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An actor (often actress for women; see terminology) is a person who portrays a character in a performance.
An aftershock is a smaller earthquake that occurs after a previous large earthquake, in the same area of the main shock.
is a Japanese pop singer-songwriter and pianist.
is a Japanese voice actress and singer.
was a low-cost airline based on the grounds of Fukuoka Airport in Hakata-ku, Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan and a wholly owned subsidiary of All Nippon Airways (ANA).
is a current professional basketball assistant coach for Nishinomiya Storks in Japan.
, also known as or ANA, is the largest airline in Japan on the basis of fleet size.
The Allies of World War II, called the United Nations from the 1 January 1942 declaration, were the countries that together opposed the Axis powers during the Second World War (1939–1945).
Angela Harry (born April 12, 1963) is a model, actress and voice actress.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is a regional development bank established on 19 December 1966, which is headquartered in the Ortigas Center located in the city of Mandaluyong, Metro Manila, Philippines.
Aska, (born on February 24, 1958, Ono, now part of Onojō, Fukuoka) is a Japanese singer-songwriter.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
Atlanta is the capital city and most populous municipality of the state of Georgia in the United States.
Auckland City is the part of Auckland urban area covering the isthmus and most of the islands of the Hauraki Gulf.
For the record label, see Avispa.
is a Japanese recording artist, record producer, actress, model, spokesperson and entrepreneur.
is a park in Chūō-ku, Fukuoka, Japan and a registered Place of Scenic Beauty.
is a city in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan.
The B.League is a professional men's basketball league that began in Japan in September 2016.
Bachata is a genre of Latin American music that originated in the Dominican Republic in the first half of the 20th century with European, Indigenous, and African musical elements.
"Bachata en Fukuoka" (English: "Bachata in Fukuoka") is the first single released by Juan Luis Guerra for his album A Son de Guerra.
Baseball is a bat-and-ball game played between two opposing teams who take turns batting and fielding.
Basketball is a team sport played on a rectangular court.
Beetle ferry is a hydrofoil ferry service that travels between Fukuoka, Japan and Busan, South Korea.
Birmingham Royal Ballet (BRB) is one of the three major ballet companies of the United Kingdom, alongside The Royal Ballet and the English National Ballet.
The black-headed gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus) is a small gull that breeds in much of Europe and Asia, and also in coastal eastern Canada.
Bordeaux (Gascon Occitan: Bordèu) is a port city on the Garonne in the Gironde department in Southwestern France.
The, sometimes known as the Japanese Revolution, was a civil war in Japan, fought from 1868 to 1869 between forces of the ruling Tokugawa shogunate and those seeking to return political power to the Imperial Court.
Busan, formerly known as Pusan and now officially is South Korea's second most-populous city after Seoul, with a population of over 3.5 million inhabitants.
Camellia is a genus of flowering plants in the family Theaceae.
Chage and Aska are a Japanese popular music duo composed of male singer-songwriters from Fukuoka Prefecture: Chage (born January 6, 1958) and Aska (born February 24, 1958).
is one of the seven wards of Fukuoka city in Japan.
A cherry blossom is the flower of any of several trees of genus Prunus, particularly the Japanese cherry, Prunus serrulata, which is called sakura after the Japanese (桜 or 櫻; さくら).
is a district located in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan.
was an old province of Japan in the area that is today part of Fukuoka Prefecture in Kyūshū.
Cinnamomum camphora (commonly known as camphor tree, camphorwood or camphor laurel) is a large evergreen tree that grows up to tall.
A, also known as a or, is a Japanese city that has a population greater than 500,000 and has been designated as such by order of the Cabinet of Japan under Article 252, Section 19 of the Local Autonomy Law.
A is a local administrative unit in Japan.
The Coca-Cola Red Sparks are a Japanese company-owned rugby union team based in Fukuoka city, Kyūshū.
, based in Kobe, is one of the largest supermarket chains in Japan.
is a private university in Fukuoka, Fukuoka, Japan, established in 1960 and contributes to wide variety of medical research within Japan.
The were powerful Japanese feudal lords who, until their decline in the early Meiji period, ruled most of Japan from their vast, hereditary land holdings.
was a Japanese businessman who was Director-General of Mitsui, one of the leading Japanese zaibatsu (family conglomerates).
is a city located in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan.
Delhi (Dilli), officially the National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCT), is a city and a union territory of India.
The term dialect (from Latin,, from the Ancient Greek word,, "discourse", from,, "through" and,, "I speak") is used in two distinct ways to refer to two different types of linguistic phenomena.
The Dominican Republic (República Dominicana) is a sovereign state located in the island of Hispaniola, in the Greater Antilles archipelago of the Caribbean region.
An earthquake (also known as a quake, tremor or temblor) is the shaking of the surface of the Earth, resulting from the sudden release of energy in the Earth's lithosphere that creates seismic waves.
is a Filipino-Japanese fashion model and actress.
The was the historical nation-state and great power that existed from the Meiji Restoration in 1868 to the enactment of the 1947 constitution of modern Japan.
The Encyclopædia Britannica Eleventh Edition (1910–11) is a 29-volume reference work, an edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica.
is a Japanese singer-songwriter, under the Fearless Records label on Sony Music Associated Records.
is a ninth generation member of J-pop idol group Morning Musume and former model.
A Ferris wheel (sometimes called a big wheel, observation wheel, or, in the case of the very tallest examples, giant wheel) is an amusement ride consisting of a rotating upright wheel with multiple passenger-carrying components (commonly referred to as passenger cars, cabins, tubs, capsules, gondolas, or pods) attached to the rim in such a way that as the wheel turns, they are kept upright, usually by gravity.
A ferry is a merchant vessel used to carry passengers, and sometimes vehicles and cargo as well, across a body of water.
A festival is an event ordinarily celebrated by a community and centering on some characteristic aspect of that community and its religion or cultures.
A film director is a person who directs the making of a film.
A film producer is a person who oversees the production of a film.
is a city located in Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan.
, formerly known as Itazuke Air Base, is an international and domestic airport located east of Hakata Station in Hakata-ku, Fukuoka, Japan.
is an art museum in Fukuoka, Japan.
is a Japanese TV station affiliated with Nippon News Network (NNN) and Nippon Television Network System (NNS) in Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture, Kyushu, Japan.
is a Japanese castle located in Chūō-ku, Fukuoka, Japan.
The serves Fukuoka, Japan.
is a private junior college in Fukuoka, Fukuoka, Japan, established in 1997.
The Fukuoka Convention Center in Fukuoka, Japan is a collection of three separate buildings operated by the Fukuoka Convention Center Foundation.
is a private university in East District of Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan.
is a private women's college in Minami-ku, Fukuoka, Japan.
The, held in Fukuoka, Japan, is an IAAF Gold Label international men's marathon race established in 1947.
The city of Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan held a mayoral election on November 19, 2006.
The, also known as the Fukuoka City Zoological Garden, is a zoo and botanical garden established in 1953 and located within Minami-koen (En: "South park") at 1-1, Minami-Koen, Chūō-ku, Fukuoka, Fukuoka, Japan.
opened in Fukuoka, Japan, in 1999.
opened in Fukuoka, Japan, in 1985.
is a prefecture of Japan on Kyūshū Island.
The is an award established by the city of Fukuoka and the Fukuoka City International Foundation (formerly The Yokatopia Foundation) to honor the outstanding work of individuals or organizations in preserving or creating Asian culture.
The are a Japanese baseball team based in Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture.
is a tall tower located in the Momochihama area of Fukuoka, Japan.
The University of Fukuoka or Fukuoka University is a research university located in Fukuoka, on the island of Kyushu, in Japan.
is a public university in Fukuoka, Fukuoka, Japan.
The is a baseball field, located in Chūō-ku, Fukuoka, Japan.
is the most common name given to the region comprising the metropolitan areas of the cities of Fukuoka and Kitakyushu in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan and in between.
is the traditional Japanese undergarment for adult males, made from a length of cotton.
, formerly known as, is a Japanese filmmaker.
The is a body of water that comprises the southwestern tip of the Sea of Japan and borders the northern coasts of Fukuoka and Saga prefectures.
are a form of traditional Japanese footwear that resemble clogs and flip-flops.
(or GW) is a week from the 29th of April to early May containing a number of Japanese holidays.
Goryeo (918–1392), also spelled as Koryŏ, was a Korean kingdom established in 918 by King Taejo.
The Government of the National Capital Territory of Delhi is the governing authority of the Indian national capital territory of Delhi and its 11 districts.
Guangzhou, also known as Canton, is the capital and most populous city of the province of Guangdong.
is a bay in the northwestern part of Fukuoka city, on the Japanese island of Kyūshū.
is a Japanese dialect spoken in Fukuoka city.
The is a festival held annually in Fukuoka, Japan.
is a Japanese festival celebrated from the 1st until the 15th of July in Hakata, Fukuoka.
is a major railway station in Hakata-ku, Fukuoka, Japan.
is a ward of the city of Fukuoka in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan.
is a Shintō shrine in Fukuoka.
The are a Nippon Professional Baseball team playing in the Central League.
A happi (法被, 半被) is a traditional Japanese straight-sleeved coat usually made of indigo or brown cotton and imprinted with a distinctive mon (crest).
was an airline with its headquarters on the grounds of Fukuoka Airport in Hakata-ku, Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan.
The in the history of Japan was a family who controlled the hereditary title of shikken (regent) of the Kamakura shogunate between 1203 and 1333.
of the Hōjō clan was the eighth shikken (officially regent (of the shōgun), but de facto ruler of Japan) of the Kamakura shogunate (reigned 1268–84), known for leading the Japanese forces against the invasion of the Mongols and for spreading Zen Buddhism.
is one of the seven wards of Fukuoka City in Japan.
HKT48 (read "H.K.T. Forty-eight") are a Japanese idol girl group produced by Yasushi Akimoto.
A is an official professional sumo tournament.
Honshu is the largest and most populous island of Japan, located south of Hokkaido across the Tsugaru Strait, north of Shikoku across the Inland Sea, and northeast of Kyushu across the Kanmon Straits.
A humid subtropical climate is a zone of climate characterized by hot and humid summers, and mild to cool winters.
A hydrofoil is a lifting surface, or foil, that operates in water.
Ipoh is the capital city of the Malaysian state of Perak.
is a Japanese department store chain in Fukuoka Prefecture and owned by, a group company of Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings, Ltd.
J-pop (often stylized as J-POP; ジェイポップ jeipoppu; an abbreviation for Japanese pop), natively also known simply as, is a musical genre that entered the musical mainstream of Japan in the 1990s.
The (is Japan's professional football league including the first division J1 League, second division J2 League and third division J3 League. J1 League is one of the most successful leagues in Asian club football. It is currently sponsored by Meiji Yasuda Life and thus officially known as the Meiji Yasuda J.League.
Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.
The, JMA, is an agency of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism.
The Japan Meteorological Agency seismic intensity scale is a seismic scale used in Japan to measure the intensity of earthquakes.
is the standard timezone in Japan, 9 hours ahead of UTC (i.e. it is UTC+09:00).
Japanese festivals are traditional festive occasions.
is one of the seven wards of Fukuoka City, Japan.
is a Japanese novelist born in Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan.
Juan Luis Guerra Seijas (born June 7, 1957), known professionally as Juan Luis Guerra, is a Dominican singer, songwriter, composer, and producer.
was created as a physical, mental and moral pedagogy in Japan, in 1882, by Jigoro Kano (嘉納治五郎).
A junior college is a post-secondary educational institution designed to prepare students for either skilled trades or for additional education at another college with more advanced academic material.
is a private junior college in Fukuoka, Fukuoka, Japan.
or Ekiken, also known as Atsunobu (篤信) was a Japanese Neo-Confucianist philosopher and botanist.
is a city in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.
The Kamakura shogunate (Japanese: 鎌倉幕府, Kamakura bakufu) was a Japanese feudal military governmentNussbaum, Louis-Frédéric.
, officially, were a part of the Japanese Special Attack Units of military aviators who initiated suicide attacks for the Empire of Japan against Allied naval vessels in the closing stages of the Pacific campaign of World War II, designed to destroy warships more effectively than possible with conventional air attacks.
The were two winds or storms that are said to have saved Japan from two Mongol fleets under Kublai Khan.
Kanikapila is a style of Hawaiian music produced in an impromptu jam session, most commonly taking place at a beach, or family gathering.
Kanji (漢字) are the adopted logographic Chinese characters that are used in the Japanese writing system.
The or the lies in the southern-central region of Japan's main island Honshū.
The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.
is a Japanese actor and singer.
was a Japanese diplomat and politician who served as the 32nd Prime Minister of Japan from 9 March 1936 to 2 February 1937.
is a metropolitan region in Japan encompassing the metropolitan areas of the cities of Kyoto in Kyoto Prefecture, Osaka in Osaka Prefecture and Kobe in Hyōgo Prefecture.
(born on 16 December 1985), also known as Keita (stylized KEITA), is a Japanese pop and R&B singer and dancer.
is a male Japanese voice actor from Fukuoka, Japan who is an affiliate of Mausu Promotion.
is a Japanese retired professional wrestler, mixed martial artist, and founder of the now-defunct wrestling promotion Diamond Ring.
is a retired judoka who won a gold medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics.
is one of two designated cities in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan, together with Fukuoka, with a population of just under 1 million people.
is a Japanese enka singer who was born on September 6, 1977 in Minami-ku, Fukuoka, Japan.
is the sixth-largest city in Japan and the capital city of Hyōgo Prefecture.
Kobee (Korean: 코비, Japanese: コビー) is a South Korean jet hydrofoil ferry line that operates services between Busan, South Korea and Fukuoka, Japan.
are megalithic tombs or tumuli in Japan, constructed between the early 3rd century and the early 7th century AD.
, also sometimes read as Furukotofumi, is the oldest extant chronicle in Japan, dating from the early 8th century (711–712) and composed by Ō no Yasumaro at the request of Empress Genmei with the purpose of sanctifying the imperial court's claims to supremacy over rival clans.
is a private junior women's college in Fukuoka, Fukuoka, Japan, established in 1958.
The Korean Peninsula is a peninsula of Eurasia located in East Asia.
Kublai (Хубилай, Hubilai; Simplified Chinese: 忽必烈) was the fifth Khagan (Great Khan) of the Mongol Empire (Ikh Mongol Uls), reigning from 1260 to 1294 (although due to the division of the empire this was a nominal position).
was a daimyō during the late Azuchi–Momoyama and early Edo periods.
, officially, is the capital city of Kyoto Prefecture, located in the Kansai region of Japan.
, or is a national university in Kyoto, Japan.
Kyuden Voltex is a Japanese rugby team owned by Kyushu Electric Power Co. (Kyūshū Denryoku).
is the third largest island of Japan and most southwesterly of its four main islands.
is a broadcasting station in Fukuoka, Japan, and it is affiliated with National Radio Network (NRN), All-Nippon News Network (ANN), and TV Asahi Network.
(OSE: 9508) is a Japanese energy company that provides power to 7 prefectures (Fukuoka, Nagasaki, Ōita, Saga, Miyazaki, Kumamoto, Kagoshima), and recently, to some parts of Hiroshima Prefecture.
Kyushu Institute of Design (九州芸術工科大学; Kyūshū Geijutsu Kōka Daigaku, KID) in Fukuoka, Japan, is one of Japan's prestigious national universities and was founded in April, 1968.
The opened on October 16, 2005 in Dazaifu near Fukuoka—the first new national museum in Japan in over 100 years, and the first to elevate the focus on history over art.
The, also referred to as, is one of the constituent companies of Japan Railways Group (JR Group).
was founded in 1960 in Fukuoka City, and currently has twenty departments and six graduate schools.
The is a Japanese high-speed railway line between the cities of Fukuoka and Kagoshima in Kyushu, running parallel to the existing Kagoshima Main Line and operated by JR Kyushu.
, abbreviated to, is a Japanese national university located in Fukuoka, in the island of Kyushu.
is a private junior college in Fukuoka, Fukuoka, Japan, established in 1968.
The L.League (in Japanese: "L・リーグ", Officially "日本女子サッカーリーグ",Nihon Joshi Sakkā Rīgu) is the top flight of women's association football in Japan.
Leeds United Football Club is a professional association football club in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.
(formerly Hakatanomori Football Stadium, renamed on March 1, 2008 for naming rights), located in the Hakata ward of Fukuoka city is the home ground of Avispa Fukuoka association football club.
This is a list of in Japan by population as defined by the Statistics Bureau of Japan (SBJ) and the Center for Spatial Information Service of the University of Tokyo.
The regions of Japan are not official administrative units, but have been traditionally used as the regional division of Japan in a number of contexts.
Love FM is a commercial radio station based in north Kyushu island, Japan, broadcasting on 76.1 FM from the Fukuoka park side studio to the Kyushu area.
Lovendor (stylized as LoVendoЯ) is a Japanese all-female rock band.
Mark Rothko, born Markus Yakovlevich Rothkowitz (Ма́ркус Я́ковлевич Ротко́вич, Markuss Rotkovičs; September 25, 1903 – February 25, 1970), was an American painter of Russian Jewish descent.
Martial arts are codified systems and traditions of combat practices, which are practiced for a number of reasons: as self-defense, military and law enforcement applications, mental and spiritual development; as well as entertainment and the preservation of a nation's intangible cultural heritage.
is an anime television and film director, screenwriter, storyboard artist and animator known for his wild, freeform style.
The, also known as the Meiji era, is a Japanese era which extended from October 23, 1868, to July 30, 1912.
The, also known as the Meiji Ishin, Renovation, Revolution, Reform, or Renewal, was an event that restored practical imperial rule to the Empire of Japan in 1868 under Emperor Meiji.
Mentai Rock is the name given to the collection of Japanese artists who gained national popularity during the late 1970s.
is one of the seven wards of Fukuoka City, Japan.
, commonly stylized as MISIA, is a Japanese singer, songwriter, and record producer.
The Mongol Empire (Mongolian: Mongolyn Ezent Güren; Mongolian Cyrillic: Монголын эзэнт гүрэн;; also Орда ("Horde") in Russian chronicles) existed during the 13th and 14th centuries and was the largest contiguous land empire in history.
Mongolia (Monggol Ulus in Mongolian; in Mongolian Cyrillic) is a landlocked unitary sovereign state in East Asia.
Monocle is a global affairs and lifestyle magazine, 24-hour radio station, website, retailer and media brand, all produced by Winkontent Ltd.
, formerly simply and colloquially referred to as, is a Japanese female idol group, holding the second highest overall single sales (of a female group) on the Oricon charts as of February 2012, with the Oricon record of most top ten singles with an amount of 64, and they have sold over 21 million copies in Japan alone.
is a type of nabemono in Japanese cuisine, which is made from beef or pork tripe or other offal.
() is the capital and the largest city of Nagasaki Prefecture on the island of Kyushu in Japan.
is a private university in Fukuoka, Fukuoka, Japan.
is the red-light district which exists between the sandbank of the and the in Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan.
Neo-Confucianism (often shortened to lixue 理學) is a moral, ethical, and metaphysical Chinese philosophy influenced by Confucianism, and originated with Han Yu and Li Ao (772–841) in the Tang Dynasty, and became prominent during the Song and Ming dynasties.
Newsweek is an American weekly magazine founded in 1933.
is one of the seven wards of Fukuoka City, Japan.
The, also called or NNR, is one of Japan's "Big 16" private railroad companies.
The is a railway line in Fukuoka Prefecture in Kyushu, Japan.
is a Japanese singer and actress.
Oakland is the largest city and the county seat of Alameda County, California, United States.
is a prefecture of Japan located in the Chūgoku region on the main island of Honshu.
() is a designated city in the Kansai region of Japan.
The or is one of the two professional baseball leagues constituting Nippon Professional Baseball in Japan.
The Paleolithic or Palaeolithic is a period in human prehistory distinguished by the original development of stone tools that covers c. 95% of human technological prehistory.
Pollock roe, also pollack roe, is the roe of Alaska pollock (Gadus chalcogrammus) which, despite its name a species of cod.
Population density (in agriculture: standing stock and standing crop) is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume; it is a quantity of type number density.
Japan is divided into 47, forming the first level of jurisdiction and administrative division.
The is the head of government of Japan.
A principal dancer (often shortened to principal) is a dancer at the highest rank within a professional dance company, particularly a ballet company.
Probability is the measure of the likelihood that an event will occur.
is a Japanese pop-rock singer and a member of the Japanese rock band Lovendor.
A relay race is a racing competition where members of a team take turns completing parts of racecourse or performing a certain action.
The so-called Richter magnitude scale – more accurately, Richter's magnitude scale, or just Richter magnitude – for measuring the strength ("size") of earthquakes refers to the original "magnitude scale" developed by Charles F. Richter and presented in his landmark 1935 paper, and later revised and renamed the Local magnitude scale, denoted as "ML" or "ML".
, known by her stage name, is a Japanese singer, songwriter and musician.
Rintaro Tokunaga (born December 29, 1987) is a Japanese professional basketball player who plays for Akita Northern Happinets of the B.League in Japan.
The Rizing Zephyr Fukuoka are a Japanese basketball team, playing in the first division of the B.League.
is a broadcasting station in Fukuoka, Japan, and it is affiliated with Japan Radio Network (JRN), Japan News Network (JNN) and TBS Network.
The Prince Takamatsu Cup Nishinippon Round-Kyūshū Ekiden (九州一周駅伝 Kyūshū isshū ekiden) is a running race in Japan held annually from 1951 to 2013.
Roy Fox Lichtenstein (October 27, 1923 – September 29, 1997) was an American pop artist.
Rugby union, commonly known in most of the world as rugby, is a contact team sport which originated in England in the first half of the 19th century.
is a retired Japanese female judoka and a politician.
is a Nippon Professional Baseball catcher for the Hanshin Tigers in Japan's Central League.
is a prefecture of Japan located in the Kantō region.
Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech, 1st Marquess of Dalí de Púbol (11 May 190423 January 1989), known professionally as Salvador Dalí, was a prominent Spanish surrealist born in Figueres, Catalonia, Spain.
were the military nobility and officer caste of medieval and early-modern Japan.
The is a line of the Japanese Shinkansen high-speed rail network, connecting Shin-Osaka in Osaka with Hakata Station in Fukuoka, the two largest cities in western Japan.
is an area in Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka-ken, Japan.
is one of the wards in Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka-ken, Kyūshū, Japan.
is a Japanese musician, singer and songwriter, affiliated with Yamaha Music.
is a Japanese politician and the current mayor of Fukuoka, the capital city of Fukuoka Prefecture in Kyushu region of Japan.
The Sea of Japan (see below for other names) is a marginal sea between the Japanese archipelago, Sakhalin, the Korean Peninsula and Russia.
is a private junior women's college in Fukuoka, Fukuoka, Japan, established in 1967.
is a Christian university in Fukuoka, Japan.
Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice and augments regular speech by the use of sustained tonality, rhythm, and a variety of vocal techniques.
Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal or social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states, and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.
was a Ferris wheel which operated at Evergreen Marinoa in the city of Fukuoka, Japan, from 2001 until September 2009.
SoftBank Capital is a venture capital group in the United States, focusing on technology and telecom early stage businesses.
, also known as Sonny Chiba, is a Japanese actor, singer, film producer, film director, and martial artist.
Sophia Fukuoka Junior and Senior High School is in Fukuoka Prefecture, Fukuoka City, Chuo-ku, Tokyo.
South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (대한민국; Hanja: 大韓民國; Daehan Minguk,; lit. "The Great Country of the Han People"), is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and lying east to the Asian mainland.
Spits (Peak/Rush Hour; stylized as Sp!ts) was a tabloid format newspaper freely distributed in trains, trams and buses in the Netherlands from 1999 to 2014.
A stock exchange, securities exchange or bourse, is a facility where stock brokers and traders can buy and sell securities, such as shares of stock and bonds and other financial instruments.
is a Japanese manga artist.
A suicide attack is any violent attack in which the attacker expects their own death as a direct result of the method used to harm, damage or destroy the target.
or sumo wrestling is a competitive full-contact wrestling sport where a rikishi (wrestler) attempts to force another wrestler out of a circular ring (dohyō) or into touching the ground with anything other than the soles of his feet.
Suzerainty (and) is a back-formation from the late 18th-century word suzerain, meaning upper-sovereign, derived from the French sus (meaning above) + -erain (from souverain, meaning sovereign).
, known by his stage name (an anagram of his surname), is a Japanese television celebrity.
is a Japanese TV station affiliated with '''Fuji News Network''' ('''FNN''') and Fuji Network System (FNS) in Fukuoka.
was the founder and first shōgun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan, which effectively ruled Japan from the Battle of Sekigahara in 1600 until the Meiji Restoration in 1868.
Tomo Inouye (b. 1870) was a Japanese medical doctor, trained at the University of Michigan Medical School.
Tonkotsu ramen (豚骨ラーメン) is a ramen dish that originated in Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture on the Kyushu island of Japan, and it is a specialty dish in both Fukuoka and Kyushu.
The Top League is a rugby union competition in Japan.
Tourism is travel for pleasure or business; also the theory and practice of touring, the business of attracting, accommodating, and entertaining tourists, and the business of operating tours.
Trade involves the transfer of goods or services from one person or entity to another, often in exchange for money.
A typhoon is a mature tropical cyclone that develops between 180° and 100°E in the Northern Hemisphere.
is a definition of metropolitan areas, defined by the Center for Spatial Information Service of the University of Tokyo.
, also known as, is a Shinto shrine in the city of Usa in Ōita Prefecture in Japan.
Vicki Ree "Victoria" Principal (born January 3, 1950) is an American actress, entrepreneur, and author, best known for her role as Pamela Barnes Ewing on the American prime time television soap opera series Dallas that aired on the CBS network from 1978 to 1991.
W-inds (stylized as w-inds.) is a Japanese pop boy band that is managed by Vision Factory and has been signed to the Pony Canyon label since 2000.
A is a subdivision of the cities of Japan that are large enough to have been designated by government ordinance.
The monsoon season, is the time of year when most of a region's average annual rainfall occurs.
was a province of Japan, located in Kinai, corresponding to present-day Nara Prefecture in Honshū.
Yangon (ရန်ကုန်မြို့, MLCTS rankun mrui,; formerly known as Rangoon, literally: "End of Strife") was the capital of the Yangon Region of Myanmar, also known as Burma.
A is a small, mobile food stall in Japan typically selling ramen or other food.
is a Japanese manga artist noted for his controversial political commentary manga Gōmanism Sengen.
is a Japanese professional footballer who plays as a central midfielder for Leeds United, and for the Japan national team, having previously represented Japan at Under-19 and Under-23 youth levels.
Yui (born March 26, 1987), stylized as YUI or yui, is a Japanese singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and actress.
is a Japanese actress and martial artist.
was the pen name of the early Shōwa period Japanese author Sugiyama Taidō.
The 1983 Asian Women's Volleyball Championship was the 3rd Asian Championship, which took place from November 10 to November 17, 1983, in Fukuoka, Japan.
The 1995 Summer Universiade, also known as the XVIII Summer Universiade, took place in Fukuoka, Japan.
The seventh edition of the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships, a long course (50 m) event, was held in Fukuoka, Japan, from August 10–13, 1997.
The 1998 FIVB Women's Volleyball World Championship was the thirteenth edition of the tournament, organised by the world's governing body, the FIVB.
The 1999 Asian Basketball Confederation Championship for Men was the qualifying tournament for the Basketball Tournament at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia.
right The 2001 World Aquatics Championships or the 9th FINA World Swimming Championships were held in Fukuoka, Japan between 16 July and 29 July 2001.
The 2006 IAAF World Cross Country Championships took place on April 1/2, 2006.
The 2013–14 Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final was an international figure skating competition in the 2013–14 season, held together with the ISU Junior Grand Prix Final.
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