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A newly refurbished yakatabune is seen in Ofunato Bay in Iwate Prefecture on Sunday. The cruise began earlier this month and serves up steam grilled oysters along with other fresh seafood from the Sanriku coast that was devastated by the March 11, ... Japan Today, 1 week ago
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Tsunami advisory lifted for Japan's Iwate Pref.

Japan Feb. 17, 2015 - Updated 01:36 UTC Japan's Meteorological Agency has lifted a tsunami advisory issued for Iwate Prefecture in northeastern Japan. The advisory was lifted at 10:20 AM Tuesday Japan time, or 01:20 Tuesday UTC. Earlier, ...
 NHK1 month ago Japan lifts tsunami warning after 'small waves' reported  ITV.com1 month ago Minor tsunami hits Iwate coast after M6.9 quake  Japan Today1 month ago Tsunami advisory issued in Iwate Prefecture  The Japan News1 month ago
The Japan News

Kamaishi gets revival boost as Cup venue

The Yomiuri Shimbun People in Kamaishi, Iwate Prefecture, which was devastated by the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake, and Higashi-Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, reacted with joy after their cities were selected as venues for the 2019 Rugby Word Cup in ...
 The Japan News3 weeks ago Twelve cities selected for 2019 RWC  Japan Times3 weeks ago Kamaishi has shot to be RWC host  Japan Times1 month ago Land elevation after 2011 quake alarms fishermen  The Japan News1 month ago
Japan Times

Monuments hint at glory of Hiraizumi's golden age

In the town of Hiraizumi, Iwate Prefecture, in the Tohoku region, one can still visit the remains of a brief blossoming of culture and architecture that is said to have rivaled the capital of Kyoto in its time. The historic monuments and sites of ...
 Japan Times2 weeks ago


Children light up the night at a service in Ichinoseki City, Iwate Prefecture on Wednesday evening held to observe the fourth anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake. Bamboo lanterns with kizuna or bonds of friendship written on them were lit ...
 Japan Today2 weeks ago
The Japan News

Necklace brought father home

The Yomiuri Shimbun OTSUCHI, Iwate — Tears welled up in Tomoko Nakamura's eyes on Wednesday morning as she gazed at the photographs of her parents resting on her family's Buddhist altar. You two can finally mark the anniversary of your deaths ...
 The Japan News2 weeks ago

Local officials on loan to Tohoku benefit both sides

RIKUZENTAKATA, IWATE PREF. When she started her new job in the Tohoku region, Atsuko Doi was surprised by the shortage of staff and an unfamiliar computer system. Doi also felt lonely as she was the only woman in the temporary accommodations for ...
 Japan Times2 weeks ago

Iwate city puts tsunami behind it

Miyako in Iwate Prefecture was for decades a small coastal city, famed for the salmon that splashed upriver in the autumn and the succulent oysters gathered just offshore. Tourists came to fish, paddle kayaks in the bay and enjoy the scenic views. ...
 Japan Today2 weeks ago

Memorial event held in disaster-hit Rikuzentakata

Japan Mar. 8, 2015 - Updated 05:49 UTC People have held a memorial ceremony in Rikuzentakata in Iwate Prefecture, northeastern Japan, ahead of the 4th anniversary of the massive earthquake and tsunami. The tsunami devastated the city on ...
 NHK3 weeks ago Memorial held in Tokyo for 3/11 victims  NHK2 weeks ago 3/11 memorial event held in Egypt  NHK2 weeks ago Gaza children fly kites to cheer 3/11 survivors  NHK3 weeks ago
Japan Times

Rikuzentakata looks to future with new tourism ventures

The coastal town of Rikuzentakata in southeastern Iwate Prefecture became an international symbol of the devastation wreaked by the tsunami that followed the Great East Japan Earthquake on March 11, 2011. Lashed by waves up to 13 meters high in ...
 Japan Times3 weeks ago
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