Fukushima has 1 million+ tons of radioactive water

Fukushima has 1 million+ tons of radioactive water

9 years after an earthquake and tsunami caused nuclear meltdowns at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, TEPCO has 1 mil...

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Great East Japan Earthquake, nine years on

Great East Japan Earthquake, nine years on

A couple in Miyagi Prefecture is reunited with their deceased daughter nine years after the Great East Japan Earthquake.

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Memory-packed miniature dollhouses

Memory-packed miniature dollhouses

A family-run dollhouse shop in Tokyo creates miniature replicas filled with special memories.

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Anime's sacred sites: Love Live!

Anime's sacred sites: Love Live!

Foreign tourists visit sites featured in popular anime film Love Live!

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Tech solutions for Japan's labor shortage

Tech solutions for Japan's labor shortage

Japan is looking to technology to fix the shortage of workers in the food service industry.

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CORONAVIRUS: Japan can't make enough masks

CORONAVIRUS: Japan can't make enough masks

Stores in Japan cannot keep face masks in stock as people around the country stock up to prevent the spread of coronavir...

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Tokyo's forgotten Olympic Games

Tokyo's forgotten Olympic Games

Japan won the bid to host the 1940 Summer Olympics, but war cancelled the games and dreams of Olympic hopefuls including...

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Paratrooper training

Paratrooper training

The Japan Self-Defense Forces' only parachute unit undergoes tough training to defend the island nation. Unsung heroes p...

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Space tourism in the works

Space tourism in the works

The United States is working on space exploration with private-sector involvement to enable civilian space travel in the...

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New Year's 2020 in Japan

New Year's 2020 in Japan

Japan celebrates New Year's 2020! Crowds jam Shibuya's scramble crossing, Oga's namahage monsters yell and growl, Nagano...

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