Maybe it was a mighty swing of a bat, or maybe someone with an awesome throwing arm, but a baseball has been found inside the frame for the antenna that tops Tokyo Tower.
The ball, a soft rubber kind typically used in elementary school baseball games, was found about 306 meters above street-level on July 10, the second day of work to replace the antenna, which was bent by the March 11, 2011, earthquake, said Ayako Shimizu, a spokeswoman for tower operator Nippon Television City Corp.
It was the first time the antenna has been removed since the tower was completed in 1958.
China's television regulator has ordered a crackdown on dramas about the country's battles with Japan during and before World War Two and demanded they be more serious, state media said on Friday, following viewer complaints about ludicrous storylines. (Reuters )
Shukan Post (May 24) conveys the difficulties experienced by other parts of the adult-entertainment biz in servicing customers from the communist nation.
A deri heru (“delivery health”) call-girl tells the tabloid that she is often requested to arrive at major hotels in the Shinjuku and Ikebukuro entertainment areas of Tokyo by Chinese visitors. (Tokyo Reporter)