Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) is seeking to restore public confidence in its decommissioning of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant through offering a "virtual tour" of the site. The ...
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Formerly one of the biggest advertisers in Japan, Tokyo Electric Power Company ceased running TV ads in the aftermath of the Fukushima disaster in 2011. Now it has returned to television screens ...
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Photographer Noriko Takasugi has devoted herself to going in search of modern-day "samurai" in the devastated region of Fukushima in northeast Japan. Her "Fukushima Samurai" series, though, is far ...
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Long-running and popular manga "Oishinbo" has been suspended by its publisher, Shogakukan. The comic will no longer appear in the weekly manga magazine Big Comic Spirits from next ...
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In post-Fukushima Japan, we need more projects like this. While the LDP government slowly cranks up the return to full nuclear power, some Japanese corporations are being more realistic about the ...
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Who are all the anti-nuclear power demonstrators? Emperor taboo-busting renegades like Taro Yamamoto? Just young hipsters or hardened veteran activists? No, there's plenty of ordinary folk who ...
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Non-partisan Taro Yamamoto (38) has ignited a firestorm by handing a letter directly to the Emperor of Japan while he was carrying out official duties at a garden party hosted by the Imperial Couple ...
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Japan has got its knickers in a twist over a French newspaper's satirical cartoon that shows two emaciated wrestlers facing up for a bout in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games with the Fukushima reactors ...
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Combining cute cats with traditional clogs, the Nyarageta are the perfect addition to any summer day spent out and about in the sunshine.
While the weekend was all about the announcement that Tokyo would host the Olympic Games in 2020 -- the city's second bid and ultimately its second time to host -- some netizens and keen-eyed manga ...
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I suppose it was inevitable when a medium can give birth to themes as diverse as the life of the Buddha through to bestselling tales of flying pirates that eventually Japan's mainstream comic book ...
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The Japan National Tourist Organization reported late last month that estimated numbers of visitors to Japan for November 2012 were 648,600, a 17.6% increase from the same month in 2011 and even up ...
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