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Twisting in the wind

For Japan, power from wind turbines is a drop in the bucket…

Evolving anime films follow new inspirations

Evolving anime films follow new inspirations

Most remarkable elements might be the strong personalities embodied in the female characters…

The improvized world of Shibusashirazu

The improvized world of Shibusashirazu

Two-decade-old band's most bizarre move to date may be the release of the album "Shibuzen"…

Riding the wave of Boris

Riding the wave of Boris

Japanese trio wraps itself around a kaleidoscope of sound…

A publisher in the shadows

A publisher in the shadows

A real-life Batman wishes to further spread his wings in Japan's hostess industry…

Right-wingers in Kudanshita

Right-wingers in Kudanshita

Right-wing groups battle anti-Yasukuni Shrine protesters on the anniversary of the end of World War II…

Government subsidy stripped from ‘naked news’ program

Government subsidy stripped from ‘naked news’ program

The 5-minute 'Nude Sign Language News' program began in 2004…

Tokyo Digital News: Bikinis hit the air

Tokyo Digital News: Bikinis hit the air

Broadcasting station transmits stories via mobile phones in which the announcers are young girls clad in swim suits…

Tokyo Midtown to transform hedonistic ‘High Touch’ haven

Tokyo Midtown to transform hedonistic ‘High Touch’ haven

One of Tokyo's sleazier burghs is being made respectable…

Bulbous hair gives ‘Brand King’ a head start

Bulbous hair gives ‘Brand King’ a head start

Tsutomu Morita users his cantilevered coiffure to move merchandise…