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Japan’s First-Ever Tarot Card Museum Opens In Tokyo; Perfect For Art And Occult Lovers

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JAPAN TODAY
 
Whether or not you believe in the fortune-telling and self-discovery powers of tarot cards, you have to admit that they can be beautiful works of art.
Tarot cards have been made in a huge range of art styles, including some that even incorporate popular anime like "Sailor Moon" and ...

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Number Of New Cancer Patients In Japan Decreased For First Time In 2020

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JAPAN TIMES
 
The National Cancer Center said Friday that the number of people in Japan newly diagnosed with cancer in 2020 fell for the first time since it started collecting such data in 2007.
The number dropped 5.9% from the previous year, with a significant drop marked in May 2020, when Japan...

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Horie Plans Repeat Of Solo Sailing Adventure, In Opposite Direction

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THE JAPAN NEWS
 
Sixty years after earning fame with a nonstop transpacific solo voyage from Japan to San Francisco, adventurer Kenichi Horie plans to head back the other way.
Horie will make the trip — which will make the 83-year-old the oldest in history to complete the journey — next year from...

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Japan To Monitor Children's School Progress And Family Finances In New Database

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JAPAN TIMES
 
Japan's government has decided to create a database that will store various information about the country's children, such as their academic abilities and their family's economic conditions, in an attempt to prevent child poverty and abuse, a source familiar with the plan said Tuesd...

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Japan To Delay Launch Of Children's Agency To Fiscal 2023 Or Later

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JAPAN TIMES
 
Japan has decided to postpone the creation of an agency to oversee policies related to children to fiscal 2023 or later, government sources said Saturday.
The delay of the agency’s establishment originally envisioned for fiscal 2022 comes as difficulties have arisen in coordinating ...

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Moonshot: Japan Recruits First New Astronauts In 13 Years

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JAPAN TODAY
 
It's one small step for Japan, but one giant opportunity for would-be space cadets: the country is recruiting new astronauts for the first time in over a decade and applicants no longer have to hold a science degree.
Women are strongly encouraged to put themselves forward for the jo...

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Japan’s First-Ever Tarot Card Museum Opens In Tokyo, Perfect For Art And Occult Lovers

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SORA NEWS
 
For now, you can observe rare tarot cards on display, but there are lots of events to come!
Whether or not you believe in the fortune-telling and self-discovery powers of tarot cards, you have to admit that they can be beautiful works of art.
Tarot cards have been made in a huge range...

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Garigari-Kun Celebrates 40 Years With New ‘Adult Mixed Berry’ Flavored Popsicle

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JAPAN TODAY
 
Make your way over to any Japanese convenience store’s frozen dessert section, and you’ll almost certainly be greeted by the gigantic open-mouthed grin of Garigari-kun, the namesake of one of the country’s most popular ice creams.
With such an exhilarating package design, it’s hard ...

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Japan's New Foreign Minister Conveys Concern To China About Senkakus

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KYODO
 
Japan's new Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi spoke by phone Thursday with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi, conveying concern about repeated intrusions of ships sent by Beijing into Japanese waters near the Senkaku Islands, a government official said.
The conversation with Wang, who is a...

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Japan Diplomat Pulls Out Of U.S. News Conference Over Islet Dispute With S.Korea

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REUTERS
 
Japan's vice foreign minister pulled out of a planned news conference with his South Korean and U.S. counterparts in Washington on Wednesday over a territorial dispute between the two U.S. allies, a Japanese Embassy spokesperson said.
U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman was lef...

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