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BEYOND

Japan Times
Film / Reviews
Jun 23, 2023
‘River’: A creatively contained time-loop flick
Flooded with ingenuity, the team behind “Beyond the Infinite Two Minutes” renews a winning trope for a captivating, addictive watch.
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CULTURE / Film
Oct 20, 2022
‘Journey Beyond the Night’: A bad trip worth savoring
Takayuki Kayanou2019s genre-switching drama starts slow but delivers a one-way ticket to weirdness.
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Special Supplements / COP26 special
Nov 1, 2021
Uniting paths to carbon neutrality
In October 2020, Japan pledged to reach complete carbon neutrality by 2050. The following April, it announced it would target a 46% cut in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 from 2013 levels. This means Japan is set to take a leading role in decarbonization on a global scale through the creation of innovative technologies and the sharing of knowledge that will allow other countries to find new ways of reducing their carbon footprint.
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Special Supplements / COP26 special
Nov 1, 2021
Japan set to take lead in achieving Asian net-zero goals
Japan is heading toward its goal of achieving net-zero emissions by 2050. But it is also determined to work toward another target — to help other countries, especially those in Asia, create a carbon neutral society.
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CULTURE / Film
Jan 13, 2021
‘The Night Beyond the Tricornered Window’: Stylish scares with a side of romance
Director Yukihiro Morigakiu2019s horror-mystery film based on a u2018boysu2019 loveu2019 manga focuses more on confronting inner demons rather than battling ghouls.
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COMMENTARY / World
Nov 25, 2020
Beyond Meat takes on tough rival in China: tofu
Beyond Meat Inc., the U.S. maker of plant-based burgers and sausages, announced a new product designed to crack China, the worldu2019s biggest meat market: imitation ground pork.
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CULTURE / Books
Jan 13, 2018
Michael Booth returns with 'The Meaning of Rice'
Michael Booth is back. And once again with his family in tow. The British food writer first came to Japan with his Danish wife and two sons in 2008 in a bid to learn more about Japan and its food culture in a trip that took them from Hokkaido to Okinawa in three months. Booth turned their foodie adventure into the best-selling book "Sushi and Beyond." NHK subsequently turned the book into an animation that's about as entertaining as watching rice ferment.
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SUMO
Oct 4, 2017
Sumo pulls out all the stops at promotional event
Rikishi in Japan are coming up big — literally and figuratively — doing little things to promote the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games and, though not part of the Olympic program, the ancient national sport of sumo.
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SUMO
Sep 25, 2017
JSA offering foreign fans rare glimpse of special sumo rituals
The Japan Sumo Association will hold an Ozumo Beyond 2020 Basho at Ryogoku Kokugikan on Oct. 4 for the second straight year.
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CULTURE / Film
Dec 14, 2016
Is Southeast Asia now Japan's competition?
Japan is an Asian entertainment powerhouse, is it not? This October's Japan Contents Showcase, which was held in Tokyo's Odaiba and Shibuya areas, included markets for film and TV (TIFFCOM), animation (TIAF) and music (TIMM), with 356 Japanese companies selling to 1,539 registered buyers, most from Asia. Surely the region's multiplexes, TV channels and smartphones are awash with Japanese content?
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LIFE / Lifestyle
Aug 4, 2016
The changing face (and bodies) of fitness
There has been a recent trend among Japanese comedians to go big — with their workouts. Toshiaki Kasuga, Nakayama Kinnikun and Yoshio Kojima all incorporate flexing into their routines, playing up macho stereotypes for laughs. However, Shun Kaneko isn't laughing.

Longform

Hideo Shimoju points to a possible site that his fellow neighbors may relocate to. Such relocations have happened before, but not preemptively.
In disaster-prone Japan, some communities consider major moves