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Fire leave more than two dozen dead at Japanese animation building

A fire at the Kyoto Animation building in Japan has left more than two dozen people dead, according to officials.        ...

Fire leave more than two dozen dead at Japanese animation building

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Man screams ‘Die!’ as he sets fire to Japanese animation studio, killing 33 Authorities said a man sprayed a flammable liquid inside the offices of one of Japan’s premier anime production houses and set it on fire. About 70 people were inside the complex at the time....
01:13, 07/19/2019

Japanese News Station Apologizes After Misquote About Kyoto Animation Fire Victim Fuji TV, one of Japan’s largest television networks, has apologized after an unfortunate misquote that called director Yasuhiro Takemoto an “idiot.” Takemoto was one of the victims of last month’s tragic Kyoto Animation fire....
19:52, 08/05/2019

13 feared dead in suspected arson attack in Japanese animation studio At least 13 people are feared dead and 38 injured in a suspected arson attack at a renowned animation studio in the Japanese city of Kyoto Thursday, fire officials said....
10:39, 07/18/2019

| WATCH | At least 33 feared dead after suspected arson attack on Japanese animation studio A suspected arson attack at an animation production company in Japan killed 33 people and injured dozens more after a man reportedly doused the building with flammable liquid and shouted "drop dead"....
07:00, 07/19/2019

Several dead in Japan animation studio fire: NHK Several people have died in a fire at an animation studio in the Japanese city of Kyodo on Thursday and authorities are investigating a possible arson attack, public broadcaster NHK reported, citing the police....
06:26, 07/18/2019

33 killed in fire at Japanese anime studio after man screaming 'you die!' set building alight A man screaming “You die!” when he burst into an animation studio in Japan before allegedly igniting the building on Thursday was arrested as authorities said 33 people were killed in the blaze....
20:52, 07/18/2019

33 dead after man sets fire at anime studio Kyoto Animation, Japan authorities say Japanese media reports said the suspect may have set the fire at the front door, forcing people to try to find other exits at Kyoto Animation.        ...
16:52, 07/18/2019

Fire At Kyoto Animation, Sixteen Confirmed Dead And Suspected Arsonist In Police Custody [Update] Kyoto Animation, one of Japan’s most popular anime studios, was reportedly set ablaze this morning in Japan. A man in his 40s was allegedly seen pouring a flammable liquid and setting it ablaze. He is currently in police custody....
12:13, 07/18/2019

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'Appalling' arson attack on Japanese animation studio kills at least 33 A man shouted "die" as he doused an animation studio with fuel and set it ablaze in Japan on Thursday, public broadcaster NHK said, killing at least 33 people in the nation's worst mass murder in nearly two decades....
15:00, 07/18/2019

Thirty feared killed in arson attack on Japanese animation studio About 30 people were feared dead in a suspected arson attack on an animation studio in the Japanese city of Kyoto on Thursday, an official for the Kyoto City Fire Department said....
19:13, 07/18/2019

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Japan fire: Suspect in fatal fire that claimed 34 lives 'accused animation studio of stealing novel' A suspect accused of setting a fire that killed 34 people in an animation studio in Japan accused the company of 'stealing novels,' according to police....
13:13, 07/20/2019

Japan animation studio hit by deadly fire Japanese authorities say more than 20 people are feared dead in a suspected arson attack on an anime studio in Kyoto. A man reportedly set off the blaze after pouring a suspicious liquid around the premises....
11:00, 07/18/2019

Kyoto Animation studio fire victims mostly in their 20s and 30s Thirty-four people are now confirmed to have died in Thursday’s arson attack The majority of those who died in the arson attack on Kyoto Animation on Thursday were in their 20s and 30s, public broadcaster NHK said on Saturday.More clues as to why the...
16:00, 07/20/2019

Majority of victims in Kyoto Animation fire were women Twenty of the 33 victims of the Kyoto Animation fire were women. Witness accounts and reports suggested the larcenist had a grudge against the studio.        ...
16:52, 07/19/2019

‘Intentional’ fire at Brooklyn rabbi’s home leaves over a dozen injured A four-alarm fire decimated a rabbi’s Brooklyn home and spread to two others early Thursday, leaving 13 people injured — and investigators suspect the blaze was set intentionally, authorities and sources said. The three-story home on East 17th Street...
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Deadly Japan fire: Arson suspect said animation studio 'stole his novel' A man suspected of killing 33 people in an arson attack at an animation studio in Japan reportedly started the fire because "he had been plagiarised"....
15:13, 07/19/2019

At least 13 feared dead in suspected arson at Japan animation studio At least 13 people were feared dead and dozens more either unconscious, hurt, or missing in a suspected case of arson at an animation studio in the Japanese city of Kyoto on Thursday, the local fire department said....
10:52, 07/18/2019

Several dead after suspected arson attack on Kyoto Animation in Japan Dozens also injured after man spread flammable liquid and set fire to building of company famous for anime cartoons, police saySeveral people have died and dozens injured in a fire after a suspected arson atack at an animation production company in w...
06:52, 07/18/2019

A Fire at Kyoto Animation Killed 33 People. Here’s What to Know About the Deadly Arson Attack in Japan Thirty-three people have died and dozens have been left injured after a suspected arson attack in an animation studio in Kyoto, Japan. A man reportedly shouted “You die!” before setting fire to Kyoto Animation studio on Thursday, local me...
17:39, 07/18/2019

Kyoto Animation arson attack: More than $500,000 raised for victims after 33 killed in horror fire A US animation studio has raised more than half a million dollars (£415,000) in eight hours to help the victims of a devastating fire in Kyoto, Japan....
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24 Feared Dead In Suspected Arson Attack At Japan Animation Company A suspected arson attack on an animation production company in Japan killed 24 people and injured dozens more on Thursday, with flames gutting the building in the city of Kyoto....
12:52, 07/18/2019

Anime fans, artists react in horror to deadly fire at Kyoto Animation studio Anime artists and fans lamented a deadly fire at Japan's Kyoto Animation, known as a progressive shop that treated artists well and hired more women as directors and writers than other studios....
21:39, 07/18/2019

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Kyoto Animation’s stories celebrated warmth and belonging. The fire is a tragic loss of life and legacy | Patrick Lum The studio that nurtured creativity and treasured its staff made anime that found magic in the everydayLike many fans, I wasn’t really aware of specific animation houses or companies when I first got into Japanese animation as a kid. Anime, as far as...
05:13, 07/21/2019

3 Dead, 1 Injured In Central Paris Fire, Fire Services Say Three people died and another was seriously injured in a fire that broke out in a building in central Paris in the early hours of Saturday, fire services said....
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11:26, 07/19/2019

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19:52, 07/19/2019

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22:52, 06/10/2019

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16:13, 06/24/2019

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15:13, 07/16/2019

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20:52, 07/18/2019

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21:39, 07/19/2019

Hong Kong police fire tear gas to evict protesters from parliament building as violent riots intensify Hong Kong police have fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of defiant protesters from the city's legislature just hours after the building was stormed and ransacked on the anniversary of the city's 1997 return to Chinese rule....
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04:39, 05/28/2019

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16:26, 05/26/2019

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09:00, 05/29/2019

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21:39, 05/23/2019

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19:13, 08/04/2019

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13:52, 08/02/2019

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20:13, 05/15/2019

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16:00, 07/12/2019

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09:26, 08/05/2019

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17:13, 05/28/2019

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11:52, 08/14/2019

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03:52, 08/05/2019

'They were beautiful kids': Harlem fire at city-owned building claims 6 lives, including 4 children Six people, including four children, were killed Wednesday when an overnight fire ravaged an apartment in a city-owned Harlem building, fire and police officials said.        ...
14:13, 05/08/2019

UN, world leaders, condemn Sri Lanka terrorist attacks targeting churches, hotels, which leave more than 200 dead More than 200 have been killed and hundreds injured by a series of explosions inside churches and hotels in Sri Lanka, as Christians gathered for services to celebrate Easter. In a statement, UN chief António Guterres said he was "outraged by the ter...
16:00, 04/28/2019

Venezuela’s Guaidó calls for general strike after clashes leave woman dead, dozens injured Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó is hoping public employees stage strikes on Thursday to put pressure on embattled President Nicolas Maduro – a day after clashes between his forces and anti-government protesters left one woman dead and dozens...
16:26, 05/02/2019

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18:39, 06/22/2019

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14:53, 04/28/2019

Japanese Restaurant Bans Japanese Customers, Says They're Rude This is a change. For years, there were stories of Japanese establishments with “Japanese-only” policies, refusing foreigners. But now, one noodle restaurant in Okinawa is refusing to serve Japanese customers, saying that they are ruder than the fore...
14:39, 07/16/2019

At least 30 dead in fire at Indonesia home used as factory An Indonesia disaster official says at least 30 people were killed in a fire that swept through a house that doubled as a match factory in North Sumatra province...
14:00, 06/21/2019

Russian Submersible Fire Leaves 14 Dead Fourteen sailors died after fire broke out on a research submersible in Russian waters, recalling past Russian naval tragedies and casting a spotlight on the safety of the country’s deep-sea vessels....
02:13, 07/03/2019

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21:26, 06/21/2019

UPDATE: 1 Dead In Jessamine County House Fire JESSAMINE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — The county coroner’s office confirmed Sunday morning that one person has been declared dead in a Jessamine County home fire. The fire was reported just before 5 a.m. A coroner’s van pulled up to the ...
13:26, 06/09/2019

2 boys dead after fire at Michigan cabin: authorities RAISIN TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Authorities say two boys from Ohio have died following a weekend fire at a cabin in southern Michigan. The Daily Telegram of Adrian reports that the boys, ages 9 and 15, were from the Dayton area and were visiting with their ...
14:39, 06/03/2019

Insurance firm AIG wants dead couple to pay for fire at Kissinger’s co-op The apartments of former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger and current Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross were among those damaged by a fire sparked when an elderly woman fell asleep in her apartment with a lit cigarette — killing her and her h...
03:39, 07/11/2019

1 Dead In Fire At Under-Construction Navy Warship In Mumbai One person died after a major fire broke out in under-construction Navy ship Visakhapatnam at Mumbai's Mazagon Docks. The fire started in an air conditioning bay, according to an official. It took......
22:26, 06/21/2019

1 dead after gas line explosion, fire in central Kentucky One person was killed and others were injured early Thursday when a gas line rupture caused an explosion and fire in central Kentucky, authorities said....
23:00, 08/01/2019

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17:52, 07/29/2019

Czech bus catches fire after colliding with trucks, 1 dead PRAGUE (AP) — Czech firefighters and police say a bus transporting prisoners has caught fire after colliding with two trucks, one of them carrying two military tanks. The Prague rescue service says one person has died in the crash that took place Thu...
16:00, 05/02/2019

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18:26, 06/24/2019

14 Russian Sailors Dead After Fire in Secret Navy Submarine (MOSCOW) — Fire broke out on one of the Russian navy’s deep-sea research submersibles, and toxic fumes from the blaze killed 14 sailors aboard, Russia’s Defense Ministry said Tuesday, although it released few details about the disas...
22:39, 07/02/2019

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00:13, 06/19/2019

3, Including Two Children, Dead In Fire At School In Faridabad Near Delhi Three people including two children were killed after a fire broke out at a private school in Faridabad near Delhi on Saturday, bringing back memories of the devastating blaze at a coaching centre in......
13:26, 06/08/2019

American college grad among dead in Russian plane fire A newly minted college graduate from New Mexico was among those killed when a Russian plane erupted in flames, a report said Monday. Jeremy Brooks of Santa Fe had just gotten a job as a fishing guide in Moscow after graduating from school in Colorado...
20:52, 05/06/2019

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09:52, 07/02/2019

At Least 1 Dead as Syria and Israel Exchange Fire Amid Regional Tensions (DAMASCUS, Syria) — Syria said an Israeli attack against a military post in the country’s south on Monday killed a soldier and injured another. Israel, in a rare statement acknowledging firing into Syria, said it was responding to an anti...
05:52, 05/28/2019

3 Dead After Man In Military-Style Gear Opens Fire At US Food Festival At least three people are dead and a dozen injured after a shooting Sunday evening at a food festival in Gilroy, California, The Associated Press reported, citing a city official.. The scene remained......
07:52, 07/29/2019

One dead, dozens hurt as Indian troops fire during Kashmir protests Indian troops fired live rounds during protests at two places in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Wednesday, killing one person and injuring at least 50, police and an eyewitness said....
22:52, 05/29/2019

Three people, including 6-year-old child, dead in Queens house fire Three people, including a 6-year-old girl, were killed when a fire tore through a two-story home in Queens on Wednesday, sources said. The victims died in the blaze that started in a residence on 93rd Street in East Elmhurst, Queens at about 4 p.m., ...
03:39, 07/11/2019

Dispute on California golf course leads to shooting, fire; 5 dead: cops A third body has been found in the rubble of a burned-out mobile home in California, bringing to five the number of dead in a shooting and fire that began during an argument at a golf course, authorities said....
08:52, 06/24/2019

1 Dead, Many Injured As Plane On Fire Makes Emergency Landing In Moscow "Several people were injured" when a passenger plane made an emergency landing at Moscow's busiest airport and caught fire, Russian state news agency TASS reported....
20:13, 05/05/2019

At least 40 dead after Aeroflot plane's emergency landing, fire at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport At least 41 people were killed Sunday after a Russian airliner made a hard emergency landing and caught fire at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport, officials said....
01:26, 05/06/2019

Russian investigators say 13 people, including 2 children, are dead in Moscow plane fire MOSCOW (AP) — Russian investigators say 13 people, including 2 children, are dead in Moscow plane fire....
20:52, 05/05/2019

Bianca Devins murder: Instagram under fire over shared images of dead teen's body Alleged killer Brandon Clark’s post with the caption ‘I’m sorry, Bianca’ shared and reposted hundreds of timesSocial media companies have come under fire after images of a murdered teenage girl’s body were posted online and were widely shared on Inst...
09:13, 07/17/2019

Ohio shooting: Nine dead as gunman opens fire in Dayton bar hours after El Paso massacre Nine people have been confirmed dead and 16 have been injured after gunman opened fire in a bar in Ohio, hours after 20 people were gunned down in a Walmart in Texas....
15:13, 08/04/2019

Ohio shooting: Nine dead and dozens injured as gunman opens fire in Dayton bar hours after El Paso massacre Nine people have been confirmed dead and 24 more have been injured after a gunman wearing body armour opened fire at a bar in Ohio, hours after 20 people were gunned down in a Walmart in Texas....
14:39, 08/05/2019

'The fire was just nuts': At least 5 children dead in Erie blaze, authorities say At least five children died in a Pennsylvania house fire that blew flames out of every first-floor window early Sunday morning, authorities said.        ...
11:53, 08/12/2019

Amazon's cheap Fire 7, Fire HD 8, and Fire HD 10 tablets are even cheaper right now According to the latest global market report, Amazon's ultra-affordable Fire tablets didn't have the best of quarters to kick off 2019, lagging behind the likes of Apple and Huawei in terms of both actual sales numbers and growth. Of course, the e-co...
22:26, 05/05/2019

A dead planet is orbiting a dead sun in a distant dead solar system A piece of a planet that survived the death of its star has been spotted orbiting the stellar corpse. Planets in our solar system may look similar when the sun dies...
19:00, 04/28/2019

At least a dozen killed in floods in eastern India Rain-triggered floods and mudslides have left a trail of destruction across northeastern India, killing at least a dozen people and affecting over a million...
15:39, 07/13/2019

More than a dozen hurt in Chicago July 4 stampede Police say a false report of gunfire set off a stampede that trampled more than a dozen people at Chicago’s annual July 4 fireworks display at Navy Pier (July 5)        ...
18:26, 07/05/2019

More than a dozen injured in bus crash at Newark Airport More than a dozen people were injured in a bus crash at Newark Liberty International Airport early Friday, officials said. The airport employee shuttle bus was en route to Terminal B, Level 2, when it hit a concrete divider around 5:30 a.m., accordin...
22:13, 05/03/2019

Kyoto Animation Became More Than Just Anime Back in April 2006, as an American living in Osaka, I had only been working here at Kotaku for a few months when a new anime took the internet by storm. At that time, cosplayers at otaku events across Japan were dressing up as the lead character in K...
12:26, 07/19/2019

Anti-ICE protest in Portland leads to at least a dozen arrests At least a dozen anti-ICE protesters were arrested in Portland, Ore., on Friday after blocking a driveway to the local office of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement....
06:13, 08/03/2019

Astros ace Greinke deal; two-dozen trades on MLB's deadline day On a dizzying day that featured two dozen trades, the Astros pulled off the biggest and most startling deal, adding ace Zack Greinke to an imposing rotation already loaded with All-Stars Justin Verlander and Gerrit Cole....
10:39, 08/01/2019

TPD wrangles nearly a dozen horses set loose on east side TUCSON – A few Tucson Police Department officers had to saddle up Monday after they had to wrangle up nearly a dozen horses that got loose on the east side. According to TPD, about 10 horses were spotted wandering an area between Ridgeside Driv...
14:00, 06/25/2019

How to Get a Dozen Donuts for $1 at Krispy Kreme on July 19 [Corrected] Correction: 7/11/2019, 2:54 p.m. ET: A previous version of this story misstated which donut Krispy Kreme is offering in its deal. It has been corrected below....
22:39, 07/11/2019

More than a dozen killed after Russian plane bursts into flames At least 13 people — including 2 children — were killed when flames broke out aboard a Russian passenger plane and it was forced to make a fiery emergency landing in Moscow on Sunday, according to the Russian news agency TASS. The Aeroflot Sukoi Supe...
04:00, 05/06/2019

Nearly two dozen Democrats want to be president. Only two have a climate change plan Scientists have warned that governments have about 11 years to enact large-scale climate legislation to stop global warmingOf the nearly two dozen Democrats running for president, only two campaigns have so far laid out deadlines for transforming Ame...
08:39, 05/08/2019

What's on TV: 'Knock Down the House,' and 'Ingress: The Animation' This week the playoff are rolling along and Game of Thrones is buzzing, but some of the most notable new stuff is coming to streaming services. That includes Ingress: The Animation, a new anime series tied to the Niantic game of the same name that�...
12:39, 04/30/2019

Leia's Rescue of Han is Just as Romantic in Animation In the galaxy of adventures, nothing’s more romantic than killing a bounty hunter, taking his place, and then using his cred to save your beloved. Read more......
18:52, 04/28/2019

Amazon's Mother's Day Kindle Sale Features A Dozen Top Sellers It’s Sunday, which means it’s time for another Kindle ebook sale, and it’s only fitting that today’s is centered around Mother’s Day. Choose from a dozen top-selling books for moms for $5 or less. A few of the most popular titles are below, but head ...
15:52, 05/12/2019

More than a dozen civilians killed by airstrikes in Syria's Idlib over two days Idlib, one of the last Syrian rebel strongholds, has been targeted by Syria government war planes in the heaviest strikes since the latest offensive began April 30, causing at least a dozen civilian deaths the past t...
12:13, 05/28/2019

Prep to ace a dozen prized CompTIA certification exams with this $69 bundle The collection features a dozen courses packed with over 200 hours of training. From networking basics and security procedures to mobile and cloud environments, each course will get you prepped for a different CompTIA certification exam....
16:13, 05/19/2019

A dozen French ISIS members sentenced to death in Iraq Two more French members of the Islamic State were convicted on terrorism charges and sentenced to die by the Iraqi government Monday, meaning that all eleven French citizens and one French resident who have been put on trial in Iraq in recent days ar...
21:00, 06/04/2019

Half Dozen Investors Bidding for Anbang Hotel Portfolio The field of investor groups bidding for the luxury hotel portfolio owned by a Chinese insurer has narrowed to about a half dozen, with bids ranging from about $5.5 billion to $5.8 billion....
00:39, 06/22/2019

More than a dozen juveniles beat, stomp man outside Washington DC hotel, police say Washington DC police were searching for a group of 14 juveniles caught on surveillance video beating, stomping and spitting on a man outside a hotel earlier this month....
22:52, 07/25/2019

Study says women are underrepresented in top animation jobs LOS ANGELES (AP) — Women make up roughly half of all executives in animation, but a new study says the numbers fall significantly when it comes to female directors. The study released Monday by the USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative and the nonprofit...
12:13, 06/10/2019

'Toy Story 4' cashes in on the ageless aspect of animation "The Incredibles" stayed away for 14 years, then picked up superhero-ing right where they left off. "Toy Story 4" and "Finding Dory" put nine and 13 years between themselves and their predecessors. "Frozen" will have been on ice for six years when th...
20:52, 06/19/2019

Dedication, animation, and Passions: 24 hours of 1999 TV Though the Y2K bug turned out to be a dud, the TV of 1999 was anything but—there were good to great offerings in every medium, from animation to procedurals to sex-positive dramas. The debut of The Sopranos ushered in the era of the antihero (on the ...
17:00, 08/09/2019

The problem with Flash Gordon is racism – and animation won't fix it Born in an era of ‘yellow peril’ paranoia, the dagger at the heart of this story is hard to get past – a challenge Taika Waititi must overcome in the space hero’s next projectIt is not hard to pinpoint the mindset that inspired the creation of Flash ...
20:13, 06/27/2019

Fans Mourn The Kyoto Animation Tragedy Last week, a fire set at Kyoto Animation left dozens injured and thirty-four people dead. There has been an outpouring of support from fans around the world. In Kyoto, some fans have been bringing flowers in memory of those who lost their lives and t...
13:00, 07/22/2019

Make your iPhone work: A dozen ways to get your device business ready Here's how -- with a few apps, tweaks, and accessories -- you can transform your iPhone into a business workhorse that will allow you to get serious work done....
00:52, 08/09/2019

Police Pull Nearly a Dozen Dockless Scooters From Their Watery Graves in Portland, Say More to Come A county sheriff’s dive team recovered 11 e-scooters from downtown Portland’s Willamette River near the Hawthorne Bridge on Tuesday after they were discovered by police divers, the Oregonian reported.Read more......
12:13, 06/26/2019

Hepatitis A infects almost two dozen people at exclusive New Jersey golf club Nearly two dozen people contracted hepatitis A from a food handler at an exclusive New Jersey Golf Club this summer, according to officials and a new report. The 23 people came in contact with the rare, contagious virus at the Mendham Golf & Tennis C...
21:52, 08/16/2019

Death toll in Brazil prison massacre rises to 57 with over a dozen decapitated A bloody clash between two prison gangs on Monday left at least 57 inmates dead with 16 of them decapitated, authorities in the state of Para said, the latest deadly clash as Brazil's government struggles to control the country's overcrowded jails....
05:00, 07/30/2019

Shopping center explosion in Plantation, Florida, leaves over a dozen injured _____ A gas explosion rocked a shopping center on Saturday in South Florida leaving 15 to 20 people injured, two of them seriously, a fire official said. The explosion happened around 11:30 a.m. at The Fountains, a shopping center in Plantation, a su...
07:26, 07/07/2019

3 Killed, Dozen Wounded in Shooting at California Garlic Festival [UPDATED] A city councilman confirmed that at least three people were killed and at least a dozen people were injured at the Gilroy Garlic Festival in northern California on Sunday. Gilroy City Councilman Dion Bracco told The New York Times that he didn’t kno...
17:26, 07/29/2019

Child suicide bomber kills at least 9, wounds more than a dozen at Afghanistan wedding As U.S. officials continue in Qatar to negotiate a peace agreement with the Taliban that would bring an end to the stalemate 18-year conflict – miles away in Afghanistan itself – bombings and bloodshed still define daily life....
20:39, 07/12/2019

Operation targeting MS-13 gang in Texas nets nearly 2 dozen arrests, officials say Three MS-13 gang members charged with the killing of a rival gang member who was hacked to death were among nearly two dozen recently arrested in the Houston area as part of an operation targeting the notorious gang, federal officials announced Tuesd...
19:00, 06/05/2019

North Korea has allegedly built a dozen nukes since Singapore summit North Korea has allegedly been busy making 12 new nuclear weapons since the first summit between President Trump and Kim Jong Un in Singapore last June. Experts from the US Defense Intelligence Agency came to that conclusion after analyzing satellite...
23:13, 07/27/2019

Brexit news: Dozen Tories ready to poleaxe new PM by blocking No Deal Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt were today warned that a dozen Tory MPs are prepared to defy the new Prime Minister to stop a catastrophic no-deal Brexit....
20:39, 06/24/2019

Best Buy has several dozen Apple Watch Series 4 models on sale at $50 off list prices While both the sales numbers and revenue scores of Apple's once monumentally profitable iPhones are on the decline, the Services and Wearables divisions of the Cupertino-based tech giant can't stop growing, primarily thanks to the incredible populari...
17:26, 05/02/2019

Woman finds more than a dozen abandoned cats in northwest side trailer TUCSON — Tucson resident Angela Rome tells News 4 Tucson she and her daughter were walking in a trailer park on La Cholla Blvd. near Wetmore Rd. Thursday night when they noticed a cat panting propped up against the window inside a trailer. Then...
02:52, 07/28/2019

Cops find loaded Uzi, dozen other guns while responding to domestic disturbance Police in Queens recovered a loaded Uzi and 12 other guns when they responded to a domestic disturbance at a house in Jamaica, law-enforcement sources told The Post. Police responded to the home on 97th Avenue near Sutphin Boulevard at about 2:30 a.m...
09:13, 05/30/2019

Mackenzie Lueck's suspected killer hit with more than a dozen child-porn charges Utah prosecutors on Tuesday filed additional charges against the man suspected of killing a University of Utah student who was found dead last month with her arms bound behind her back after child pornography was found on his computer....
23:13, 08/13/2019

Rose McGowan to make directorial debut with dog animation Actor and #MeToo activist says her cartoon Pomerania will focus on race, breed and classismThe actor Rose McGowan is to make her directorial debut with a politically charged cartoon feature about dogs.McGowan, who is about to perform in a one-woman s...
20:52, 08/13/2019

Make Stop-Motion Animation Videos With Your Kids My son has always been into scene-setting and storytelling. He’s the sort of kid who brings a couple of “guys” with him in the car, no matter how short a distance we’ll be traveling, so he can act out some scenario, complete with dialogue and sound e...
05:52, 04/30/2019

‘The Lion King’ review: Disney’s new CGI animation is astonishing As metaphors for Hollywood in 2019 go, it’s hard to beat “Circle of Life.” A thing is born, it lives (hopefully turning a nice profit for shareholders) and then it dies, but is never really gone. Instead, its carcass decomposes, to be plundered and u...
14:52, 07/12/2019

Women are underrepresented in top animation jobs, new study shows Women make up about half of all executives in animation but few have leadership roles in the movie industry.        ...
03:39, 06/11/2019

VR is a strangely fitting home for stop-motion animation Strange, fantastical things are brewing in VR, and the Tribeca Film Festival's Immersive Arcade is a great place to find them. One of the most intriguing things I saw at the festival this year was a stop-motion experience that also uses CGI and ...
17:00, 05/01/2019

Half a dozen popular Anker accessories are on sale at up to 25 percent discounts today only Anker is a name that comes up a lot in conversations about reasonably priced, exceptionally well-specced mobile accessories, some of which are occasionally available at substantial discounts as part of limited-time Amazon promotions.One such comprehe...
13:52, 06/04/2019

Dirty dozen: Nadal beats Thiem for 12th French Open title Rafael Nadal pulled away in what had suddenly become a tight final to beat Dominic Thiem 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 for his record-extending 12th French Open championship       ...
19:39, 06/09/2019

NASA picks a dozen science and tech projects to bring to the surface of the Moon With the Artemis mission scheduled to put boots on lunar regolith as soon as 2024, NASA has a lot of launching to do — and you can be sure none of those launches will go to waste. The agency just announced 12 new science and technology projects to s...
22:26, 07/02/2019

Three stabbed, more than a dozen injured at Navy Pier after Chicago fireworks show, police say The incident occurred during a fight that followed the Fourth of July display, which draws thousands of people to the Lake Michigan shoreline each year.        ...
15:39, 07/05/2019

Frida, rescue dog who saved a dozen lives in Mexico earthquake, retires after 10 years A rescue dog that has participated in dozens of missions during natural disasters has officially retired, Mexico’s Navy announced.        ...
20:00, 06/25/2019

Morgan Stanley cuts about half a dozen Asian equities jobs -sources Morgan Stanley has cut about half a dozen equity sales, trading and research jobs across Asia as part of a global cost-cutting move, people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Wednesday....
12:39, 05/29/2019

Tornado torment: The half dozen people responsible for severe storm warnings For the half dozen on-duty meteorologists – and just two or three on overnights – stationed at the Storm Prediction Center in Norman, south of Oklahoma City, the lives of all Americans are in their hands....
23:26, 05/31/2019

Half a dozen Skagen hybrid smartwatch models are on sale for $60 a pop after massive discount Skagen is one of many traditional fashion brands that have tried their hand at combining classic wristwatch designs with modern wearable technology in recent years, but although some of the results are absolute head-turners, they're not exactly compe...
12:00, 06/18/2019

Two dozen police hurt in Memphis street clashes after marshals kill black man At least two dozen police officers were injured in overnight clashes with protesters, some throwing rocks, in Memphis, Tennessee, after U.S. Marshals Service agents fatally shot a black man during an attempted arrest, officials said on Thursday....
19:52, 06/13/2019

Think HBO's Chernobyl Is Brutal? Check Out This Haunting Animation That Aired on TV in the 1950s HBO’s new miniseries Chernobyl has gotten a lot of attention for its gory realism. Radiation from a nuclear power plant disaster is brutal for the human body, to say the least. But the explicit nature of Chernobyl almost pales in comparison to some o...
05:26, 06/01/2019

Pour one out for creepy '90s CGI and watch how Pixar's animation has evolved over the last 24 years Back in the ‘90s, computer animation looked gloriously shitty. Charming and creepy in turn, the robotic homunculi that contemporary animators could summon didn’t seem ready for prime time, but that didn’t stop studios from going ahead with everything...
19:39, 06/25/2019

Breaking Down The Animation Of Guilty Gear and Dragon Ball FighterZ With games like Guilty Gear Xrd and Dragon Ball FighterZ, Arc System Works has managed to basically make playable anime games. It looks like hand-drawn animation even if it’s really complex 3D. Daniel Floyd of YouTube channel NewFramePlus took a clos...
03:52, 08/01/2019

Nearly 2 dozen St. Louis officers flagged over alleged 'racially charged social media posts' The St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s Office placed nearly two dozen city police officers on an exclusion list Tuesday after learning about recently revealed “racially-charged social media posts of current and retired city police.”...
07:00, 06/19/2019

Dirty dozen: Nadal wins 12th French Open for 18th Slam title Rafael Nadal pulled away in what had suddenly become a tight final to beat Dominic Thiem 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 for his record-extending 12th French Open championship        ...
05:00, 06/10/2019

Watch Avengers: Endgame's final battle sequence in glorious 16-bit animation Despite the fact that it’s still in theaters, Avengers: Endgame is being rereleased with the lure of an additional bonus scene. But if you aren’t looking to add a couple more sawbucks to Disney’s endless pile while you wait for the first of what will...
23:39, 06/19/2019

Netflix forges multi-year animation deal with the team from 'Big Mouth' If you can't get enough of shows like Big Mouth, you're in for a treat. Netflix has struck a deal with Brutus Pink, the new production house from Big Mouth creators Nick Kroll, Jennifer Flackett, Andrew Goldberg and Mark Levin. The multi-...
22:13, 07/29/2019

Kyoto animation arson suspect told police his work had been plagiarized The suspect at the center of Japan's worst mass killing in almost 20 years told police that his work was plagiarized and said he used gasoline to torch the renowned Kyoto Animation studio, killing 33 people....
19:52, 07/19/2019

Animation fans lay flowers, pay respects at Japan studio ravaged by arson Animation fans gathered at the site of Japan's worst mass killing in 18 years on Friday, laying flowers and offering prayers for the 33 people killed in an arson attack on an animation studio....
16:52, 07/19/2019

Riot Removes New League of Legends Animation That May Trigger Epileptic Seizures Yesterday, a League of Legends player posted on the game’s forums to complain that a new animation was causing problems for those suffering from epilepsy. One of the game’s designers then apologized, noting that they didn’t have “time or bandwidth” t...
05:00, 05/15/2019

Everton reveal vision for new £500m waterfront stadium – video animation Everton have revealed the proposed designs for their new stadium, which would be built on semi-derelict dockland in north Liverpool.The club say they hope the move can deliver a £1bn boost to the city’s economy, adding that their current home of 127 ...
22:13, 07/25/2019

Kyoto Animation suspect staked out anime locations before arson attack As the death toll rises to 35, police say Shinji Aoba was caught on camera visiting sites in the city of UjiThe suspect in the Kyoto Animation arson attack visited locations featured in one of the company’s anime series in the days before the attack,...
13:52, 07/29/2019

The Guardians Of The Galaxy TV series takes a raucous trip through animation history Most of the recent animated TV offerings in Disney XD’s “Marvel Universe” bloc have contented themselves with being dependably entertaining, albeit unremarkable, children’s entertainment. (The first round of Marvel Rising: Initiation shorts were a w...
19:26, 05/02/2019

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: On Kyoto Animation • Spacemon - A Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: On Kyoto Animation • Spacemon - A Pokemon TRPG: Frontier - Ch. 61: Into The Archives • How To Deal With Smoking: Video Games And Historical Media • Jurassic Park Now Reads As A Critiqu...
21:39, 07/24/2019

Queen Latifah, Shaggy to navigate live-action and animation in ABC's The Little Mermaid musical The Little Mermaid is getting the big screen treatment from Rob Marshall and Lin-Manuel Miranda, but as that project finds its legs another recreation of Disney’s animated hit is in the works at ABC. The latest in network TV’s love affair with live m...
07:52, 08/06/2019

UN stands in solidarity with Japan following deadly arson attack at leading animation studio in Kyoto UN chief António Guterres said on Friday he was “deeply saddened” at the death of at least 33 people inside a popular Japanese animation studio, in the city of Kyoto, following an arson attack that constitutes one of the worst mass-killings in the na...
18:52, 07/19/2019

'I don't have words': Boss of torched Japan animation studio mourns bright, young staff Many victims of an arson attack on a Japanese animation studio were young with bright futures, some joining only in April, the shaken company president said on Saturday, as the death toll climbed to 34....
08:00, 07/21/2019

2 synagogue shooting victims escaped Gaza rocket attacks: ‘We came from fire to fire’ A family member of two injured victims in Saturday’s shooting at a synagogue in a San Diego, California city said his family had moved there from a town in Israel near the Gaza border amid constant rocket attacks....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Woot has Amazon's popular Fire 7 and Fire HD 8 on sale at ultra-low prices (refurbished) While it's definitely hard to argue with the value proposition of Amazon's latest ultra-affordable 7-inch Fire tablets, there's actually a way for you to get an even cheaper 7 or 8-inch model right now.Woot is selling a 2017-released Fire 7 with 16GB...
19:13, 06/03/2019

Mortar Fire Breaks Syria Cease-Fire Negotiated by Russia and Turkey The cease-fire was to end more than six weeks of fighting and bombing. But bombing and shelling erupted in Idlib Province, the last piece of rebel-held territory....
15:39, 06/13/2019

Times Square fire: Firefighters rush to New York landmark after billboard fire Firefighters have battled a blaze in one of New York's most recognisable landmarks after flames were seen billowing out of a billboard in Times Square....
08:00, 05/19/2019

Two Fire Officers Suspended For Surat Fire, Coaching Centres Ordered Shut The Surat Municipal Corporation on Saturday suspended two fire officers for granting a no-objection certificate to the building which was engulfed by a devastating fire that claimed 22 young lives...
02:13, 05/26/2019

Fire crews fight unoccupied structure fire early Saturday Fire crews were called to an unoccupied structure fire early Saturday morning. Officials say crews responded to the fire at close to 5:30 a.m. Saturday. Tucson Fire Dept. assisted South Tucson Fire Dept. with the fire. The house was unoccupied and bo...
23:00, 07/13/2019

Fighting fire with fire: Prescribed burns can prevent catastrophic destruction Prescribed fires are credited with making forests healthier and stopping or slowing the advance of some wildfire blazes in the U.S West.        ...
17:40, 08/12/2019

Fire Breaks Out At Kolkata's Park Circus, 12 Fire Engines At The Spot A fire broke out at a godown in Park Circus area of south Kolkata today afternoon, an official said. At least 15 fire tenders are at the spot to control the fire, the official added....
13:26, 05/29/2019

Siege review: Michael Wolff's Trump tale is Fire and Fury II – fire harder The follow-up to the first tell-all is a wild ride, stretching credulity, indebted to Steve Bannon. But so is the presidentMichael Wolff is back and not with a whimper. The latest installment of his Trump chronicles picks up where Fire and Fury ended...
09:26, 06/02/2019

Site of tragic Erie day care fire was short on smoke detectors, fire chief says There was one detector in the attic of the Harris Family Daycare, but it's not clear if there were any others in the building, the fire chief said.        ...
10:13, 08/14/2019

Amazon unveils improved Fire 7 and Fire 7 Kids Edition tablets, prices remains the same Amazon's Fire 7 tablet and Fire 7 Kids Edition have just become better with the latest release coming from the US company. New and improved version of the two popular Android tablets have been revealed today, and even though they feature enhanced spe...
04:52, 05/17/2019

YouTubers under fire for pretending to fire Walmart employees in prank YouTubers who have more than 1.3 million subscribers came under fire for a prank they did where they walked around a Walmart store in Texas and fired employees as part of a prank....
00:52, 05/12/2019

Northwest Fire responds to house fire in Dove Mountain MARANA — Northwest Fire and other firefighters responded to a house fire in Dove Mountain Sunday evening. Fire on Secret Bluff is out. Crews checking for hotspots. Smoke damage to the homes interior will cause the residents to be displaced. Fi...
10:13, 06/10/2019

Northwest Fire responds to brush fire near Avra Valley and I-10 PIMA COUNTY — Northwest Fire crews are extinguishing a brush fire that happened near Avra Valley and Interstate 10. Northwest Fire Crews are working to put out a brush fire located off Avra Valley Road. #Brushfire #Marana pic.twitter.com/nUZE...
22:39, 06/09/2019

Fire chief: Connecticut mosque fire appears to be arson NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A top fire official says a fire at a Connecticut mosque appears to be arson. New Haven Fire Chief John Alston said Monday investigators had found evidence the Sunday afternoon blaze at the Diyanet Mosque was “intentional...
21:52, 05/13/2019

Fire crews battle house fire in central Tucson TUCSON – Smoke filled up the sky in central Tucson after emergency crews were dispatched to a house fire near 22nd Street and Swan Road Tuesday at noon. Officials say the fire burned a home located on 19th Street off of Swan Road. Tucson Fire D...
07:52, 07/10/2019

The Latest: Fire marshal says lightning caused massive fire HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — The Latest on a fire that destroyed a central Nebraska fertilizer plan (all times local): 5 p.m. The Nebraska Fire Marshal’s office has determined a lightning strike caused the fire that destroyed a fertilizer plant and in...
03:00, 05/25/2019

Twitter Rant: Harry Styles Is Tweeting That He Wants One Of His Songs To Have A Parentheses At The End Of It Like ‘(Original Song From DreamWorks Animation’s TROLLS)’ But Doesn’t Know How To Get It That Way Harry Styles has made a lot of big moves in recent years, but it looks like the singer is ready to take things to a whole new level: Harry Styles is tweeting that he wants one of his songs to have a parentheses at the end of it like “(Original Song f...
23:39, 06/20/2019

Rafael Nadal home from home and looking for a round dozen at Roland Garros • Spain’s No 2 seed gets off to straight-sets win at Roland Garros• Novak Djokovic makes similarly short work of Hubert HurkaczThe weight of history is bearing down on Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic more heavily than usual this year, although there ...
20:00, 05/27/2019

Fire TV Stick vs Fire TV Stick 4K vs Fire TV Cube: Amazon’s streamers, head to head If you’re looking for a streaming device to plug into your television, you may well be eyeing up one of Amazon’s Fire TV range: the Fire TV Stick, Fire TV Stick 4K, or Fire TV Cube.Why would you want a streaming device? Most televisions...
18:26, 06/03/2019

Celebrate Krispy Kreme's birthday with $1 dozen deal, birthday batter-filled donuts Friday Krispy Kreme has a buy-one-get-one free deal on a dozen doughnuts Friday for its 82nd birthday plus a new Original Filled Birthday Batter Doughnut.       ...
11:39, 07/19/2019

Disney released a new 'Winnie the Pooh' animation to celebrate the royal baby, and it includes cartoon versions of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Dominic Lipinski/AP On Thursday, Disney released a 25-second-long "Winnie the Pooh" animation to celebrate the birth of the royal baby. During the video, Winnie the Pooh is seen carrying a blue book while walking through the Hundred Acre Woods and W...
02:00, 05/12/2019

Inside Disney's Animation Research Library, the repository for 100 years of Disney artwork In managing director Mary Walsh’s words, the Disney Animation Research Library is a massive repository “for all the original artwork that was created for both the short and feature length [Disney] animated films, from the 1920s stuff at the very begi...
01:13, 07/19/2019

'A revolutionary change': What is Kyoto Animation, the studio hit by arson? Kyoto Animation, the company hit by a suspected arson on Thursday that killed 33 people and injured 36 others also has a unique founding history.        ...
20:26, 07/19/2019

Japan stabbing attack leaves at least 2 dead, 16 hurt; suspect dead, reports say A knife-wielding man attacked commuters -- including schoolchildren -- waiting at a suburban Tokyo bus stop during the morning rush hour Tuesday, killing at least one person and wounding at least 19 others before he killed himself, Japanese police an...
09:26, 05/28/2019

Red Dead Redemption 2 UPDATE: Red Dead Online News and Rockstar E3 2019 PC rumours Red Dead Redemption 2 updates this week extend beyond mere content updates to the game and Red Dead Online, but also some sneaky suspicions that the game could be released on PC too....
04:13, 06/10/2019

Red Dead Online Is Filled With Massive Piles Of Dead And Burned Horses Red Dead Online players jumping into the game yesterday and today have discovered something terrible and strange: Piles of burned horse carcasses outside some towns, like Valentine. Many are surprised to find these piles and it seems to be the result...
03:52, 05/20/2019

Red Dead Redemption 2 PC Update: Red Dead Online news as shock RDR2 PC rumours return Red Dead Redemption 2 news this week includes plenty of new Red Dead Online bonuses' and another instance of rumours surrounding a PC release for the game....
08:39, 05/12/2019

Red Dead Redemption 2 UPDATE: Red Dead Online good news amid shock GTA 5 reveal Rockstar and Take-Two had quite a lot of information to drop on us this week regarding Red Dead Online and Red Dead Redemption 2 - here's everything you need to know....
21:00, 05/19/2019

Red Dead Redemption 2 Update: Red Dead Online News and Rockstar Soundtrack Release Date Red Dead Redemption 2 news this week focuses on some new content updates for Red Dead Online and a surprise announcement for The Music of Red Dead Redemption 2: Original Soundtrack...
21:39, 06/15/2019

North Carolina woman, Australian man were shot dead in Canada, 'possible' link to missing teens, dead man A North Carolina woman and her Australian boyfriend were shot to death before their bodies were discovered last week along a remote stretch of highway, Canadian authorities revealed Monday....
16:39, 07/23/2019

Worker found dead after Illinois plant explosion; 2 others believed dead as rescuers suspend search Authorities searching for three missing workers after an explosion and fire at an Illinois silicone plant have recovered one body, according to reports....
01:13, 05/05/2019

Leon Edwards: MMA saved me from being 'dead, in prison or dead broke' Leon Edwards will fight Rafael dos Anjos in the main event of UFC Fight Night on Saturday. For Edwards, getting to this point meant leaving a life filled with violence, crime and gangs....
20:00, 07/18/2019

Barking fire: Tory politician Andrew Boff tells how he rushed to help and there was 'no fire alarm' A Tory politician who rushed to help people inside a burning tower block in Barking today repeated claims from residents that no fire alarms sounded during the blaze....
13:39, 06/10/2019

London Fire Brigade's first female Commissioner Dany Cotton announces retirement citing 'disaster' of Grenfell fire London's first female fire commissioner Dany Cotton will retire next year, citing the utter devastation of Grenfell Tower fire which she said "will never leave me"....
18:13, 06/20/2019

Japanese politicians can cosplay, too, you know Each year that the World Cosplay Summit is held in the city of Nagoya in Aichi Prefecture, Japan, the mayor of Nagoya and governor of Aichi Prefecture are there, too. They attend not only to show support for an event that celebrates the talents of c...
07:52, 08/06/2019

LA is obsessed with this Japanese sandwich Konbi makes the most popular sandwiches in Los Angeles The egg salad is the most Instagrammed sandwich, followed closely by the pork katsu Here's how the sandwiches are made and why people are obsessed with them Following is a transcript of the vide...
03:52, 05/10/2019

Here is the trailer for Kyoto Animation’s Violet Evergarden spin-off anime, Violet Evergarden Side-S Here is the trailer for Kyoto Animation’s Violet Evergarden spin-off anime, Violet Evergarden Side-Story: Eternity and the Auto Memories Doll. As previously reported, the movie will be released as planned next month. ...
21:13, 08/13/2019

Former Oklahoma state senator found dead with gunshot wound is 2nd GOP ex-lawmaker found dead in two days A former Republican state senator in Oklahoma was found dead with a gunshot wound in his home Wednesday, the second former GOP state lawmaker found fatally wounded in as many days....
10:26, 06/08/2019

End Of An Era As Japanese Emperor Akihito Steps Down Outgoing Japanese emperor Akihito on Tuesday performed the main ritual to hand over the Chrysanthemum Throne to his son Naruhito -- Japan's first abdication in more than two centuries....
11:39, 04/30/2019

I Might Have a New Favorite Japanese Kei Van-Costume Company I’ve always admired the Japanese car market’s unique ability to not take itself too seriously, and to be open to having actual, honest fun with their cars. One of the best ways to see how this manifests itself is in the thriving industry of aftermark...
23:52, 06/12/2019

Japanese Man Arrested With Wario Drugs A 27 year-old man has been arrested in Tokushima having been found with 50 MDMA/ecstacy tablets in his possession, most of them shaped like Wario....
05:52, 06/19/2019

This Japanese Burger Costs $1,000 - Here's What It Tastes Like One thousand dollars is the cost of one of the world's most expensive burgers, served at The Oak Door Steakhouse at the Grand Hyatt at Tokyo, Japan. A video explores what makes it worth the price tag....
14:26, 06/19/2019

Japanese Banks Are Circling the Drain Banking in a country where almost nobody defaults sounds easy. For Japan’s lenders, it is anything but. After almost three decades of near-zero, zero, and now negative interest rate policies, Tokyo has pushed its banking system to its limit....
18:13, 08/06/2019

How traditional Japanese candy art is made Amezaiku is a traditional Japanese craft. Delicate sculptures, usually of animals, birds and fish are molded out of a starchy syrup. Artist Shinri Tezuka practices this craft at Asakusa Amezaiku Ameshin in Tokyo. At 30 years old, he is one of the yo...
16:52, 08/08/2019

Former top Japanese gov’t official arrested in son’s killing TOKYO (AP) — A former top Japanese government official has been arrested in his son’s killing and media reports say the retired bureaucrat told investigators he had feared his reclusive son might harm others. Media reports had described the att...
10:26, 06/03/2019

Five Things to Know About the Modern Japanese Monarchy When British Royals Meghan Markle and Prince Harry started an Instagram account last month, they broke a world record by gaining a million followers in less than six hours. This week in Japan, a new set of royals is coming to the world stage. On Wedn...
22:13, 04/29/2019

Stay In A Japanese Castle For Only $9,000 A Night Starting next year, Ozu Castle in Ehime Prefecture will open its doors to tourists willing to cough up a cool one million yen ($9,250) per couple for a night’s stay. This is not the only castle in Japan that will begin offering accommodation next yea...
12:13, 07/12/2019

Japanese companies want more productive, non-smoking workers A growing number of Japan-based businesses are taking stronger action to promote health and wellness among employees as well as boost productivity by going as far as hiring non-smokers to new positions, a report says. Yasuhiro Oba, president of Sompo...
00:13, 05/15/2019

Japanese stealth fighter wreckage found Wreckage from a Japanese F-35 stealth fighter that crashed into the Pacific almost a month ago has been recovered, Japan's defense minister said Tuesday, but the reason for the loss of one of the world's most advanced warplanes remains a mystery....
06:00, 05/08/2019

Angels’ Ohtani first Japanese player to hit for cycle ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani became the first Japanese-born player to hit for the cycle, helping the Los Angeles Angels beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-3 Thursday night after a delay caused by a power outage. Ohtani hit a three-run homer in th...
09:00, 06/14/2019

Sex Toy Maker Proves You Can Buy Nearly Anything From A Japanese Vending Machine While the vast majority of vending machines in Japan sell drinks, there have been examples of a wide variety of goods offered ranging from bananas to books. Now there is a new vending machine selling masturbatory aids....
16:52, 08/07/2019

Creating a Japanese-Italian megasupplier was just Step 1 CEO Beda Bolzenius' immediate task is stitching together 2 complex supplier giants: Nissan-controlled Calsonic Kansei and FCA-controlled Magneti Marelli. After that, acquisitions are part of the plan....
09:52, 07/01/2019

Former Japanese Bureaucrat Stabs 44-Year-Old Son to Death Tokyo metropolitan police arrested Hideaki Kumazawa, 76, on Saturday for attempted murder for allegedly stabbing his son with a knife. The stabbing followed an argument in which he scolded his son for......
14:00, 06/03/2019

Japanese Ambassador To Sweden Sees Pikachu As His Son While I’ve been gearing up for the Detective Pikachu movie, I’ve noticed how many other people around me, and all over the world, are also excited and expressing their own lifelong relationship to Pokémon. Even Japanese government officials are in lo...
23:39, 05/07/2019

Japanese rush to buy Tokyo Olympic tickets on first day TOKYO (AP) — If you’re a Japan resident and you want tickets for next year’s Tokyo Olympics — be patient. Tokyo organizers on Friday said delays and long waits to get an online response met Japan residents who tried to enter the ticket lo...
07:39, 05/10/2019

I played all the way through Judgment in Japanese earlier this year. I played all the way through Judgment in Japanese earlier this year. Now it’s time to play its Western release on our Twitch channel, and judge the quality of the English dub. Something tells me it’s going to be good. Uh-oh: did I just pre-judge it? ...
23:13, 06/21/2019

A rare collection of Japanese whisky could be auctioned off for more than $700,000 Bonhams The world's most expensive and rare collection of Japanese whisky is going up for auction. The collection consists of 54 bottles of Scotch-style malt whisky from the acclaimed distillery of Hany, which has been closed for almost 20 years. T...
04:52, 07/24/2019

First private Japanese rocket reaches space Japan can finally include itself among the ranks of countries with successful private spaceflight outfits. Interstellar Technologies has successfully launched its MOMO-3 sounding rocket into space, with the vehicle easily crossing the Kárm&aa...
03:39, 05/06/2019

Donald Trump calls for more Japanese investment in US US President Trump has called on Japanese business leaders to boost investment in the US at the start of a four-day visit. Trump is hoping to secure a trade deal to curb what he described as Japan's "substantial edge."...
19:26, 05/25/2019

UBS looks to Sumitomo Mitsui tie-up to crack Japanese wealth UBS signed a joint venture deal with Sumitomo Mitsui Trust on Friday, aiming to crack a Japanese wealth management market where it has struggled to grow over the last 15 years....
19:00, 06/07/2019

Iniesta and Torres struggling on Japanese adventure "They have four World Cup winners medals between them but the J.League\u0027s high-profile recent recruits, including Andres Iniesta and Fernando Torres, have struggled to make an impact this season."...
09:26, 05/16/2019

Japanese fleet restarts commercial whaling Japanese whalers have restarted commercial whaling after a 31-year break. The decision prompted outrage among activists, but experts say it might actually seal the fate of Japan's whaling industry....
04:52, 07/01/2019

Can this Japanese head massage help the city that never sleeps? I was promised sleep. All I had to do was ring the bell at one of those nondescript, what-the-hell-goes-on-in-there buildings on 38th street near Fifth Avenue and walk to the second floor into a super dark, futuristic sci-fi-looking room where two pe...
22:26, 05/20/2019

Beware the Kitsune, The Shapeshifting Fox of Japanese Folklore Kitsune (狐狸精), the Japanese fox-spirit, is also known as the Kumiho (구미호) in Korea and the Huli Jing (狐狸精) in China. They are basically the same creature but with a few differences based on region. ...
20:52, 06/02/2019

Spatial disorientation likely cause of Japanese F-35 crash, review says A pilot's spatial disorientation likely caused the crash of a Japanese F-35 fighter jet this spring, Japan's defense minister said after the release of a preliminary report....
14:13, 06/10/2019

How Japanese Forest Bathing Can Save Your Life Walking in the woods has measurable health benefits, and professor Yoshifumi Miyazaki is studying how to spread those benefits to as many people as possible. According to his research, spending time in nature can lower your blood pressure and decreas...
03:13, 06/11/2019

The Ultimate Japanese Tuning Shop That Disappeared There was a golden age of imports and tuning in Southern California, and Riki Yoshida was lucky enough to have been there for it. Born in Japan, Yoshida and his family emigrated to the United States when he was three, settling down in Torrance, Calif...
21:26, 06/21/2019

Boycott of Everything Japanese Mushrooms Across South Korea What began as an obscure, tech-supply trade fight between Tokyo and Seoul has erupted into a boycott mushrooming across South Korea, a backlash targeting Japanese apparel, travel and electronics....
21:13, 07/18/2019

Trump hails recent Japanese auto investments in the U.S. Although the president has labeled Japan's automakers a looming national security threat, he is now hailing them for their sizable spending on "magnificent plants" across the U.S....
07:52, 07/15/2019

Japanese town celebrates first whale catch of the season As Misako Komiya watched a crew of men in rubber boots peeling skin and blubber off a whale with long knives, she was already planning how to prepare the five kilos (10 lbs) of meat she intended to buy....
02:39, 07/19/2019

Japanese PM Abe's ruling coalition keeps majority in low-turnout election Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition is projected to maintain its majority in Japan's upper house of parliament, according to exit polls shortly after voting closed Sunday evening....
16:13, 07/21/2019

Japanese Online Retailer Seeks U.S. Bank Charter Japanese online merchant Rakuten Inc. wants to open a bank in Utah to offer loans, credit cards and other financial services to customers of its existing U.S. cashback-shopping business....
23:26, 07/26/2019

Watch Me Translate The Japanese Version of Judgment While I Play It Judgment, the new game by the creators of the Yakuza series, came out in Japan on December 18 last year. On June 25, the English version of the game will swoop in with its subtitles and optional English voiceover. So I have only one more month to imp...
19:13, 05/24/2019

Angels’ Shohei Ohtani first Japanese player to hit for cycle ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Los Angeles Angels star Shohei Ohtani has become the first Japanese player to hit for the cycle in the majors. Ohtani completed his cycle with a single in the seventh inning of a game Thursday night against the Tampa Bay Rays. ...
05:39, 06/14/2019

Japanese firms prefer to use 5G networks of domestic carriers An overwhelming majority of Japanese firms have no plans to use 5G mobile networks by China's Huawei or other foreign firms, preferring instead to rely on domestic telecom carriers due to security concerns, a Reuters poll showed....
07:26, 05/23/2019

Japanese airline plans to power flights with the help of rabbit poo A Japanese airline could soon power their aircraft with the help of rabbit poo. All Nippon Airways (ANA), partnered with LanzaTech, are hoping to introduce the greener fuel choice by 2021. The new fuel would use recycled emissions, such as from steel...
20:52, 06/21/2019

S. Korea proposes UN probe over Japanese sanctions claims South Korea has proposed an investigation by the United Nations or another international body as it continues to reject Japanese claims that Seoul could not be trusted to faithfully implement sanctions against North Korea...
16:13, 07/12/2019

Japanese Man Arrested For Stabbing, Stealing Gun Of Police Officer Japanese police today arrested a man on charges of stabbing a police officer and grabbing a loaded handgun in a western city near Osaka, which hosts a summit of the G20 grouping next week, police......
12:13, 06/17/2019

Magic and Mayhem of Japanese Legend: Don’t Try To Out-Trick A Tengu! The Tengu were not only protectors of the mountains and the Buddhist faith, they were also known to be mischievous tricksters who, much like their Kitsune cousins, were capable of using magic such as glamour to change their shape. ...
20:39, 07/15/2019

Pieces of lost Japanese stealth fighter found Wreckage from a Japanese F-35 stealth fighter that crashed into the Pacific almost a month ago has been recovered, Japan's defense minister said Tuesday, but the reason for the loss of one of the world's most advanced warplanes remains a mystery....
01:39, 05/08/2019

Japanese shares struggle on trade, economic uncertainties Japanese share prices struggled to make headway on Monday as uncertainties over the global economy, U.S.-China trade frictions and the U.S. Federal Reserve's policy stance kept many investors on sidelines....
09:00, 06/17/2019

Blast-hit Japanese tanker anchors off UAE coast - operator One of two oil tankers crippled in attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week that Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran is now anchored off the coast of the United Arab Emirates with crew on board, the ship's operator said on Sunday....
15:26, 06/16/2019

Trump arrives for ceremonial Japanese visit of Reiwa era President Donald Trump landed in Japan on Saturday for a mostly ceremonial visit as the first state visitor since Emperor Naruhito ascended to the throne....
20:00, 05/25/2019

Blast-hit Japanese tanker anchors off UAE coast: operator One of two oil tankers crippled in attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week that Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran is now anchored off the coast of the United Arab Emirates with crew on board, the ship's operator said on Sunday....
12:00, 06/16/2019

Japanese shares tick up on U.S.-China trade hopes Japanese share prices edged up on Wednesday after a news report that U.S. trade negotiators will meet Chinese counterparts in Shanghai next week prompted investors to buy back cyclical shares such as carmakers, shippers and machinery makers....
06:00, 07/24/2019

Finally Try Out This Cult-Favorite Japanese Sunscreen While It’s On Sale Does your skin turn a nice tomato red after only five minutes of sun exposure? You better stock up on some sunscreen now before you’re assaulted by UV rays all summer long. Thankfully, a cult-favorite Japanese sunscreen is currently on sale....
20:26, 05/23/2019

Yu-Gi-Oh! Creator Apologizes After Criticizing The Current Japanese Government Yesterday, Yu-Gi-Oh! creator Kazuki Takahashi uploaded an original illustration to Instagram, urging his fellow Japanese citizens to vote in the upcoming election. That’s not all....
14:13, 07/17/2019

Have Japanese Ornithologists Cracked the Mystery of the Nazca Lines? The Nazca Lines are among the most mysterious archaeological sites in all of Latin America. However, a team of Japanese experts has published a study claiming the bird images have been wrongly classified for years, and their reclassification has led ...
04:39, 06/21/2019

How Japanese RPGs Inspired A New Generation Of Fantasy Authors When I think back to my childhood and teenage years, when my literary tastes were being forged in the crucible of youthful emotion and impressionism, particular scenes come to life: Sam carrying Frodo up Mt. Doom. The Reaper chasing Wil Ohmsford thro...
23:52, 07/17/2019

Asleep at the wheel: Japanese rental cars used for anything but driving Surveys shed light on unusual habits of drivers who return cars with zero mileage on clockCar rental companies in Japan have figured out why some customers are returning their vehicles with barely a mile on the clock.Rather than travel from from A to...
14:39, 07/15/2019

Wizards' Hachimura 1st Japanese player drafted in NBA 1st Rd Rui Hachimura has become the first player from Japan to get chosen in the first round of the NBA draft; he was taken by the Washington Wizards       ...
05:13, 06/21/2019

Trump meets with families of Japanese abducted by N. Korea Families of Japanese who were abducted by North Korea in the 1970s and 1980s have thanked President Donald Trump for his sympathy and for meeting with them while visiting Japan....
14:52, 05/27/2019

Tsunamis expected in Japanese coastal regions after earthquake Japan's meteorological agency has issued a tsunami warning after a 6.8 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 10:22 p.m. local time Tuesday (9:22 a.m. ET) off the coast of Yamagata Prefecture in the north of the country....
01:52, 06/19/2019

Using their loaf: Japanese elevate humble art of making toast From a £220 toaster that makes one slice to loaves designed to crisp up better, the nation is being gripped by a new culinary obsessionBreakfast at Galant, a cafe in the Ueno neighbourhood of Tokyo, has a decidedly retro feel: a boiled egg, salad, pl...
21:52, 07/12/2019

Japanese police officer stabbed in possible targeted attack: NHK A Japanese police officer was stabbed several times in the chest with a kitchen knife and his loaded handgun stolen while on patrol on Sunday morning in the western city of Suita, in a rare case of violent crime in Japan, public broadcaster NHK repor...
07:52, 06/16/2019

Japanese flying car takes flight briefly in test run A flying car made by a Japanese electronics company lifted about 10 feet off the ground in a test run with no passengers Monday, a first step in hope it will see passenger use by 2030....
20:13, 08/05/2019

| Serena picks up steam, crushes Japanese qualifier Serena Williams put her nervy start to the French Open behind her by thrashing Kurumi Nara to step up her bid for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title....
16:52, 05/30/2019

Japanese team dominates New York SailGP race High-tech racing sailboats navigated high winds and unpredictable conditions as they raced across the Hudson Bay this weekend for the New York SailGP....
05:13, 06/23/2019

#KuToo no more! Japanese women take stand against high heels A social media campaign against dress codes and expectations that women wear high heels at work has gone viral in Japan, with thousands joining the #KuToo movement....
15:52, 06/04/2019

Gyotaku: A Unique Japanese Tradition in Which a Fish Becomes a Work of Art Gyotaku is a traditional Japanese art form that is highly unique, and some may even say bizarre. The word Gyotaku itself is a combination of two separate words – Gyo, which means ‘fish’, and Taku, which means rubbing. As its name indicates, Gyotaku i...
22:39, 08/06/2019

Japan finmin Aso says Huawei ban could affect Japanese firms A U.S. bid to block China's Huawei Technologies from buying vital American technology could affect Japanese companies and weigh on economic growth, Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Friday....
03:39, 05/17/2019

New Japanese Emperor Naruhito ascends the Chrysanthemum Throne New Japanese Emperor Naruhito formally took up his post on Wednesday, saying he felt solemn with the burden he bore but pledged to work as a symbol of the nation and the unity of its people....
09:39, 05/01/2019

Former Japanese fisherman finds profit in whale-watching Masato Hasegawa is the fourth generation of his family to be a fisherman on Japan's northern oceans, but now his cruises focus on admiring sea life instead of catching it....
03:52, 07/09/2019

Japanese man prepares for landmark case against dolphin hunts Taiji resident will testify in attempt to ban activity as part of charity’s legal challenge A man from Taiji, the Japanese fishing town whose annual slaughter of dolphins has drawn widespread condemnation, will appear in court on Friday in an unprece...
00:39, 05/17/2019

US military releases new images of Japanese oil tanker attack The Pentagon said that the crew of one of the tankers, the Japanese Kokuka Courageous, found an unexploded limpet mine on its hull following an initial explosion....
02:52, 06/18/2019

First Japanese-American NYPD captain cleared of misconduct An NYPD captain accused of intentionally botching a drunken-driving case to help an off-duty detective was cleared of all charges in Bronx Criminal Court on Friday. Prosecutors failed to prove Capt. Naoki Yaguchi, the first Japanese-American to make ...
10:00, 05/18/2019

Japanese space startup wants to compete with US rocket rivals TOKYO — A Japanese startup that launched a rocket into space earlier this month plans to provide low-cost rocket services and compete with American rivals such as SpaceX, its founder said Wednesday. Interstellar Technology Inc. founder Takafumi Horie...
22:39, 05/15/2019

Japanese fans aren’t getting Ohtani-Kikuchi matchup SEATTLE — Brad Ausmus disappointed countless Japanese baseball fans Thursday with one decision. “Japanese baseball fans don’t like me right now. Tell them I’m sorry,” Ausmus said jokingly. The first-year Los Angeles Angels man...
07:13, 05/31/2019

Japanese Emperor Akihito on Tuesday will be the first to abdicate in 200 years Japan's 85-year-old Emperor Akihito ends his three-decade reign on Tuesday when he abdicates to his son Crown Prince Naruhito.        ...
15:39, 04/29/2019

Japanese Emperor Akihito to abdicate after three decades on throne Japanese Emperor Akihito reported his abdication to a Shinto sun goddess in a ritual at the Imperial Palace on Tuesday, starting a day of ceremonies to end a three decade reign in which he sought to ease painful memories of World War Two and bring t...
04:52, 04/30/2019

Japanese Emperor Akihito To Step Down After Three Decades On Throne Japanese Emperor Akihito will abdicate on Tuesday in favour of his elder son, ending a three-decade reign during which he sought to ease the painful memories of World War Two and engage with people,......
06:52, 04/30/2019

New Japanese and Thai Monarchs Are In the Spotlight, But Here Are Some of Asia’s Other Royals Japan is set to usher in a new imperial era come May 1: Crown Prince Naruhito will take the throne, ushering in the Reiwa Era and becoming the 126th emperor of Japan. The Japanese monarchy is said to be the world’s oldest, but Japan is just one...
10:13, 04/30/2019

Emperor Akihito becomes first Japanese monarch to abdicate in 200 years Japan's Emperor Akihito formally abdicated Tuesday during a historic ceremony in Tokyo, becoming the country's first monarch to step down from the Chrysanthemum Throne in two centuries....
15:26, 04/30/2019

Japanese man dies on plane with 246 cocaine wraps in stomach A man has died mid-flight after suffering convulsions triggered by a drugs overdose. He was on his way to Tokyo from Bogota; his plane was forced to make an emergency landing....
13:39, 05/28/2019

Japanese fleet prepares to resume commercial whaling Japanese whaling ships prepared on Sunday to set to sea, with crews gathering on decks in a northern port a day ahead of Japan's first commercial whaling hunt in more than 30 years....
12:00, 06/30/2019

Japanese celebrate landmark Goodwood win by Deirdre in Nassau • Japan racing’s 19-year wait for second Group One winner is over• Dettori foiled in attempt to win four consecutive Group OnesJapan racing’s 19-year wait for its second Group One winner in Britain finally came to an end here on Thursday as Deirdre, ...
01:00, 08/02/2019

Japanese urged not to see rare fish as omen of earthquakes Theory linking seismic activity and appearance of rare oarfish fails to hold waterPeople in Japan hoping to predict the next big earthquake should ignore mysterious deep-sea fish after experts said rare sightings of the creatures on the country’s bea...
11:52, 08/15/2019

Iconic Japanese Anime Character Gets Creative Latte Art In the Japanese children’s anime Anpanman, the titular hero’s head is made from a bun stuffed with bean paste. When Anpanman’s noggin gets damaged in the show, a new one is baked and switched out, reviving his powers....
18:26, 05/20/2019

Japanese Man Dies Mid-Flight With Stomach Full Of Cocaine A Japanese man with 246 packets of cocaine in his stomach and intestines died mid-flight on his way from Bogota to Tokyo, authorities said Monday in northern Mexico, where the plane made an emergency......
04:39, 05/28/2019

Powerful Japanese boy-band producer Kitagawa dies at 87 Johnny Kitagawa, one of the Japanese entertainment industry's most powerful producers and the Guinness record-winning brain behind many of Japanese pop music's most popular boy bands, such as SMAP, died on Tuesday at 87 after a stroke, his office sai...
12:13, 07/10/2019

Japanese fleet gears up to restart commercial whaling Japanese whalers were preparing to set to sea after Tokyo pledged to resume commercial whaling. The decision prompted outrage among activists, but experts say it might actually seal the fate of Japan's whaling industry....
20:00, 06/30/2019

Japanese entertainment tycoon Johnny Kitagawa dies at 87 Johnny Kitagawa, who produced famous boybands such as Arashi and SMAP, has died of subarachnoid cerebral hemorrhage after serving as kingpin of Japan’s entertainment industry for more than half a century...
13:00, 07/10/2019

Japanese researchers build robotic tail – video A team of researchers at Japan’s Keio university have built a robotic tail. Dubbed 'Arque', the grey one-metre device mimics tails such as those of cheetahs and monkeys, used to keep balance while running and climbing Continue reading......
22:13, 08/15/2019

Drone used to create 3D remake of Japanese internment camp From 1942 to 1945, more than 7,000 Japanese-Americans and Japanese immigrants were forcibly relocated to Camp Amache. They were among the 110,000 Japanese-Americans ordered to camps throughout the US....
14:13, 05/02/2019

The Best Japanese Car Show of the Early Internet Is On Amazon Prime It’s informative. It’s entertaining. It’s an introduction to how cars work, how they should be driven, and how weird they can be. It’s not Top Gear or The Grand Tour; it’s Best Motoring’s Hot-Version and it’s on Amazon Prime....
21:52, 05/22/2019

Japanese flying car hovers for a minute during test flight Japanese electronics manufacturer NEC Corporation unveiled a prototype flying car that stayed in the air for almost a minute during a test in Japan this week....
17:52, 08/06/2019

New Japanese Legislator With ALS Aims to Stop Abuse of Disabled Yasuhiko Funago can’t breath or speak on his own. But when he joins Japan’s Parliament on Thursday, he plans to begin fighting to stop people with disabilities being marginalized or abused....
14:39, 07/30/2019

| Japanese man dies mid-flight with stomach full of cocaine A Japanese man with 246 packets of cocaine in his stomach and intestines has died mid-flight on his way from Bogota to Tokyo, authorities say in northern Mexico, where the plane made an emergency landing....
11:00, 05/28/2019

Building your own website? This is what you need to know Whether you're using Wix or Weebly, building a website has gotten easier. But there is still much about the website-creation process to know.       ...
13:00, 07/13/2019

Japanese tourist, husband charged in Hawaii sex assault case A Japanese tourist and her husband lured another visitor from Japan to their Waikiki hotel room and sexually assaulted her, according to court documents....
22:26, 05/07/2019

Watch as thousands of happy Pikachus dance across this Japanese city Pikachu as voiced by Ryan Reynolds is pretty good, but you know what screams “party”? Hundreds of Pikachu overrunning a city, dancing and just being their cute selves. Now that’s a good time, and it’s exactly what’s consuming the Japanese city of Yok...
08:26, 08/08/2019

Outrage at acquittals in rape cases sparks calls to fix Japanese law Miyako Shirakawa was a 19-year-old college student when she was raped by an older man. She said that when the attack started, her mind went blank and she froze up....
04:39, 06/10/2019

Report: Japanese sushi chef in North Korea seen alive and well A Japanese national who once served as sushi chef to former North Korean leader Kim Jong Il is well and alive, according to a pro-Pyongyang newspaper based in Japan....
03:13, 07/19/2019

Footage Of Alleged Taiko No Tatsujin Robbery At Japanese Arcade Taiko no Tatsujin is one of Japan’s most iconic arcade games. Recently in Nagoya, two kids appear to have stuffed one of the drums into a plastic bag and walked out of the arcade....
16:26, 05/02/2019

Kim Kardashian slammed for exploiting Japanese culture for Kimono line Kim, oh no. “I’ve been passionate about this for 15 years,” Kim Kardashian tweeted Tuesday alongside an announcement for her new shapewear line, controversially named Kimono. Japan, however, has been passionate about the kimono sinc...
22:00, 06/26/2019

South Korean Dies After Self-Immolation at Japanese Embassy in Seoul Anti-Japanese sentiment in South Korea has often led to dramatic protests in front of the embassy. The two countries are currently locked in a bitter trade dispute....
10:13, 07/19/2019

Watch: Shohei Ohtani becomes first Japanese-born player to hit for cycle Los Angeles Angeles designated hitter Shohei Ohtani became the first Japanese-born player to hit for the cycle during a 5-3 win against the Tampa Bay Rays....
02:13, 06/15/2019

South Korean Man Dies After Self-Immolation In Front Of Japanese Embassy A South Korean man died on Friday after setting himself on fire in front of the Japanese embassy in Seoul, police said, amid ongoing trade and diplomatic disputes with Tokyo....
10:52, 07/19/2019

K-Pop stardom lures Japanese youth to Korea despite diplomatic chill Yuuka Hasumi put high school in Japan on hold and flew to South Korea in February to try her chances at becoming a K-pop star, even if that means long hours of vocal and dance training, no privacy,......
03:26, 05/01/2019

Formal investiture ceremony starts for new Japanese Emperor Naruhito The formal investiture ceremony for new Japanese Emperor Naruhito began on Wednesday, marking the first time in over 200 years that an emperor has acceded to the throne following an abdication....
05:00, 05/01/2019

Trump Gave the Japanese Prime Minister a Break on Trade, For Now President Donald Trump did Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe a favor last week, delaying the start of negotiations on a tricky trade decision, potentially pushing it past that country’s elections in July, three officials briefed on the talks t...
20:52, 05/01/2019

On a Russian outpost in the Pacific, fear and fantasies of a Japanese future   A recent flurry of talks has brought speculation that the Kremlin may be willing to hand some of the islands, seized by the Red Army during World War II, back to Japan....
22:26, 05/12/2019

New Japanese Emperor Naruhito pledges to work as symbol of the people New Japanese Emperor Naruhito formally took up his post on Wednesday, saying he felt solemn with the burden he bore but pledged to work as a symbol of the nation and the unity of its people....
05:00, 05/01/2019

Emperor Akihito abdicates Japanese throne to start 'Reiwa' era Japanese Emperor Akihito expressed gratitude to the Japanese people Tuesday as he abdicated his throne and turned it over to his son, becoming the nation's first monarch to step down in 200 years....
21:00, 04/30/2019

Centre's Expert Panel To Help Fight Japanese Encephalitis In Meghalaya The Union Health ministry has rushed an expert to Meghalayas West Garo Hills district to assist the administration fight outbreak of Japanese Encephalitis there, officials said today....
20:00, 06/20/2019

Japanese women call for ban on mandatory high heels at work Thousands of people have backed a campaign in Japan calling for the government to ban workplaces from including high heels in their mandatory dress codes for women. ...
15:13, 06/04/2019

Knives Were Left on Japanese Prince’s School Desk, Police Say The Tokyo police were investigating security footage indicating that an adult had trespassed on the grounds of the school attended by Prince Hisahito, 12....
16:00, 04/28/2019

Japanese researchers build robotic tail to keep elderly upright Millions of years after the ancestors of humans evolved to lose their tails, a research team at Japan’s Keio University have built a robotic one they say could help unsteady elderly people keep their balance....
20:39, 08/14/2019

New Yorker Re-examines Article on Japanese 'Family Rental' Service The New Yorker magazine is reviewing an article it published after public broadcaster NHK apologized for what it said was an inaccurate program on the subject....
18:39, 06/01/2019

400-year-old Japanese temple puts faith in robot priest A 400-year-old temple in Japan is attempting to hot-wire interest in Buddhism with a robotic priest it believes will change the face of religion.       ...
23:52, 08/14/2019

Court being asked to stop dolphin hunts in Japanese village TOKYO (AP) — A court in central Japan is hearing arguments over whether dolphin hunting violates the nation’s animal cruelty laws. The plaintiffs in the case opening Friday are asking the district court in Wakayama prefecture to stop the permit...
06:26, 05/17/2019

South Korea says it will file complaint with WTO over new Japanese export restrictions SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says it will file complaint with WTO over new Japanese export restrictions....
11:00, 07/01/2019

The Latest: SKorea summons Japanese envoy over export curbs TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on Japan’s tightening of restrictions on technology exports to South Korea (all times local): 5:50 p.m. South Korea’s Foreign Ministry says the vice foreign minister has summoned the Japanese ambassador to Seoul to...
11:00, 07/01/2019

Japanese women want a law banning high heel dress code A social media campaign against dress codes and expectations that women wear high heels at work has gone viral in Japan, with thousands joining the #KuToo movement....
17:26, 06/04/2019

Japan Finance Minister Aso says Huawei ban could affect Japanese firms A U.S. bid to block China's Huawei Technologies from buying vital American technology could affect Japanese companies and weigh on economic growth, Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Friday....
04:26, 05/17/2019

U.S., Japanese military leaders address growing 'number of challenges' The Japanese minister of defense and the commander of U.S. Forces Japan met Wednesday at Yokoto Air Base to discuss bilateral cooperation and the complex security challenges in the region....
18:26, 06/20/2019

Suspect in knife threat to Japanese prince critical of monarchy A suspect who was arrested this week in connection to a knife threat to a 12-year-old Japanese prince said he carried out the act to protest Japan's monarchy....
19:39, 05/02/2019

The 2019 Toyota Crown Is the RWD Japanese Luxury Cruiser the Avalon Should’ve Been Since 1955, the Toyota Crown has been a staple of Toyota’s lineup. It’s not only one of the automaker’s oldest models, but also one of the oldest car nameplates still around today. Only a handful of models outdate it, such as the Volkswagen Beetle, C...
03:00, 05/31/2019

Five Japanese automakers sign on to SoftBank-Toyota self-drive venture Five Japanese automakers including Suzuki Motor Corp and Mazda Motor Corp on Friday said they would each invest 2% in the on-demand, self-driving car service venture set up by SoftBank Corp and Toyota Motor Corp....
05:52, 06/28/2019

Japanese crown prince, wife begin tour of Poland WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Polish president and first lady have welcomed Japanese Crown Prince Akishino and his wife Crown Princess Kiko as the royal couple begins a tour of Poland. An official welcoming ceremony took place Friday at the Presidential ...
16:13, 06/28/2019

Five Japanese automakers invest in SoftBank-Toyota self-drive venture Five Japanese automakers including Suzuki Motor and Mazda Motor on Friday said they would each invest 2% in the on-demand, self-driving car service venture set up by SoftBank and Toyota Motor....
18:00, 06/28/2019

10 killed, 30 injured in suspected arson at Japanese anime studio At least 10 people were killed and 38 others were injured in a fire Thursday at an animation studio in Japan that police suspect was caused by arson....
10:00, 07/18/2019

60% Flight Attendants Of Japanese Airlines Filmed Secretly On Duty About 60% of flight attendants have fallen prey to surreptitious photographing and filming while on duty, but many of them face difficulties in charging offenders over such acts in the sky....
23:00, 08/12/2019

Moon Jae-in praises ‘civic understanding’ between South Koreans, Japanese South Korean President Moon Jae-in said the state of "mature civic relations" or people-to-people exchange between South Korea and Japan is important....
23:52, 08/12/2019

Climbing: Mori, 15, becomes youngest Japanese medalist in World Championships Teenager Ai Mori made history after becoming the youngest Japanese medalist at the International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) World Championships, winning the bronze medal in the women's lead competition in Hachioji on Thursday....
15:52, 08/16/2019

1st Japanese-bred horse in Kentucky Derby took long road LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Master Fencer, the first Japanese-bred horse to run in the Kentucky Derby, took a very circuitous route to Churchill Downs. Everyone involved with the chestnut colt hopes the long journey will be worth the effort Saturday. R...
22:13, 05/02/2019

S.Korean YouTubers lure Japanese audience with attacks on Moon Japanese citizens angry at South Korea's role in a diplomatic row over their wartime history that has spilled into trade have found some unlikely allies: South Korean commentators using YouTube to attack their own president, Moon Jae-in....
01:26, 07/24/2019

Trump Opens Tokyo Visit With a Tweet Sure to Unnerve the Japanese President Trump played down North Korea’s recent tests of short-range ballistic missiles, undercutting declarations by both Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the president’s own national security adviser....
09:26, 05/26/2019

Japanese PM shows off beaver door-knocker from Canada on Instagram In a video posted Thursday to his official Instagram account, Shinzo Abe installs the folksy souvenir at the entrance of his lakeside villa outside Tokyo....
05:00, 05/03/2019

Hideo Kojima Explains How Spider-Man Is Similar To Japanese Superheroes Out of all American superheroes, there is one that many in Japan seem to like best: Spider-Man. But why? In a recent interview, Hideo Kojima explains how Spider-Man is like Japanese heroes, which might explain the character’s appeal to local audience...
21:26, 07/05/2019

Subversive Japanese otter mascot ready to take on John Oliver A giant otter with a turtle for a hat and a massive social media following has challenged the comedian to a wrestling match and he's a favorite to win....
11:00, 05/03/2019

Immigrant Children Will Reportedly Be Housed at a Former Japanese Internment Camp Just another one of those ‘America is great because America is good’ stories that we love: Time reported last night that the Trump administration has chosen Fort Sill in Oklahoma, the former site of a Japanese incarceration camp, as the site of a “te...
18:13, 06/12/2019

Give me a break: Japanese coach takes heat for resting ace A decision by a high school baseball coach to rest his star pitcher in a crucial qualifying game for the prestigious national tournament has the Japanese sports fraternity up in arms....
12:39, 07/31/2019

Japanese space probe Hayabusa 2: Second touchdown on asteroid Ryugu Hayabusa 2 has landed on the asteroid and is collecting rocks and dust to take back home to Earth. Landing on a moving object in outer space is not an easy feat. Researchers are celebrating the achievement....
02:26, 07/12/2019

U.S. waives tariffs on Japanese aluminum for Tesla battery cells The U.S. Commerce Department has agreed to Tesla Inc's request to waive 10 percent tariffs on imported aluminum from Japan used in the manufacture of battery cells at Tesla's Nevada Gigafactory, government documents show....
21:39, 06/24/2019

MLB Draft prospect Carter Stewart signs with Japanese team Eastern Florida State Junior College pitcher Carter Stewart, who was the No. 8 overall pick in the 2018 MLB Draft but did not sign with the Atlanta Braves, is forgoing this year's draft to instead play in Japan....
23:39, 05/21/2019

Japanese curbs seen as chance for South Korean chipmakers to cut stockpiles Shares in South Korean memory chipmakers Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and SK Hynix Inc rose on Wednesday as investors bet on production cuts due to curbs on the export of key materials from Japan, analysts said....
15:26, 07/10/2019

The Latest: Trump visits US, Japanese troops aboard ships TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Japan (all times local): 11:56 a.m. President Donald Trump is giving Memorial Day remarks to more than 800 members of the U.S. military aboard the USS Wasp stationed in Japan. Trump c...
05:00, 05/28/2019

South Korea to spend $6.5 billion on R&D to cut reliance on Japanese imports South Korea on Monday announced plans to invest about 7.8 trillion won ($6.48 billion) in research and development for local materials, parts and equipment over the next seven years in an effort to cut the reliance on Japanese imports....
06:39, 08/05/2019

Japanese airport hotel puts flight simulator in room Haneda Excel Hotel Tokyu in Tokyo, Japan, has a flight simulator in one of its rooms. For an extra fee, guests can have the experience of piloting a Boeing 737-800....
17:13, 07/11/2019

Elkann tries selling FCA-Renault merger to Japanese with promised payoffs Fiat Chrysler Chairman John Elkann has conveyed his "huge respect" for Nissan and Mitsubishi Motors and promised that the Japanese automakers will derive big benefits from his proposed tie-up of FCA with their French partner Renault....
11:13, 05/28/2019

Building a tribute into every truck Each one of GM's carbon-fiber pickup beds will be etched with a tribute to Tim Connors, who served as manufacturing chief engineer of the automaker's full-size trucks....
08:00, 04/29/2019

Huawei’s next big challenge is building its own OS After a bunch of companies stopped trading with Huawei, the company is preparing for life after that. Most important of them all was Google, whose ban means the Chinese tech giant can’t use Android, Google Play Store, Play Services, and apps like Gma...
19:13, 05/23/2019

The Building Blocks of the D-Day Victory The Memorial Museum of the Battle of Normandy—located a short distance from the beaches where the historic landing happened 75 years ago—commemorates Allied successes while not shying away from the failures....
04:26, 06/06/2019

Building My BMW E36 M3 Rally Car Is a Race Itself My first rally race with my newish-to-me 1995 BMW M3 is coming up on me faster than the trees I hope to be near-missing at the event next week. I still have a whole spreadsheet of service items to get done. I keep wondering this to myself: “Am I scre...
07:26, 07/09/2019

South Korea boycott impacts sales at Japanese retailer Uniqlo A recent boycott on Japanese goods in South Korea has had an impact on casual clothing chain Uniqlo's sales in the country, owner Fast Retailing said on Friday....
05:39, 08/09/2019

Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S., knocks trade advantage U.S. President Donald Trump urged Japanese business leaders on Saturday to increase their investment in the United States while saying Japan had a substantial edge on trade that negotiators were trying to even out....
12:39, 05/25/2019

Threat To Japanese Prince Underscores Royal Line's Succession Crisis Two kitchen knives have been found on the school desk of a young Japanese prince who one day stands to inherit the Chrysanthemum Throne, heightening security fears and underlining the vulnerability of......
06:52, 04/30/2019

Japanese shares track Wall Street higher, Shiseido shines Japan's Nikkei rose on Friday, pulling away from seven-month lows as investors took heart from a bounce on Wall Street although fresh concerns about global trade hung over sentiment....
06:00, 08/09/2019

Families of Japanese abductees urge PM Abe to enter negotiations with North Korea The families of Japanese nationals abducted by North Korea in the late 1970s called for the government to expedite negotiations for their release on Sunday....
00:00, 05/20/2019

Japanese Americans detained as kids plan Fort Sill protest LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — Demonstrators including Japanese Americans who were detained as children by the U.S. government during World War II are speaking out against the Trump administration’s plans to house migrant children at an Oklahoma Army bas...
08:52, 06/22/2019

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with Japanese IME and Snip & Sketch improvements Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 18950 from the 20H1 branch with Japanese IME and Snip & Sketch improvements, plus the usual bug fixes.Read More...
17:52, 08/01/2019

Paws for effect: Japanese zoo stages unusual 'lion' escape drill Staff member in a lion costume helps zoo practise for the event of an escape, as real lions appear unimpressedFor one terrifying moment it looks like the lion is about to get the upper hand against its human nemeses.The animal faces down its would-be...
09:00, 06/24/2019

Donald Trump tweets ‘great progress’ in Japanese trade negotiations President Trump tweeted early today that “great progress being made in trade negotiations with Japan,” where he’s conducting talks with that country’s leaders. He added “agriculture and beef heavily in play.” But h...
20:52, 05/26/2019

Slime on the line: slug blamed for power failure on Japanese railways Part of the country’s famously efficient network were plunged into chaos after the mollusc short-circuited electrical equipmentA slug has been blamed for a power outage that halted dozens of trains and delayed 12,000 passengers in Japan, the railway ...
09:00, 06/24/2019

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe vows to keep children safe after stabbing attack kills 2 Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he will take all necessary measures for children's safety after nearly 20 people were stabbed at a bus stop in Kawasaki....
21:39, 05/28/2019

Life for Sale by Yukio Mishima review – a Japanese pulp classic An engaging all-action satire on 1960s Tokyo consumerism receives its first English translation“Human life is quite meaningless, and people are just puppets anyway,” says Hanio Yamada, as he sits in a warehouse with three men who want him dead. “What...
13:39, 08/09/2019

#KuToo: Japanese women say high heels rule is sexual discrimination Writer Yumi Ishikawa has started a petition to end the practice of requiring women to wear high heels at work. The government has said it is reviewing the request to ban the requirement as sexual discrimination....
15:00, 06/04/2019

Ancient Japanese Queen Himiko may have Burned Animal Bones to Tell the Future Archaeologists believe that a burnt boar scapula found in the ruins of Makimuku in Japan in 2015 may tie the ancient shaman Queen Himiko and leaders of the Yamataikoku ruling establishment with the practice of burning animal bones to tell the future....
22:52, 05/17/2019

Trump delays tariff decision on European and Japanese autos for 6 months The president had previously threatened to raise import tariffs on foreign cars as a matter of national security on May 18. It was announced that the decision over the hikes will be delayed for 180 days....
22:52, 05/17/2019

Trump meets Japanese emperor on state visit overshadowed by trade U.S. President Donald Trump met new Japanese Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako on Monday in the ceremonial highlight of a state visit overshadowed by trade tensions between the two allies....
05:00, 05/27/2019

75 years after Iwo Jima, US Marines storm 'Pacific' island with Japanese forces Three-quarters of a century ago they fought each other in a Pacific War of almost unbridled brutality. Now, U.S. Marines and Japan's new island-hopping troops are storming beaches together in military exercises....
11:52, 07/31/2019

In #MeToo era, Japanese woman slams #KuToo heels dress codes TOKYO (AP) — Japanese women are saying, “No,” to high heels in what’s been dubbed the #KuToo movement, a play on the words for “shoes” and “agony.” Yumi Ishikawa, who started the movement, handed the labor mi...
13:52, 06/05/2019

Japanese official says negotiators working hard on U.S.-Japan trade deal U.S. and Japanese officials are working hard to reach agreement on a bilateral trade agreement, a senior Japanese official told Reuters on Wednesday, adding he was looking forward to news on the deal in the near future....
05:00, 07/18/2019

The Terror: Infamy Is a Step Forward for Depictions of Japanese-American Internment When The Terror: Infamy premieres on AMC on Aug. 12, it will be a welcome rarity: a mainstream depiction of the World War II incarceration camps in which Japanese Americans are actually at the center of their own story. Over the past eight decades, ...
23:00, 08/12/2019

A Hacked Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange Just Lost $32 Million of Virtual Money (TOKYO) — A Japanese cryptocurrency exchange has reported a hack causing the loss of 3.5 billion yen, or $32 million, worth of virtual money. Tokyo-based Remixpoint, which runs the BITPoint exchange as well as travel, used car and energy busine...
12:13, 07/12/2019

Shohei Ohtani makes history as he becomes the first Japanese-born player to hit for cycle Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani collects home run, triple, double and single during his first four at-bats against Rays.       ...
05:39, 06/14/2019

Male Japanese minister says female high heel dress code is ‘necessary’ Japan’s health minister said in response to a petition seeking a ban on requiring women to wear high heels at work that such dress code expectations are “necessary and appropriate” in the workplace....
03:00, 06/07/2019

South Korean YouTubers lure Japanese audience with attacks on Moon Japanese citizens angry at South Korea's role in a diplomatic row over their wartime history that has spilled into trade have found some unlikely allies: South Korean commentators using YouTube to attack their own president, Moon Jae-in....
03:26, 07/24/2019

#KuToo: Japanese women submit anti-high heels petition KuToo campaigners urge government to ban employers from forcing footwear on female staffA group of Japanese women have submitted a petition to the government to protest against what they say is a de facto requirement for female staff to wear high hee...
14:26, 06/03/2019

FEATURE-K-Pop stardom lures Japanese youth to Korea despite diplomatic chill Yuuka Hasumi put high school in Japan on hold and flew to South Korea in February to try her chances at becoming a K-pop star, even if that means long hours of vocal and dance training, no privacy, no boyfriend, and even no phone....
02:00, 05/01/2019

Trump and Japanese leader talk energy ahead of Iran oil deadline President Trump is set to discuss energy cooperation with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe when they meet on Friday, just days before the United States' May 1 deadline for ending purchases of oil from Iran....
13:13, 05/02/2019

Footage Of Alleged Taiko No Tatsujin Robbery At Japanese Arcade [Update] Taiko no Tatsujin is one of Japan’s most iconic arcade games. Recently in Nagoya, two kids appear to have stuffed one of the drums into a plastic bag and walked out of the arcade....
15:13, 05/07/2019

Say hiya to Hiyashi Chuka, the Japanese cold noodles made for summer Let us declare hiyashi chuka the summer dish of 2019. Think of it as a deconstructed bowl of ramen, minus the hot broth, with an assortment of proteins and thinly sliced vegetables. A small dish of bright and savory sauce is served on the side for po...
22:00, 07/12/2019

Suspected Japanese arsonist is ex-convict who believed studio stole his novel: media A man suspected of torching an animation studio and killing 33 people in Japan's worst mass killing in two decades had been convicted of robbery and carried out the attack because he believed his novel had been plagiarized, media said on Friday....
16:52, 07/19/2019

Tuesday's Best Deals: Readers' Favorite VPN, Fanatics Gear, Japanese Sunscreen, and More A Private Internet Access old price sale, a battery organizer, and 15% off ThermoWorks lead off Tuesday’s best deals from around the web....
18:39, 08/06/2019