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Masashi Kato

Ships set sail in Japan's first commercial whale hunt in more than 30 yrs

Jun 30 2019

KUSHIRO, Japan, July 1 Five small ships sailed out of harbour on Monday in Japan's first commercial whale hunt in more than three decades, a move that has aroused global condemnation and fears for the fate of whales.

'Kimono is not underwear': Kardashian shapewear irks Japan

Jun 27 2019

TOKYO Japanese took to social media on Thursday to protest against a new line of underwear developed by U.S. celebrity Kim Kardashian named "Kimono", with some terming it a theft of their culture that insulted the cherished traditional robe. | Video

Japan's superfan looks to complete Olympic circle in 2020

Mar 11 2019

TOKYO For most people, going to watch the Olympics is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity but for 92-year-old superfan Naotoshi Yamada it has become a quadrennial ritual over the last five and a half decades. | Video

FEATURE-Olympics-Japan's superfan looks to complete Olympic circle in 2020

Mar 11 2019

TOKYO, March 11 For most people, going to watch the Olympics is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity but for 92-year-old superfan Naotoshi Yamada it has become a quadrennial ritual over the last five and a half decades.

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