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Popular Drama 2014 : Massan

After the popular drama “Hanako to Anne” finished, a new NHK morning Drama series “Massan” has been aired. The drama is about Massan, who traveled to Scotland during the Taisho era, to learn how...

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Popular Movie 2014 : Rurouni Kenshin

The movie “Rurouni Kenshin” is based on the manga by Nobuhiro Watsuki. Rurouni Kenshin is about a legendary assassin who lived during the Meiji period. The people in the Meiji period greatly feared the...

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Sumo has regained popularity!

Sumo is a sport where two Rikishi (wrestlers) try to force their opponent wrestler out of a circular ring (dohyō) or to touch the ground with a part of their body other than the...

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Batman in Chiba Prefecture : Chibatman!?

The video of Batman in Japan, posted on SNS, has gone viral. Batman rides his custom built tri-motorcycle and shows up around the streets in the Chiba prefecture. His video has not only became...

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Popular Summer Food : Japanese Somen Noodle

Somen(そうめん) is a very popular food during the dreadfully hot summer in Japan. Somen is especially good when you lose your appetite because of heat; Somen might be your best go-to food during those...

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Popular Band : Wagakki Band

Wagakki Band consists of 8 members and Yuko Suzuka is their leader and singer. The uniqueness of the Wagakki Band comes from the mix between Western instruments (such as: guitar, bass guitar, drum set)...