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<I>Kemari</I>: a whole old ball game

Jan 2, 2014

Kemari: a whole old ball game

by Jun Hongo

The year of FIFA World Cup is upon us, with Brazil getting ready to host, and Japan scheduled to go head-to-head against Cote d’Ivoire, Greece and Colombia in June for a spot in the final 16. If six months is too long to wait, ...

Have a superhero New Year's

Dec 26, 2013

Have a superhero New Year's

by Jun Hongo

Here’s an opportunity to have an ultra-special time this holiday season. The popular Ultraman superheroes, including the superhero himself and new hero Ultraman Ginga, will be in Kitakyushu, Fukuoka Prefecture, from Dec. 27 until Jan. 5 for the Oshogatsu Dayo! Ultraman Zenin Shugo (It’s ...

Xmas music for good causes

Dec 12, 2013

Xmas music for good causes

by Jun Hongo

Tohoku is still in dire need of support to help its recovery from the Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami in 2011. But it must be remembered that recovery is a slow process, and there are many who are also still struggling after the ...