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Video: Artist shares insights into recent 'Lightning Fields' series.
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Paris Hilton was arrested last month in Las Vegas for possession of drugs.
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Recent islands rows between China and Japan have become increasingly problematic for the two countries, as Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao showed diplomatic displeasure in meeting his Japanese counterpart at the UN General Assembly.
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Miwako Tezuka, co-curator of the exhibition "Yoshitomo Nara: Nobody's Fool," explores the artist's world, in particular his connection to young people.
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Scholar Daisuke Miyao discussed the genius of the filmmaker as part of a retrospective at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
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Movie fans in Tokyo wearing zombie printed T-shirts over their heads take part in a rehearsal for the world premiere of the Holywood film 'Resident Evil: Afterlife'.
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Would you want to spend a romantic weekend with the virtual love of your digital life?
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An editorial in the Daily Yomiuri titled, "Time to capitalize on 'Cool Japan' boom" criticizes the Japanese government's failure to turn Japan's popularity overseas into economic growth.
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Anyone struggling to learn how to write Chinese or Japanese characters now have an excuse to be a little less hard on themselves. Why? Apparently, Chinese and Japanese youth forget how to write characters too!
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Japanese sumo wrestlers get an unlikely gadget to help their pudgy fingers dial some digits.
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Japanese artist extraordinaire Yoshitomo Nara opens his studio for the public to witness.
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China has taken Japan's place as the world's second largest economy behind the United States.