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BUSINESS / Companies / The Last Journey Home
Dec 6, 2017
From paperwork to embalming, Tokyo mortuary firm handles cross-border death with care
Legal recognition of a death in Japan can be a complicated process, but even more so if you happen to be a foreign national with few ties to the country.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies / The Last Journey Home
Dec 5, 2017
Tokyo airport mortuary service specializes in repatriating the deceased from Japan and overseas
The death of a loved one is traumatic at the best of times, but when it occurs abroad it can be that much more difficult for family and friends who may be at a loss about how to bring the deceased home.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Society
Oct 25, 2016
Group founded in Boston urges Japanese women to be the change they seek
The image of the Japanese woman struggling in a male-dominated society has become so entrenched as to be almost a cliche.
Japan Times
JAPAN / FOCUS
Mar 2, 2015
Islamic State propaganda may be drawing Western coalition into 'holy war'
A month after Islamic State extremists shocked the nation with the cold-blooded murder of two Japanese hostages, the frame of its threat is now becoming clear.
Japan Times
TENNIS
Oct 3, 2013
Nishikori, Raonic move into Rakuten Open quarterfinals
Reigning champion Kei Nishikori made quick work of Feliciano Lopez, walloping the Spaniard in a straight-sets victory Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the Rakuten Japan Open.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Sep 27, 2013
Marines rout new PL champion Eagles
A night after breaking out the bubbly to celebrate their first ever Pacific League title, the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles were understandably in need of a collective pick-me-up during a sluggish performance against the second-place Chiba Lotte Marines.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Aug 20, 2013
BayStars stage wild comeback against Tigers
Reality really is sometimes stranger than fiction, and the Yokohama BayStars proved it by overcoming a 7-0 deficit en route to a 9-8 victory over the Hanshin Tigers on Tuesday night.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jul 12, 2013
Swallows prevail over Carp in slugfest
Kazuhiro Hatakeyama's three-run homer keyed a four-run second inning, the bullpen barely stitched things together after starter Masato Nakazawa imploded and the Tokyo Yakult Swallows held off the Hiroshima Carp 11-9 on Friday night.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jul 5, 2013
Kamei belts two home runs as Giants hammer BayStars
Yoshiyuki Kamei homered twice, Shuichi Murata hit a grand slam and the Yomiuri Giants used a prolific long-ball attack to wallop the Yokohama BayStars in a 12-7 rout on Friday night.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jun 22, 2013
Kikuchi shows poise as Lions hold off Buffaloes
Esteban German broke a scoreless deadlock with a two-run single in the sixth inning, Yusei Kikuchi threw seven gritty innings and the Seibu Lions beat the Orix Buffaloes 2-0 to resume league play with a victory on Friday night.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Jun 3, 2013
Togame leads Lions past Giants
Ken Togame yielded one run and three hits over nine innings and got a boost from his teammates as the Seibu Lions romped 5-1 over the Yomiuri Giants in interleague play on Sunday.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
May 30, 2013
Hasegawa's three-run shot sends Hawks soaring past Giants
Yuya Hasegawa hit a three-run homer, Hayato Terahara had just enough fire in the tank over 5⅓ innings before leaving with an injury, and the Fukuoka Softbank Hawks held off the Yomiuri Giants 3-2 for a two-game sweep in interleague play on Wednesday night.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
May 21, 2013
Kikuchi shackles Tigers
Yusei Kikuchi was nearly untouchable with his heater over eight strong innings as the Seibu Lions defeated the Hanshin Tigers 5-1 in an interleague matchup on Monday.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
May 19, 2013
Error sends Lions to loss against Giants
Shinnosuke Abe hit a game-tying homer to lead off the sixth inning, and the go-ahead run scored on an error by Hideto Asamura in the 10th inning as the Yomiuri Giants beat the Seibu Lions 2-1 in a walk-off in their interleague game on Saturday night.
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MORE SPORTS
Apr 30, 2013
Anai ends career with All Japan title
Former world champion Takamasa Anai went out with a bang, defeating rising star Hisayoshi Harasawa in the final to win the All Japan Judo Championship a day after announcing his retirement.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Apr 25, 2013
Nogami flirts with no-hitter as Lions maul Marines
Ryoma Nogami flirted with a no hitter Wednesday, dominating all night with a slow curveball and a nearly untouchable slider as the Seibu Lions pounded the Chiba Lotte Marines 7-2 to win their third in a row.
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MORE SPORTS
Apr 22, 2013
Ogata upsets Tachimoto to claim national judo crown
Akari Ogata let her feet do the talking as she pulled off an upset with a victory over Megumi Tachimoto in the final to claim her first title at the All Japan Women's National Championship on Sunday.
Japan Times
MORE SPORTS
Apr 8, 2013
Kameda defends WBA bantamweight title
Koki Kameda beats Panomroonglek Kaiyanghadaogym of Thailand to defend his WBA bantamweight title for the sixth time.
Japan Times
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Apr 1, 2013
Wakiya, Abe rescue Giants against Carp
The Yomiuri Giants claim a season-opening series win over the Hiroshima Carp.
Japan Times
Figure Skating
Feb 11, 2013
Mao triumphant at Four Continents
Mao Asada leads a Japanese sweep of the women's medals at the Four Continents Figure Skating Championships.

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