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The man in Kazan, Shogo Mori, and his family have been given 2nd baby recently.
I wondered if she might be.


Source: ://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PsPQ4dzPezE
Hong Kong's iconic Jumbo Floating Restaurant has capsized in the South China Sea, following its departure last Tuesday for a new home in an unannounced place, its owner has confirmed.

South China Morning Post

Not a few Japanese people believe that it would have been sunk intentionally to be abandoned in the deep sea as its destination was not clarified in advance. This is no wonder because Asians have such a tale like the Palace of the Dragon King in the deep sea. This is it literally.

Palace of the Dragon King
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Source: Edge Cross 日記「まるで、竜宮城! そのIDでは(笑)」 | FINAL FANTASY XIV, The Lodestone
I guess this is a good place to put this…

Former Japanese Prime Minister Abe assassinated.

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Abe has been almost forgotten and not a few people are still hysteric about bashing the Unification Church.

Kon Ohmura (90) was a legendary comedian when I was a kid but I did not see him on tv for decades and was not sure if he was still alive or not. Wow, he is still fine :shock:


Almost forgotten sad local news dated August 23, 2022

Russia, Japan still working on return of bodies from Kazu I

Updated yesterday
Russia hands over three bodies from Kazu I boat sinking in April

At Korsakov, Sakhalin

Aged coast guard vessel arrived at Otaru, Hokkaidao with no celemony
Actual costs for the state funeral will be much more.

Estimated costs for Abe state funeral rise to ¥1.66 billion
Comedian Bisketty Satake was granted by Abe as his impressionist for many years. He now sees the course of events to come back. I look forward to seeing him on stage again soon.

Satake and Abe

Abe and Satake

Source: s://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qb4fnL2R-EA

Satake with haggard face after the incident

Source: s://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aelEBSVi3ew
On September 18, 2022, Japanese Emperor and Empress Naruhito and Masako arrive at London to attend the state funeral of the late Queen Elizabeth II. Naruhito's father Akihito resigned as Emperor because of health issue four years ago. He would not have been able to accomplish this mission if kept staying. It was a wise dicision now.

Naruhito and Masako today

Source: s://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oKelmSqJw8A

Akihito and Michiko after resignation in 2019

Source: 【目線~読者から】「上皇陛下…『さま』はないです」 (4月25日~5月8日)皇室の敬称

With the Queen in 1975

Source: 来日したエリザベス女王と談笑される上皇ご夫妻と天皇陛下、秋篠宮さま、黒田清子さん(1975年5月、東京都港区で) : 上皇さま「深い心の痛み」、英女王「日本は本当の友人」…大戦乗り越えて強い絆:写真 : 読売新聞オンライン

Naruhito with the Queen and Prince Philip in 2001
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Source: 天皇陛下“異例”エリザベス女王の国葬参列へ 即位後初の海外訪問、皇后さまも同行の意向 - スポニチ Sponichi Annex 社会

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