The movie is based on a popular manga, and later a TV series, set in Japan roughly 100 years ago, about a boy who fights human-eating demons. Co-distributor Aniplex said 7.98 million people had seen the film as of Monday.
Japan is the world's fifth-biggest emitter of carbon dioxide, and while moves are being made to increase renewable energy, the country also plans to roll out new coal stations.
In November 2017, India, Japan, the US and Australia gave shape to the long-pending proposal of setting up the "Quad" to develop a new strategy to keep the critical sea routes in the Indo-Pacific free of any influence.
India, which is locked in a military stand-off on the disputed land border with China, hopes the expansion of the exercise will contain what it sees as Beijing's intrusion into its territory, analysts say.
The disposal of contaminated water at the Fukushima Daiichi plant has been a longstanding problem for Japan as it proceeds with an decades-long decommissioning project. Nearly 1.2 million tonnes of contaminated water are currently stored in huge tanks at the facility.
The United States is pressing allies to bar Huawei from next generation 5G networks on security grounds.
The phase 3 trial by the group, known as the CoVIg Plasma Alliance, aims to enroll 500 adult patients from the United States, Mexico and 16 other countries, according to a statement.
The approval to the pact by the cabinet comes in the midst of growing concerns over cyber attacks from China, particularly after India banned over 100 mobile apps with Chinese links.
Addressing the 2nd Quad ministerial meeting, Prime Minister Suga said a free and open Indo-Pacific is "widely recognised by the international community as a vision of peace and prosperity of this region," and that his government's basic policy is to "further continue advancing our members to this end."
The provision of free COVID-19 vaccine to the populace in Japan aims for a comprehensive inoculation against the coronavirus pandemic.
The military budget has been rising steadily for nearly a decade, with Japan saying it feels threatened by China's vast military resources and territorial disputes, as well as unpredictable North Korea.
The restructuring dovetails with newly installed Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga's push for lower telecoms rates and more consumer and business-friendly services.
NTT’s reported plan dovetails with newly installed Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga’s push for lower telecoms rates.
Yoshihide Suga said that setting up the digital agency would be a reform which would lead to a change in the nation's economy and the society.
Yoshihide Suga will become Japan's first new PM in eight years.
This expected victory for Yoshihide Suga, currently the chief Cabinet Secretary in Shinzo Abe’s government, virtually guarantees his election as Japan's next prime minister in a parliamentary vote on September 16.
The ruling Liberal Democratic Party is choosing its new leader in an internal vote to pick a successor to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who announced last month that he would resign due to health problems.
Japan has welcomed spectators back to stadiums amid the coronavirus pandemic, but the highly orchestrated singing, chanting and drumming for which they are known is now strictly forbidden.
Suga, who is widely seen as the top contender to succeed Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, told the Yomiuri newspaper the "the coronavirus pandemic is a huge problem that could not be handled by the health ministry alone."
The pilot was at the controls for approximately four-minute flight, and a computer-assisted control system helped ensure flight stability and safety, while the technical staff at the field monitored flight conditions and performance.
Currently, Japanese companies see their supply chains rely heavily on China, as a result of which Japan faced troubles during the coronavirus pandemic and the subsequent shutdown in China
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The objective of the project is to strengthen public healthcare system, by extending budget support to the Indian government in implementing emergency response programmes for the health sector as countermeasures against the COVID-19, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) said in a statement.
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