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Netflix Greenlights Japanese Rom-Com ‘In Love and Deep Water’ From Yuji Sakamoto

Netflix has lined up its next big-budget feature for Japan, a key growth market for the global streaming business. The company has greenlit a suspenseful rom-com romp titled In Love and Deep Water from veteran drama screenwriter Yuji Sakamoto (Tokyo Love Story, Kadin). Sakamoto describes the project as “a romantic comedy delivered on an unprecedented […]

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5 best Japanese movies and series coming to Netflix in July 2022

We’ve already had some scorching hot summer days this year, but things are going to get worse before they get better. While it’s great to catch some rays here and there, there’s no outdoor activity that’s worth risking heatstroke in this weather. Instead, why not kick back indoors and catch up on the latest Japanese […]

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Science

Deepest Shipwreck Ever Found Discovered at Nearly 7,000 Meters Below Sea Level

A US navy destroyer sunk during World War II has been found nearly 7,000 meters (23,000 feet) below sea level off the Philippines, making it the world’s deepest shipwreck ever located, an American exploration team said.   The USS Samuel B. Roberts went down during a battle off the central island of Samar on 25 […]

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Weird

The Japanese know what art is

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Japanese Virtual IP Firm Raises $10 Million to Accelerate Metaverse Business – Metaverse Bitcoin News

Brave Group Inc., a Japanese virtual IP firm, recently said it had raised $10 million in new capital and that the company expects to use part of these funds to boost its “solution services for clients in the metaverse marketing business.” Taking part in Brave Group’s latest funding round were two local companies, foreign investment […]

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World

Japanese man loses entire city’s personal details on lost USB stick

The man reportedly downloaded the information onto the memory stick before going on a night out with his work colleagues. After spending several hours drinking in a local restaurant, he passed out in the street, according to local media. When he woke up, he realised his bag was gone, and with it a memory stick […]

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Sports

Tennis-No ranking points on offer but Wimbledon no exhibition | Sports-Games

Wimbledon starts on Monday without Russia’s world number one Daniil Medvedev and Belarus’s former top-ranked Victoria Azarenka but the grasscourt Grand Slam will hardly feel like an exhibition event despite no ranking points on offer. The 2022 edition of the world’s most prestigious tennis tournament will be held without points after organisers decided to ban […]

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BOSO TOKYO Looks to Bring Japanese Culture to the World via Innovative Use of Metaverse Capabilities – Sponsored Bitcoin News

sponsored Everyone would agree that the DeFi industry is absolutely booming right now, and for good reason. After all, there is an abundance of technological innovation right now through aspects such as cryptocurrencies, NFTs, P2E games, blockchain, and most recently the metaverse. With that being said, it can often prove difficult to ascertain which projects […]

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Weird

Japanese Companies that Specialize in Helping People Vanish without a Trace

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Finance

Do or dye – the shibori crew leading the Japanese youthquake

Hiroyuki Murase grew up surrounded by shibori, one of the country’s oldest dyeing techniques dating back to the 8th century. His hometown, Arimatsu, was and still is seen as the country’s shibori hub: much of the intricate pattern-binding and tie-dyeing process was done in the family kitchens and living rooms where children like Murase ate their dinners […]