Tohoku earthquake and tsunami

Pokémon Lapras appears on streets, in lakes of Miyagi as part of new tourism ambassador role

Gentle giant Pokémon is helping prefecture damaged in Tohoku earthquake and tsunami recover.

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Sakura shoes! Converse’s new Japan-exclusive model is made with actual cherry blossoms

Putting these sakura-pink kicks on your feet will help put more cherry blossom trees in Japan’s tsunami-struck Tohoku region.

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Foreign workers being hired for Fukushima nuclear power plant decommissioning project

Tokyo Electric Power Company plans to use new visa rules to add foreign staff to its 2011 earthquake/tsunami cleanup efforts.

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If the 2011 tsunami hit Tokyo’s Shibuya Scramble Crossing, this is how high it would’ve been

New sign comes with a poignant message for the end of the Heisei era.

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Man reported missing after 2011 Tohoku earthquake found alive and well

Shows up exactly seven and a half years after the tragic earthquake and tsunami in a town half-way across the country.

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First worker to die from Fukushima radiation exposure officially recognized by Japan’s government

Veteran employee was involved in measuring radiation levels immediately after 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

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