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Maruei Department Store Co. in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, closed its doors Saturday, ending a 403-year history that started with a kimono shop in 1615. The store, originally called Juichiya, merged with another retailer and became Maruei in 1943. The department store once boasted greater floor space ...
Name: Torben Jensen Title: Divisional Director, Representative Director and President, Legoland Japan (since August 2015) URL: legoland.jp DoB: Nov. 25, 1965 Hometown: Copenhagen Years in Japan: 22 Smartly dressed in a subtle plaid suit with a hefty timepiece adorning his wrist, Torben Jensen looks like a regular, if not a ...
Harlan Ellison, the prolific, pugnacious author of "A Boy and His Dog" and countless other stories that blasted society with their nightmarish, sometimes darkly humorous scenarios, has died at age 84. Ellison's death was confirmed by Bill Schafer, an editor with Subterranean Press, his publisher. ...