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.


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This video looks like it was made using a computer.

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Sony’s Japan Studio has created a puzzle game that looks different from everything else.

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Capcom, Sega, and Namco Bandai are porting this crossover RPG to the U.S.

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Don’t even try to fight the mystic powers of seduction from Japanese Tambourine man. Resistance is futile.

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Run for your lives! The gods of lightning and hell-fire are about to destroy us all!

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A Japanese porn star got 100 bottles of semen from her Twitter followers. Now that’s what I call a sticky situation.

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We don’t think Japan had any idea what they were getting into when they called upon the insanity of Nic Cage talent.

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The earthquake that struck Friday had a magnitude of 7.3.

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Ever wanted to have your own transformer that REALLY transformed at the push of a button between working robot and RC car? Now you can!

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Kenichi Ito says the future of running is on all fours. Apparently we just wasted millions of years of evolution.

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