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Man arrested after body of acquaintance found buried on Gunma ...

SAITAMA — Police in Kasukabe, Saitama Prefecture, have arrested a 56-year-old man over the death of a 73-year-old man whose body was found on an empty plot of land in Fujioka, Gunma Prefecture. According to police, the suspect, Yoshihiro ... Japan Today, 2 weeks ago
The Japan News

Tomioka Silk Mill starts virtual reality tours

The Yomiuri Shimbun TOMIOKA, Gunma — Tomioka Silk Mill, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site in Tomioka, Gunma Prefecture, has launched virtual reality tours this month using images created with computer graphics. The tours enable visitors to ...
 The Japan News2 weeks ago Tomioka Silk Mill tours using smart glasses to look back in time  Japan Times5 days ago Tomioka Silk Mill introduces tour using smart glasses tech  Equities.com1 week ago
Japan Times

Six Four is a haunted, complex novel by Japan's heavyweight crime writer

Prior to writing crime novels, Hideo Yokoyama worked at the Jomo Shimbun newspaper in Gunma Prefecture for 12 years, first as a police reporter and then as a desk editor. The police beat, and the relationship between the police and press is central ...
 Japan Times2 weeks ago
Malay Mail

Toyota says all Japan car plants to operate between May 6-14

Factory workers assemble a Toyota 86 at Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd's Gunma Main Plant in Ota, Gunma prefecture, March 16, 2012. ― Reuters pic TOKYO, April 27 ― Toyota Motor Corp said today all production lines at its domestic factories would ...
 Malay Mail6 days ago

Live-Action Hyouka Mystery Film's Casting Call Posted by City

Ju-On: Black Ghost's Mari Asato listed as director, writer The official website of Annaka City in Gunma Prefecture posted a casting call for a live-action film adaptation of Honobu Yonezawa 's mystery novel Hyouka . The casting call is ...
 Anime News Network3 weeks ago
Japan Times

Residents rally to halt decline of rural gas stations

MINAKAMI, GUNMA PREF The humble gas station, once a firm fixture of any town landscape, is in decline as dwindling demand for fuel and an absence of next-generation operators slowly cripples the industry. According to the Agency for Natural ...
 Japan Times4 days ago

Budgets, lack of resources to blame for English proficiency gap

A landmark new study has found a wide gulf in English proficiency among students in different prefectures, with disparities in budgets and resources largely to blame. The education ministry study, released Monday, showed Chiba Prefecture topped ...
 Japan Times4 weeks ago Students English skills differ greatly between prefectures  Japan Times4 weeks ago Students' English skills differ greatly between prefectures  Japan Times4 weeks ago
The Japan News

Everyday Exploration / Novelty-seeking tourists roam prefectural borders

By Kenji Iwaasa / Yomiuri Shimbun Staff Writer There's a growing interest in the prefectural boundaries we find on our maps. In recent years, there's been an increase in the number of sightseers spotted at unique destinations in Japan — and local ...
 The Japan News2 weeks ago

5 years after Fukushima meltdowns, wild game animals still show cesium contamination

Concentrations of radioactive cesium from the Fukushima nuclear disaster in wild game animals in nine eastern Japanese prefectures have been dropping, but remain higher than the government-mandated limit for shipment to market in many areas The ...
 Mainichi Daily News1 month ago Five years on, tests find no radioactive cesium in Fukushima meals  Japan Times1 month ago Radioactive Residues Without Destination in Japan  Prensa Latina1 month ago

Preserving Okawa Elementary School is the right thing to do

FUKUOKA Last week, Ishinomaki City in Miyagi Prefecture decided to preserve Okawa Elementary School, where 74 students, 10 staff, a school bus driver and an unconfirmed number of local residents were killed by the massive tsunami that struck on ...
 Japan Times4 weeks ago
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