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Japanese Art and Dutch Art: Altered Reality of Hiroshige by Van Gogh Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Ando (Utagawa) Hiroshige (1797-1858) is one of the most famous Japanese ukiyo-e artists to have impacted greatly internationally. This reality came to the attention of Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) and other European artists of high distinction. Therefore,…
03.24 / 00:18
moderntokyotimes.com
An educator accused of using his clout to curry favor with Japanese politicians, including the first family, told lawmakers under oath Thursday that he believes political intervention helped him secure a deal to purchase land from the government.…
03.23 / 23:27
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Though "Super Mario Run" has lifted Nintendo's profits less than many had hoped, Mario remains the protagonist of the company's mobile strategy, with a jump to a new smartphone platform highlighting the game producer's main goal of expanding its fan base.…
03.23 / 23:27
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The Japanese yen's recent rise against the dollar has defied conventional market wisdom, but a stronger currency may actually support Japan as it confronts the Trump administration on matters of trade and foreign exchange.…
03.23 / 23:27
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A 27-year-old man who threatened an employee of a parcel delivery company with a chainsaw and uploaded the video of it on YouTube last December was found guilty and handed an 18-month sentence suspended for three years by the Tsu District Court in Mie Prefecture on Wednesday. (Japan…
03.23 / 23:27
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Tokyo Metropolitan Police have arrested a male temporary worker for allegedly attempting to strip a woman of her underwear in a park in Edogawa Ward last year, reports TBS News.…
03.23 / 23:27
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Will Japan use Trump's presidency as impetus to commit to a new Asian security architecture in the…
03.23 / 22:25
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