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Otaku for the Prime Minister

Shigeru Ishiba was unfortunately beaten by Former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe by a margin of 19 ballots in the head-to-head runoff vote to ...
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Oct 5, 2012 11:06 自民党総裁選挙 石破茂 安倍晋三 キャンディーズ
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“Jinrui ha Suitai Shimashita” (Mankind Has Declined)

Almost all animated series that started in July have finished airing. I have watched many animated series in this summer, though they ...
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Sep 21, 2012 23:42 人類は衰退しました 妖精さん fairy mankind
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"Kaze no Bon" (An Autumn Festival in Toyama)

The famous Bon dance (a Japanese summer dance festival) called "Owara Kaze no Bon" is held at Yatsuo in Toyama City for 3 days ...
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Sep 3, 2012 00:58 風の盆 恋歌 石川さゆり Bon
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Kuroko's Basketball

The manga series "Kuroko's Basketball," which was written by Tadatoshi Fujimaki, started on the comic magazine "Weekly...
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Aug 20, 2012 12:10 黒子のバスケ 巨人の星 キャプテン翼 秘密兵器
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Japan's Got Talent (Aomori's Susan Boyle)

A couple, Yasuo and Junko Ozaki, had been running an old Italian restaurant "Napolitan" at Hirosaki City in Aomori Prefecture f...
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Aug 13, 2012 23:19 林檎華憐歌 青森 弘前 Susan
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The theme song of the London Olympic games (revised)

The Japanese Olympic team has already obtained many silver and bronze medals. Nevertheless, the nation felt frustrated and dissatisfie...
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Aug 2, 2012 00:06 オリンピック いきものがかり スキマスイッチ judo
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A Weird Relationship Between Japan and Beethoven Ninth Symphony

The Symphony No.9 composed by Beethoven is affectionately called "Daiku" in Japanese. Concerts featuring the symphony "...
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Dec 3, 2011 02:46 第九 ベートーベン 合唱 Classical
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"Piano no Mori" (The Perfect World of KAI)

Let me introduce a Japanese ongoing manga for those who love classical music. The title is "Piano no Mori," written by a fem...
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Nov 13, 2011 23:58 ピアノの森 ショパンコンクール Piano no
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A Smash Hit Anime, "Fate/Zero"

I recommend the anime "Fate/Zero," which has just started this autumn. This anime comes from the novel of the same title fro...
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Nov 1, 2011 23:02 真月譚月姫 anime fate/zero lunar
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Orfevre, The Seventh Triple Crown Horse

Orfevre won the Japanese St. Leger, the 72nd Kikka Sho (Grade 1, turf, 3,000m) , which is the last leg of the JapaneseTriple Crown Race f...
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Oct 24, 2011 01:00 オルフェーブル 三冠馬 ステイゴールド メジロマックイーン
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The Tsugaru Shamisen and Rock Music

I saw the famous movie "Chikuzan Hitori Tabi" (The Life of Chikuzan) yesterday. It stars the actor Ryuzo Hayashi and was dir...
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Oct 21, 2011 02:10 津軽三味線 Tsugaru shamisen jamisen
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YOSAKOI, A Japanese Dance Music

The lively sound of a festival comes to me faintly from the plaza downtown. It is the melody of "Yosakoi Bushi." I am sure th...
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Oct 13, 2011 01:24 よさこい節 ソーラン節 Yosakoi Bushi
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Chihayafuru, A Topical Anime in Autumn

The anime series 「ちはやふる」 began its broadcast in Tokyo starting October 5th. The series will be broadcast in the United States, Canada, U...
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Oct 9, 2011 02:48 百人一首 和歌 Waka poem
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Samurai X (Rurouni Kenshin)

It has been 15 years since the TV anime series, "Samurai X", began airing. New movies are now made to revive the series. ...
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Oct 1, 2011 01:08 るろうに剣心 Samurai X Kenshin
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"Samurai Nippon" by Eiko Shuri

Eiko Shuri (1948-2004) was one of the greatest Japanese singers who made her way to American show business early. Soon after she debu...
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Sep 27, 2011 12:00 朱里エイコ Eiko Shuri soul
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Princess Trout and Kunimasu

Both Lake Towada and Lake Tazawa, located in Tohoku district, are really beautiful. Luckily, they were not affected by Tohoku earthqua...
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Sep 20, 2011 01:50 ヒメマス クニマス Emperor trout
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Minako Honda's Sudden Death

This is a continuation of the previous entry. Since 2002, she would often perform musicals and hold classical crossover concerts. C...
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Sep 16, 2011 23:41 本田美奈子 Honda Minako Classical
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"1986 Nen no Marilyn" by Minako Honda

Minako Honda debuted with the song "Satsui no Vacance" as a pop idol in 1985. I have taken notice of her ever since she debu...
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Sep 16, 2011 01:48 本田美奈子 Minako Honda idol
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"Toaru Hikushi e no Tsuioku," Coming Soon!

The anime movie "Toaru Hikushi e no Tsuioku" is going to be screened in Japan starting on October 1st, 2011. The movie is ba...
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Sep 15, 2011 00:08 とある飛空士への追憶 anime movie Toaru
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Toaru Kagaku no Railgun

I had been indifferent about anime since 2000. I become interested in the anime "K-on!" when my nephew joined a light music ...
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Sep 14, 2011 00:50 とある科学の超電磁砲 けいおん うみねこのなく頃に Toaru