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Traditional handmade mochi brings New Year’s cheer

Sat, 12/29/2018 - 01:15
“Try our mochi,” calls out Nao Sakai at a Tokyo market as she sells rice and rice cakes made at her family’s shop in Yamagata ...

About 40 dogs die in fire at breeding facility in Japan

Fri, 12/28/2018 - 23:30
About 40 dogs died in a fire Friday night at a breeding facility in Katsuragi, Nara Prefecture, police said. No one was injured in the ...

Princess Kako, granddaughter of Emperor Akihito, turns 24

Fri, 12/28/2018 - 22:41
Princess Kako, a grandchild of Emperor Akihito and the younger daughter of Prince Akishino and Princess Kiko, turned 24 on Saturday.The princess, who performs official ...