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How life in Tokyo has changed from five years ago: Five personal takes from our reporter

“How do I order food?!” and other good things to know if you’re visiting Japan this summer for the first time since before the start of the pandemic.

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“Hideously tacky”? Japan’s poster for Academy Award-winning movie Birdman raises eyebrows online

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) won Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Cinematography at the 87th Academy Awards this year. Ever since the awards ceremony, everyone has been talking about the movie, but it hasn’t even been released in Japan yet. That fateful day is April 10, 2015. With a release date that is (as per usual) months behind most other countries, it allows for some time to adjust the advertising campaigns.

Bu the Japanese poster for Birdman is…well…we’ll let you decide.

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