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First Decent Japanese Sumo Raised in Captivity for Fifty Years

Posted by on Mar 13, 2017 in Featured, Japanzine | Comments Off on First Decent Japanese Sumo Raised in Captivity for Fifty Years

For the first time in a generation a Japanese sumo wrestler has been raised to adulthood in captivity, sparking nationwide celebration. In...

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Japan joins criticism of Trump’s ‘Islamophobic’ Executive Order

Posted by on Mar 13, 2017 in Featured, Japanzine | Comments Off on Japan joins criticism of Trump’s ‘Islamophobic’ Executive Order

The Japanese Department of Immigration this week aligned itself with those criticising the American president’s recent executive order...

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Techno Udon Parties Sidestep Anti-Dancing Laws

Posted by on Jul 4, 2014 in Featured, Japanzine | Comments Off on Techno Udon Parties Sidestep Anti-Dancing Laws

A new movement protesting the anti-dancing laws in Japan has spread from Tokyo to Osaka. Techno-udon parties which started in 2012 use the...

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A Crying, Incoherent Japanese Politician Is The Internet’s Latest Sensation

Posted by on Jul 4, 2014 in Featured, Japanzine | Comments Off on A Crying, Incoherent Japanese Politician Is The Internet’s Latest Sensation

A video clip of a weeping Japanese politician accused of dubious spending on trips to a hot springs has gone viral, leaving many outraged...

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D (a)M(a)Z(ing) – Vacations on the Korean border

Posted by on Apr 17, 2014 in Featured, Japanzine | Comments Off on D (a)M(a)Z(ing) – Vacations on the Korean border

“… and the defector said to me ‘yes, the poor do eat the bodies of dead people.’” Ordinarily Japanzine holidays in snowy places...

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