Posts Tagged ‘japanese’

On the Visit of Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida to India and Cambodia

On March 19 – 21, 2022, the Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida visited India and Cambodia. Despite the obvious difference in the “weight classes” of the visited countries, both stages of this trip constitute a single remarkable event at the present stage of the “Big World Game”, which focuses on the confrontation between the United […]

Mummified “Mermaid” is CT Scanned by Japanese Scientists

The origins of a bizarre creature that resides in a Japanese temple are being studied. While the so-called mermaid is worshipped as such, a folklorist suspects this is another  P. T. Barnum  special. Mermaids: The Body Found  was a wildly successful 2012 mockumentary television program presented as a factual documentary on American TV channels  Animal […]

Shen Yun’s Revival of Traditional Arts Inspires Producer of Japanese Dance Show

BALTIMORE, Md.—The producer of a traditional Japanese dance show, Julia Mechler, appreciated the “beautiful mesh of traditional Chinese art and European classical music” presented in Shen Yun Performing Arts at the Hippodrome in Baltimore, Md. Commenting on the orchestra that combines East and West, she said, “I want to see something like that in Japan […]

Sino-Japanese Relations in 2021

The development of the situation in the Indo-Pacific region, where the entire global political map of the 21st century will be increasingly determined, is significantly influenced by the state of affairs in each side of the Asian Triangle: China, India, Japan. Moreover, one should expect only an increase in this influence as the significance of […]

Defending Japanese Imperialism

Three Senkaku Islands Common knowledge informs us that the surrender of Imperial Japan on August 15, 1945 brought an end to the Japanese empire and Japan’s occupation of all areas and countries that had been taken as a result of its military aggression. The Allied Cairo Declaration of 1943, for example, stated: “. . . […]

Japanese coast guard rescues man after boat capsizes

The man was the only person on board his boat, the Takamaru No. 5, when it capsized off the southern Japanese resort island of Yakushima on Saturday, the coast guard said. His name was not released. After receiving a call from his colleagues, coast guard rescuers searched for him for nearly a day before spotting […]

A Japanese Fan Became a Deadly Weapon in the Right Hands

In ancient Japan, the Samurai utilized a wide range of weaponry other than swords, bows, and spears. These weapons were used in places where swords were not allowed to be carried, for self-defense purposes, or when the use of swords was not ideal. One of the most interesting items that gradually became a weapon is […]

The Ainu and the Pandemic of Japanese Territorial Claims

Not only has the coronavirus pandemic become worse in Japan lately, but so have the new government’s territorial claims. As soon as Fumio Kishida, Japan’s new Prime Minister, took office in October, he hastened to announce a new round of the land of the rising sun’s territorial claims. As regional media outlets stress, Tokyo has […]

Japanese Stealth Aircraft Carriers?

F-35B landing on JS Izumo Although unfamiliar with the details, most people recognize the purpose of stealth technology is to make aircraft effectively immune to radar detection at normal combat ranges. The question is, would it be possible, employing the same technology, to make stealth aircraft carriers? The answer, even with Japan’s undoubted technical prowess, […]

Five Post Holes Reveal Legendary Japanese Empress’s Royal Pavilion.

A team of Japanese archaeologists have discovered what they consider to be the remains of is the legendary Tokaden royal pavilion. Until the early 8th century the Japanese court was peripatetic, meaning it moved from place to place. In the mid-9th century, increasing populations and subsequent imperial bureaucracy, required the building of the first centralized […]

Ancient DNA Rewrites Story of Japanese Ancestry

The archipelago nation of Japan has been occupied since the Upper Paleolithic period (36,000 BC), and dual genomic Japanese ancestry has been the dominant theory, up until now. A new study carried out by Trinity College Dublin, published in the journal Sciences Advances , has completely changed this narrative, pointing to a tripartite Japanese ancestry, […]

COVID-19 Impact Could Hit Japanese Automakers’ Output in October

TOKYO—Disruptions to parts and components suppliers caused by the COVID-19 pandemic could force fresh production cuts at Japanese automakers in October, Akio Toyoda, the head of the auto industry lobby group, said on Thursday. Japanese car companies have already had to cut production this month because of difficulties finding semiconductors and other components as the […]

Japanese FM discusses de-escalation with Iranian officials

The Iranian president met Sunday with Japan’s foreign minister in the capital of Tehran and the two discussed de-escalation of tensions in the region, Iranian news agencies reported. The president’s official website said that Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi discussed bilateral, regional and international issues with President Ebrahim Raisi. The two-day visit is the first […]

Beware of the Cat: Tales of the Wicked Japanese Bakeneko and Nekomata – Part 1

Who knew innocent little Fluffy could be so devious? Cats’ reputations have often swayed from good to evil over the years as they have been both revered and feared around the world. One of the most famous malevolent associations cats have had is undoubtedly with witchcraft. Another, arguably lesser-known connection comes from Japan, in the […]

Japanese Mayor Draws Rebuke For Chomping Olympian’s Gold Medal

It’s pretty simple, really: Never chomp someone else’s Olympic medal. Especially during a pandemic. And definitely not in front of a banner advocating that people take measures to slow the spread of said pandemic. On Wednesday, the mayor of Nagoya, Japan’s fourth-largest city, sparked outrage when he removed his face mask and proceeded to bite […]

Belarus Olympian Showed Japanese Police Translated Plea For Help On Phone

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Belarusian Olympic sprinter who criticized her coaches at the Tokyo Games said Thursday that she showed police a translated plea for help on her phone as she tried to avoid being put on a plane home, where she feared reprisals from an authoritarian government. Krystsina Tsimanouskaya described a dramatic series […]

The US-Japanese Alliance Against China Risks World War

In 2003, when several lawyers, including myself, visited North Korea to learn more about socialism there, we were shown US Army documents captured in 1950 by the communist forces when they seized control of Seoul and overran the American Army headquarters. The documents confirmed that it was the US and its puppets in South Korea […]

The Art Of Noh: 14th-Century Japanese Dance Drama

Since the 14th century AD, Noh has been a major form of classical Japanese dance-drama. It is the oldest major theatre art form that is still performed on a regular basis to this day. Noh, which is written in late-middle Japanese, incorporates masks, costumes, and various props in a dance-based performance. The masks represent roles […]

Did Japanese Population Originate with this Minatogawa Man?

A new scientific report published in Nature has concluded that the modern Japanese descended from the Minatogawa people of the Paleolithic era. This is based on a DNA study of a 20,000-year-old human, codenamed Minatogawa 1, who was discovered in a limestone quarry in the Japanese Okinawa Prefecture back in 1970. Replica of the Minatogawa […]

IOC President Bach Slips Up And Refers To Japanese As ‘Chinese’

TOKYO (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach referred to his Japanese hosts as Chinese when he appeared in public on Tuesday for the first time since arriving in Tokyo last week. Giving a pep talk at the headquarters of the Tokyo Olympics organizing committee, Bach’s opening remarks were, “You have managed to make Tokyo the […]

Devastation in Japanese town after landslide sweeps away homes

Two bodies were found after a huge landslide at a resort town in central Japan swept away homes on Saturday following days of heavy rain, with around 20 people still missing, officials said. Television footage showed a torrent of mud obliterating buildings as it crashed down a hillside in Atami, southwest of Tokyo, sending people […]

Oldest Shark Attack Victim Ever, Found in an Ancient Japanese Mound

A prehistoric Japanese man’s dying moments have been recreated in astonishingly gory detail based on the forensic evidence found on his final remains. Not only do those details include almost 800 tooth marks on the man’s bones, but he was missing a hand and a leg! This was death by shark attack, and it occurred […]

Japanese judoka take the honours on heavyweight day in Budapest

Day 7 of the World Judo Championships in Budapest was the turn of the heavyweights. Kageura Kokoro’s ambition was to give Japan its first World Championship gold in this category since 2003. Earlier this year Kaguera became the first man in a decade to beat France’s Teddy Riner and he looked in fine form as […]

Soyboy: Japanese Researchers Use Soybean Compound to Turn Male Fish Into Females

A team of researchers in Japan has succeeded in using a compound found in soybeans similar in effect to female hormones to turn male catfish into females. “The team, from Kindai University’s Aquaculture Research Institute and based at the institute’s Shingu Station in Shingu, Wakayama Prefecture, used isoflavone — a compound found in soybeans similar […]

Japanese forces hold annual fire power exercise

The Japanese Self Defence Forces (JSDF) held their annual fire power exercise on Saturday. Nobuo Kishi, the country’s defense minister, watched on as military personnel took part in drills involving armoured vehicles and helicopter exercises at a base in Gotemba. The drills come as Japan looks to bolster its military capabilities amid a deepening territorial […]

Japanese Red Cross Refusing Blood Donations from People ‘Vaccinated’ for COVID-19

The Japanese Red Cross now refuses to accept blood donations from people who have received the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine. by Arsenio Toledo The website of the Japanese Red Cross states that individuals who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 “are not allowed to donate blood for the time being.” The same page warns potential blood […]

Massive Temple Spotted on Mars ‘Identical’ to an Ancient Japanese Tomb

According to satellite images from the red planet, there is a massive temple on Mars that is ‘identical’ to an ancient Japanese tomb. There are some truly fascinating things on Mars. A baffling structure located on the surface of Mars eerily resembles a massive temple on Earth, and UFO hunters claim there is a mindboggling […]

Lady of Akita: Japanese Statue Weeps, Sheds Blood, and Performs Miracles!

Created in the 1960s by a Buddhist woodcarver, the wooden Virgin Mary resided quietly for years in the chapel of a Japanese convent in the northwestern town Akita. Yet today, the statue and her tiny chapel are world renowned for miraculous apparitions and healings. Beginning in 1973, the solid wooden statue was seen weeping, perspiring, […]

Japanese government sued by South Korean fishers over planned release of Fukushima contaminated water

Two South Korean fisheries associations have filed a lawsuit, demanding the Japanese government’s compensation over its plan to dump contaminated water from the Fukushima nuclear power plant into the sea. The court filing is seeking 10 million won ($8,850) per day from the Japanese government and Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings (TEPCO) due to the […]

160-Year-Old Japanese Medical Kit Contained Deadly Laxative

Researchers studying the antique medicine chest of Japanese Edo-era physician, Ogata Koan, discovered enough poison to kill a small army. But why? Koan was a leading a 19th century  Japanese medical practitioner and advocate of Western medicine in Japan. As a master of disease pathology he is credited with having built the country’s first smallpox […]

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