14-year-old shogi whiz excites Japan
A 14-year-old boy is taking his country by storm with a record-breaking start to his pro career in the Japanese version of chess. Sota Fujii broke a 30-year-old record with his 29th win in a row. His face was plastered across front pages of major ...
Japan's love of shogi reignited thanks to 14-year-old record-breaker
14-year-old excites country with record Japanese chess debut
Shogi prodigy Sota Fujii wins record 29th straight match | The Japan ...
Japan Gets The Super Famicom Mini This October Along With A Few Different Games
Again, like the Famicom Mini, the Japanese version of the Super Famicom Mini gets a few different games. The big standouts are Fire Emblem: Mystery of the Emblem, Tetris Attack and The Legend of the Mystical Ninja. To clarify, the Super Famicom Mini ...
Nintendo Is Also Releasing A Classic Mini: Super Famicom In Japan
North Korea is now able to hit Japan with nuclear missile, says Japanese newspaper
North Korea now appears able to hit Japan with a nuclear missile, a Tokyo-based newspaper has reported. The secretive state caused alarm in May when it test-fired a projectile in the direction of Japan. The intermediate-range missile flew for 30 ...
Japan issues warning over North Korea nuclear missile strike with residents told to seek shelter or lie on ground in ...
Japan on alert: Residents told to seek shelter or lie on ground in ...
US, Japan to reinforce deployment of guided missile destroyers
Japan's Takata offers condolences to victims of faulty air bags
The meeting came a day after Takata, facing tens of billions of dollars in costs and liabilities following almost a decade of recalls and lawsuits, said it had filed for bankruptcy protection in Japan and the United States. As part of the arrangements ...
Airbag maker Takata files for bankruptcy in Delaware and Japan
Japan's airbag firm Takata files for bankruptcy
Japan airbag giant Takata files for bankruptcy protection
The Sydney Morning Herald
Socceroos focus shifts to Japan qualifier
The Sydney Morning Herald
MOSCOW: The Socceroos have been urged to get their own houses in order to give Australia the best chance of success at the World Cup next year. Players left Moscow on Monday following their unsuccessful but spirited Confederations Cup campaign.
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The Japan Times
US Navy holds Japan memorial for sailors killed in crash
The Japan Times
Thousands of flag-waving mourners lined the streets of a U.S. naval base in Kanagawa Prefecture on Tuesday where a memorial service was held for seven sailors killed in a collision with a cargo ship this month. The facility in Yokosuka is the home port ...
US Sailors Killed in Ship Collision Off Japan Honored in Navy Memorial
US Navy holds memorial for sailors killed in ship crash in Japan
USS Fitzgerald completely ignored Japanese cargo ship before deadly collision as crew attempted to get the ...
Nintendo announces mini Super Famicom for Japan
Right on the tail of the SNES Mini Classic's announcement in the US and Europe, Nintendo has followed up with an equivalent product for Japan. The Nintendo Classic Mini: Super Famicom is based on the system's original design, shared by the European ...
Here are the games on Japan's Super NES Classic Edition
Japan's Super Famicom Classic Features Different Games
Nintendo Announces Super Famicom Mini With Fire Emblem, Other Games for Japan
'Seek shelter!' Japan prepares for North Korean nuclear strike with nationwide TV warning
The communist state is rumoured to be developing an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), with its technology already sufficiently advanced to reach South Korea and Japan, both home to US military bases, according to reports. During the broadcast ...
North Korea conducts another rocket engine test for ICBM, US officials say
Nara Park in Japan: Up close and personal with wild deer
“YOU have to visit a cat cafe,” said absolutely everyone ahead of my recent trip to Japan. And with good reason — Japan is the world's cat cafe capital.
In premodern Japan, it was common for aristocrats and samurai to pursue male lovers
I'm an anthropologist who grew up in Japan and has lived there, off and on, for 22 years. Yet every visit to Tokyo's Harajuku district still surprises me. In the eye-catching styles modeled by fashion-conscious young adults, there's a kind of street ...