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Victory Over Japan Day 2017: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Today is the Victory Over Japan Day, AKA V-J Day, Victory in the Pacific Day, or V-P Day. The date commemorates the Empire of Japan surrendering to the United States and its allies in World War II, which officially ended the war.

PHOTOS: North Korea Images Show Missile Launched Over Japan

WATCH: Siren Warns Hokkaido Residents of North Korea Missile Launch

North Korea Launches Missile Over Japan Leading to Emergency Alert

Evo 2017: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Shingo Douglass: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Shingo Douglass was named as one of the seven missing sailors from USS Fitzgerald. He is remembered for his bright smile that lit up the room.

Dakota Rigsby: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

USS Fitzgerald Victims: Photos to Remember the Sailors’ Lives

ACX Crystal: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

USS Fitzgerald Sailors Missing & Collision: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Princess Mako: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Princess Mako has fallen in love with a commoner. She has plans to get engaged to Kei Komuro and leave the Imperial Family.

WATCH: 2 Passengers Get Into Violent Fist Fight on Japanese Plane

Porn Collection Crushes Man to Death in Japan

WATCH: President Trump’s Joint Press Conference With Shinzo Abe

Akie Abe, Shinzo Abe’s Wife: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day 2016: Photos of the Aftermath of the December 7, 1941 Attack

Saho Narushima, Kenta Maeda’s Wife: 5 Fast Facts You Need To Know

WATCH: The Prime Minister of Japan as Super Mario in Rio

Sagamihara Stabbings: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

al-Qaeda to Trade Japanese Journalist Hostage to ISIS

ARA News is reporting that al-Qaeda is considering exchanging Japanese hostage Jumpei Yasuda to the Islamic State for an unknown amount of al-Qaeda al-Nusra Front prisoners.

Obama Visits Hiroshima: 5 Fast Facts You Need To Know

WATCH: Japanese Wrestling Star Shinsuke Nakamura Officially Enters WWE

WATCH: Japanese Condom Commercial Features Dinosaur Sex

WATCH: Sony’s Tokyo Game Show 2015 Conference Live Stream

Fukushima Nuclear Disaster Indictment: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

On July 31, the Kyodo news agency reported that a panel of Japanese citizens ruled that three former Tokyo Electric Power Company executives should be indicted for failing to take the precautions to prevent the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster.

Satoru Iwata Dead: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

WATCH: 2 Naked Japanese Men Sing ‘Frozen’ in Sumo Thongs

Momofuku Ando: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Haruna Yakuwa: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Kenji Goto Jogo: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

ISIS has released a new video featuring Jihadi John standing over 2 Japanese hostages and demanding a $200m ransom. Kenji Goto Jogo is a journalist from Japan.