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VALENTINES DAY

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JAPAN / Media / BY THE NUMBERS
Mar 3, 2018
Putting the express in espresso
Three interesting figures we stumbled across online last week.
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LIFE / Language / MORNING ENGLISH
Feb 19, 2018
Let's discuss 'obligatory chocolates'
A recent Godiva ad challenged the culture of 'obligatory' Valentine's chocolates.
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OLYMPICS
Feb 14, 2018
From Russia with love: OAR skier weds skeleton racer not invited to Winter Games
Russian freestyle skier Semen Denshchikov on Wednesday married a skeleton racer who was not invited to compete in Pyeongchang in a Valentine's Day ceremony meant to lighten the mood around Russian sports.
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JAPAN
Feb 13, 2018
University of Tokyo offers halal chocolates ahead of Valentine's Day
The University of Tokyo is selling halal chocolates online for Valentine's Day to raise public awareness of foods that are prepared according to Muslim standards.
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JAPAN
Feb 6, 2018
Godiva's dig at obligatory Valentine's chocolates stirs debate in Japan
Japan should stop giving out giri choco (obligatory chocolate).
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BUSINESS
Jan 18, 2018
Nestle cooks up new ruby chocolate for launch in KitKat-crazed Japan
Nestle SA will sweeten Japan's Valentine's Day with ruby chocolate KitKats, choosing one of the world's most candy-obsessed markets for the debut of the first new type of natural chocolate in more than 80 years.
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JAPAN
Feb 13, 2017
Tokyo bar adds fear factor to Valentine's Day by putting edible insects on the menu
Tired of the usual box of chocolates? Try a bug cocktail or a caramel creepy crawly for Valentine's Day.
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LIFE / Language / BILINGUAL
Feb 13, 2017
The Japanese and love — more complicated than you think
The Japanese suck at this thing called love, and no amount of Valentine's Day chocolate is going to fix that.
COMMUNITY / Voices / OVERHEARD
Feb 27, 2016
Active duty
Did you get many Valentine's Day chocolates?
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LIFE / Food & Drink
Feb 13, 2016
Give me chocolate: Japan's growing obsession with the 'food of the gods'
People with a sweet tooth can get a glimpse of how Charlie Bucket felt when he first stepped into Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory in Roald Dahl's popular 1964 tale by popping into Musee du Chocolat Theobroma in Tokyo's Shibuya Ward.
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LIFE / Lifestyle
Feb 9, 2016
Ten perfect Valentine's Days in 10 global cities
Early stroll: The Limmat River in Zurich, A beautiful place for a morning walk before your big date. Enjoy a panoramic view of the city from the observation tower on Uetliberg Mountain. | BLOOMBERG
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JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Feb 6, 2016
Sugar rush of sweet sushi, chocolate fossils and more as Valentine's in Japan approaches
Japan has a variety of whacky treats for this Valentine's Day, including monstrous cookies and 'poisoned' apples.
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BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 1, 2016
Keikyu offers heart-covered box seats for Valentine's Day train ride
Keikyu Corp. on Monday began operating a special "Love Train" to promote Valentine's Day.
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BUSINESS
Jan 26, 2016
Diamond-topped chocolate cake on sale as Japan gears up for Valentine's Day
It would break your teeth and your wallet. A diamond-topped chocolate cake is among the more extravagant marketing gimmicks on offer this year as Osaka department stores kicked off their Valentine's Day confectionery sales campaigns on Tuesday.
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LIFE / Style & Design / ON: FASHION
Feb 13, 2015
Valentines specials and ways to treat yourself
Valentine's is all about the man
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LIFE / Food & Drink / KYOTO RESTAURANTS
Feb 10, 2015
Sweet treats await Valentines at Qu'il Fait Bon
I would like to go back to Qu'il Fait Bon on Valentine's Day, but I think humans would sooner live on Mars before I'd secure a table there on that occasion.
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COMMUNITY / Voices / VIEWS FROM THE STREET
Feb 9, 2015
Yokohama: Who would be your ultimate date for Valentine's Day?
Love is in the air as couples celebrate their relationship and singles search for their soul mates. Who would be your ultimate Valentine's Day date?
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LIFE / Food & Drink
Feb 13, 2014
Feed desire with our seductive Valentine's pairings
When I was a student at the University of California at Berkeley, I taught a class called Female Sexuality with some of my fellow schoolmates (yes, everything you've heard about Berkeley is true). As my work with food and drinks seldom crosses into the realm of sex education, few people know this about...
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CULTURE
Feb 13, 2014
Japan gets in the mood for love this Valentine's Day
Love is all around at this time of year, but on Valentine's Day in Japan it isn't so evenly distributed. The festival of romance has long suffered from a gender imbalance here: Feb. 14 is traditionally a day for women to give presents to men — not just their partners, but also often fellow students,...
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LIFE / Style & Design / ON: FASHION
Feb 10, 2014
Great collaborations — Etro x Ninagawa; sumo x Sasquatchfabrix; Common Sleeve x almost everyone — plus Valentine's tips
Mika Ninagawa updates Etro's paisley, sumo stable Kokonoe-beya branches out to street fashion, while Common Sleeve mix and matches with more than 30 brands.

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Traditional folk rituals like Mizudome-no-mai (dance to stop the rain) provide a sense of agency to a population that feels largely powerless in the face of the climate crisis.
As climate extremes intensify, Japan embraces ancient weather rituals