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2014-10-24 04:20:54

TOKYO, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shochoku Co., Ltd. launched on Oct. 24 a multilingual social community for Kabuki fans around the world on a multilingual social media site, OKWave Thank You, where users are able to communicate in 20 languages. It is part of efforts by the operator of Kabukiza Theatre to expand its services for foreigners. Kabuki is a form of Japanese traditional performing art with over 400 years of history that attracts attention not only in Japan but also...

2014-10-23 23:06:19

TripleLights Service Only Uses Licensed, Professional Tour Guides and Provides Personal Videos, Profiles, Blog Posts, and Reviews of Each Guide New York, NY (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Today Travelience officially launched TripleLights, the easiest way for American tourists and business travelers to find the best professional tour guides anywhere in Japan. Unlike other services, TripleLights only uses licensed professional tour guides to ensure that tourists can purchase the most engaging,...

2014-10-23 20:28:23

LONDON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Plywood in Thousand Cubic Meters. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company...

2014-10-23 20:27:56

LONDON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Pipettes and Pipettors in US$ Thousands and Units by the following Product Segments: Electronic Pipettors, Mechanical Pipettors, Glass Pipettes, Plastic Pipettes, and Pipette Tips. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a...

2014-10-23 20:27:28

LONDON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Dried Fruits & Edible Nuts in Thousand Tons. The Global and the US markets are further analyzed by the following Product Segments: Dried Fruits (Dried Grapes, Prunes, Dried Apricots, Dried Figs, Dates), and Edible Nuts (Peanuts, Treenuts, Almonds, Cashews, Walnuts, Hazelnuts, Pecans, Pistachios, and Others). The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe,...

2014-10-23 20:25:51

LONDON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Agricultural Biotechnology in US$ Million by the following Groups/Segments: Transgenic Seeds/Crops (Soybean, Corn, Cotton, & Others), and Biopesticides. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. The regions analyzed in the report for GM crops include the following: US, Canada, Asia-Pacific, Latin America,...

2014-10-23 20:25:24

LONDON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Nutraceuticals in US$ Million by the following Product Groups/Segments: Dietary Supplements (Vitamins, Minerals, Herbals, Non-Herbals, & Others), and Functional Foods & Beverages. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020....

2014-10-23 20:24:49

LONDON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Steel in Thousand Metric Tons by the following End-Use Applications: Construction, Transportation, Machinery, Metal goods, Household Appliances, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, Latin America, and Africa. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic...

2014-10-23 20:23:23

LONDON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Lactic Acid in Metric Tons by the following End-Use Segments: Cosmetic Products, Biodegradable Plastics, Food Additives, and Other Applications. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is...

2014-10-23 20:22:00

LONDON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Aquaculture and Fisheries in Thousand Tons by the following Product Segments: Aquaculture, and Fisheries. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and...


Latest Japan Reference Libraries

Bonin Wood Pigeon, Columbia versicolor
2014-09-10 10:35:09

The Bonin Wood Pigeon (Columbia versicolor) was a pigeon that was native to Nakado-jima and Chichi-jima in the Ogasawara Islands off of the coast of Japan. It’s known from four documented specimens, the first of 1827 and the last from 1889. They averaged a length of 45 centimeters. This bird died out late in the 19th century as a result of deforestation, hunting, and predation by the rats and cats that were introduced. This pigeon was of medium-size, with an average length of 45...

Threadsail filefish, Stephanolepis cirrhifer
2014-06-13 09:04:41

The threadsail filefish (Stephanolepis cirrhifer) is a fish species found in the western Pacific from northern Japan to the East China Sea. Usually found near the seabed at depths of 33 feet. Juveniles generally shelter themselves within the safety of drifting seaweed to hide from predators. It is a migratory fish that can move over 62 miles between feeding and spawning grounds. The threadsail filefish was first observed off the coast of Japan in 1850 and named Monacanthus cirrhifer. In...

Nissan GT-R
2013-12-02 09:48:19

The Nissan GT-R was first released in Japan in 2007. It is a sports car manufactured by Nissan and features all-wheel-drive. There were two concept vehicles unveiled before the GT-R was produced. One in 2001 and a redesigned concept in 2005 called the GT-R Proto. The 2007 GT-R model was based 80-90 percent on the Proto concept vehicle. The first United States GT-R was delivered on July 7, 2008, in Canada also in July 2008, and in Europe in March 2009. The design of the GT-R had input from...

Japanese Amberjack, Seriola quinqueradiata
2013-10-09 11:40:25

The Japanese Amberjack (Seriola quinqueradiata), known also as the yellowtail, is a bony fish belonging to the family called Carangidae. It’s native to the northwest Pacific Ocean from Japan to Hawaii and Baja California. It is greatly appreciated within Japan, where it is called Hamachi or buri. They are eaten either raw or cooked, and are a seasonal favorite within the cooler months when the meat must have higher fat content. The amberjack is usually thought of as a winter delicacy of...

Sword-tail Newt, Cynops ensicuada
2013-10-07 13:56:26

The Sword-tail Newt (Cynops ensicauda) has recently been put on Japan’s Red List of Threatened Amphibians. This newt has a very small range and can only be found in some of the southernmost islands in Japan. Occasionally, Sword-tail Newts are referred to as Fire-bellied Newts, not to be confused with the common Chinese and Japanese species, because of their bright orange colored bellies, which serve as a warning to predators that they are poisonous. They can be distinguished from these two...

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