The perpetrator of the assassination of former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe was Tetsuya Yamagami who was a former self-defense force.
Some the hotly discussed topics in Japan this past July 2022
Japanese residents positive sukha, their former Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe died after being shot through a man. At the time, Abe turned into handing over his marketing campaign vote in Nara on Friday 8 July at round 11:30 am Japanese time. The alleged killer who shot useless Shinzo Abe on Friday, the previous Japanese top minister turned into worried in a “sure employer” and that his revenge turned into now no longer political, police stated. The homicide suspect named Tetsuya Yamagami, 41 years old vintage, could be carried out to the floor rapidly after capturing the 67-year-vintage former chief even as preserving a marketing campaign withinside the Nara region. Reporting from the New York Post, in an interview with investigators, Yamagami allegedly plotted to kill Abe due to the fact he idea the previous top minister turned into related to an employer he despised.
Police did now no longer call the employer or provide an explanation for what it believes, including it turned into uncertain whether or not the organization existed or now no longer. Tourist vacation spot grudges don’t have anything to do with politics, in line with police. Yamagami delivered calm as police replied questions in the course of the interview and investigations are nevertheless looking to decide if he acted alone. The culprit himself turned into Nara and had labored withinside the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force, however turned into now unemployed, police stated. Photos and motion pictures have emerged that allegedly display Yamagami status in the back of Abe moments earlier than starting hearthplace with a self-made firearm. Abe, Japan’s longest-serving Prime Minister, turned into simply beginning to talk while the preliminary voice sounded. The flesh presser turned into visible preserving his lower back and slowly falling to the floor as the second one shot turned into fired.
The shield right now pinned the gunman to the floor and his black double-barreled gun turned into visible nearby. Declared useless approximately 5 and a 1/2 of hours later after being rushed to medical institution wherein he obtained greater than a hundred gadgets of blood in a transfusion. He died after bleeding from the coronary heart and proper aspect of his neck, stated government from blood. “I am speechless on the information of Abe’s death,” stated Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, Abe’s protege. “This assault is an act of brutality that took place in the course of elections – the muse of our democracy – and is absolutely unforgivable,”.
Yu-Gi-Oh! manga creator Kazuki Takahashi dies near Okinawa beach
Kazuki was found off the coast wearing a diving mask, snorkel and frog legs.
The world of Japanese mangaka is in mourning that the character behind the popular manga series Yu-Gi-Oh!, Kazuki Takahashi, has been found dead in the Sea of Japan. Yu-Gi-Oh! became a worldwide franchise, including blockbuster television shows, movies and card games. The 60-year-old mangaka died after going on a snorkeling trip near the southern island of Okinawa, the Coast Guard said.He was found offshore with a diving mask, snorkel and frog legs, a Nago city official added. “We are investigating this case as a possible accident or crime,” he said. In the news from NHK, Kazuki Takahashi was found about 300 meters from the shore. He was found dead on Wednesday and identified by local police on Thursday. Yu-Gi-Oh!, itself tells the story of prickly teenager Yugi, who takes on an ancient mystery and awakens in him the alter ego of an Egyptian pharaoh. Then solve various conflicts with card games.
Yu Gi Oh! Published in Japanese manga magazine Shonen Jump in 1996 and 2004, it became a true trading card game in 1999. A decade later, the game earned Guinness World Records for the best-selling card game in history, with sales of more than 22 billion cards, according to maker Konami. The franchise also evolved into producing video games, books, toys, and action figures.
Japanese netizens found hidden Emoticons on Smartphones
Typing this Japanese word on a smartphone will introduce you to some very unusual characters. Have you ever heard of Kaomoji? Those of you who love to chat must be familiar with this original Japanese emoticon. Wearing kaomoji is considered a playful expression when chatting, but recently people across Japan have found secret emoticons hidden on their phones. In a Soranews24 report, it all started when a Twitter user typed the word ぞくぞく into their iPhone and found something completely unexpected. As often happens when writing Japanese words on a mobile phone when using applications of the likes of Twitter, a series of options will appear that allow us to write words in hiragana, katakana or kanji.
Depending on whether the word matches, such us when the word likeねこ (neko/cat) is written, sometimes some of the more common emojis or emoticons are also shown. However, if we type a series of strange characters ぞくぞく on the mobile phone, cute little characters will appear in the options menu. So what does ぞくぞく (zokuzoku) mean? The word has several different meanings, and this cute character is perfect for them all. One meaning of the word describes the act of shivering with cold or fear when something is frightening.
Another meaning of the word is gathering or crowding, and this character does look like a bunch of scary ghosts, right? The word is also commonly used to describe sequential actions of movement, when objects or people appear in rapid succession, one after the other. An example of a suitable sentence for this emoticon is: Our Zokuzoku tsuzuite, which means: They keep coming in succession. This is the most likely use for the unusual emoticon, which seems to indicate…ghost? bear? But whatever it was, they were bound to move swiftly, as if they had stepped out of a baseball stadium or a crowded Tokyo train.
Osaka is ranked as the most liveable city in the world
The city of Osaka in Japan became one of the most expensive cities in the world in 2021, but is now one of the ten most livable cities in the world. The survey was conducted by The Economist’s annual Global Survival Index and involved a total of 172 cities worldwide. The data collected by the service takes place between February 14 and March 13, 2022. So, where is Osaka ranked? The Kansai capital came in tenth and Melbourne, Australia, dropped from second in the same survey last year. What’s even more surprising is that Tokyo didn’t even make the top ten this year after finishing fourth in 2021.
According to the report, here are the ten most livable cities in the world:
- Vienna, Austria
- Copenhagen, Denmark
- Zurich, Switzerland
- Calgary, Canada
- Vancouver, Canada
- Geneva, Switzerland
- Frankfurt, Germany
- Toronto, Canada
- Amsterdam, Netherlands
- Osaka, Japan
- Melbourne, Australia
The Global Livability Index examines a city based on qualitative and quantitative factors that affect living conditions, such as healthcare, education, infrastructure, stability, culture and the environment. This year’s data will also be influenced by how each city is coping with the Covid-19 pandemic, specifically how they are recovering with good infrastructure, services and fun leisure activities. In the survey, Osaka received perfect marks in stability, health, and education.
It also has a high rating of, because it has good infrastructure. However, when compared to all other countries in the top ten list, Osaka performs the worst in terms of culture and environment. Overall, this year’s ranking is dominated by cities in Western Europe and some places in Canada.
Most of the top ten cities now have very few Covid-19 restrictions, with most shops and restaurants open while face masks are no longer required outdoors. This could be why cities in Japan saw a significant drop from in the ranking as the country is still very cautious and continues to implement many Covid-19 restrictions.