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It's Shakespeare's 'Hamlet,' but not as you know it

Stage Apr 30, 2019

It's Shakespeare's 'Hamlet,' but not as you know it

by Nobuko Tanaka

With praise for his "Hamlet" with the Royal Shakespeare Company in 2016 still ringing in his ears — and the plum job of artistic director of the Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington D.C. awaiting him in August — Simon Godwin is an undoubted darling ...

'New Additions to the Collection'

Art / Openings Outside Tokyo Apr 30, 2019

'New Additions to the Collection'

by Yukari Tanaka

May 8-July 8 Since it opened in 2001, the Osaka Museum of History has amassed artworks and items related to the city to present exhibitions covering regional history and culture. Throughout the years, Osaka citizens have also donated countless works and documents, which have been ...

Takakeisho set for ozeki debut

Sumo Apr 30, 2019

Takakeisho set for ozeki debut

Takakeisho's name was officially placed among the sumo elite on Tuesday when the rankings for next month's Summer Grand Sumo Tournament, the first of the Reiwa Era, were released by the Japan Sumo Association. On the last day of the Heisei Era, wrestlers picked up ...

Toyota adds new Lexus crossover line at Canadian plant

Business Apr 30, 2019

Toyota adds new Lexus crossover line at Canadian plant

Toyota Motor Corp. plans to overhaul its Canadian plant to begin manufacturing an additional Lexus SUV model, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said. The automaker will produce the Lexus NX crossover, in gasoline and hybrid versions, beginning in 2022 at the plant in Cambridge, Ontario, Fred ...