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Tokyo area sees earliest end to rainy season on record

National Jun 29, 2018

Tokyo area sees earliest end to rainy season on record

The Japan Meteorological Agency declared the effective end of the rainy season in the Kanto-Koshin region including Tokyo on Friday, the earliest such announcement for the region since observations started in 1951. The announcement came 22 days earlier than the average year and seven days ...

Nintendo revives sales of palm-sized Famicom console

Business / Corporate Jun 29, 2018

Nintendo revives sales of palm-sized Famicom console

Nintendo Co. has resumed sales in Japan of a smaller, palm-sized version of its 35-year-old popular Famicom game console, in response to requests from fans for its revival. Many stores in Japan sold out of the Nintendo Classic Mini Family Computer console after its initial ...

Sunwolves aiming to exhibit consistency against Bulls

Rugby Jun 29, 2018

Sunwolves aiming to exhibit consistency against Bulls

The Sunwolves are looking to beat the same side twice straight and prove inconsistency is a thing of the past when they take on the Pretoria-based Bulls on Saturday at National Stadium. The Japan's Super Rugby franchise won 21-20 in Tokyo in April 2017, the ...