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Chris Meyers

Japan's 'Masked Girls' seek fame under cover

Mar 29 2016

TOKYO Standing out from Japan's myriad of girl bands can be a daunting task, but one group, the "Kamen Joshi", or "Masked Girls" in Japanese, has found the answer by hiding behind masks. | Video

Clean-up crew on hand to spruce up Japan's 'lonely death' apartments

Apr 01 2015

TOKYO In March, the body of an elderly man was found on the floor of his apartment in downtown Tokyo. He had been dead for a month. | Video

Clean-up crew on hand to spruce up Japan's 'lonely death' apartments

Apr 01 2015

TOKYO In March, the body of an elderly man was found on the floor of his apartment in downtown Tokyo. He had been dead for a month. | Video

Clean-up crew on hand to spruce up Japan's "lonely death" apartments

Apr 01 2015

TOKYO In March, the body of an elderly man was found on the floor of his apartment in downtown Tokyo. He had been dead for a month.

Time stands still in Japan's village of scarecrows

Mar 16 2015

NAGORO, Japan Tsukimi Ayano made her first scarecrow 13 years ago to frighten off birds pecking at seeds in her garden. The life-sized straw doll resembled her father, so she made more. And then couldn't stop. | Video

Time stands still in Japan's village of scarecrows

Mar 16 2015

NAGORO, Japan Tsukimi Ayano made her first scarecrow 13 years ago to frighten off birds pecking at seeds in her garden. The life-sized straw doll resembled her father, so she made more. And then couldn't stop. | Video

Time stands still in Japan's village of scarecrows

Mar 16 2015

NAGORO, Japan Tsukimi Ayano made her first scarecrow 13 years ago to frighten off birds pecking at seeds in her garden. The life-sized straw doll resembled her father, so she made more. And then couldn't stop. | Video

It's raining cats and tourists on a Japanese island

Mar 03 2015

AOSHIMA, Japan An army of feral cats rules a remote island in southern Japan, curling up in abandoned houses or strutting about in a fishing village that is overrun with felines outnumbering humans six to one. | Video

It's raining cats and tourists on a Japanese island

Mar 03 2015

AOSHIMA, Japan An army of feral cats rules a remote island in southern Japan, curling up in abandoned houses or strutting about in a fishing village that is overrun with felines outnumbering humans six to one. | Video

It's raining cats and tourists on a Japanese island

Mar 03 2015

AOSHIMA, Japan An army of feral cats rules a remote island in southern Japan, curling up in abandoned houses or strutting about in a fishing village that is overrun with felines outnumbering humans six to one. | Video

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