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Token tattoos at Tokyo’s premier crypto art fair

TOKYO: Tokyo tattoo artist Ichi Hatano’s usual activities declined during the pandemic, but now he wants to extract a new stream of income from the first crypto art exhibition in Japan. Hatano’s ink featuring Japanese folk creatures was especially popular with foreign visitors until Japan closed its borders to tourists …

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WWE files a new trademark

WWE has registered a new trademark, but its use remains a mystery. On June 22, the company filed the name “Hachiman” with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Here is the description: “Entertainment services, namely, wrestling exhibitions and performances by a professional wrestler and artist rendered live and through …

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Kyodo News Digest: June 19, 2021

The following is the latest list of news highlights selected by Kyodo News. ———- All Olympic public screening events in Tokyo canceled due to COVID TOKYO – Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike said on Saturday that all mass public screenings of this summer’s Olympic and Paralympic Games in the Japanese capital …

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The world’s first virtual idols were really weird

In the upper echelons of K-pop – alongside other girl groups BLACKPINK and Itzy – you’ll find SM Entertainment espa. In November, they broke records when the neon-lit video of their first single “Black mamba”Became the first and fastest release to surpass 100 million views in the genre’s history. Then, …

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Honda and Mazda, the little-known Japanese brands

By Mustafa Ziraba Japan is the world’s largest automaker and exporter of automobiles and has six of the world’s ten largest automakers. In addition to its massive auto industry, Japan is also home to manufacturers of other types of vehicles, such as powersports makers Kawasaki and Yamaha, and heavy-duty equipment …

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