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A section of Tokyo’s Akihabara district ready for redevelopment amid mixed reactions is seen in the capital’s Chiyoda district on November 24, 2021. (Mainichi / Shohei Kato) TOKYO – A plan to redevelop a section of Akihabara, a hotbed of pop culture in Tokyo’s Chiyoda district and one of Asia’s best areas for electronics stores, …

On November 26, the Japanese real estate portal At home released data on average advertised prices for new independent homes in the Greater Tokyo Area (GTA) for October 2021. The GTA consists of the prefectures of Tokyo, Kanagawa, Saitama and Chiba. Average advertised prices were those quoted by home builders when they advertised on the …

Hollywood’s rise as one of Greater Los Angeles’ most exciting foodie districts continues today, with news that a prominent James Beard Foundation Award winner is teaming up with fine chops to occupy a familiar space at 6115 Sunset Boulevard. The upcoming project, titled Magari, will be a three-way collaboration that combines Italian and Japanese flavors …

TOKYO – With the emergence of the new Omicron variant of the coronavirus at the end of last week, countries around the world have rushed to close their borders to travelers from southern Africa, even in the absence of information scientists indicating whether such measures were necessary or likely to be effective in stopping the …

Takemichi is the hapless but courageous and generous hero of the Tokyo Revengers, and he has a matching MBTI personality type. Tokyo Avengers is a story about Japanese delinquents and a mind-boggling time travel – an unusual but creative combination of story elements for a modern shonen series. The star is Takemichi Hanagaki who nowadays …

The capital of Japan, Tokyo, has unique flood control facilities that help prevent rainwater-related disasters. The densely populated city has a massive underground water storage system to prevent flooding during the rainy season. One of the largest rainwater storage pipes in Japan is the “Wada Yayoi Trunk Sewer”. With an internal diameter of 8.5 meters, …

Tokyo Revengers is a well-known Japanese manga series enveloping the element of action, thriller, sci-fi and Yanki. The series is the adaptation of the animated television series from Liden Films. The history of the show is written by Ken Wakui, in the direction of Koichi Hatsumi, Minoru Ashina and Tsutomu Hanabusa. The show is one …

TOKYO (AP) – Japan and Vietnam signed a space defense and cybersecurity cooperation agreement on Tuesday, as the two Asian countries rapidly strengthen military ties amid assertiveness concerns from China. Japanese Defense Minister Nobuo Kishi told reporters that the space and cyberspace deal was aimed at responding to a “strong sense of urgency” over activities …

Nescafe combines Japan’s favorite heated furniture with candies and chilled drinks. Many Japanese would say that when the winter cold arrives, the best thing to do is park at a kotatsu, a kind of coffee table with a radiator attached to its underside, slide your legs underneath and wait for spring. But while kotatsu is …

To contribute:Leave a comment if you find a particular report interesting or if you want to enrich it. Flag as inappropriate. Mark as useful or interesting. Submit your own user report! near Machida, Tokyo (21.1 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (lateral) oscillation / 20-30 s : It is …