Hirata (Japan)

Type: City
Name: Hirata (Japan)
Country: Japan
Latitude: 35.439999
Longitude: 132.820007
population: 28,154
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Former Aum Shinrikyo leader sentenced to five years in prison - report

10:53 30/06/2014TOKYO, June 30 (RAPSI) – A court in Tokyo has sentenced Naoko Kikuchi, a former leader of the Aum Shinrikyo cult who escaped police for 17 years, to five years in prison, Kyodo News Agency reported.Kikuchi was wanted for alleged involvement ... [Published RAPSI - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

Persona 4 the Golden Animation's 2nd Promo Video Previews Shihoko Hirata's Song

Vocalist to perform opening & ending themes in anime premiering July 10Aniplex began streaming a second promotional video for Persona 4 the Golden Animation on Saturday. The video introduces the opening theme song "Next Chance to Move On" by Shihoko Hirata ... [Published Anime News Network - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Legislators turning to Internet for funds

Younger lawmakers are increasingly turning to crowdfunding as a way of raising money to finance their political activities.Ryota Kimura, a 30-year-old member of the Hirakata Municipal Assembly in Osaka Prefecture, recently asked for ¥100,000 on an online ... [Published Japan Times - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 14 2014 - Updated Jun 14 2014 - 1 reports

Ghostly footprints of the ‘modern girl’ along Kamakura’s coastline

There’s a scene in Junichiro Tanizaki’s serialized novel “Naomi” (originally titled “A Fool’s Love”) from 1924 where the besotted protagonist, Joji, watches his wife, Naomi — part Lolita, part Madame Bovary, all trouble — through the pine trees. Having ... [Published Japan Times - Jun 14 2014]

Quotes

"It has taken a long time for this day to come and I apologise for causing great trouble to the victim, his family and society" Hirata said at the opening of his trial at the Tokyo District Court

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Former Aum Shinrikyo leader sentenced to five y... [Published RAPSI - Jun 30 2014]
Persona 4 the Golden Animation's 2nd Promo Vide... [Published Anime News Network - Jun 27 2014]
Legislators turning to Internet for funds [Published Japan Times - Jun 24 2014]
Ghostly footprints of the ‘modern girl’ along K... [Published Japan Times - Jun 14 2014]
Japan subway sarin attack cultist trial opens [Published Telegraph - Jan 16 2014]
Biography for Yasutoshi Hirata [Published Able2Act - Dec 22 2007]
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