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Ninja Exam Attracts 124 Participants from Across Japan

June 18, 2024 - 06:20
The 'Ninja Certification' exam was held on June 16 in Koka City, Shiga Prefecture. (News On Japan)
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Shortage of Teachers Spurs Early Recruitment Exams in Kansai

June 17, 2024 - 04:50
Many municipalities in Kansai have started their teacher recruitment exams about a week earlier than usual, as a shortage of teachers continues to grip Japan. (News On Japan)
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Timeline of Samurai Rule in Japan

June 17, 2024 - 00:02
In this video we dive into history to examine a timeline of samurai rule, to see how long they were either highly influential or in full of the Japanese government. (The Shogunate)
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Tokyo Students Stand Firm Against Tuition Hikes

June 15, 2024 - 17:05
In response to the issue of potential tuition hikes at several national universities, including the University of Tokyo, students have staged protests and submitted a petition to the government expressing their strong opposition. (News On Japan)
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Unique Study Method of Young Prodigy with TOEIC Score of 985

June 12, 2024 - 00:33
A remarkable elementary school student has achieved an astonishing score of 985 on the TOEIC, the globally recognized test of English proficiency. This success is the result of a unique study method developed by a mother-daughter duo. (News On Japan)
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'Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease' Reaches Warning Levels in Kansai

June 8, 2024 - 05:25
Hand, foot, and mouth disease (HFMD), a mild, contagious viral infection common in young children, has reached warning levels across various regions in western Japan for the first time in five years. (News On Japan)
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Giant Bears Wreak Havoc at 'Education Campground'

June 7, 2024 - 04:18
In broad daylight, three giant bears appeared at a "campground." They devoured the food on the tables and flattened the tents, causing extensive damage. (News On Japan)
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Is Kids Hair Removal Safe and Effective? 4-Year-Olds Starting Treatment

June 6, 2024 - 10:01
Hair removal for men has become common, but in recent years, attention has turned to hair removal for children, known as "kids hair removal." Some children start as young as 4 years old. We investigated this trend. (News On Japan)
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70% of Schools Interested in Free Child Invitations to Expo 2025

June 3, 2024 - 16:05
Next year's Osaka-Kansai Expo plans to offer free admission for children, which has garnered interest from about 70% of schools in Osaka Prefecture. (News On Japan)
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Exclusive Look at Female Pilot's Training in JASDF's Unique Unit

June 2, 2024 - 12:56
Captain Miki Furuya, an officer in the JASDF, has been in service for 24 years and has been a captain since last year. Unlike other pilots who fly fighter jets or transport aircraft, Furuya operates a flight inspection aircraft. (News On Japan)
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In Defense of Akechi Mitsuhide

June 2, 2024 - 12:12
Akechi Mitsuhide, known widely as the greatest traitor in Japanese history, but also as perhaps Japan's greatest mystery. Let us explore this fascinating and influential figure, to discover the truth that may lie beneath the story of his legendary betrayal. (The Shogunate)
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Families of Ikeda School Victims Create Media Guide

June 1, 2024 - 15:11
Families of the victims of the Osaka Kyoiku University Ikeda Elementary School stabbing incident 23 years ago have compiled a guide for crime victims on how to handle media interviews. (News On Japan)
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Teachers Receive Two-Year Sentences for Student Deaths in Avalanche

May 30, 2024 - 15:13
In a trial where three teachers were charged with professional negligence resulting in death and injury following an avalanche that killed eight high school students in Nasu Town, Tochigi Prefecture, the Utsunomiya District Court has sentenced the three to two years in prison. (News On Japan)
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How Historically Accurate is the Shogun TV Show?

May 29, 2024 - 16:02
With FX's Shogun having wrapped up to critical acclaim, now is as good a time as any for the team at Kings and Generals to offer a final opinion on the series as a portrayal of history. (Kings and Generals)
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Support Facility Allows Minors to Smoke, Drink, and Fire Guns

May 25, 2024 - 05:23
An independent support facility in Aichi Prefecture, where several staff members have been arrested, is in the spotlight for its unusual methods of dealing with troubled children. (News On Japan)
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Sudden School Closure: Students and Parents Left in Limbo

May 23, 2024 - 02:08
Aichi Central Beauty School announced its closure at the end of this month during an emergency parents' meeting on May 9th. (News On Japan)
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Yokohama Board of Education Apologizes for Filling Court Seats with Staff

May 21, 2024 - 20:16
The Yokohama Board of Education has issued an apology for filling courtroom seats with staff during a trial involving a teacher accused of sexual crimes, preventing the general public from attending. (News On Japan)
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Public High Schools in Osaka Struggle as Private Schools Become Tuition-Free

May 20, 2024 - 23:00
The complete tuition-free policy for private high schools in Osaka Prefecture is causing significant disruptions to public schools which are facing severe enrollment shortages, prompting them to adopt survival strategies. (News On Japan)
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Tokyo University Students Protest Against Israel, Call for Palestinian Liberation

May 17, 2024 - 07:59
A protest was held at the University of Tokyo on Thursday, coinciding with "Nakba Day" on May 15, with about 500 students advocating for Palestinian liberation and condemning Israel's actions as "massacres." (News On Japan)
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Exploring the Benefits of Peer Teaching and Collaboration with Us

May 17, 2024 - 01:29
There are many different ways to educate students. Teachers and professors try to look for the best approaches to encourage students to study effectively and be involved in classroom activities. (News On Japan)
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