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At least 27 dead as Japan landslide buries homes

Wednesday 20 August, 2014
Tokyo – At least 27 people were killed and another 10 were still missing after a huge landslide engulfed homes in western Japan, the government said Wednesday. 17 more words

Korean REIT Purchases Real Estate Asset in Japan

Occasionally one sees a story in the Nikkei Fudosan where the event is somewhat dated but where the story is compelling and where readers may not have heard of the event. 251 more words

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Tokyo Disney Announces Danny The Lamb For 2015

The year 2015 is the year of the lamb and so who better to represent the zodiac than Danny the Lamb. Although this cute little black sheep may not be a well known character he, like many other Disney characters, is sure to warm your heart! 189 more words

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2015 Calendar Released Featuring Danny The Lamb

It may still be the middle of summer here in Japan but the Tokyo Disney Resort is already gearing up for 2015. Today, August 20 2014, the  188 more words

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Restaurant JG. Tokyo

3-Michelin-stars French chef, Jean-Georges Vongerichten presents his signature world-renowned cuisine to Roppongi Hills with JG Tokyo. His refined artistry, a delicate balance of contrasted emotions, inspired the concept of JG tokyo. 181 more words

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Lolita: Japan Lolita Association Teaparty

On July 20th I attended a Tea Party in Christies cafe, Harajuku with Misako Aoki! It was organised by the Japan Lolita Association. 433 more words

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Tomioka Hachiman Shrine 富岡八幡宮2 神幸祭

8月16日(土) 13:25

神幸祭 (鳳輦渡御) 8月16日 午前8時御発輦
神幸祭は八幡宮の神様がお乗りになられた御鳳輦を中心に、装飾自動車の御列に神職総代崇敬会役員がお供して、氏子各町のお出迎えを受ける神事です。
鳳輦は昭和五年に謹製されたもので、戦災を免れた希少な輿車です。神様が各町をくまなく巡る事で、御神徳をより身近にお授け下さる貴重な機会となります。
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1 準備は万全 8月16日 9:55

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1 正面参道を進む装飾車両 8月16日 16:10

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3 一之宮、二之宮を収めた神輿庫の前での神事

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