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Honda says Florida crash death last week may be linked to Takata air bag inflator

Honda says Florida crash death last week may be linked to Takata air bag inflator

Honda says Florida crash death last week may be linked to Takata air bag inflator Honda Motor Co. said on Thursday that a Takata air bag inflator ruptured in a…

Take your singing to new heights on the world’s first karaoke Ferris wheel in Tokyo

Take your singing to new heights on the world’s first karaoke Ferris wheel in Tokyo

Take your singing to new heights on the world’s first karaoke Ferris wheel in Tokyo From August 1, the world’s first “karaoke entertainment Ferris wheel” will begin operations in Tokyo….

Move over revolving sushi – Japanese cafe floats desserts to you on a beautiful river counter!

Move over revolving sushi – Japanese cafe floats desserts to you on a beautiful river counter!

Move over revolving sushi – Japanese cafe floats desserts to you on a beautiful river counter! While some traditionalists scoffed when kaitenzushi (revolving sushi) restaurants first appeared in Japan, they’ve…

'Host towns' across Japan to welcome athletes in 2020 Tokyo Games

‘Host towns’ across Japan to welcome athletes in 2020 Tokyo Games

‘Host towns’ across Japan to welcome athletes in 2020 Tokyo Games   More than 250 local governments across Japan have come forward to serve as “host towns” for foreign athletes…

McDonald’s in Yokohama accused of “male discrimination” for only letting women use restroom

McDonald’s in Yokohama accused of “male discrimination” for only letting women use restroom

McDonald’s in Yokohama accused of “male discrimination” for only letting women use restroom rather than use a perfectly good toilet inside the restaurant. Controversy erupted online regarding a McDonald’s branch…

Are asteroids humanity's greatest challenge?

Are asteroids humanity’s greatest challenge?

Are asteroids humanity’s greatest challenge? Throughout its 4.5-billion-year history, Earth has been repeatedly pummelled by space rocks that have caused anything from an innocuous splash in the ocean to species…

Starbucks Japan brings out Shaken Watermelon and Passion Tea for a limited time

Starbucks Japan brings out Shaken Watermelon and Passion Tea for a limited time

Starbucks Japan brings out Shaken Watermelon and Passion Tea for a limited time With so many refreshing ingredients hidden inside, this new beverage looks set to be the drink of…

14-year-old shogi star Fujii drawing a new generation to the game

14-year-old shogi star Fujii drawing a new generation to the game

14-year-old shogi star Fujii drawing a new generation to the game Japan’s youngest professional shogi player Sota Fujii not only made history by equaling the game’s longest winning streak on…

Roving vans in Japan provide mobile banking, food from home for Brazilian community

Roving vans in Japan provide mobile banking, food from home for Brazilian community

Roving vans in Japan provide mobile banking, food from home for Brazilian community Japan’s nearly 200,000-strong Brazilian immigrant community live in pockets scattered across the middle of the country, clustered…

Takoyaki store in Tsukiji serves up dried bonito flakes even bigger than the octopus balls

Takoyaki store in Tsukiji serves up dried bonito flakes even bigger than the octopus balls

Takoyaki store in Tsukiji serves up dried bonito flakes even bigger than the octopus balls The lift this dish to the next level. The food that represents Osaka the most…