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Parents of bullied teenage girl who committed suicide commission portrait to “attend” Seijinshiki

Move sparked controversy among Japanese netizens. 

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Japan’s craziest Coming of Age Day is back with Kitakyushu Seijin no Hi 2021【Photos】

All of Japan has Coming of Age Ceremonies in January, but nowhere has them quite like Kitakyushu.

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Coming of Age Ceremonies in Tokyo changing form due to COVID-19 State of Emergency

As with everything in the age of coronavirus, things are a little different this year.

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Yokohama’s Coming of Age Ceremony ruined by “yankees” who fight, illegally scale walls, drink

But in spite of all that, Pikachu still made a guest appearance!

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Seijinshiki 2020: Kitakyushu’s Coming of Age Ceremony dazzles in the Year of the Rat【Photos】

Kitakyushu welcomes its first Coming of Age Ceremony of the Reiwa Era in its typical outrageous fashion(s).

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Three-way “yankee” street brawl breaks out following Coming-of-Age Ceremony in Japan【Video】

Kimono vs. suits vs. cops.

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Seijinshiki 2019: Best wild kimono outfits from Coming of Age Day celebrations in Kitakyushu

Gorgeous gangsta boys and girls pose for our camera at Japan’s most out-there ceremony. 

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Roughly one in eight of Tokyo’s new adults is foreign-born, study shows

“The truth is that without foreigners, Japanese society cannot function,” says researcher.

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