Tag - momo



Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
Jul 27, 2019
Privately launched Momo-4 rocket fails after liftoff, crashes into sea off Hokkaido
A small experimental rocket launched by a Japanese aerospace startup failed shortly after takeoff Saturday when its onboard computer detected an abnormality and shut off the engine. It then crashed into the sea.
Japan Times
Jul 27, 2019
Natsumi Tsunoda wins 52-kg gold at Zagreb Grand Prix
Natsumi Tsunoda won the women's 52-kg division on Friday at the Zagreb Grand Prix.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Entertainment news
Jul 11, 2019
Viral Momo Challenge hoax, based on sculpture by Japanese artist, being turned into Hollywood horror film
Momo, the goggle-eyed creature created by a Japanese artist that triggered a viral social-media hoax terrifying children and parents alike, is receiving a Hollywood makeover.
Japan Times
Jul 4, 2019
Interstellar Technologies to launch fourth rocket next week following success of Momo-3
A Hokkaido-based aerospace startup said Thursday it will launch its fourth privately developed small rocket next week, following the success of its predecessor in May.
Japan Times
May 4, 2019
Momo-3 is Japan's first private rocket to reach space
About 1,000 people gathered to watch the liftoff.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
May 2, 2019
Launch of private Momo-3 rocket delayed again, this time due to strong wind at Hokkaido site
Aerospace startup Interstellar Technology Inc. said it postponed the planned launch of a small rocket on Thursday due to strong wind.
Japan Times
Mar 14, 2019
Marie Kondo and Momo: The new faces of Japanese culture
Japanese soft power has seen two faces in 2019. One is that of tidying guru Marie Kondo. The other is the horrifying visage of Momo, an unsettling sculpture turned viral hoax.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Society
Mar 6, 2019
Japanese artist behind ghastly creature in viral 'Momo Challenge' baffled by disturbing hoax
The ghastly image of a goggle-eyed creature that triggered the so-called Momo Challenge — a viral social-media hoax terrifying children and parents alike — was born in a cluttered two-story studio on the outskirts of Tokyo.
Japan Times
Mar 5, 2019
The real threat to your children isn't Momo
What's fundamentally wrong with the hoaxes is that they establish a false link between internet use and suicide where plenty of real links exist.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Oct 27, 2018
Some YouTubers in Japan have taken going for a drive to the next level
Ever wanted to escape the stress of life in the big city, spend some time in the countryside and just … cook up a Philly cheesesteak and play video games?
Japan Times
Aug 30, 2018
Shohei Ono conquers 73-kg judo division at Asian Games
Shohei Ono added an Asian Games gold to his collection of honors on Thursday when he beat An Chang-rim of South Korea in a tight contest.
Jan 29, 2018
Two-division WBC champion Momo Koseki hangs up gloves
WBC women's atomweight and minimum flyweight champion Momo Koseki is hanging up her gloves as of Monday, her gym has announced.
Japan Times
Dec 17, 2017
Momo Koseki dethrones Yuko Kuroki for WBC minimum flyweight title
Challenger Momo Koseki defeated champion and Japanese compatriot Yuko Kuroki on a unanimous decision to capture the women's WBC minimum flyweight title on Sunday.
Oct 22, 2015
Koseki defeats Miyao in women's unification bout
Women's WBC atom weight champion Momo Koseki beat WBA light minimum title holder Ayaka Miyao by unanimous decision in a unification bout in Tokyo on Thursday.
Japan Times
Feb 19, 2015
Koseki retains WBC atomweight title
WBC atomweight champion Momo Koseki scored a second-round knockout of Aisah Alico of the Philippines to successfully defend her title for the 15th time on Thursday.
Japan Times
Jun 20, 2013
Get worldly with duo Charan-Po-Rantan
The two sisters of Charan-Po-Rantan say they're content in their own world. On latest album, "Futae no Rasen" ("Double Spiral"), the duo dwells on remaining inside this world — a place soundtracked by an accordion.


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