Japanese young actress Gouriki Ayame is going to become the female host of Beat Takeshi’s (Kitano Takeshi) variety show ‘Kiseki Taiken! Unbelievable‘ (Fuji TV), which airs every Thursday night at 8:00 pm.
A four-story wedding hall where 327 people took shelter and survived the 2011 tsunami should be allowed to stand as a memorial and perhaps to save lives again, its owner said after local authorities asked him to demolish the wrecked shell.
Home electronics chain Bic Camera Inc. said Friday it has decided to acquire its smaller competitor Kojima Co., creating the second-biggest group in Japan's electronics retail industry after Yamada Denki Co.
A press event was held for Morning Musume’s next stage play, “Stacies Shoujo Saisatsu Kageki.” This will be the group’s first play after current leader Niigaki Risa graduates on May 18. Member Tanaka Reina will take on the starring role, supported by 8 other members of the group.
On his graduation day this March, a 12-year-old quake and tsunami survivor here stood in front of fellow graduates, parents and teachers, and vowed that one day he will become a policeman -- to teach people the importance of life.