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EVENTS
"Haumana" World Premiere In Los Angeles
April 26, 2013
FULL STORY
SPORTS
HARUKI NAKAMURA MAKES HIS WAY WITH FATHER'S TEACHINGS IN MIND
August 13, 2012
The Carolina Panthers safety who became a reliable special-teams player with Baltimore embraces his Japanese-American heritage and the teachings of judo, once thought to be his destiny.
FULL STORY
SAMMY LEE ROSE TO THE TOP BY DIVING AT THE OLYMPICS
July 27, 2012
After 64 years, the Summer Olympics return to London on Friday. Also back in England's capital will be the world's oldest living Olympic gold medalist: Sammy Lee, who turns 92 on Wednesday.
FULL STORY
BOYS' BASKETBALL: LONG-TIME COACH YUTAKA SHIMIZU DIES
June 14, 2012
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OLYMPIC SPEEDSKATER APOLO ANTON OHNO SPEAKING AT FLA. LUNCHEON MARCH 22
March 16, 2012
American speedskater Apolo Anton Ohno will be speaking at Youth Haven’s Home Hope Healing Luncheon on Thursday, March 22. (Naples News)
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NEWS
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IN JAPAN, RELIEF AT RADIATION'S LOW TOLL
March 12, 2012
A year after the Fukushima nuclear accident, the emerging consensus among scientists is that its effects on physical health and the environment have so far been minimal. (WSJ)
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MEDIA, ARTS, & ENTERTAINMENT
ANCHORMAN DAVID ONO RECEIVES EMMYS FOR NISEI SOLDIER DOCUMENTARY
August 13, 2012
Announced at the Nisei Week Coronation last Saturday, Emcee David Ono, Anchorman of ABC7 News, was late in arriving due to his attendance at the Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards where he earned three statues in the categories of
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2012 NISEI WEEK CANDIDATES MAKE THEIR APPEARANCES
July 29, 2012
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JAPAN MAESTRO OZAWA VOWS RETURN AFTER BREAK
March 16, 2012
Seiji Ozawa, Japan’s most famous conductor, pledges to return to performing next year, a week after saying he would take time off to recover from a recent spell of bad health that has included bouts of pneumonia. (Reuters)
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JAPAN’S ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY CONTINUES RECOVERY ON ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF NATURAL DISASTERS
March 12, 2012
One year on from the triple disasters that killed nearly 20,000 in Japan this time last year, the entertainment business is back on its feet and the theatrical market remains the second-largest in the world, despite a slowly shrinking population. (THR)
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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘THE SECRET WORLD OF ARRIETTY’
February 20, 2012
Based on Mary Norton’s celebrated 1952 novel “The Borrowers,” “The Secret World of Arrietty” has been on the mind of Japan’s Hayao Miyazaki, the great animator of the modern age, for more than 40 years. He did not direct this version himself, but having planned and written the screenplay and hand-picking director Hiromasa Yonebayashi, Miyazaki and his elevating, protective spirit hover over this production like a most benevolent deity. (LA Times)
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