University students show the names of their favorite works of author Natsume Soseki during an international symposium at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Mich., on April 18. (Hikaru Uchida)
Meiji Era novelist Soseki becoming trendy across the world 100...
Even almost 100 years after his death, novelist Natsume Soseki (1867-1916), who counts popular writer Haruki Murakami among his fans, is gaining new converts throughout the world amid globalization.
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The Kyoto Imperial Palace opened to the public on April 9 (Noboru Tomura)
Kyoto Imperial Palace starts spring exhibition
KYOTO--The Kyoto Imperial Palace started its annual spring public exhibition on April 9, allowing visitors to see the Kenreimon gate open for the first time in 17 years.
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Lynn Minmay, the iconic character of "The Super Dimension Fortress Macross" series ((c) 1984 BIG WEST)
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The main robot from "Gundam Reconguista in G" ((c) SOTSU・SUNRISE)
'Gundam' creator Tomino working on two new projects at age 72
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Sticky rice with sea bream (Photo by Katsumi Oyama)
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Spring is the season for celebration and entertaining people. Sticky rice with sea bream will light up such occasions. The process of cooking sticky rice is simplified by using the microwave.
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