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Indians get their slurp on for udon

The humble udon noodle has for centuries been a source of passion and pride in Kagawa Prefecture. But times change, and sales of the chewy wheat-flour specialty are on the decline. Now, one producer is seeking new opportunities much farther afield.

"It is possible to have a heroic life, even if it is a small one."

Kazuo Ishiguro is one of Britain's most decorated contemporary novelists. He has won both the Nobel and Booker prizes, among countless other awards, and was knighted for his services to literature in 2018. But even for him, an Oscar would have been a first. Earlier this year, Ishiguro was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for his work on

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NHK WORLD-JAPAN truck "World GO!" to appear in Hiroshima

NHK WORLD-JAPAN’s "World GO!" truck will be stopping by Hiroshima City! Come visit the truck at NHK Hiroshima Station on June 10 and 11 to learn all about NHK WORLD-JAPAN's programs and services.

Sakura World feat. NHK WORLD-JAPAN

Grab your virtual friends and join NHK WORLD-JAPAN on the smartphone metaverse app Reality! The movie theater in Reality's cherry blossom-filled Sakura World will be adorned with banners featuring some of the best NHK WORLD-JAPAN content.



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