Japan's three-time Olympic wrestling champion Saori Yoshida has announced her retirement, saying she feels she has done everything she could in the sport.
Yoshida made the announcement at a news conference in Tokyo on Thursday. She won gold in three consecutive Olympics and 13 straight World Championships.
On December 18, actress Yoshida You updated her Instagram account denying reports that she will be putting her acting career on hold while studying abroad in England.
Yoshida You wrote in hashtags, "Yoshida You is studying abroad?" "Lies are reported as truths," "How scary," "Who are those people in the film industry?" "I will do my best in Japan next year."
On October 2, NMB48 held their eighth anniversary live at Makuhari Messe. During the encore, it was announced that member Yoshida Akari will be launching an apparel brand next spring.
Yoshida declared, "When Saya-nee announced her graduation, we were wondering what would happen to NMB. I will lead NMB48 in my own way." She added, "I hope my apparel brand becomes successful so that I can be better known and contribute to the group."
By Hiroko Ihara / Japan News Staff WriterMusic can relax people, soothe their negative feelings and even help settle vendettas and restore familial love.
This is the main theme of "Kubo and the Two Strings," an animated U.S. fantasy-adventure film set in old Japan in which the protagonist thrillingly plays the shamisen. As a music duo, the Yoshida Brothers feel a strong affinity to the work, and not just because they also play the three-stringed instrument.
If anyone knows Final Fantasy XIV like the back of their hand, it is definitely Naoki Yoshida, the producer and director of the game. To mark the latest anniversary of the MMO, he wanted to extend an invite to join him and millions of other dedicated players in enjoying the multiplayer RPG.
Knowing that joining a well established community – and trying an all-new adventure – can be daunting, Yoshida-san offers his advice for PlayStation 4 fans who are interested in joining but don’t know where to begin, and explains exactly why there’s no better time to join in the fun.