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This picture taken on April 26, 2014 shows Japanese videogame giant Nintendo's characters Super Mario and Luigi (L) performing in Chiba, suburban Tokyo. Nintendo booked a 229 million USD annual loss on May 7, reversing a year-earlier profit as dismal sales of its Wii U console during the crucial Christmas holiday period dented results.

Nintendo Forms Alliance with Mobile Game Firm in About Face

Nintendo’s trademark game characters such as Super Mario and Pokemon could finally feature on smartphones and tablets.

03/17/2015

Kevin Whitney says he dropped his iPhone into a grain silo, but got it back 8 months later after it was returned from Japan. (Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

Oklahoma Farmer Loses iPhone In Silo, Gets It Back From Japan

Kevin Whitney says he got a call 8 months after losing his phone that it had been found at a feed mill in Japan.

07/08/2014

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How To Look Like A Local When Dining Abroad

The good folks at The Restaurant Choice cooked up these handsomely designed infographics to get you through your next international dining adventure.

04/18/2014

Caroline Kennedy attends Grand Central Terminal 100th Anniversary Celebration at Grand Central Terminal on February 1, 2013 in New York City. (Getty/Slaven Vlasic)

Caroline Kennedy Says Ambassadorship Would Be A Wonderful Honor

Caroline Kennedy the daughter of former President John F. Kennedy was tight-lipped about reports that she’ll be the next ambassador of Japan.

04/03/2013

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Japan Mulls Tougher Rules for MLB-bound Amateurs

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–10/28/2012

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TIAM Weekend: Remembering Japan Disaster & Pest Control

With a magnitude of 9.0 undersea off the coast of Japan that occurred on Friday, March 11, 2011, there was devastation in the beautiful country that will continue to linger for some time.

03/11/2012

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Boeing Rolls Out Long-Delayed Dreamliner 787

The Dreamliner 787 is expected to launched in Japan later this year.

09/26/2011

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Women’s World Cup Final Breaks Twitter Record

The previous record of 6,939 was set just after midnight in Japan on New Year’s Day. Other spikes include bin Laden’s death and the Super Bowl in February.

07/18/2011

Japan players celebrate

Japan Wins 1st World Cup Title In Penalty Shootout

Shannon Boxx, Carli Lloyd and Tobin Heath all missed penalties for the Americans, who squandered dozens of chances throughout the game.

07/17/2011

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US Women’s Soccer Has Trophies, Japan’s Got Game

U.S. captain Christie Rampone says “they’re a different team here in the World Cup. It brings a different level.”

07/15/2011

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