Ogasawara, Tono Work Magic

Michihiro OgasawaraMichihiro Ogasawara went 2-for-4 with three RBIs, Shun Tono held  the damage to two runs in eight innings and the Yomiuri Giants continued their hot streak with a 5-2 win over the Hiroshima Carp on Saturday.

Fukuoka Earn Point At Hiroshima

Fukuoka earn point at HiroshimaStruggling Avispa Fukuoka picked up a useful point in a 0-0 draw away to Sanfrecce Hiroshima in the Kyushu derby in the J-League on Monday night.
The visitors had the better opportunities in stifling heat at Big Arch and with a little more accuracy in front of goal could have taken all the points and lifted themselves of the bottom of the table.

Kashiwa Beats Fukuoka 2-0

Kashiwa ReysolGoals from Junya Tanaka and Akihiro Hyodo earned J-League leader Kashiwa Reysol a 2-0 victory over Avispa Fukuoka on Saturday.
  
Tanaka opened the scoring in the 39th minute with his fifth goal of the season and Hyodo sealed the win with a shot from close range just before the end.

Maeda Wins Sawamura Award

Kenta MaedaHiroshima Carp right-hander Kenta Maeda, the Central League leader in wins, ERA and strikeouts this season, won his first Sawamura Award on Monday.

Sato Out For Two Months

Hisato SatoSanfrecce Hiroshima striker Hisato Sato will be sidelined for two months after undergoing surgery to repair a dislocated right shoulder, the J. League first-division club announced Friday.

Sato was injured during Wednesday's second leg of the Nabisco Cup quarterfinals. The Japanese international scored one and set up another in Hiroshima's 2-1 victory over Gamba Osaka.

Nhk To Air 'august Chronicles'

NHK to air 'August Chronicles'

NHK WORLD will present 13 programs that pose the question of war, peace and nuclear power in its “August Chronicles” series. The programs are timed to coincide with the anniversaries of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. NHK said it produced the programs to rethink the issues of war and peace.

Children Of Hiroshima Us Premiere

Children of Hiroshima US premiereJapanese director Kaneto Shindo’s internationally acclaimed film depicting the horrors of the atomic bomb, ‘‘Children of Hiroshima,’’ made its U.S. premiere Friday at a theater in New York.

The screening of the 1952 film—titled ‘‘Gembaku no Ko’’ in Japanese—at BAMcinematek in Brooklyn was part of a retrospective titled ‘‘The Urge for Survival: Kaneto Shindo.’’

1953 Film 'hiroshima' Screened

1953 film 'Hiroshima' A 1953 Japanese film titled ‘‘Hiroshima’’ that depicts the devastation inflicted on the city and its people by the 1945 U.S. atomic bombing will be screened with English subtitles at an international event in Barcelona in May, the group working to translate the film said Tuesday.

Young Anime Artist Makes Commercial Debut

Young anime artist makes commercial debutThe 21-year-old animation artist Sobi Yamamoto is making her commercial debut with a short titled "Kono Danshi, Uchujin to Tatakaemasu: Bokura no Sekai no Mamori-kata" (This high school boy can fight against aliens: How we protect the world).

External Airbag Ev Developed

External airbag EV developedA venture company in Hiroshima will launch this year electric vehicles covered with soft cloth containing shock-absorbing airbags.
 
The company Humanix, which utilizes research results of Hiroshima University, unveiled the EV ''iSAVE-SC1'' on Oct. 15.

Ondo Civic Center Kure City

Ondo Civic Center Kure CityThe site looks down the calm Inland Sea of Japan and has a water conduit within. Its landscape consists of the ridgeline of the mountains and islands faced with the surface of the sea. For materials, the unit system of traditional tile-roofing (plain rectangular tile and hollow semicircular tile are used alternately) technique was applied to the louvers to stress plasticity.

Shukkeien Garden

Shukkeien Garden Shukkeien Garden Hiroshima sometimes known as Bridges in Shukkeien is one of the great Japanese gardens.

Shukkeien's name can be translated into English as "shrunken-scenery garden", which is also a good description of the garden itself.