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Tokyo (Japan)

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  • At least 2 killed, 260,000 evacuated as Typhoon Man-yi lashes Japan

    At least 2 killed, 260,000 evacuated as Typhoon Man-yi lashes Japan
    TOKYO -- A powerful typhoon lashed Japan with torrential rain Monday, leaving two dead as it damaged homes and flooded parts of the country's popular tourist destination of Kyoto, where 260,000 people were ordered to evacuate to shelters. Typhoon Man-yi...
  • Exclusive: Disney Animation announces first Marvel movie, ‘Big Hero 6′

     
    Walt Disney Animation Studios is announcing its first movie inspired by a Marvel comic Thursday, an adaptation of a lesser […]...
  • Watch Sony’s 2013 E3 PlayStation 4 press conference live at 6 p.m.

     
    Gamers can get a first look at the upcoming PlayStation 4 video game console during Sony's media briefing this evening […]...
  • Japanese port city of Nagasaki has long East-West connection

    Japanese port city of Nagasaki has long East-West connection
    NAGASAKI, Japan — On my first trip to Nagasaki, just out of college, I knew what most of the world knows: An atomic bomb fell here on Aug. 9, 1945, bringing World War II to a close. It wasn't until my second visit, more than 20 years later on a...
  • On eve of Sony meeting, report says company could discuss spinoff

    On eve of Sony meeting, report says company could discuss spinoff
    Sony Corp. is "considering evaluating" a spinoff of its entertainment arm that is being advocated by the hedge fund and Sony shareholder Third Point, according to Japan's Nikkei newspaper. The news comes a day before a much-anticipated Sony corporate...
  • Russia, Japan renew quest for elusive WWII peace treaty

    Russia, Japan renew quest for elusive WWII peace treaty
    World War II lingers for Russia and Japan. Nearly 68 years after the fighting ended, the two Asian powers have yet to sign a peace treaty. That could change now that the leaders of both countries have solid nationalist credentials and could pull off...
  • Sam Jameson dies at 76; former longtime L.A. Times correspondent

    Sam Jameson dies at 76; former longtime L.A. Times correspondent
    Sam Jameson, a former longtime Los Angeles Times foreign correspondent with a deep knowledge of and close personal affinity for Japan, his professional and personal base for half a century, died Friday at a Tokyo hospital. He was 76. The cause of...
  • Donald Richie dies at 88; interpreted Japan for the West

    Donald Richie dies at 88; interpreted Japan for the West
    Donald Richie, an American expatriate in Japan who became that country's preeminent Western interpreter, explaining its culture — from cinema to Zen to tattoos — in books and essays that illuminated the author's psyche as much as that of his...
  • George Aratani dies at 95; L.A. philanthropist who funded Japanese American causes

    George Aratani dies at 95; L.A. philanthropist who funded Japanese American causes
    George Aratani, a Los Angeles businessman who donated millions of dollars to Japanese American causes, and with his wife endowed the nation’s first academic chair to study the World War II internment of people of Japanese descent and their efforts...
  • Compartés' Jonathan Grahm -- the new face of chocolate?

    Compartés' Jonathan Grahm -- the new face of chocolate?
    Jonathan Grahm, the owner of Compartés Chocolatier in Brentwood, is just back from a whirlwind pre-Valentine's Day tour of Japan, where 100 Compartés pop-up shops opened for the holiday in Tokyo, Osaka, Yokohama, Hiroshima, Nagoya and Kobe. Grahm's face...
  • L.A. now has oodles of noodles

    L.A. now has oodles of noodles
    If the cult of ramen still mystifies you, you could do worse than to grab a counter seat at the new Little Tokyo branch of Shin-Sen-Gumi, a small restaurant chain that introduced high-quality ramen from Japan's Hakata region to Los Angeles. Most ramen...