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Entries Tagged as 'News & Politics'

AKB48’s Minegishi Minami Apology

February 1st, 2013 · No Comments

Maybe the most popular JP video at the moment. Sadly, for all the wrong reasons.

Catch up on how this video came to be with the incidents leading up to it at SGCafe.com.
Then read the editorial at JapanTimes.

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Tags: News & Politics · People

World’s Smallest Girl

October 27th, 2009 · No Comments

Amu-chan, known as the World’s Smallest Girl, visits Japan and gets a makeover!

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Pharaohs of the Watermelon

July 17th, 2009 · No Comments

In Hokkaido you can buy pyramid-shaped watermelons for a mere $560.

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Tags: Food & Restaurants · News & Politics

Love Hotels featured on CNN

July 8th, 2009 · No Comments

Important enough for a CNN piece; yes, love hotels still thrive in a recession.
Embedded video from CNN Video

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Narumi Nakata World Whistling Champion

June 18th, 2009 · No Comments

Pretty amazing whistling by this teenager!

Check out JapanProbe.com’s post about this!

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Swine Flu is Spooky

June 10th, 2009 · No Comments

Spooky news report on how two high school girls may have spread the swine flu virus.

Thanks to JapanProbe.com! Click here for more insight to this video.

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Tags: Beauty & Health · News & Politics

Japanese Marriage Bra

May 15th, 2009 · No Comments

“Japan’s marriage rate is falling and the average age at which women get married is over 28 years, relatively late for a country in which single females were once considered over the hill at 25.”

Complete Article Here

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Tags: Beauty & Health · News & Politics

Munetaka Higuchi 1958 - 2008

December 2nd, 2008 · No Comments

Really sad, tragic news about the passing of Munetaka Higuchi…

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Tags: Music & Dance · News & Politics

I Love OBAMA

November 5th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Obama won. Who loves Obama? Of course the people who live in Obama city (Fukui prefecture)!!! They are so excited now. They have Obama hula girls, Obama manjyu, Obama burger, and more.
And another city which has Obama hot spring in Nagasaki, is also happy about the news.

Do I love Obama? I love such funny Japanese.

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Novel Prize

October 8th, 2008 · No Comments

Three Japanese won the novel prize.

sugoidesune. pachi pachi.

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Tags: News & Politics