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Fukugonji Akiba Grand Festival
The Fukugonji Akiba Grand Festival begins with an afternoon of taiko drum performances by adult and children's groups alike and culminates in the fire festival which gets underway around 6pm after dark, this year preceded by a short, but rousing performance by the world famous Kodo drummers.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
The Japan Times
Special on "the father of the Showa idol"; advice for discouraged youth; CM of the week: Kyogetsu
Hideyoshi Aizawa, who died in May, is known as the "father of the Showa idol." As the founder and president of Sun Music, one of the most powerful talent agencies in Japanese show business, he basically invented the idea of the idol singer in the 1970s and '80s with the cultivation of people such as Junko Sakurada and Seiko Matsuda.
Japanese firefighters travel to Butte County to learn techniques unavailable at home
Firefighters Yoshiomy Komattsu and Kenichiro Yanagida get ready with other colleagues from Japan to learn fire rescue techniques near Oroville on Thursday.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
New Market Report Now Available: Itec Corporation (9964) - Financial...
The company's product portfolio include steel sheets, slab plates, H-shaped steels, columns, flat decks, H belt shaped steels and base packs.
How to minimize negative impact when disaster strikes
Does this sound like you when someone suggests you should prepare your company for a disaster that might happen some day? "It won't happen to us."
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Fukushima disaster update
It's what post- Fukushima Japan fears the most; cancer. Amid allegations of government secrecy , worrying new claims say a cancer cluster has developed around the radiation zone and that the victims are children.
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DENSO to Merge Its Two Industrial Equipment Subsidiaries
DENSO Corporation will merge DENSO WAVE Incorporated, which develops and sells automatic data capture devices and industrial robots and other systems and devices, and DENSO ELECS Co., Ltd., which manufactures products developed by DENSO WAVE, in January 2015.
The Japan Times
Many evacuees still in temp housing
The occupancy rate for makeshift housing units set up after the March 2011 mega-quake and tsunami is still at more than 85 percent in the three hardest-hit prefectures as Wednesday marked 1,000 days since the twin disasters struck.
Impact of Albuminuria on Early Neurological Deterioration and Lesion...
From the Departments of Neurology , Radiology , Diabetes and Endocrine Internal Medicine , Chubu Rosai Hospital, Nagoya, Japan; and Department of Neurology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan .
Tue Dec 03, 2013
DENSO Developing Agricultural Production Support System
Contributes to stabilizing the growth and increasing the yield of crops Tokyo, Dec 3, 2013 - - DENSO Corporation has developed an agricultural production support system that helps stabilize the growth and increase the yield of agricultural products by automatically controlling the optimal temperature, humidity, and CO2 concentration in a ... (more)
Rude Cosplayers Pissing Off Park Visitors in Japan
Shuzenji Niji no Sato is a park in Shizuoka, Japan. And it's not happy with some ill-mannered cosplayers.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
University of Bristol news
Engineering students awarded scholarships for international internships
Eight international engineering students who have undertaken internships of outstanding significance to their academic study and career development have been awarded scholarships by the University's Faculty of Engineering.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Globe and Mail
Japan's soaring coal use cools demand for LNG
Under pressure from Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's administration to improve industry competitiveness, Japan has thrown out greenhouse emissions limits and its utilities are burning record amounts of thermal coal.
Utility of near infrared spectroscopy for the screening of the growth restricted fetus.
A myriad of factors have been linked to increased risk for intrauterine growth restriction and the associated complications; the majority of which are based on observational statistics of demographics, socioeconomics and patient history.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Japan director turns to crowdfunding for...
This photo taken on August 30, 2013 shows Japanese film director Takafumi Ota welcoming guests before a preview for his latest work "Asahi No Ataru Ie" in Tokyo He needed studio financing for a film that was harshly critical of the nuclear industry in the aftermath of Fukushima, but no one was interested in funding his project the traditional way.
Toyota Tsusho, Aisin Seiki and DENSO to Open Wholly-Owned Automotive...
Will offer high-quality automotive after-sales services in emerging economies Kariya, Japan, Nov 27, 2013 - - Toyota Tsusho Corporation, Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd., and DENSO Corporation will jointly open a wholly-owned store in Cambodia that will offer automotive repair and maintenance services, as well as sell related automotive components.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Asia News Network
TOKYO/ NAGOYA: Toyota seeks to be 'reborn' in the eyes of its customers
After capturing the crown as the world's largest automobile maker from the US' General Motors, Toyota is not just satisfied with sales or profit figures.
Chubu Electric to finish smart meter introduction ahead of schedule
Chubu Electric Power Co. on Tuesday unveiled a plan to complete introducing next-generation electricity meters to all households in the utility's service area some two years and three months ahead of its original schedule.
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Neighborhood X T.K. Garment Supply Collection
Neighborhood , a name we often mention on SLAMXHYPE, have teamed up with T.K Garment Supply on a small installment.
Method Simplifies Synthesis
Aliphatic alkenes can undergo direct functionalization under mild conditions and without the need for transition-metal catalysts or photolysis, report researchers at Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, Japan.