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Tourists trading in their Japan guidebooks for Instagram

National Aug 5, 2018

Tourists trading in their Japan guidebooks for Instagram

by Won Jae Ko

Tourism is booming in Japan, but a growing number of visitors are ditching their guidebooks for an app best known for celebrity snapshots and images of food: Instagram. The social photo-sharing service is proving to be especially popular among those seeking destinations off the beaten ...

Reysol snap losing run with win over Consadole

Soccer / J. League Aug 5, 2018

Reysol snap losing run with win over Consadole

Kashiwa Reysol snapped a four-game J. League losing streak Sunday with a 2-1 win away to Consadole Sapporo. In an end-to-end to contest at Sapporo Dome, Reysol outdueled fourth-place Consadole to claim victory for the first time since beating last-place Nagoya Grampus on May 20. Reysol ...

Kenya Wakatsuki leads Buffaloes past Hawks

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Aug 5, 2018

Kenya Wakatsuki leads Buffaloes past Hawks

Kenya Wakatsuki unloaded the bases with one swing, powering the Orix Buffaloes to a 6-4 win over the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks on Sunday afternoon. With two outs in the top of the fourth inning at Yafuoku Dome after Ryo Nishimura's bases-loaded single tied the game ...