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Kabuki looks to Olympics to broaden its audience

Stage Aug 6, 2019

Kabuki looks to Olympics to broaden its audience

In an effort to reach a broader audience ahead of next year's Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, Japan's National Theatre is accommodating international guests of traditional kabuki performances by using in-show commentary and English subtitles. On a day during the early summer rainy season, the venue ...

Hinako Shibuno stunned by her achievement

More Sports / Golf Aug 6, 2019

Hinako Shibuno stunned by her achievement

by Kaz Nagatsuka

Hinako Shibuno made a heroic return home Tuesday evening after becoming a household name by winning the Women's British Open on Sunday. What was awaiting the country's newest golf star upon her arrival at Haneda airport was a large flock of fans, reporters and TV ...