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57 articles published


Princess Mako's wedding ceremony to be held on Nov. 4, 2018

National Nov 22, 2017

Princess Mako's wedding ceremony to be held on Nov. 4, 2018

The Imperial Household Agency said Wednesday the wedding ceremony of Princess Mako, eldest granddaughter of Emperor Akihito, and Kei Komuro, her classmate from university, will be held Nov. 4 next year. The ceremony will take place at the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo, with the Emperor ...

Sushi as fresh as gets, flown straight from Tsukiji to New Jersey airport

Business Nov 22, 2017

Sushi as fresh as gets, flown straight from Tsukiji to New Jersey airport

The combination of the words "airport" and "sushi" do not normally inspire confidence in a high-quality gastronomic experience. But just in time for the peak holiday travel season, Newark Liberty International Airport has introduced Tsukiji Fishroom, a grab-and-go spot featuring products from the world-renowned seafood ...

The Yoshida Brothers get in on Kubo's big adventure

Music Nov 22, 2017

The Yoshida Brothers get in on Kubo's big adventure

by Kaori Shoji

Speaking as a Japanese person, I can't help but feel a short burst of national pride when Hollywood gives my country any kind of attention, like with the animated film "Kubo and the Two Strings." Directed by Travis Knight of Oregon-based Laika Entertainment ("Coraline," "The ...

Hakuho loses perfect record

Sumo Nov 22, 2017

Hakuho loses perfect record

Mongolian yokozuna Hakuho saw his overnight lead trimmed to one win after suffering a shock first defeat at the Kyushu Grand Sumo Tournament on Wednesday. Hakuho got quickly rammed out by sekiwake Yoshikaze in the day's final bout at Fukuoka Kokusai Center and in a ...