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Director Hirokazu Kore-eda: a master of humanism

May 21, 2018

Director Hirokazu Kore-eda: a master of humanism

Hirokazu Kore-eda — who won the top prize at the Cannes film festival Saturday — is Japan's answer to Ken Loach, a director whose stories about struggling ordinary people never fail to touch. His gentle slices of ordinary life have been praised for their humanism, ...

Naoki Ishihara helps Vegalta claim win over Antlers

/ May 21, 2018

Naoki Ishihara helps Vegalta claim win over Antlers

Naoki Ishihara scored in the second minute to give Vegalta Sendai an early lead in a 2-1 win at Kashima Antlers in the J. League first division on Sunday. Ishihara opened the scoring when he converted a cross from midfielder Kunimitsu Sekiguchi directly in front ...

Kohei Uchimura bounces back to win NHK Cup

/ May 21, 2018

Kohei Uchimura bounces back to win NHK Cup

Two-time Olympic gymnastics champion Kohei Uchimura won the NHK Cup men's competition for the 10th straight time on Sunday, topping the podium for the first time since returning from a five-month injury layoff in March. Competitors start with their points from April's national championships, and ...