirus but also due to related political scandals and public opposition. (Japan Times)
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Paris 2024 Olympics: Organisers learn from Japan's challenges

Japan Sports News - August 9, 2021 - 02:45
With the Tokyo Olympics finishing on Sunday, Japan will pass the Olympic torch to France, which will host in 2024. (
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Scuffles as protesters in Tokyo say goodbye to Olympics with demo

Japan Society News - August 9, 2021 - 02:43
Police scuffled with protesters as they gathered in front of the Japanese Olympic Committee headquarters in Tokyo on Sunday to demonstrate against the Olympic Games, as the closing ceremony got underway. (Ruptly)
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Dramatic finale for karate's Olympic debut

Japan Sports News - August 9, 2021 - 02:40
Karate made its Olympic debut at the Tokyo Games, and the final bout on Saturday took a dramatic turn. (NHK)
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Tokyo Olympics closing ceremony

Japan Sports News - August 9, 2021 - 02:29
The Tokyo Olympic Games, that took place as coronavirus infection cases surged in the host city, concluded on Sunday. (NHK)
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Japan to douse Olympic flame of Tokyo Games transformed by pandemic and drama

Japan Sports News - August 8, 2021 - 17:12
Japan will douse its more than year-old Olympic flame on Sunday, closing out a Tokyo Games that were upended by the pandemic and transformed by the drama of politics, dazzling sport and deeply personal turmoil. (
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Japanese director gives stylish new twists to food fetishes

Japan Society News - August 8, 2021 - 09:24
Is a world that has grown accustomed to expressing passions through masks and at a safe distance ready to embrace a succulent cinematic work that explores the wildly erotic potential of close-up encounters with sensual foods? (Nikkei)
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Three Unifiers of Sengoku Japan - EP1 Young Oda Nobunaga's Sengoku Japan (Summarized)

Japan Education News - August 8, 2021 - 09:20
This is the first episode of the Three Unifiers of Sengoku Japan Summarised Series. (Cool History Bros)
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OSAKA Nightlife - Japan Night Walk in 4K - City Street ASMR - 大阪

Japan Travel News - August 8, 2021 - 09:18
Let's experience the Japan nightlife in OSAKA in the red light district of Dotonbori. (Japan Walk TV)
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Speaking Japanese for 4 minutes straight!

Japan Education News - August 8, 2021 - 09:18
Am I fluent in Japanese? あのううううう (ummmmm). Many Japanese People say I am but many non-Japanese say I'm not (and vice versa). (jazmine layah)
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Japan Travel Ban Update 7th August - When will Japan open its border?

Japan Travel News - August 8, 2021 - 09:17
I look at whats happening behind Japan's closed doors so that you can be well informed and make good decisions. In this video we look at all the information related to the question "When will Japan open?' (Ninja Monkey)
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Team USA shut out by Japan, settles for baseball silver as hosts win Olympic gold

Japan Sports News - August 8, 2021 - 09:12
Five Japanese pitchers combined for a six-hit shutout on Saturday as the hosts beat the United States 2-0, securing the first Olympic baseball gold medal for a nation that eats and breathes the sport. (
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Oxygen gear in demand as Japan tells COVID patients to stay home

Japan Business News - August 7, 2021 - 18:53
As Japan moves to limit COVID-19 hospitalizations to at-risk patients amid surging cases, medical equipment makers have ramped up output of oxygen concentrators and other at-home care products to ensure a steady supply. (Nikkei)
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Japanese panel eyes imperial status for females but not commoner husbands

Japan Politics News - August 7, 2021 - 18:48
A panel of experts studying the issue of allowing female members of Japan’s imperial family to retain their status after marrying commoners is considering not granting such status to their husbands and children, government sources have said. (Japan Times)
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Typhoon zeroes in on Tokyo as Olympics' final day looms

Japan Sports News - August 7, 2021 - 18:45
A typhoon is expected to approach Tokyo and its neighboring areas on Sunday, the final day of the Tokyo Olympics, the Meteorological Agency said Saturday as it warned of strong winds and high waves. (Japan Times)
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Germany's modern pentathlon coach disqualified after punching horse at Tokyo Games

Japan Sports News - August 7, 2021 - 18:41
Germany’s modern pentathlon coach Kim Raisner will not be part of Saturday’s men’s individual competition at the Tokyo Olympics after she hit a horse with her fist and urged rider Annika Schleu to “really hit” the horse when it refused to jump. (Japan Times)
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Olympics a hit for Japan’s athletes, not for its prime minister

Japan Politics News - August 7, 2021 - 17:37
As the curtain falls on Tokyo’s Olympics, delayed and curtailed by the coronavirus, Japan’s athletes can chalk it up as a triumph, having bagged more gold medals than ever before. For Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga it’s more of a letdown, unlikely to improve his chances in a looming general election or provide much of a boost to the economy. (Japan Times)
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10 Japanese Puzzles That You Probably Can’t Solve!

Japan Education News - August 7, 2021 - 03:42
Today we are looking at a bunch of different Japanese puzzles and games, and playing them to see why they are so beloved! We have a bunch of different puzzles from maze puzzles, to even Mario puzzles! (DOPE or NOPE)
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