Two Japanese Films Nominated For Oscars

Two Japanese films nominated for Oscars

Two Japanese films have been nominated for this year's Academy Awards.

The Oscar nominees announced on Tuesday include "Shoplifters" by Hirokazu Koreeda for best foreign-language film.

Two Japanese Films Nominated For Oscars

Two Japanese films nominated for Oscars

Two Japanese films have been nominated for this year's Academy Awards.

The Oscar nominees announced on Tuesday include "Shoplifters" by Hirokazu Koreeda for best foreign-language film.

Toyota Supra Vs Bmw Z4: Separated At Birth Or Two Different Animals?

Toyota Supra Vs BMW Z4: Separated At Birth Or Two Different Animals?

After more than 16 years, the Supra nameplate is back in Toyota's lineup. It is a brand new car, co-developed from scratch, and wants to appeal both to the brand's enthusiasts, who have been craving for a new Supra for over a decade, as well as sports car aficionados in general.

Two Men Found In Wooden Boat Off Aomori

Two men found in wooden boat off Aomori

Japan Coast Guard officials have found two men on a wooden boat drifting in the Sea of Japan off Aomori Prefecture in northeastern Japan. The men are believed to have come from North Korea.

A local fishing cooperative informed the Coast Guard of the boat's presence on Sunday morning. It was drifting about 1.5 kilometers off the town of Fukaura.

Prosecutors Indict Ghosn On Two New Charges

Prosecutors indict Ghosn on two new charges

Prosecutors have brought a new indictment against Nissan's former chairman Carlos Ghosn. The former auto tycoon has been charged with aggravated breach of trust, and with violating a financial law by underreporting his compensation.

Prosecutors say Ghosn shifted personal foreign exchange contracts with potential losses of about 16 million dollars onto Nissan.

Weaver To Simultaneously Release Two Albums

WEAVER to simultaneously release two albums

WEAVER will simultaneously release a best-of album and an original album on March 6. 

The band made this announcement on December 3 during their one-man live 'WEAVER Billboard Live~The Beginning of Our Thirties~' at Billboard Live TOKYO. Titled "ID 2," this will be their first best-of album since "ID" released back in June of 2014. It will feature a total of 14 tracks including their songs released between 2015 and 2018 as well as unreleased numbers. 

Takaoka Sosuke Reveals He Has Remarried And Has Two Children

Takaoka Sosuke reveals he has remarried and has two children

On November 16, actor Takaoka Sosuke revealed via his Instagram account that he had gotten remarried to a non-celebrity woman and is a father to two children.

He wrote, "Since it will be reported tomorrow, I would like to take this opportunity to make an announcement at this timing. I, Takaoka Sosuke, would like to announce that I have already registered my marriage with a non-celebrity woman, and we already have two children together.

Sharp's Latest Smartphone Has Two Notches

Sharp's Latest Smartphone Has Two Notches

Many smartphone users complain when their favorite manufacturers add one notch to a new model so they certainly won’t feel too happy about what Sharp has done. The company has unveiled a new smartphone today that actually has two notches, one at the top for the front camera and another at the bottom for the fingerprint sensor.

Since the industry shifted to taller displays, the notches have been used for the front camera while the home buttons have been done away with. The fingerprint sensor is either placed at the back or under the display in some cases.

Two-way Star Ohtani Named Rookie Of The Year

Two-way star Ohtani named Rookie of the Year

Los Angeles Angels 2-way player Shohei Ohtani has been named Major League Baseball Rookie of the Year.

Ohtani was announced the winner on Tuesday after a vote by members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America. He earned 4 wins as a pitcher and hit 22 homeruns in his first season in the United States.

Two More Canon Eos R Bodies Could Be Launched In 2019

Two More Canon EOS R Bodies Could Be Launched In 2019

Just last month Canon announced the EOS R. This represents Canon’s more “serious” approach to mirrorless cameras as it seemed like it was designed to compete with Sony’s full-frame offerings. The company has attempted mirrorless cameras in the past but they never really took off.

Swiftkey For Android Now Supports Two-way Translation

SwiftKey For Android Now Supports Two-Way Translation

There are many popular third-party keyboards for the Android platform is SwiftKey will be at the top of the list for many of its users. Microsoft actually acquired SwiftKey back in 2016. A new update has been released today for SwiftKey on Android which adds support for two-way translation powered by Microsoft Translator.