Barakan Discovers: The Tokyo of 2020

Tokyo was going through huge adjustments as it prepared to invite the globe to the 2020 Olympic and also Paralympic Games up until the COVID-19 pandemic brought every little thing a sudden stop.

Peter Barakan consults with individuals from a wide variety of nations that have actually worked out in Tokyo to obtain their viewpoints on the existing circumstance and also what the future holds progressing.






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Dec 26

Tokyo was going through huge adjustments as it prepared to invite the globe to the 2020 Olympic and also Paralympic Games up until the COVID-19 pandemic brought every little thing a sudden stop. ( NHK)

Dec 24

In Japan, you will certainly see great deals of charming points. In reality, there is a Japanese word for it– Kawaii implies a “culture of cuteness.” ( wthr.com)

Dec 24

The Inagawa- kai criminal organization is terminating different occasions usually held around the New Year’s vacation as a result of the spread of the unique coronavirus, authorities have actually disclosed, reports theAsahi Shimbun ( tokyoreporter.com)

Dec 24

A 28-year-old educator captive over the supposed sexual assault of a child overseas has actually been charged in 2 various other instances, authorities have actually disclosed, records TELEVISIONAsahi ( tokyoreporter.com)

Dec 24

Osaka Prefectural Police have actually detained the supervisor of a dining establishment in Suita City for purportedly growing a surprise cam inside a ladies’s bathroom, recordsYomiuri Television ( tokyoreporter.com)

Dec 23

Japan’s previous Emperor Akihito transformed 87 on Wednesday, having actually invested a lot of the year silently at his house in Tokyo in the middle of the unique coronavirus pandemic.
(Kyodo)

Dec 23

Japanese star Yusuke Iseya was punished Tuesday to one year behind bars, put on hold for 3 years, for having marijuana.
(Kyodo)

Dec 22

A court right here has actually reversed a previous judgment and also handed a guy living in Shizuoka Prefecture a jail term for the rape of his child, records NHK. ( tokyoreporter.com)

Dec 22

There is absolutely nothing like Christmas in the Land of the Rising Sun to let loose a cumulative craze of love. ( ucanews.com)

Dec 22

In Japan, New Year parties start on the night of 31 December with a basic dish of soba noodles in dashi brew and also the buzzing of a gong. ( SBS)

Dec 22

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government has actually started providing cost-free resort areas over the New Year to individuals struck hard by the coronavirus pandemic.
( NHK)

Dec 21

Bikers on Harley Davidsons worn Santa Claus outfits rode via the roads of main Tokyo on Sunday for their yearly ceremony versus kid misuse, stating even more kids were prone in 2020 as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. (Japan Times)

Dec 20

Police in Saku, Nagano Prefecture, have actually detained a Japan Post worker on uncertainty of swiping 70 million yen from the article workplace where he functioned. (Japan Today)

Dec 20

The Japanese male convicted today of murder and also severing 9 individuals in his level west of Tokyo has actually stated he wishes to “meet a normal girl” and also obtain wed prior to he is implemented. ( scmp.com)

Dec 20

A law enforcement officer fatally fired a guy equipped with a blade throughout a fight at the male’s residence in Niigata on Friday evening, authorities stated. (Japan Times)

Dec 20

Japan âEUR ™ s roadways are obtaining old. So a lot so, that specific components threaten. ( NHK)

Dec 20

Shoppers cleaned their hands and also disinfected their smart devices in the roads of Tokyo âEUR ™ s chic Ginza area utilizing handwashing terminals that a Japanese start-up hopes will certainly expand accessibility to tidy water and also far better health. (Reuters)

Dec 19

With 2020 unwinding, police divisions across the country ade wanting to complete the year with a favorable public photo.
( tokyoreporter.com)

Dec 18

Chiba Prefectural Police have actually detained an instructor at a specialized college in Funabashi City over the supposed immoral recording of a women senior high school pupil, records Chiba Nippo ( tokyoreporter.com)

Dec 18

This location has actually transformed ever before so a little yet itâEUR ™ s bound to shed even more legendary areas. We âEUR ™ ll check out the location and also expect the very best.
( JUST in JAPAN)