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Ketchup Spaghetti | Napalitan

April 10, 2021 - 11:37
Napolitan is a ketchup flavored spaghetti that originated in Japan. (Kimono Mom)
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HOW TO STAY IN JAPAN (legally) with your Japanese wife

April 10, 2021 - 11:29
Do YOU want to live in Japan? (Reina Scully)
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Japanese police investigated 2,889 foreign trainees in 2020

April 9, 2021 - 08:56
Police arrested or took other actions against 2,889 foreign nationals with technical training visas in 2020 for their alleged involvement in crimes, a National Police Agency report showed Thursday. (Japan Times)
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Princess Aiko attends college entrance ceremony one year late

April 4, 2021 - 08:56
Princess Aiko, the only child of Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako, attended Gakushuin University’s online entrance ceremony Saturday as a second year student, after many universities canceled such ceremonies last year due to the coronavirus pandemic. (Japan Times)
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Introduction to Firearms in Medieval Japan (ft. Gun Samurai)

April 4, 2021 - 08:52
In this video we dive into the history of samurai wielding firearms in feudal Japan with the help of Matt from the YouTube channel Gun Samurai! (The Shogunate)
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What it’s like house hunting In Japan | Kyoto Apartment Tours | Do they REALLY live in small houses?

April 4, 2021 - 08:49
Love it or hate it, house hunting is a serious undertaking no matter what country you are in, and Japan is no exception. Planning a move to Kyoto meant it was the perfect opportunity to share with all of you just exactly what that experience is like. ()
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Spring in Japan | Cherry blossom blooming | Sakura

April 4, 2021 - 08:33
SAKURA (cherry blossoms) season has arrived again this year. No matter what is going on in the world, the cherry blossoms always look beautiful. (Kimono Mom)
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Japanese students start weekly strike for climate

April 3, 2021 - 02:13
High school and university students in Japan have started a weekly walkout from school to call for action to address climate change. (NHK)
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Suga makes '3 Cs' appeal to youth on Twitter

April 2, 2021 - 09:16
Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide has used his official Twitter account to call on the country's young people to observe anti-coronavirus measures. (NHK)
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Japan school textbooks amended to reflect new guidelines on territories

April 1, 2021 - 08:21
New teaching guidelines for the subjects of kōkyō (public affairs) and chiri sōgō (comprehensive geography) stipulate that four Russian-held northeastern Pacific islands, the Sea of Japan islands of Takeshima and the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea should be described as Japan's inherent territories. (Japan Times)
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Japan ranks 120th in 2021 gender gap report; worst among G-7

March 31, 2021 - 20:10
Japan ranked 120th among 156 countries in the gender gap rankings in 2021, remaining in last place among major advanced economies, a Swiss-based think tank said Wednesday. (Japan Today)
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Ethical issue pointed out for a reality show

March 31, 2021 - 06:48
An organization on broadcasting ethics in Japan has ruled that a TV reality show failed to consider the possible mental distress of a cast member who died in a suspected suicide after being slandered on social media. (NHK)
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Divorce brings financial woes to 40% of affected children in Japan

March 29, 2021 - 03:40
A recent survey by Japan’s Ministry of Justice showed that 40.5% of people who as minors went through a parental divorce or separation said they experienced financial difficulties after the event. (Japan Times)
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Universities allow students to celebrate start of a new academic year with a few conditions attached

March 28, 2021 - 07:18
What's a Japanese spring without university entrance ceremonies in cherry blossom season? That&'s precisely what happened last year after many festivities were canceled due to the outbreak of COVID-19. (Japan Times)
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Steamed meat dumplings | Shu-mai | Recipe

March 28, 2021 - 04:47
How to make Steamed meat dumplings called Shu-mai from scratch. (Kimono Mom)
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Public schools in Japan’s Saga Prefecture will no longer regulate/check students’ underwear color

March 27, 2021 - 05:19
Over the last several months, there’s been an increasing sentiment in Japan that it’s time for schools to take another look at their student conduct rules, and ask if they’re all really contributing to a better learning environment. One of the most controversial policies: schools that say students must wear white underwear. (
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Japan University Rankings 2021

March 26, 2021 - 04:18
The Times Higher Education Japan University Rankings 2021 are designed to answer the questions that matter most to students and their families when making one of the most important decisions of their lives – who to trust with their education. (
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Japan holds work visa exam in Vietnam

March 24, 2021 - 06:45
Japan's government has held its first examination in Vietnam for people to get work visas including residential status for specified vocational skills. (NHK)
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Japan cults target lonely college students isolated by pandemic

March 22, 2021 - 11:45
Cults and other dubious groups are approaching university students who feel lonely and isolated by the ongoing closure of classrooms as the COVID-19 pandemic stretches into a second year. (Nikkei)
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Over 21,000 people commit suicide in 2020 in Japan

March 22, 2021 - 04:44
The number of suicides in Japan has topped 21,000 in 2020, the first year-on-year increase since 2009, the year after the global financial crisis triggered by Lehman Brothers' bankruptcy. (NHK)
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