Japanese TV

Tirico returns to Olympic anchor for Tokyo Games

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) – Mike Tirico will once again be the main studio host for NBC Sports when the Tokyo Olympics begin in 50 days. This is the second time Tirico has anchored the cover. Above, he talks with News 8 athletic director Jack Doles about what it’s like …

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Naomi Osaka says she will withdraw from Roland Garros

Tennis star Naomi Osaka, whose statement last week that she would be spending press conferences at Roland Garros in order to protect her sanity sparked heated debate over whether the usual media obligations of athletes after the competition adversely affect their emotional well-being, said Monday she would. withdraw from the …

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Japan Hates Live-Action US Anime Remakes As Much As Western Fans

Western fans aren’t the only ones unhappy with live-action Hollywood adaptations, according to a recent Japanese poll. Japanese anime is an international phenomenon and has only gained popularity around the world in recent years. Seeing this huge spike in popularity, Hollywood and other Western movie machines attempted to capitalize and …

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With the increase in anti-Asian hate incidents, the movement is growing to educate people about the rich history of Asian Americans in Chicago and beyond.

May is Pacific Island Heritage Month for the United States of America. But this year, anti-Asian hate crimes have exploded across the country. A group that tracks reported attacks on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders found more than 6,000 incidents last year. However, this discrimination and hatred against Asian Americans …

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