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LIFE / Food & Drink / Destination Restaurants 2021
Sep 18, 2021
Nihonryori Yukimoto: Grounded in tradition, a kaiseki lineage evolves
Chef Takayuki Hagiwara blends Japanese aesthetics with a quietly contemporary cooking style that uses the local bounty of Nagano Prefecture to its fullest.
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JAPAN
Aug 16, 2021
Heavy rain continues in Japan as mudslides kill four and leave five missing
Downpours continued to pelt vast areas of Japan on Monday as mudslides killed at least four people and left five others missing.
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LIFE / Travel
Jul 22, 2021
Three spots in Japan will make your transition back to travel an educational one
With COVID-19 vaccinations ramping up, some people may be ready to leave their neighborhoods and go traveling again. Three spots in particular are good if you're into history.
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LIFE / Lifestyle
Jul 1, 2021
Shop aims to focus minds on Japan's huge deer culls with deerskin goods
Deer are blamed for the bulk of agricultural crop damage caused by wildlife in Japan.
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CULTURE / Film
May 20, 2021
Actress Mei Nagano gets ready to rumble in 'Office Royale'
The star of NHK's 'Half Blue Sky' learns how to hit and has some laughs along the way in Kazuaki Seki's 'Office Royale.'
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CULTURE / Film
May 20, 2021
'Office Royale': Office politics get rough-and-tumble in OL-centered comedy
Familiar fodder for goofy comedies 'Office Royale' goes heavy on gags and action but stops short of a progressive message.
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LIFE / Food & Drink
May 15, 2021
Japan’s growing cider industry presses on through adversity
Bars, breweries and even a bilingual magazine are helping the apple-based beverage find a new, appreciative audience across the country.
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JAPAN / Politics / ANALYSIS
Apr 26, 2021
LDP’s triple by-election loss a long-term worry for Suga
Opposition victory in Hiroshima could fuel further questions about a vote-buying scandal there, with any revelations having a knock-on effect on September's LDP presidential race.
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JAPAN / Politics
Apr 26, 2021
Opposition sweeps three Diet seats, dealing heavy blow to Suga
Defeats in the first national contests since Suga took office are sure to raise questions about the PM's leadership.
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JAPAN / Politics / FOCUS
Apr 12, 2021
For Suga and LDP, worries build over Hiroshima poll in election year
A vote-buying scandal that forced the resignation of the previous representative has rocked the local political establishment and sparked voter anger.
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JAPAN / Politics
Apr 8, 2021
Campaigning for vacant Upper House seats starts in Nagano and Hiroshima
The outcomes are likely to affect Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga's leadership and his plan to call a general election that must be held by fall.
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LIFE / Lifestyle / CHILD'S PLAY
Jan 23, 2021
Every stay at Zenagi comes with a sprinkle of artistry
The luxury hotel located in Nagano Prefecture's Kiso Valley offers bespoke athletic and artistic workshops for guests, including kids.
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JAPAN
Oct 12, 2020
8,000 still living as evacuees on anniversary of Typhoon Hagibis
The government figure on people in temporary housing does not cover those who continue to live in their own disaster-affected homes.
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JAPAN / Regional voices: Chubu
Oct 9, 2020
Universities in Chubu returning to face-to-face classes
According to an education ministry survey, a majority of institutions said they plan to have more than half of courses be in-person.
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JAPAN
Aug 25, 2020
Tokyo reports 182 new virus cases following one-day drop into double digits
The capital reported 95 new cases on Monday and it has now tallied 19,610 cases of infection since the outbreak began.
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JAPAN
Aug 20, 2020
‘Monkey dogs’ and tech keep crop-eating simians at bay in Nagano
At present, 21 such dogs are used to control the around 900 monkeys estimated to live in the city.
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JAPAN
Jul 31, 2020
Kin of Ontake eruption victims climb deadly volcano to mourn
The September 2014 disaster killed 58 people and five others were never found.
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JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 29, 2020
Tokyo High Court acquits assistant nurse in suit over doughnut death
The case has attracted public attention as it is rare for individuals, rather than care facility operators, to be criminally charged over faulty care.
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JAPAN
Jul 8, 2020
Torrential rains lash southwestern and central Japan, 870,000 instructed to evacuate
Meteorological Agency urged the public to remain vigilant even as it downgraded its alert for heavy rain from the highest level in some municipalities.
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JAPAN / Crime & Legal
May 27, 2020
Murder suspected after three bodies found in Nagano home
Police rushed to the house of after emergency services received a call around 11:15 p.m. on Tuesday.

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Historically, kabuki was considered the entertainment of the merchant and peasant classes, a far cry from how it is regarded today.
For Japan's oldest kabuki theater, the show must go on