new era name

ATMs in Japan are saying they’ll transfer your money back in time to 1989

Inadvertent time-travelling is thanks to the R1 bug.

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Japanese government attempts to beautify the English interpretation of Reiwa, gives us an eyeful of something else entirely.

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Tokyo hotel’s 100,000-yen (US$900) hamburger is topped with a wagyu steak to honor new emperor

Roppongi hotel uses two kinds of beef, gold powder in ludicrously luxurious, massively mouthwatering burger.

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Japan’s new era name sounds exactly like Final Fantasy’s “Prelude” when plotted as musical notes

Listen to this video, and you’ll swear one of the greatest pieces of video game music was secretly a prophecy that took 32 years to come true.

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Four new era names the Japanese government rejected before deciding on Reiwa

The era of orderly peace could have been the era of vast glory instead.

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Twitter users say Japanese Prime Minister’s name is hiding in the kanji for Japan’s new era name

The new era name doesn’t have any of the kanji characters for “Shinzo Abe,” but some people saw the politician’s name all the same.

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Japan announces new era name, Reiwa, but what does it mean and why was it chosen?

Prime Minister explains rationale behind decision and compares people of Japan to flowers, but not cherry blossoms.

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