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2013-11-06 04:22:17

TOKYO, Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SQUARE ENIX HOLDINGS CO., LTD. (the "Company") today announced consolidated results for the six-month period ended September 30, 2013. The Company is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, First Section with the stock code "9684" and prepares its financial statements according to Japan GAAP. Key Figures (millions of yen, except percentages and per share data) 6 months actual...

2013-11-06 00:20:57

The PS3® System Continues to Grow with more than 300 Software Titles Launching this Holiday Season Globally, Including "GranTurismo 6" TOKYO, Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCE) today announced that cumulative sales of the PlayStation®3 (PS3®) computer entertainment system has reached a milestone of 80 million units(*1) worldwide as of November 2, 2013. Now in its seventh year, the PS3 system has demonstrated continued growth and momentum. (Logo:...

2013-11-05 04:20:03

- Support for high storage capacities up to 128 GB with SLC flash memory realized in compact package (half the size of 1.8-inch HDD)- Internal power supply protection circuit provides power interruption resistance at the industry's highest level while saving spaceTokyo, Nov 5, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - TDK Corporation announced today the launch in November 2013 of the SHG4A series of half slim type solid state drive (SSD) modules for industrial applications. The new NAND...

2013-11-01 23:01:13

Sessions Focus on Roles of Academia, Regulators and Industry in Advancing Innovative Drugs Tokyo (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 DIA, the leading organization dedicated to promoting discussion and collaboration that foster innovation to raise the level of health and well-being worldwide, will host the 10th DIA Japan Annual Meeting from Nov. 6 to 8 at the Tokyo Fashion Town Building in Ariake. The focus of this three-day conference is how to advance the discovery and development of innovative...

2013-11-01 08:20:38

TOKYO, Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) will unveil three world premiere concept cars at the 43rd Tokyo Motor Show 2013 on November 20. Incorporating a new design that symbolizes the functionality and reassuring safety inherent to SUVs, the three concepts take as their theme MMC's @earth TECHNOLOGY(*1) and point to the direction MMC's development and manufacturing will take in the near future. (Photo:...

2013-10-30 04:21:44

Showcasing Special Collaboration Line with Ines de la Fressange, Parisian Chic Fashion Icon, and UT Line Directed by NIGO, the UT Brand's First Creative Director TOKYO, Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UNIQLO today announces plans to unveil its LifeWear collection for the upcoming 2014 spring and summer season, starting in Paris on November 20. The term 'LifeWear' was first introduced by UNIQLO globally at the launch of the 2013 fall and winter collection, and it reflects the...

2013-10-25 12:22:44

PlayStation®App enables smartphones and tablets to interact with PlayStation®4 systems and offers smooth and easy access to PSN(SM) features. TOKYO, Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI) announced that it will release PlayStation®App, a new application for mobile devices, on November 13, 2013 in North America, and on November 22, 2013 in Europe. PlayStation®App will be available free of charge. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020701/SFM066LOGO)...

2013-10-25 12:22:39

System software update version 1.50 to be released along with the PlayStation®4 system's North American launch; features include remote play with the PlayStation®Vita system, and game play sharing via the "SHARE" button that enhance game play experience TOKYO, Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI) announced that it will release system software update version 1.50(*1) for PlayStation®4 (PS4(TM)) system simultaneously with the official North American launch of...

2013-10-24 16:20:56

Air and Hotel for 7 winners LOS ANGELES, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As Tokyo prepares for their long-awaited dream, the 2020 Summer Olympics, other cities around Japan are not going to sit and watch it on television. At least not Narita City. Narita City, famous for the Narita International Airport, serves as a gateway for millions of visitors to Japan every year. Most of these visitors are headed for Tokyo, Japan's capital of pop culture, or Kyoto, the historical city filled...

2013-10-18 23:04:17

Smart City Week 2013 will discuss, debate, and promote information exchange on “City Innovation” for greater efficiency and sustainability in the world’s cities for our citizens and the earth. Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 Smart City Week 2013 (October 21 to 25 in the Pacifico Yokohama Convention Center) features a conference/seminar period as well as an extensive exhibition period from the 23rd to 25th at the exhibition hall. Yokohama, as one of the world’s “Smartest”...


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Topographic Effects On Weather
2012-07-30 13:18:48

The Japanese Alps are a major weather component and dictate a lot of weather patterns in Japan. The first is when Typhoons move northward and impact Japan. If they remain on the eastern side of the Alps they will bring very heavy rain to the capitol region of Tokyo along with very strong winds. In the winter the Alps create two types of climates at the same latitude. On the Western side near the city of Kanazawa Japan, the winters can be long and harsh with snowfall amounts in the feet....

Topographic Impacts of Mt. Fuji in Japan
2012-07-16 15:39:01

Image Credit: Joshua Kelly Mt. Fuji is the highest mountain in the country of Japan. It does have a large impact on the weather in the region. The first impact is shown in the image to the left. This is known as a cap cloud as it sits snuggly on top of the mountain. This feature can be indicative of strong turbulence in the area for aviation purposes. The second impact that Mt. Fuji can have is the winter weather in the Tokyo area. When storm systems come in from the west they tend to...

Tornado Hits Town Northeast Of Tokyo Japan May 5, 2012
2012-05-10 08:24:20

Typically when you think of tornadoes you think of the Plains of the United States. Japan does get tornadoes but most are associated with Tropical Activity. On May 5th 2012, the storm which produced this tornado was not associated with a Typhoon. It was more of a super-cell type thunderstorm. Videos and images available shown the tornado had a wide base. The damage left behind indicates that it could have been a strong storm approaching the middle of the Enhanced Fujita Scale. The storm...

Weather Reference Library
2012-05-08 09:54:10

Tokyo is located in the Central part of Japan. On the Eastern shore of Japan is Tokyo Bay which connects to the Pacific Ocean. Just outside Tokyo Bay runs a warm ocean current which plays a role in the climate of Tokyo. Temperatures for Tokyo Japan: Average temperatures for the months of January through March range from the 30’s in January upwards to the 50’s by March. April starts the season of spring and the temperatures range from the 50’s to the 70’s. The months of July...

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2007-03-26 14:08:56

The Frilled shark, Chlamydoselachus anguineus, is a primitive shark species, of the family Chlamydoselachidae in the order Hexanchiformes. The Southern African frilled shark is a proposed new species from the Southern African range. These two species are very different from the other hexanchiform sharks, and it has recently been proposed that the two frilled sharks should be given their own order: Chlamydoselachiformes. Additional extinct types are known from fossil teeth; thought to be...

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