Era Of Onboard Ticket Checks Passing Into History

Era of onboard ticket checks passing into historyNovelist Hiroyuki Agawa, who died in August at age 94, had a passion for trains.
In "Nise Shasho no Ki" (A fake train conductor's account), a short piece he wrote 60 years ago, Agawa recalled the time when he was allowed to "play" the role of conductor aboard the express night train Ginga from Tokyo to Kobe.

Japan Men’s Gymnastics Team Secures Ticket To Rio

Japan men’s gymnastics team secures ticket to RioJapan, which topped the first session in the men’s team qualifying at the world gymnastics championships here on Sunday, remained there when the final places were decided Monday — a result that brings with it an automatic berth at next year’s Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

Off-the-beaten-track Stations Punch The Ticket For Revitalizing Hokkaido Town

Off-the-beaten-track stations punch the ticket for revitalizing Hokkaido townAlthough trains may stop only a few times a day and there are few houses around, rural train stations here may be just the ticket to attract rail buffs and other tourists.
In late August, about 15 people gathered at Horonobe Station of the JR Soya Line early in the morning. They were participants in a tour to visit all eight JR stations in the town of Horonobe aboard local trains in a day.

Yoshida, Icho Aim For More Global Gold, Ticket To Rio

Yoshida, Icho aim for more global gold, ticket to RioAs Saori Yoshida and Kaori Icho attempt to continue the global dominance of their respective weight classes, there will be more than another world title at stake for each.
Japan’s top stars will also be battling for berths in next year’s Rio de Janeiro when they take the mat here at the world wrestling championships, which got underway on Monday.

Nec Display Ticket To Digital Program Paves Way For Theaters To Make Conversion To Digital

NEC Display Ticket To Digital Program Paves Way For Theaters To Make Conversion To DigitalNEC Display Solutions of America announces a special financing program to help the remaining 1,000 screens at movie theaters across America make the conversion to digital cinema.
NEC Display Solutions of America announced today a special financing program to help the remaining 1,000 screens at movie theaters across America make the conversion to digital cinema.

Japan-taiwan Railway Tie-up To Give Passengers A Ticket To Ride

Japan-Taiwan railway tie-up to give passengers a ticket to rideA Japanese rail operator has formed a sister relationship with its counterpart in Taiwan to make tickets interchangeable on both railways in the future.
Under the promotion, aimed at attracting more visitors to both countries, tickets bought for the Isumi Railway in Chiba Prefecture will be usable on the Jiji Line in central-western Taiwan.

Shoko Nakagawa I Want To Go To Space So Much, A One-way Ticket Would Be Fine!

Shoko Nakagawa I want to go to space so much, a one-way ticket would be fine!Shoko Nakagawa

Ms. Nakagawa was born in Tokyo on May 5, 1985. Since winning the Miss Weekly Sh?nen Magazine contest and making her entertainment debut in 2002, she has appeared on many TV shows. Her hobbies include computer illustration, reading, gaming, movies, anime and cosplay (costume play). She is also skilled at nunchucks. In 2012, in celebration of her 10th anniversary in show business, she did her first Asia concert tour as well as a national tour of Japan.