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Iconic dog from SoftBank commercials dies at 16

National Jun 30, 2018

Iconic dog from SoftBank commercials dies at 16

Kai, the iconic white dog featured in TV commercials for mobile carrier SoftBank Corp., died of natural causes on Thursday. He was 16. Kai, a Hokkaido, endeared himself to living room audiences with his cute gestures in his role as the first-generation father in the ...

Tokyo area sees earliest end to rainy season on record

National Jun 30, 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 ...

Sunwolves aiming to exhibit consistency against Bulls

Rugby Jun 30, 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 ...