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Last month, we discussed the most popular baby names in Japan. What happens, though, when we skew the survey target…

The 10 most attractive Japanese women’s names, as chosen by dating app users

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While a lot of high-class chocolates have a feminine look to them, a love of sweet flavors isn’t always necessarily…

Samurai sword and ninja star chocolates cut open a whole new way to eat sweets

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Some time ago it was noticed that Mediterranean countries, Italy and Greece in particular, are relatively free of heart disease.…

Health diets from overseas flooding Japan, but are they right for Japanese bodies?

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Imagine you're behind the wheel when your brakes fail. As you speed toward a crowded crosswalk, you're confronted with an…

For driverless cars, a moral dilemma: Who lives or dies?

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The Japanese government said Thursday it will submit a proposal to UNESCO to add a number of islands in the…

Japan decides to ask UNESCO to list remote islands, Christian sites

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Japanese police used footage from surveillance or dashboard cameras to identify suspects in more than 10,000 criminal cases last year,…

Security camera footage helps spot suspects in over 10,000 crimes

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Japanese motor company Kawasaki's sponsorship of "The New Celebrity Apprentice" was cast into uncertainty on Wednesday as the firm issued…

Kawasaki's association with reality TV show 'Apprentice' uncertain over Trump's continued involvement

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Two Japanese men and a Thai woman were arrested Thursday for allegedly forcing seven Cambodian women to work in hostess…

3 arrested for forcing 7 Cambodian women to work at hostess bars

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The president of Mitsubishi Electric Corp pledged Thursday never to allow an employee to be forced to work excessive overtime,…

Mitsubishi Electric president vows to stop excessive overtime

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Representatives of both the ruling and opposition parties in the Diet gathered Thursday to exchange views on how to go…

Ruling, opposition camps start discussion on emperor abdication law

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Japan Dome House has developed a form of expanded polystyrene foam that is strong enough to build highly earthquake-resistant homes.

Dome Houses of Japan: Made of Earthquake-Resistant Styrofoam

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Paul McCartney says he wants his music to get back to where it once belonged. McCartney filed a lawsuit in…

Paul McCartney files lawsuit against Sony/ATV over copyright

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Trading in Takata shares was suspended in Tokyo Thursday following a report that two bidders are set to propose court-mediated…

Takata shares suspended over rescue plan report

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Every year, as the plum blossoms begin to bloom in winter, people start wondering when the nation’s other iconic flower…

Japan Meteorological Corporation releases first national cherry blossom forecast

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An employee of Anicall demonstrates an app showing a cat's emotion on a smartphone at the WEARABLE EXPO in Tokyo. According to Anicall, the device can read a pet's emotions by analysing its movements and behavior by collecting data from the bracelet-shaped device.
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The frame of an iconic German Volkswagen Beetle filled with ivy plants is being used as an outdoor art installation in the parking lot of a shopping mall in Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture.
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Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko look at a replica of fossils of a Cro‐Magnon man while listening to museum employee Yosuke Kaifu, right, during their visit to an exhibition "Lascaux: The Cave Painting of the Ice Age" at the National Science Museum in Tokyo, Wednesday.
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Sangenjaya Station on the Denentoshi Line in Tokyo is packed with commuters during rush hour Thursday morning due to a delay reportedly caused by trouble between some passengers on a train.
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01/18/2017 at 22:19. Facebook
Some would assert that the most comfortable way to fall asleep is by doing a little light reading after you…

Tokyo’s 'bookstore hotel' adds a bar for travelers who love reading and drinking

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A zoo otter in Japan has spun its way to internet glory in a video that shows the animal locked…

Japan's spinning otter twirls its way to internet glory

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