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Japanese Wellness Methods That Can Transform Your Skin

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THE INDEPENDENT
 
 
Bathing in hot springs can help chronic skin issues 
Beautiful, glowing skin isn’t always the result of serums, creams, and lotions - other lifestyle choices can also make a huge difference.
In Japanese culture, there are certain centuries old beauty tips that have nothing to ...

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Scorching Heat Continues for Much of Japan

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JAPAN TODAY
 
TOKYO - Japan continued to experience extreme heat on Sunday as temperatures soared into the high 30s on the last weekend of August.
The highest temperature recorded Sunday was 39 degrees in Isesaki, Gunma Prefecture, followed by 38 degrees in Koshigaya, Saitama Prefecture. Gifu and...

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Entering Sumo World Not Something To Be Taken Lightly

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JAPAN TIMES
 
In lifting the Emperor’s Cup last month, Mitakeumi became the fourth Japanese wrestler to win a championship in the past two years.
That’s significant in a sport that had been utterly dominated by foreigners for the previous decade.
However even with the recent success of native-bor...

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Hiroshi Abe’s New Challenge: Leading Film Star Plays Elite Samurai Given Shocking New Job

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THE JAPAN NEWS
 
Leading film star Hiroshi Abe goes all out in his latest movie, “Nomitori Samurai” (Flea-picking Samurai). He plays an elite samurai who makes a mistake and is punished by being ordered to pick fleas from pet cats, a job that actually existed during the Edo period (1603-1867). Ho...

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Love Fireworks And Ice Cream? Häagen-Dazs Lets You Enjoy Both at This Hanabi Bar in Tokyo

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ROCKET NEWS
 
Launch gorgeous digital fireworks into the night sky for each ice cream you finish. And try out the new summer flavor while you’re at it.
Japan has just entered its sweltering summer months, the perfect time to dig into some icy cold Häagen-Dazs ice cream. Summer over here is also a...

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Luxurious Sleeping Beauty Taxi Service Awaits All Princesses in Tokyo

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ROCKET NEWS
 
When you get that urge to pamper yourself like a princess while traversing the big city.
Are you a tired lady after a long day at work? Don’t feeling like waiting for Prince Charming to give you a lift? If you live in the vicinities of Tokyo’s 23 special wards, Mitaka, or Musashino ...

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Universal Studios Japan’s Monster Hunter attraction lets you use a secret “Sailor” anime weapon

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ROCKET NEWS
 
Hint: It’s a surprise collaboration with another hit Japanese franchise with a lunar theme!
As if there aren’t already enough reasons to visit Universal Studios Japan, they’ve been really kicking it up a notch with their the Cool Japan series of pop culture-related attractions in re...

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Find Out How Lucky You’ll Be in The Year of the Dog with This Witty Online Fortune Teller

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ROCKET NEWS
 
Good luck or bad luck, you’ll probably get a good laugh out of your fortune either way.
Have you ever been to a shrine or temple in Japan and seen the little papers tied onto trees or wire fences? Those are bad fortunes, knotted up to keep the ill luck stuck to that place and not to...

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Narita Airport Starts Free Cultural Event Series with Kimono-wearing, Manga Creator Experiences

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ROCKET NEWS
 
The Tokyo-area’s much-maligned international air hub is giving us a new reason to actually enjoy going there.
It seems like Narita Airport should be loved by travelers. After all, as the primary hub for international flights into and out of Japan, its serves as both the exciting gat...

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Happily Playing a Lonely Heroine: Suzu Hirose Finds Empathy for Lead Role in TV Mystery Drama

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THE JAPAN NEWS
 
Harika Tsujisawa is nicknamed Hazure, which means “drawing a blank.” Abandoned by her parents and having no home, the 19-year-old introduces herself using her nickname. But her life takes a sudden turn when she meets a woman who has found piles of money hidden under the floor of ...

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