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Nihon no Dekigoto

News of Japan

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Oosaka, Kyoto de Tsuyoi Jishin

strong earthquake hits Osaka & Kyoto

2018/June/18

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"Manbiki Kazoku" Taiho

"Shoplifters" arrested

2018/June/10

Ame-Futo no Hansoku ga Ookina Shakai Mondai ni

a foul in an American football game becomes a big social issue

2018/May/26

Nihon no Sekai Ranku wa Agaru ...?

Japan goes up in world rankings ...?

2018/May/18

Byooin de Infuruenza Shuudan Kansen

flu mass infection in the hospital

2018/May/06

Dansei Kuma ni Osowareru

man was attacked by a bear

2018/April/30

Mada Haru nanoni, Atsui!

still spring, but it's Hot!

2018/April/22

Shimane-ken de Tsuyoi Jishin

strong quake in Shimane

2018/April/10

"Gomi" ga 433-man-en ni

"rubbish" turns to 4,330,000yen

2018/March/28

10-man-en ga 100-man-en ni : Doji na Ginkoo'in

one hundred thousand yen becomes one million yen : clumsy bank clerk

2018/March/21

Tokyo PokaPoka, Hokkaidoo wa Moo-Fubuki

nice and warm in Tokyo, blizzard in Hokkaidoo

2018/March/02

Jimi na Supootsu "Kaaringu" ga Atsui

quiet sport Curling is "Hot"

2018/February/24

PyonChan Orinpikku Hajimaru

2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics opens

2018/February/09

Kogata Roketto Uchiage - Deokure o Torimodoseru ka?

Japan launches smallest rocket - can (Japan) make up "the late start"?

2018/February/05

MotoShirane-san Funka

Mt. MotoShirane erupts

2018/January/25

Jisatsu 8-nen Renzoku de Genshoo

suicides down for 8th straight year in 2017

2018/January/20

Tsukiji de Hatsu-Seri, Maguro 1-piki 3,645-man-en

the first Tsukiji auction of the year, A tuna fish is $323,000

2018/January/06

Inu-ha? soretomo, Neko-ha?

are you a dog person or a cat person?

2017/December/25

Kyoo wa Tennoo Tanjoobi

today is the Emperor's Birthday

2017/December/23

Tokyo 2020 Masukotto

Tokyo 2020 mascot

2017/December/14

Koodoo-Kaato ni Shiitoberuto

"go-kart" drivers to be required to buckle up seat belt

2017/December/07

"Soba" na noni "Udon"

"Soba", but (the label says) "Udon"

2017/November/24

Owabi "20-byoo Hayaku Hassha"

Apology for "20-second-early departure"

2017/November/18

Jookyaku 1-jikan han Densha ni Kanzume

passengers stuck in the train for one and a half hours

2017/November/10

Chaashuu no Sei de Kappu-men 67-man-ko Kaishuu

670,000 pot noodles recalled because of "Char-siu pork"

2017/November/04

Soo-Senkyo Jimin-too Ka-Hansuu

general election - LDP wins a majority

2017/October/23

Ikinari Fuyu ga Kita

suddenly winter has come

2017/October/17

10-gatsu no Dai-2 Getsu-yoobi wa "Tai'iku no Hi"

the second monday of October is the "Sport Day"

2017/October/08

Hajimete "Gohan" ga "Pan" o Uwamawaru

"Rice" exceedes "Bread" for the first time

2017/October/05

Abe Shushoo Shuugi'in o Kaisan

PM Abe dissolves lower house

2017/September/29

Taifuu 18-goo Nihon o Chokugeki

Typhoon No.18 hits Japan

2017/September/18

Nikkoo-ki Kinkyuu Chakuriku - Enjin kara Hi

JAL plane makes emergency landing - flames coming from the engine

2017/September/06

Nihon 2018-nen Waarudo-Kappu Shutsujoo Kakutei

Japan qualifies for 2018 World Cup soccer

2017/September/02

Torakku ga Maikuro-basu ni Shoototsu

truck runs into Maikuro-basu (minibus)

2017/August/27

Tokyo 16-nichi Renzoku de Ame

raining for 16 straight days in Tokyo

2017/August/17

O-Bon Yasumi Hajimaru

Bon holidays starts

2017/August/12

Tsukiji de Kaji

fire breaks out Tsukiji (outer) fish market

2017/August/05

Saitei-Chingin 25-en agatte, 848-en ni

minimum wage will be raised by 25yen to 848yen

2017/July/27

Kantoo-chihoo Tsuyu-Ake

rainy season is over in Kantoo region

2017/July/20

Kyuushuu de Oo-ame, Shinkoku na Higai

heavy rain in Kyuushuu, serious damage

2017/July/08

Hokkaidoo to Kyuushuu de Kanari Tsuyoi Jishin

quite big earthquakes in Hokkaidoo and Kyuushuu

2017/July/02

Iijisu-kan to Kamotsu-sen ga Shoototsu

Iijisu-kan (guided-missile destroyer) and cargo ship collide

2017/June/19

Kuruma ga Sora o Tonde, Basu ni Chakuriku - Hitori Shiboo 20-nin Kega

a car "flying" and "landing" on the bus - 1 dead 20 injured

2017/June/12

Nihon Arupusu de Kogata-ki Tsuiraku - 4-nin Shiboo

small plane crashed in the Japan Alps - 4 dead

2017/June/05

Shuryuudan!? Eki Fuusa

grenade!? the train station lockdown

2017/May/26

Keisatsu-sho de 8,500-man-en Nusumareru

85 million yen ($760,000) stolen from police station

2017/May/10

Gooruden-Uiiku Koohan Hajimaru

the latter half of the "Golden Week" starts

2017/May/04

Kaishain Genkin 3-oku 8,000-man-en Ubawareru

businessman robbed of 380 million yen ($3.5 million) in cash

2017/April/21

"Jitsuryoku"? Soretomo "Magure"?

"Real ability"? or "Just a lucky fluke"?

2017/April/16

Haru ga Kita : Sakura Mankai

spring has come : Cherry blossoms are in full bloom

2017/April/04

Kodomo-en no Kyuushoku Okazu wa "Supuun 1-pai"

nursery lunch, a spoonful of side dishes

2017/March/22

Are kara 6-nen ... Higashi-Nihon DaiShinsai

it's been 6 years since the Great East Japan earthquake

2017/March/11

Tokyo Marason 2017

Tokyo Marathon 2017

2017/February/26

Tokyo de "Haru Ichiban"

the first strong southern winds of the year

2017/February/18

Nishi-Nihon de Oo-Yuki

heavy snow in Western Japan

2017/February/12

Tokyo no Takushii Hatsu-Nori Unchin 730-en kara 410-en ni

starting fare for Tokyo taxis lowered to 410yen from 730yen

2017/February/01

Nihon-jin Rikishi 19-nen-buri ni Yokozuna

Japanese-born Sumo wrestler becomes first Grand champion in 19 years

2017/January/26

Kono Fuyu Saikyoo no Kanpa

strongest cold wave in this winter

2017/January/15

1-gatsu 9-ka wa Seijin no Hi

January 9 is "Coming of Age Day"

2017/January/05

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