Three women selected as the first generation Nara City Concierge to promote the charms of the former capital (Provided by Nara City Tourism Association)

“Miss Nara”: Title Adopts Milder Name to Include Men

“Miss Nara”, the title of the work of official representatives to promote the charms of the old capital since 1989, disappeared in

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Detective Conan's redecorated train is revealed on June 21 in Yonago, Tottori Province. The main car of the train bound for Yonago is blue-themed, illustrated with the protagonist, Conan Edogawa, and a popular character known as Kaito Kid. (Photo: Fumi Yada / Asahi)

Train with theme "Detective Conan" gets a new look, hoping to attract fans

A special two-car train illustrated with characters from the popular anime series "Detective Conan" received a major overhaul.

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The old Chapman residence is located on a hill in a quiet residential area. Photo: Yomiuri Shimbun

Famous Taisho-era residence reopens as tourist center in Wakayama

The former residence of an American missionary, designed by Isaku Nishimura (1884-1963), a Shingu architect, Wakayama prefecture, opened

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