The Takasakiyama Natural Zoological Garden says it was flooded with angry calls and emails after announcing the name of the first monkey born at the zoo this year.
The famed movie monster with atomic breath was named tourism ambassador for the Japanese capital.
Carrie Russell, 26, was taken into custody for 18 days after receiving a shipment of Adderall, which contains amphetamines that are outlawed in Japan.
One body recovered near the volcano’s peak was in a squatting position and had to be dug out of a thick layer of ash. Another was caught between boulders bigger than large refrigerators.
600,000 people on Okinawa have been advised to leave their homes as Typhoon Neoguri batters southern Japan.
Experts say you’ve been eating a hamburger all wrong.
More than three years after the tsunami hit Japan, evidence of the disaster continues to haunt the West Coast where residents know they also are vulnerable.
State officials are inspecting what may be a boat that drifted from Japan after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
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Hiroo Onoda hid in the jungle of Lubang Island in the Philippines until 1974.