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How To Watch A Sumo Match In Japan

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CNBC
 
There’s nothing like being there in person.
The Japanese sport of sumo has been around for more than 1,000 years. It was originally performed to entertain Shinto deities and then became a court entertainment before gaining popularity among the general public in the Edo era in the 17th and ...

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Japanese Model Home Provides Model Wife And Model Daughter So You Can Feel The Joy Of Family Life

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SORA NEWS
 
Tokyo model lets you share a beer with your sudden wife of eight years and play with your seven year-old daughter.
Japanese studio apartments may seem tiny by Western standards, but the truth is you really don’t need all that much space as a single person. You can fit places to sleep,...

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Sony Is Launching An AR 'Ghostbusters' Experience In Japan

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END GADGET
 
Sony is testing a fun new augmented reality experience in Japan to commemorate Ghostbusters' 35th anniversary. Starting on October 12th, the company will give fans the chance to become Ghostbusters at the Ginza Sony Park in Tokyo. Trainers will lead a pack of participants, wearing wh...

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Japanese City Creates Giant Bread Bed Photo Spot For Limited Time

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SORA NEWS
 
Because who hasn’t dreamed of sleeping on a giant piece of bread before?
When it comes to bread, Japan has got it down in terms of uniqueness and innovation. From watermelon bread to adorable bunny and cat loaves, we can’t help but admire Japanese bakers’ devotion to making bread as v...

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Take A Ride On A Hello Kitty Rickshaw This June In Asakusa

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JAPAN TRENDS
 
he Sanrio Gift Gate Asakusa Store opened in late April in the heart of Tokyo’s top tourist destination, immediately attracting attention for its large Kitty-chan facade.
Sanrio also offered Hello Kitty rickshaw rides on the store’s opening day. Apparently these were popular enough ...

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Need Someone To Watch Your Cat While You’re Away? Try The New Japanese Cat-Lover’s Site Nyatching

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SORA NEWS
 
Not only is it a community of pet-sitters, but it’s a community of cat lovers, too!
It’s an absolute joy owning cat, thanks to their unlimited cuddles, hilarious antics, and adorable cries (completely ignoring their tendency for destruction, of course). Cat owners love their furbabies...

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All Aboard The Mickey Mouse Shinkansen Bullet Train In Kyushu From May

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JAPAN TRENDS
 
We are now very familiar with Japanese characters and franchises appearing on special trains. From Hello Kitty to Evangelion, and Pikachu, train operators frequently use tie-ups to promote regional travel. (And don’t forgot those Star Wars passenger planes from ANA.)
 
But it is al...

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Baked Cod, Miso And Bok Choy: Unpacking Japan's Healthy School Lunches

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THE GUARDIAN
 
The list of dishes reads like a health-conscious menu at an upmarket cafe: mackerel cooked in miso, a light salad of daikon radish and sour plum, thinly sliced pickled vegetables and a selection of fresh fruit. But the “restaurant” is actually a classroom at Konan primary school in...

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Noodle Hotel In Kagawa, Japan's 'Udon Prefecture,' Invites Visitors To Try Their Hand At Local Soul Food

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JAPAN TIMES
 
TAKAMATSU, KAGAWA PREF. - When it comes to this country and noodles, non-Japanese people probably think first of ramen. But Kagawa Prefecture prides itself on serving the best udon, and now has a hotel that doubles as a cookery school dedicated to the local delicacy.
The Udon House ...

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A Life Of Helping The Homeless In Sanya, An Obliterated Tokyo District

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JAPAN TODAY
 
TOKYO - Working tirelessly with her devoted team of passionate locals, Mago Yoshihira has seen some of the hardest sides of Tokyo, but still radiates an aura of effortlessly laid-back warmth and empathy for anyone who enters her orbit.
Matter of fact about the realities of the every...

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