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Apr 17 (Japan by Food) - Two strangers find themselves linked between space and time through a mutual love… of food. Today, byFood goes anime-style with Shizuka and friend Kai reenacting the 2016 animated smash hit “Your Name”.

Follow our heroic pair as they attempt to recreate all the food seen in “Kimi no na wa” aka “Your Name” in English. Will they be successful in their attempt to make conbini croquet sandwiches? Will the date at the National Art Center go smoothly? Will their pizza be severed without toothpicks?

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The number of vacant homes in Japan has reached a record high of approximately 9 million due to factors such as an aging population and declining birth rates. Wakayama Prefecture, with a vacancy rate of 21.2%, and Setagaya Ward in Tokyo, which has the highest number of vacant homes among municipalities with 50,000 homes, have been the focus of recent investigations.

In Asahikawa, Hokkaido, a high school girl was killed after being thrown from a bridge, and it has been revealed that the arrested 21-year-old woman and others had confined the girl for approximately four hours before the murder.

Tokyo's downtown market district, Ameyoko, which attracts hundreds of thousands of shoppers, especially around New Year, is undergoing a major transformation. Traditional fresh fish stores have dwindled, while multinational restaurants have surged. What is happening?

A dispute over the remuneration for bear hunters has led to a standoff between a town in Hokkaido and its local hunter association. The breakdown in negotiations means that the hunters will no longer respond to bear sightings, leaving the small town of Naie, with a population of about 4,800, in a precarious situation.

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