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SHIMAMOTO

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JAPAN
Mar 17, 2024
Woman and baby daughter hit by train in apparent murder-suicide
The police said that relatives of the woman had told them she was having problems raising her daughter.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink
May 29, 2021
Keizo Shimamoto is taking true ‘craft ramen’ nationwide
The chef may have garnered fame for his ramen burger, but he's now on a mission to revolutionize ramen quality in the United States, starting with the noodles.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Film
Feb 14, 2020
'Shape of Red' shows what Japanese women really want
Yukiko Mishima addresses the dangers of traditional gender roles with her latest film, 'Shape of Red,' adapted from a Rio Shimamoto novel.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Books
Jul 18, 2018
Hiroki Takahashi wins Akutagawa literary award, while Rio Shimamoto bags Naoki Prize
Novelist Hiroki Takahashi has won the prestigious Akutagawa Prize for up-and-coming authors, while the Naoki Prize for popular fiction has been awarded to writer Rio Shimamoto, the selection committee said Wednesday.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Aug 30, 2016
The 'informel' whirlwind that swept across Japan
Taro Okamoto's "Men Aflame" (1955) is a swirling fusion of figuration, surrealism and abstraction. The content addresses the irradiation of Japanese sailors onboard the Dai-go Fukuryu-maru by fallout from American nuclear testing on Bikini Atoll. The painting is part of the 1950s Japanese art movement...
Japan Times
BASEBALL / BASEBALL BULLET-IN
Jul 23, 2016
Long-lost basketball card sparks memories of Ichiro's early fame
Miami Marlins outfielder Ichiro Suzuki is about to reach the 3,000-hit mark in Major League Baseball. The 42-year-old Japanese icon is expected to conquer the milestone this week during Miami's 10-game homestand.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / TOKYO FOOD FILE
May 15, 2015
New York's famed Ramen Burger arrives in its spiritual home
Ramen Burger has come to Tokyo. Its eponymous creation has been one of the hottest new foods in the U.S. in the past couple of years, but here in Japan the arrival has been muted to the extreme, with minimal publicity and a location far from the center of the city. That's just the way the originator,...
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / EVERYMAN EATS
Aug 22, 2013
The ramen burger that ate New York
It's too early to tell if Aug. 3, 2013, will go down as a landmark date in culinary history, but for the hundreds of people who lined up that morning at a food fair in Brooklyn, New York, the excitement was palpable. The crowds had braved steady rain for a chance to try the ramen burger, an East-meets-West...

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