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Chasing Haruki Murakami

What novelist Haruki Murakami depicts often seems to have been inspired by things typically Japanese, but his works have attracted a worldwide following with their universal appeal. Why? On this page, we delve into the secrets behind Murakami's success through feature articles, shedding new light on his life and works. The stories also cover fans eager to see if, and when, Murakami is awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.


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    Challenged - wonder athletes

    With the Rio de Janeiro Paralympics approaching, The Asahi Shimbun has begun a series focusing on various challenged athletes.

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    The page features videos of variety of animals. You can view the videos as interactive images that allows you to pan and zoom in to them

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