‘Die!’: Alleged arsonist turned a celebrated Japanese anime studio into a death trap - The Washin...
- ‘Die!’: Alleged arsonist turned a celebrated Japanese anime studio into a death trap The Washington Post
- Japan anime studio fire: Man shouting 'You die' bursts in and sets blaze that kills 33 Los Angeles Times
- Thirty feared killed in arson attack on Japanese animation studio CNBC
- Kyoto Animation Studio Arson Kills 33, Shocking Japan The New York Times
- Kyoto Animation fire: Suspected arson attack in Japan anime studio leaves 33 confirmed dead today - 2019-07-18 CBS News
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Good News for Shinzo Abe: Japan’s Young Voters Lean Right, if They Vote at All - The New York Times
- Good News for Shinzo Abe: Japan’s Young Voters Lean Right, if They Vote at All The New York Times
- Japanese official says negotiators working hard on U.S.-Japan trade deal Reuters
- Targeting Young Voters, Japan's Abe Takes to Instagram Bloomberg
- Explainer: Japan's Abe faces headache from U.S. plan for Mideast maritime coalition Yahoo News
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Japan may take South Korea wartime labor dispute to International Court of Justice: NHK - Reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan is considering taking a dispute with South Korea over its compensation for wartime forced laborers to the International Court of Justice ...
A new trade war is brewing among US allies Japan and South Korea - Quartz
Japan and South Korea, two of the US's closest allies in Asia, are locked in a trade dispute that threatens both crown jewel Samsung Electronics and the global ...
G7 Approves Japan’s Cryptocurrency-Based SWIFT Alternative - Cointelegraph
The Japanese government is attempting to spearhead the creation of a new, global cryptocurrency payments network that would be similar to SWIFT.
Japan's Exports Continue Slide as Global Slowdown Tightens Grip - Bloomberg
Japanese exports fell for a seventh straight month in June as a slowdown in global growth and uncertainty over trade continued to buffet the world's third-largest ...
China may be courting Japan to allay belt and road controversy - South China Morning Post
China may be courting Japan to allay belt and road controversy South China Morning Post
MUFG Bank last month was named as only the second non-Chinese yuan clearing bank, with suggestions it could be the start of improved relations between ...
Japan-South Korea dispute is called 'disturbing and unhelpful' for the global economy - CNBC
Tensions between Japan and South Korea come as the U.S. and its trading partners are embroiled in a global trade war.
Tropical Storm Danas to unleash heavy rain on South Korea, Japan into early next week - AccuWeath...
After drenching the Philippines and Taiwan, Tropical Storm Danas will now bring the risk of flooding northward across eastern Asia.
Record 16.6 mil foreigners visited Japan in 1st half of 2019 - Japan Today
A record 16.63 million foreigners visited Japan in the first six months of 2019, up 4.6 percent from the same period a year earlier, on the back of the country's ...
Meet the Noisy, Head-Butting Marine Worms That Live Near Japan - Atlas Obscura
Somewhere off the coast of Japan, hundreds of feet underwater, a couple of flimsy, miniscule worms are butting heads and—somehow—making lots of noise.
Record-breaking Japan female free diver dies after accident - Kyodo News Plus
Record-breaking Japan female free diver dies after accident Kyodo News Plus
A record-breaking Japanese female free diver dies following an accident last week, having fallen from her apartment in the southern island prefecture of ...
From Napolitan Spaghetti to Tarako, Japan’s Best Pasta Dishes - Eater
If you've only slurped ramen and udon, you're missing a whole world of umami-rich, Italian-inspired, wafu — or Japanese-style — pasta perfection.
All Japanese customers banned from restaurant…in Japan?!? - Japan Today
Akio Arima runs a ramen restaurant on Ishigakijima, one of the most beautiful islands in Okinawa Prefecture. Ordinarily, his restaurant, called Yaeyama Style, ...
Virtual reality helps Japan's elderly travel the world - CNN
A team at the University of Tokyo is helping the elderly of Japan travel through virtual reality, taking them everywhere from the canals of Venice to San ...
Japanese Party Takes Aim at Abe’s ‘Womenomics’ in Election Campaign - The Wall Street Journal
Japanese Party Takes Aim at Abe’s ‘Womenomics’ in Election Campaign The Wall Street Journal
Political parties in Japan are campaigning for greater freedoms for women and putting record numbers of women on the ballot in a national election this month, ...
'Dear young people, don't vote!' say Japan's senior citizens in campaign viral video - The Japan ...
As the nation readies for the upcoming Upper House election set for this Sunday, a video targeted at Japan's youths is going viral owing to its controversi.
Japan's 2 imperial heirs to fly on separate planes to Bhutan - Kyodo News Plus
Japan's 2 imperial heirs to fly on separate planes to Bhutan Kyodo News Plus
Japan's two imperial heirs will fly on separate planes to their vacation spot in Bhutan in August after Emperor Naruhito's enthronement in May put the crown ...
Japanese record-breaking free diver Sayuri Kinoshita, 30, dies after fall from apartment - The Ja...
Record-breaking Japanese free diver Sayuri Kinoshita died Monday following a fall from her apartment in Okinawa Prefecture last week, according to police a.
Tropical Storm Danas to unleash heavy rain on Taiwan, Ryukyu Islands before targeting South Korea...
After drenching the Philippines with heavy rainfall from Tuesday into Wednesday, Tropical Storm Danas will now track northward toward Taiwan and Japan's ...
Japan Polled Over Nintendo Switch Lite Interest - Kotaku
Are folks in Japan interested in buying a Nintendo Switch Lite? Let's see what a new poll on Japanese site Inside reveals.
China’s Rare-Earth Curbs Could Benefit Japan, Says Magnet Maker - Bloomberg
Japan's magnet makers may be the big beneficiaries from any Chinese curbs on rare earths exports, according to one of the top producers.
Japan's Princess Mako meets with Bolivian president - Kyodo News Plus
Japan's Princess Mako meets with Bolivian president Kyodo News Plus
Japan's Princess Mako, a niece of Emperor Naruhito, paid a courtesy call on Bolivian President Evo Morales on Monday during her visit to mark the 120th ...
Japan’s Answer to Its Pension Problems: Invest Like the U.S. - The Wall Street Journal
Japan’s Answer to Its Pension Problems: Invest Like the U.S. The Wall Street Journal
An official report advising Japanese couples to save at least $185000 for retirement has shaken up an election race and triggered a wave of interest in investing ...
Asleep at the wheel: Japanese rental cars used for anything but driving - The Guardian
Surveys shed light on unusual habits of drivers who return cars with zero mileage on clock.
In Japan, fewer people means more animals - The Economist
In Japan, fewer people means more animals The Economist
Deer, bears and boars are becoming more numerous—and bolder.
Japan talent agency warned by regulator over ex-SMAP members - Kyodo News Plus
Japan talent agency warned by regulator over ex-SMAP members Kyodo News Plus
Johnny & Associates, one of the most powerful talent agencies in the country, suspected by watchdog of pressuring commercial TV stations to stop inviting three ...
W(hy)TF are Japan and South Korea in a trade war? - TechCrunch
Another week, another trade war. And unlike most trade wars these days, this one didn't originate from the confines of the Rose Garden with the Marine One ...
Japanese Crypto Exchange Loses $32 Million of Virtual Money - TIME
A Japanese cryptocurrency exchange has reported a hack causing the loss of 3.5 billion yen, or $32 million, worth of virtual money.
Japan to call for abolishing food import curbs - NHK WORLD
Japan is to call for abolishing import restrictions on Japanese food introduced after the 2011 nuclear accident in the country at a World Trade Organization ...
School issues are No. 1 reason behind youth suicides in 2018, Japanese government white paper fin...
School-related matters led to more suicides last year among youth aged between 10 and 19 than any other issue, the government said Tuesday in its annual ...
A feud between Japan and South Korea is threatening global supplies of memory chips - CNN
South Korea has warned that an escalating trade dispute with Japan could hurt the global tech industry.
Japan disabled challenge stigma, barriers to run for upper house seat - Reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) - Eiko Kimura, who has cerebral palsy, did not even know how to buy train tickets when she chose to move out of a facility for the disabled and ...
Paytm founder hails hitting 8m users in Japan - Financial Times
Paytm founder hails hitting 8m users in Japan Financial Times
India's biggest mobile payments company, Paytm, now has 8m customers in Japan, its founder has said, as Indian tech companies continue to push overseas.
Japan's day care crisis is turning working moms into activists - CNN
When Japanese politician Yuka Ogata decided to bring her 7-month-old child into Kumamoto's city assembly, she was hoping to set a precedent for working ...
This Reporter Asks a Lot of Questions. In Japan, That Makes Her Unusual. - The New York Times
This Reporter Asks a Lot of Questions. In Japan, That Makes Her Unusual. The New York Times
Isoko Mochizuki's interrogations of government officials have made her something of a folk hero in Japan, where the press is known for being clubby and ...
Alleged manga pirate arrested in the Philippines - CNN
The alleged operator of a popular website that allowed users to read pirated copies of Japanese manga comics has been arrested in the Philippines.
Boop! Japanese Spacecraft Grabs Second Sample from Asteroid Ryugu - Space.com
It looks like Japan's Hayabusa2 spacecraft has snagged its second souvenir from asteroid Ryugu, marking one of the last major milestones of the probe's visit.
Japan's population continues to slide even as foreign resident numbers increase - The Japan Times
The number of Japanese citizens living in the country as of Jan. 1 fell by 433,239, or 0.35 percent, from a year before to 124,776,364, down for the 10th straight ...
This bunch of grapes just sold for $11,000 in Japan - CNN
The manager of a chain of hot spring hotels bid 1.2 million yen, or around $11000, for 24 Ruby Roman grapes, which are prized for their juiciness, high sugar ...
Rice grows to reveal picture of Japan rugby players - The Japan News
Rice grows to reveal picture of Japan rugby players The Japan News
Three rugby players from Japan's national team look out from rice paddies in Gyoda, Saitama Prefecture — in a piece of agricultural art created to promote the ...
Japan's defense chief has 'no plan' to dispatch SDF troops to the Middle East - The Japan Times
Defense Minister Takeshi Iwaya said Tuesday he has “no plan” to send the Self-Defense Forces to the Middle East to join a military coalition envisioned by the ...
US Army Garrison Japan welcomes ninth commander during emotional ceremony - Stars and Stripes
Col. Thomas Matelski is the new commander of a garrison that encompasses 15 installations from northern Honshu, the largest island of Japan, to Okinawa.
Groping for new tools, central banks look at Japan's yield controls - Reuters
Japanese-style interest rate caps are drawing interest from global central bankers worried about a downturn, including U.S. Federal Reserve officials grappling ...
Japan's 'lost generation' facing bleak future - Japan Today
Japan's 'lost generation' facing bleak future Japan Today
The number of the year, if there is such a thing – or at least the number of the current news cycle – is 20 million. Twenty million yen, the Financial Services ...
China and Japan's Pragmatic Peace - Foreign Policy
China and Japan's Pragmatic Peace Foreign Policy
Last week, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hosted Chinese President Xi Jinping for a bilateral summit in Osaka on the sidelines of the G-20 summit.
Japan Resumes Commercial Whaling. But Is There an Appetite for It? - The New York Times
Japan Resumes Commercial Whaling. But Is There an Appetite for It? The New York Times
Sliding demand and rising costs could jeopardize commercial whaling in Japan, which restarted Monday after a hiatus of more than 30 years.
Japan’s online brokerages target Nomura’s retail business - Financial Times
Japan’s online brokerages target Nomura’s retail business Financial Times
Nomura faces an aggressive challenge to its core retail business, as Japan's five biggest online brokerages plan to put the country's deepening pension crisis at ...
Japan's 'ice age generation' urges revamp of state hiring push - The Japan Times
Japan's 'ice age generation' urges revamp of state hiring push The Japan Times
The government announced a plan in June to find 300000 permanent jobs for those who got stuck in the prolonged "employment ice age" that was triggered by.
Japan’s demographics make good case for self-driving cars - Financial Times
Japan’s demographics make good case for self-driving cars Financial Times
When Akio Toyoda faced shareholders last month, one question captured a growing concern shared by many across Japan: what is Toyota doing to address the ...
Japan Just Landed a Spacecraft on an Asteroid, And The Photos Are Nuts - ScienceAlert
The life of an asteroid is lonely. The rocks spend eons drifting through the cold vacuum of space. But on Wednesday, the asteroid Ryugu welcomed a special ...
Japan Blasted A Hole In An Asteroid. Now Its Going To Try And Land There - Forbes
On Thursday, the Hayabusa-2 spacecraft will attempt to scoop material from beneath the surface of an asteroid for the first time in history.
Japan’s conundrum: It needs foreign workers. It doesn’t want immigrants. - The Christian Science ...
Japan’s conundrum: It needs foreign workers. It doesn’t want immigrants. The Christian Science Monitor
Japan's shrinking, graying population needs foreign workers. But immigration is a tough sell – and stopgap measures can leave migrants vulnerable.
Japan's Industrial Revolution - Nippon.com
Japan's Industrial Revolution Nippon.com
Japan made rapid strides to industrialize after the Meiji Restoration of 1868, boosting its transportation and communication networks and revolutionizing its light ...
Update: Explorers successfully voyage to Japan in primitive boat in bid to unlock an ancient myst...
Update, 10 July, 6:20 a.m.: A team of adventurers succeeded in paddling a primitive dug-out canoe across more than 200 kilometers of ocean to demonstrate ...
Japan Curbs Exports to South Korea, Hitting Global Chip Makers - Wall Street Journal
Japan Curbs Exports to South Korea, Hitting Global Chip Makers Wall Street Journal
Japan tightened controls on exports to South Korea in an unexpected blow to the global technology supply chain that also marks a new low point in relations ...
With Japan's increasing tourism numbers, tensions will inevitably follow - The Japan Times
When is a ghost not a ghost? When it is, in fact, graffiti attributed to a 23-year old Australian tourist who this past May went on a spree of tagging the.
More than 1 million ordered to evacuate as Japanese prefecture braces for a month of rain in one ...
More than 1 million people in southern Japan were ordered to evacuate Wednesday as the region was hit with nearly a month's worth of rain in a single day, ...
Japanese airport hotel puts flight simulator in room - CNN
Haneda Excel Hotel Tokyu in Tokyo, Japan, has a flight simulator in one of its rooms. For an extra fee, guests can have the experience of piloting a Boeing ...
Anime 2019: the dark side of Japan’s anime industry - Vox.com
From Neon Genesis Evangelion to Pokémon, anime brings in more than $19 billion a year. Its artists earn barely enough to survive.
‘This is blasphemy against Japanese culture’: Kim Kardashian’s new ‘Kimono’ shapewear sparks outr...
TOKYO — Kim Kardashian West's latest product is not yet available to buy, but the backlash is already here. A day after a new line of slimming undergarments ...
From kawaii to fairy kei: fashion goes beyond the kimono at Hyper Japan - The Guardian
Now in its tenth year, the three-day festival is a place for J-fashion enthusiasts to socialise, show off their outfits and get inspiration for future looks.
Trump claims Japan 'doesn't have to help' if US is attacked - CNN
President Donald Trump again lamented what he views as an unequal military alliance Wednesday, claiming that if the US is attacked, Japan "doesn't have to ...
Japan's famous Nara deer dying from eating plastic bags - The Guardian
Authorities in Japan's ancient capital Nara are warning visitors not to feed the city's wild deer – a major tourist attraction – after several of the animals died after ...
The Wildest & Most Inspired Outfits At Hyper Japan - Refinery29
From cosplaying cult anime characters to paying homage to wider known manga figures like Sailor Moon, here are the best looks from Hyper Japan 2019.
The man behind some of Japan's most stylish denim has one main rule: fabric first - The Japan Times
Mehervan Sethi began promoting Japanese denim as a way to give back to the country that has "done so much for me and my family."
Quake of magnitude 6.1 strikes north of Japan's Okinawa: USGS - Reuters
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 struck north of Japan's islands of Okinawa on Saturday, the United States Geological Survey said.
Nine Nara deer in Japan die after eating plastic bags - BBC News
Nine deer have died in Japan's Nara Park over the last four months after swallowing plastic bags, a wildlife group says. The Nara Deer Preservation Foundation ...
Top things to do in Osaka, Japan - CNN
Osaka is gearing up to host the G20 summit on June 28 to 29. In honor of the diplomatic action, we've put together a quick list of some of the top things to do in ...
Grannies in Running Shoes Are Delivering Ramen for Uber in Japan - Bloomberg
Uber Technologies Inc.'s strategy for Japan, where ride-sharing is banned, is as unique as the country itself — think grandma in running shoes delivering ramen ...
Japan faces eligibility and injury issues as squad named for Pacific Nations Cup - RugbyPass
Coach Jamie Joseph has whittled down his 42-man World Cup training squad to 31 for the upcoming Pacific Nations Cup. A number of the cuts, however, were ...
Nissan Skyline, Japan's Infiniti Q50, Updated with Outdated Styling - Car and Driver
The Infiniti brand isn't sold in Japan. Instead, Nissan sells a number of those models in its home market under different names. The Infiniti Q50 is badged in ...
Mayu Tomita, a Japanese pop star, sues government after for failing to do enough to stop stalker ...
A Japanese pop star who was stabbed dozens of times by an obsessed fan-turned-stalker is suing the government for not doing enough to protect her.
Japan's Success in Grand Prix de Paris Adds to Arc Case - BloodHorse.com
Japan's Success in Grand Prix de Paris Adds to Arc Case BloodHorse.com
Japan definitively put his problems behind him with a smart success in the July 14 Juddmonte Grand Prix de Paris (G1) at ParisLongchamp, over the Qatar Prix ...
Japan Creates Working Group to Discuss Facebook Libra Ahead of G7 Meeting - CoinDesk
Japan has set up a working group to examine the issues raised by the potential launch of Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project. The group, which started ...
Japan’s dream of an island deal with Russia appears to slip out of reach - The Washington Post
Japan’s dream of an island deal with Russia appears to slip out of reach The Washington Post
The return of the Russian-held islands is a personal mission for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, hosting an upcoming G-20 summit.
A bunch of 24 grapes sold for $11,000 in Japan. Yes, grapes. - INSIDER
A bunch of 24 Ruby Roman grapes sold for $11000 at an auction in Japan. They are valued for their low acidity and high sugar *content*.
Ibaraki becomes Japan's first prefecture to recognize same-sex couples - The Japan Times
Ibaraki Prefecture has became the first prefecture to officially recognize same-sex couples in the same way it deals with married ones. Under the system, L.
People in Japan are renting cars but not driving them - The Verge
Japanese car-sharing *service* Orix discovered that many of its customers were renting its cars but not driving them. The company reviewed mileage records and ...
Japan's Inflation Gamble : Planet Money - NPR
Japan is still recovering from a brutal recession that lasted ten years. The country has tried a variety of fiscal and monetary measures to bring its economy back.
Japan to Look Into the Impact of Facebook’s Libra Ahead of G7 - Cointelegraph
Japanese authorities are investigating the impact of Facebook's Libra stablecoin, Cointelegraph Japan reported on July 12. Per the report, Japanese authorities ...
Trump Muses Privately About Ending Postwar Japan Defense Pact - Bloomberg
President Donald Trump has recently mused to confidants about withdrawing from a longstanding defense treaty with Japan, according to three people familiar ...
Small slug throws Japan's high-speed rail into chaos - CNN
Tokyo (CNN) A single, small slug has been blamed for a massive power failure that brought part of Japan's high-speed rail network to a standstill last month.
Japan's whalers bring home first commercial catch in 31 years - Aljazeera.com
Two minke whales are brought back to Kushiro port after Japan resumes commercial whaling for the first time since 1986.
Outlook uncertain for Japan's whaling industry despite commercial restart - Reuters
MINAMIBOSO, Japan (Reuters) - When Yachiyo Ichihara was a child in Wada, one of Japan's oldest whaling villages, she'd go down to the harbor with a bucket ...
Sorry, But Japan's Material Embargo Won't Help Micron Technology - Seeking Alpha
Japan's embargo of materials to Korea will have almost no impact on the production of memory chips and displays. Korea's embargo of photoresist is specific to ...
Tokyo's "Little Nepal" a microcosm of Japan's evolving identity - Kyodo News Plus
Tokyo's "Little Nepal" a microcosm of Japan's evolving identity Kyodo News Plus
In Tokyo's "Little Nepal," Nepalese families shop for their groceries at supermarkets, Nepalese business owners operate curry and spice shops, and Nepalese ...
Get in tune with the sound of Japanese vocabulary - The Japan Times
Get in tune with the sound of Japanese vocabulary The Japan Times
CHICAGO - Whatever you do, don't read this article! You need to listen to this one. Grab the closest person to you — gently — and hand them this text. Recline ...
7-Eleven Japan shut down its mobile payment app after hackers stole $500,000 from users - The Verge
On Thursday, 7-Eleven Japan suspended a recently-launched mobile payments feature on its 7Pay app after a flaw allowed a third party to make bogus charges ...
Japan's plastic problem: Tokyo spearheads push at G20 to tackle waste - The Guardian
World's second biggest producer of plastic waste per capita vows to put its plastic mountain on map at summit.
Taking a Closer Look at Japan's Futuristic Attack Submarine - Popular Mechanics
Taking a Closer Look at Japan's Futuristic Attack Submarine Popular Mechanics
The sleek underwater warship will ensure the country is defended by the best non-nuclear submarines around.
S&P warns it could be bubble time again for Japan's real estate companies as debts rise - The Jap...
Japan's real estate firms are entering dangerous territory. That's the assessment of S&P Global Ratings, which said in a report Friday that the sector'
110 Crypto Exchanges Are Reportedly Trying to Get Licensed in Japan - CoinDesk
Japan's interminable winter for cryptocurrency exchanges seems to have thawed. The Financial Services Agency (FSA), Japan's top financial watchdog, told ...
Tokyo's 'Little Nepal' a microcosm of Japan's evolving identity - Japan Today
Stroll down the streets of this residential area in the west of Tokyo and you are sure to be struck by the presence of a growing ethnic minority, a very uncommon ...
Stealth Suprise: Is Japan's New Submarine a Game Changer? - The National Interest Online
Stealth Suprise: Is Japan's New Submarine a Game Changer? The National Interest Online
In June 2019, submarine manufacturer Mitsubishi Heavy Industries hosted a presentation (subsequently shared on Twitter) revealing plans for Japan's ...
Japan and China look to strengthen ties at G-20 summit, even as Trump looms large - CNBC
The leaders of Japan and China got off to a tense start but have made significant progress in turning around their relations in recent years.
Film photography shows signs of revival among Japan's youth - The Japan Times
Film photography shows signs of revival among Japan's youth The Japan Times
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Perhaps that used to be true, back in a time when a single photograph could feed a starving nation like Dorot.
Japan's taxi drivers can now accept Didi rides without removing their gloves - CNN
Didi Chuxing's strategy to win over Japan includes tailored tech for the country's white-gloved taxi drivers.
Japan's Bandai Namco looks for life after Gundam anime - Nikkei Asian Review
Japan's Bandai Namco looks for life after Gundam anime Nikkei Asian Review
TOKYO -- For decades, the sprawling entertainment universe of Japan's Bandai Namco Holdings has relied on Gundam sci-fi anime and toy models as its ma.
Japan's systemic barriers to gender equality - The Japan Times
Japan's systemic barriers to gender equality The Japan Times
The recent scandal involving medical universities rigging the exam results of female applicants are a reminder of the persistent gender discrimination and ...