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  1. 'Japan in a Day' Is a Personal Mission for Fuji TV Producer

    5:06 pm 3/22/2012

    For Takayuki Hayakawa, the film collaboration with Ridley Scott about the March 11 disasters, is a project with personal poignancy. Read more

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  2. 'Rebuilding Japan' to Air Across Asia in Week of One-year Disaster Memorial

    7:37 am 3/5/2012

    "Rebuilding Japan," a six-part Discovery Channel series charting recovery stories from the tsunami-devastated northeast coastline, began airing today in the country where the disasters occurred. Read more

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  3. Ridley Scott Hopes 'Japan in a Day' Will Help Disaster Areas Recover

    5:12 am 3/3/2012

    Fuji TV will also donate 200 cameras to tsunami-affected areas.Read more

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  4. NHK World International News Channel Offered on Android Devices

    2:40 am 2/7/2012

    Japan’s public broadcaster is to make its international English-language news service, NHK World, available free on mobile devices that use the Android OS. Read more

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  5. Japanese Box Office Down 18 Percent to $2.33 Billion in 2011 Due to Disasters

    7:07 am 1/26/2012

    Takings at the Japanese box office fell over 18 percent last year to 181.2 billion yen as the March disasters and a lack of real blockbusters took their toll. Admissions were down from 174.4 million in 2010 to 144.7 million for 2011. Read more

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  6. New Sono Sion Project Tackles Post-Fukushima Japan

    2:40 am 1/20/2012

    Sion Sono is following up "Himizu," which he rewrote to include the March tsunami, with "Land of Hope," a family drama set after a huge earthquake and Fukushima-type nuclear accident. Read more

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  7. Women on the Edge: Film Review

    1:41 pm 12/27/2011

    Self-indulgent, dramatically lax and grating representation of three sisters reuniting in their deceased parents' ancestral home.Read more

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  8. Tough 2011 For Japan Draws to a Close as Disasters Overshadow Everything

    7:58 am 12/24/2011

    The events of March 11 overshadowed everything in Japan in 2011, as 20,000 people lost their lives to the tsunami and more than 100,000 were evacuated from around the stricken Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Plant. Read more

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  9. Japan Meltdown Plant Operator to Sell Cable TV Stake for $129 Million

    10:34 pm 12/11/2011

    Fukushima power plant operator TEPCO (Tokyo Electric Power Co.) is selling its stake in Japan Cablenet (JCN) for 10 billion yen ($129 million) to help raise funds for compensation payments to victims of the nuclear accident that followed the March tsunami. Read more

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  10. Japan's NHK World Wins Broadcaster of Year in New Internet TV Awards For Disaster Coverage

    6:53 am 9/14/2011

    English-language online service attracted millions during triple Japanese disasters. Read more

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