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Reacting To Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony Fashion

July 24, 2021 - 17:54
Let's discuss the most memorable looks from the 2020 / 2021 Olympics Opening Ceremony in Tokyo, Japan! (Clevver Style)
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Olympic restrictions at odds with life in Tokyo

July 23, 2021 - 03:11
Tight Olympics restrictions are at odds with the rest of Tokyo, which remains a bustling place despite concerns about rising COVID-19 cases and a low vaccination rate. (CBC News: The National)
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The Stereotypes Clouding Amejo Culture in Okinawa Japan

July 23, 2021 - 03:01
VICE World News host Hanako Montgomery travels to Okinawa, a former American territory, to find out why the term “Amejo” sparks controversy among Japanese women. (VICE Asia)
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Farmer in Hokkaido posed as police officer in molestation of high school girl

July 23, 2021 - 02:58
HOKKAIDO (TR) – Hokkaido Prefectural Police have arrested a farmer who allegedly posed as a police officer during the molestation of a high school girl in Tomakomai City, reports Fuji News Network. (tokyoreporter.com)
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Meet Japan's Fastest Mochi Pounding Master

July 22, 2021 - 11:56
We met Mr. Nakatani, a mochi maker from Nara, Japan who has been pounding mochi for the past 30 years. (Asian Boss)
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Drunk droning arrest first of its kind in Aichi Prefecture

July 21, 2021 - 19:08
With the wide range of models and increasingly affordable pricing, drone flying has become an extremely fun hobby for many. (Japan Today)
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Man gets 9 years in prison for killing woman with drink laced with stimulants

July 21, 2021 - 19:07
The Tokyo District Court has sentenced a 72-year-old man to nine years in prison for killing a 28-year-old female acquaintance by causing her to ingest lethal amounts of stimulant drugs. (Japan Today)
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I Spent a Day with a REAL Ex-Yakuza Member in Japan

July 21, 2021 - 06:31
Today, I conduct one of the most dangerous interviews I've ever done, as I sit down with ex-yakuza member TYSON for a day to learn the ins and outs of the Japanese mafia world. ( The Anime Man)
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Man gets 27 years for killing woman, tossing her body from bridge into river

July 21, 2021 - 06:17
One of two suspects arrested for killing a 48-year-old woman and then throwing her body into the Hinatami River in Nakanojo, Gunma Prefecture, in 2019, has been sentenced to 27 years in prison by the Maebashi District Court. (Japan Today)
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80-year-old man found stabbed to death in Kyoto apartment

July 19, 2021 - 09:32
An 80-year-old man was found stabbed to death in his apartment in Kyoto, police said Sunday. (Japan Today)
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Giant puppet from Tohoku arrives in Tokyo

July 19, 2021 - 09:20
A giant puppet named Mocco has arrived in Tokyo carrying messages from the Tohoku region in northeastern Japan. (NHK)
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2 years since KyoAni arson attack

July 18, 2021 - 17:18
A memorial service was held Sunday to mark two years since the deadly arson attack at a studio of the Kyoto Animation production company in western Japan. (NHK)
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2 more bodies found at site of Atami mudslides

July 18, 2021 - 05:12
Search teams have found two more bodies at the site of massive mudslides that devastated the spa resort city of Atami, southwest of Tokyo. (NHK)
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Hamaguchi, Oe win Best Screenplay at Cannes

July 18, 2021 - 05:11
Japanese director Hamaguchi Ryusuke and scriptwriter Oe Takamasa have won the Best Screenplay Award at the Cannes Film Festival for the movie "Drive My Car." (NHK)
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The secret life of sake, Japan's national obsession

July 16, 2021 - 16:11
From boisterous bars in Tokyo to bucolic breweries in the hinterland beyond the capital, sake is intertwined with Japan’s cultural and spiritual life. (National Geographic)
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What's Behind Japan's Child Suicide Crisis?

July 16, 2021 - 09:02
I'm sorry for reporting a negative news so often. I know this video will make you uncomfortable, but I think it's so important to face the reality. (Nobita from Japan)
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Chiba man admits to killing ‘about 100 cats’

July 16, 2021 - 08:37
A 49-year-old man accused of shooting two cats with an air gun in separate incidents has admitted to dozens of other cases, police have revealed, reports TV Asahi (tokyoreporter.com)
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Tokyo vending machines sell Olympics souvenirs

July 15, 2021 - 16:47
Japanese vending machines dispense everything from pizza to cigarettes and edible insects. Now there are even ones where you can buy Olympics souvenirs. (INQUIRER.net)
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84 victims of atomic bombing 'black rain' eligible for aid, court rules

July 14, 2021 - 20:15
The Hiroshima High Court ruled Wednesday that 84 people in Hiroshima are eligible to receive state health care benefits even though they were exposed to radioactive "black rain" following the 1945 U.S. atomic bombing outside an area currently recognized by the government. (Japan Times)
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The new Kyoto Animation commercials will have you in tears in just 30 seconds

July 14, 2021 - 05:56
KyoAni proves they’re still one of the best with these breathtaking beautiful commercials. (soranews24.com)
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