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Tokyo (Japan)

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  • Haruki Murakami's 'Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki' paints haunting picture

    Haruki Murakami's "Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage" begins with a simple premise: A Tokyo railroad engineer, the Tsukuru Tazaki of the novel's title, unable to get over the summer of his sophomore year in college, when for no reason...
  • Toyota first quarter profit rise beats estimates, U.S. sales outlook raised

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp posted a forecast-beating 4.4 percent rise in April-June operating profit and raised its North America vehicle sales target for the year to next March, boosted by strong sales of SUVs and pickup trucks in the United...
  • As Abenomics halo slips, Tokyo IPO investors press for value

    TOKYO (Reuters) - At the New York Stock Exchange last September, buoyed by high hopes for Japan's economic revival, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe urged Wall Street to "Buy my Abenomics!" Amid sagging growth and Tokyo listing flops, investors are now looking...
  • Japan's Toho Woos Female Non-Believers to Hollywood 'Godzilla'

    TOKYO - Top Japanese distributor Toho is targeting women in order to make its release of the Legendary Pictures-made "Godzilla" a box office success. The original Japanese "Godzilla" series was a Toho line-up staple for generations, but was pitched...
  • Exclusive: Japan's GPIF to boost stock allocation to over 20 percent - sources

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's public pension fund, the world's largest at around $1.24 trillion, plans to boost the weighting of domestic stocks to more than 20 percent from a current 12 percent target, two people with knowledge of the allocation review...
  • Hayao Miyazaki May Return, Says Studio Ghibli's Toshio Suzuki

    TOKYO - Hayao Miyazaki, the iconic Japanese anime creator "may make something again," said Toshio Suzuki, the veteran Studio Ghibli producer whose remarks on a Sunday TBS documentary stirred up speculation about the studio's demise. "This is my guess,...
  • Yokocho ramen extravaganza hits Little Tokyo Aug. 16-17

    Yokocho ramen extravaganza hits Little Tokyo Aug. 16-17
    The Ramen Yokocho Assn.'s ramen festivals in Los Angeles, Las Vegas and San Francisco each have drawn tens of thousands of ramen fanatics for $8 bowls of Japanese noodles of all styles and provenance. The next Ramen Yokocho fest takes place in Little...
  • YouTube to Stage Worldwide Live Improv Comedy Event Hosted by Epic Rap Battles' Lloyd Ahlquist

    Google's YouTube will present its first-ever live interactive comedy improv event, "Off the Top," on Aug. 1 and 2 hosted by EpicLLOYD (Lloyd Ahlquist) of Epic Rap Battles of History. The event, produced from YouTube Space LA, will comprise three...
  • 1 dead as typhoon lashes Japan's Okinawa

    1 dead as typhoon lashes Japan's Okinawa
    One man died, more than 500,000 people were urged to evacuate and hundreds of flights were canceled in Japan as a strong typhoon brought torrential rain and high winds to its southwestern islands and could bring heavy rain to Tokyo later this week....
  • Hot Japanese Stars Sometani Shota and Maeda Atsuko Say 'Sayonara Kabukicho'

    TOKYO -- Hot young stars Sometani Shota ("Himizu," "Wood Job!") and Maeda Atsuko ("Tamako in Moratorium," "The Drudgery Train") star in Ryuichi Hiroki's new pic, "Sayonara Kabukicho." Sometani plays a "love hotel" manager in the title Tokyo red-light...
  • Hot dogs with yakisoba and Japanese curry: Six great Asian-fusion dogs

    Hot dogs with yakisoba and Japanese curry: Six great Asian-fusion dogs
    What started with Roy Choi's Kogi truck and the Seoul Sausage crew bringing an Asian fusion sensibility to street food has grown into a full-blown culinary movement. Sriracha has become the new ketchup, and kimchi and pickled ginger are the new...