The Tokugawa dynasty shogun who sealed off Japan from the rest of the world fancied himself as a bit of a painter, even though he wasn't very good.
Two original ink brush paintings by Tokugawa Iemitsu (1604-1651) will be displayed for the first time at the Fuchu Art Museum in western Tokyo in March.
It's been announced that AKB48 Team 8 member Yamada Nanami will be halting her present activities.
Yamada will be halting her activities due to her poor health condition. "During her hiatus, she will be taking a break from her private mail, SNS updates, and handshake events," the group's official blog stated.
Despite taking the top spot in the '10th AKB48 World General Election,' Matsui Jurina will not be participating in the group's 53rd single "Sentimental Train" (September 19 release) due to her poor health.
The announcement was made on King Records' official website on August 3. Since the senbatsu members for this single were chosen by the fans, they said it was a "very difficult decision." Instead of postponing the single's release, they decided to go on as scheduled as there are "many fans waiting for this single."
AKB48's Hirano Hikaru (Team 8 & 4) will be halting her activities due to her poor health.
Hirano had been in poor health for some time now and will be focusing on recuperating during her break. During her hiatus, she will not be using her private email as well as her social media accounts. In addition, she will not be participating in Team 8's event 'TOYOTA presents AKB48 Team 8 Zenkoku Tour ~47 no Suteki na Machi e~ Team 8 Sekkei 4 Shunen Kinensai in Nippon Gaishi Hall Shiawase no Eight Matsuri.'
It's been announced that NMB48 member Ota Yuuri will go on a temporary hiatus due to her poor health condition.
Ota had not been feeling well the past few months so she requested that she take a break from her activities. She commented, "I will come back once my condition has stabilized, so please wait for me a little while."
On Keyakizaka46's official website, it was announced that member Imaizumi Yui would be halting her activities.
Last weekend, Imaizumi took a break from work due to her poor health. After seeing a doctor, it was determined that she needs treatment and rest for a fixed period. It is uncertain when she will resume her activities, but will be announced when decided on the group's official website.
A secondary teacher has admitted to misguided thinking over a winter snow-strolling workshop that prompted the passings of 7 understudies and an instructor in a torrential slide in eastern Japan.
The torrential slide happened on Monday at a ski resort in Nasu, Tochigi Prefecture. The casualties were from Otawara High School and were working on strolling in profound snow.