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NEWS IN NIHONGO

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Jan 29, 2018
On Jan. 31, the moon will disappear into the Earth's shadow in a total lunar eclipse that will be visible all over Japan.
On the night of Jan. 31 the moon will disappear completely into the Earth's shadow in a total lunar eclipse that will be visible all over Japan.
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Jan 22, 2018
In Nara, taking a break with a humongous bowl of tea
At the O-chamori first tea ceremony of the year, attendees drink to get a taste of the new year from a bowl so large it hides their faces.
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Jan 15, 2018
Kumamoto will allow foreign firms to use mascot Kumamon
Kumamoto Prefecture announces that it will lift a ban that prohibits overseas companies from making and selling products using the official prefectural mascot, Kumamon.
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Jan 8, 2018
Manga book sales falling to a record low: survey
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Dec 25, 2017
Crack found in bullet train could have caused derailment: JR West
JR West vice president apologized for what he called 'an extremely serious incident.'
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Dec 18, 2017
Kanji meaning north picked to symbolize 2017
Where was the 'Kanji of the Year' announced?
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Dec 11, 2017
Dogo Onsen undergoes annual clean sweeping
The annual 'susuharai' took place at Dogo Onsen Honkan in Matsuyama, Ehime Prefecture.
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Dec 4, 2017
Survey: Reading comprehension of secondary students insufficient
A professor is concerned that 'insufficient reading comprehension skills will largely affect social lives.'
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Nov 27, 2017
Convenience store chain to stop selling pornographic magazines
Ministop has announced that it will suspend sales of pornographic magazines.
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Nov 20, 2017
Comedian Uchimura to present year-end song contest
NHK announced Nov. 13 that the main presenter for the 68th edition of the annual New Year's eve 'Kohaku Uta Gassen' (Red and White Song Battle) will be Teruyoshi Uchimura, 53, of comedy duo Utchan Nanchan.
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Nov 13, 2017
Autumn garden party held at Akasaka Imperial Garden
Who attended this year's autumn Imperial garden party?
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Nov 6, 2017
Seirogan's trumpet melody is now a registered trademark
A trumpet melody used in the commercial for Taiko Pharmaceutical's Seirogan was registered as a trademark at the end of September, the first solely musical trademark to be registered in Japan.
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Oct 23, 2017
Tokyo's Tsukiji fish market relocation months specified
Tsukiji fish market, currently in Chuo Ward, is set to relocate to the nearby Toyosu waterfront area (Koto Ward) in “September to October 2018.”
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Oct 16, 2017
British novelist Kazuo Ishiguro wins Nobel Prize in literature
The Swedish Academy is awarding this year's Nobel Prize in literature to Nagasaki-born British novelist Kazuo Ishiguro.
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Oct 2, 2017
Giant panda cub born at Ueno zoo named Xiang Xiang
Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike announced Sept. 25 that the new giant panda cub born at the Ueno Zoological Gardens in Tokyo has officially been named Xiang Xiang.
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Sep 25, 2017
Saitama ex-LDP lawmaker Toyota apologizes for rant
Mayuko Toyota says she wishes to run for the next House of Representatives election.
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Sep 18, 2017
Kiryu makes history with sub-10 second 100 meters
Sprinter Yoshihide Kiryu became the first Japanese to break the 10-second barrier in the 100 meters.
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Sep 11, 2017
Japan Post mulls drone use between post offices
Japan Post Co. said Aug. 4 it is considering using drones to move packages between post offices.
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Sep 4, 2017
Akita's Omagari fireworks competition held after heavy rain
About 18,000 fireworks shot into the sky at Omagari fireworks in Daisen, Akita Prefecture.
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Aug 28, 2017
Japan mulls setting up facility to analyze dementia genomes
The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare is considering setting up a data center to analyze the genomes of dementia patients.

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