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'Pool fever' outbreak highest in decade

3 hours 57 min ago
Patients with 'pool fever,' a viral infection often spread in public swimming pools, have reached their highest level in 10 years. (News On Japan)
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Bursting balance balls can cause serious injury

7 hours 14 min ago
Experts have issued a warning regarding the bursting of balance balls, with 4 serious accidents reported in Japan over the past 3 years. (News On Japan)
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Diggings begin at Yoshinogari's 'mysterious area'

September 25, 2023 - 15:50
A comprehensive excavation has commenced at the largely untouched "mysterious area" within the Yoshinogari Site, a complex Yayoi archaeological site in Saga Prefecture, Kyushu, Japan. (News On Japan)
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Inmate handiwork on show at 'Rehabilitation Exhibition'

September 24, 2023 - 06:12
The 'Rehabilitation Exhibition,' featuring furniture and everyday items produced by inmates in prisons, commenced Saturday in Fukuoka City, showcasing products known for their high-quality craftsmanship and affordable prices, carry the hope of preventing reoffending. (News On Japan)
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Students experience major quake

September 21, 2023 - 06:58
Saitama Prefectural Police's Tokorozawa Station held a joint disaster prevention drill with riot police and the fire department on Tuesday, in which 30 local elementary school students rode an earthquake simulator to learn how to protect themselves in the event of a major quake. (News On Japan)
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Japan opens hotline for male sex abuse victims after boyband scandal

September 20, 2023 - 03:43
The Japanese government will set up a hotline for male victims of sexual abuse, a minister announced on Tuesday, as the country grapples with an abuse scandal at the biggest boyband agency. (
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Are Japanese countrysides welcoming to foreigners?

September 20, 2023 - 03:28
Today I came to Akita Prefecture, in the Japanese countryside, to visit this school, which is Japanese language school, where you can experience Japanese culture and activities and I'm going to stay here with students for three days, let's see what happens. (TAKASHii from Japan)
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Japan's Emperor, Empress observe rare birds at Kushiro wetland wildlife center

September 18, 2023 - 05:03
Japan's Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako have observed rare birds at a wildlife conservation center located in the country's largest wetland. (NHK)
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Elementary school students vs. jet plane in tug-of-war at Narita Airport

September 17, 2023 - 17:20
In preparation for "Aviation Day" on September 20, elementary school students at Narita Airport took on the challenge of a tug-of-war with a jet plane. (News On Japan)
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All Japan's "Incredibly Shocking Things" In 6 Minutes

September 16, 2023 - 08:42
Japanese people are scary (Sora The Troll)
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How to easily draw a realistic Tyrannosaurus rex with just one pencil

September 13, 2023 - 00:54
This is Shibasaki, your painting instructor. Today I will show you how anyone can easily draw a realistic tyrannosaurus rex with a single pencil. (Watercolor by Shibasaki)
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Head of junior high school in Tokyo suspected of violating child pornography law

September 12, 2023 - 21:03
Tokyo police have arrested the principal of a public junior high school for allegedly possessing obscene images of an underage girl. (NHK)
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Police: Arrested ex-cram school teacher wrote novel detailing alleged sex crimes

September 12, 2023 - 21:01
Japanese police say they have found that a former cram school teacher arrested last month on suspicion of taking indecent images of a pupil wrote a novel describing acts similar to those he is charged with. (NHK)
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'Tyrannosaurus Race' is roaring success in Japan

September 11, 2023 - 20:36
From Hokkaido in the north to Okinawa in the south, 'Tyrannosaurus Races' are being held all over the country. (News On Japan)
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Revealing All ''Dark Myths Of Japan'' In 6 mins

September 10, 2023 - 05:50
Japanese people are wild (Sora The Troll)
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6th century burial mound found in Nara temple parking lot

September 9, 2023 - 15:50
Horyu-ji Temple, known as the world's oldest wooden structure, has made a surprising discovery in its parking lot, where a garden embankment turns out to be an ancient burial mound. (News On Japan)
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Okinawa is a Blue Zone where a remarkable number of people live to 100

September 9, 2023 - 09:22
Okinawa, Japan is a Blue Zone and home to the longest-lived women in the world People form tight-knit friendship groups in childhood that support them into old age. (Insider)
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Unique Japanese School Supplies | Life in Japan Episode 226

September 9, 2023 - 08:36
You haven't seen school supplies until you've seen Japanese school supplies, and in this episode of Life in Japan we're going to see what all goes into preparing for public school in Japan. (Life in Japan)
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Watercolor Basics for Beginners Let's paint bright red tomatoes!

September 7, 2023 - 13:57
This is Shibasaki, a painting instructor. A watercolor section for beginners is about to begin. Let's paint a bright red tomato today. You are welcome to join me. (Watercolor by Shibasaki)
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Many Japanese schools in turmoil as lunch provider faces bankruptcy

September 7, 2023 - 03:17
A number of schools across Japan are urgently seeking ways to provide meals for their students following the sudden discontinuation of lunch catering services. (NHK)
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