Mongolian grand champion Harumafuji reportedly told police on Friday that he hit a lower-ranked fellow wrestler during a drunken brawl last month. Sources say he struck the junior wrestler in the head with his bare hands, not with a beer bottle.
A handwritten note by Albert Einstein during his stay in Tokyo in 1922 sold for 1.56 million dollars at an auction in Jerusalem on Tuesday. He scribbled down his theory on happy living on a sheet of letter paper as a tip to a porter.
ある日本のテレビ局が / 月曜日に謝罪した、/ お笑い番組をめぐって、/ 典型的な登場人物を復活させた、/ゲイ男性を笑いものにする。/ その番組は人々の怒りを招いた、/ 人権を無視しているとして、/ 性的少数者の人々の。
A Japanese TV station apologized on Monday over a comedy show that revived a stereotype character mocking gay men. The program provoked public outrage for ignoring the human rights of LGBT people.
日本生まれのイギリス人作家 / カズオ・イシグロ氏が受賞した、/ 今年のノーベル文学賞を、/ 木曜日、/ 彼の「偉大な感情の力を持つ小説」に対して。/ 著者は述べた、/ 最初は思ったと、/ それは間違いではないかと、/ フェイク・ニュースのこの時代に。
The Japan-born British writer Kazuo Ishiguro won this year’s Nobel Prize in literature on Thursday for his “novels of great emotional force.” The author said that he initially thought it was a hoax in this age of fake news.
A tourism promotion video for Miyagi prefecture in northern Japan featuring a well-known model is receiving mixed reviews. Seven assembly women asked the governor on Friday to remove it because of some sexually suggestive scenes.
Some 950 people attended a party to celebrate the 50th anniversary of a popular dress-up doll named Licca-chan near Tokyo on Monday. Invitation cards were included in a limited edition of the doll released 25 years ago.
A record-breaking winning streak by a teenage shogi prodigy ended on Sunday with his first official loss to a 22-year-old opponent. The junior high school student had extended his unbeaten streak to 29 since his pro debut in December, causing a nationwide sensation.
Mao Kobayashi, a former newscaster who chronicled her battle with breast cancer on her blog, died at the age of 34 on Thursday. British broadcaster BBC had picked her as one of the 100 most inspirational and influential women in November 2016. BBC reported that her blog was “groundbreaking”.