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Men’s Rhythmic Gymnastics: A Japan Original

Men’s rhythmic gymnastics, a sport that originated in Japan, brims with energy and strength that enthrall audiences, but the sport remains little known and an uncommon fixture on the athletic scene. The designer Issey Miyake collaborated with the Aomori University Men’s Rhythmic Gymnastics Team to produce a dramatic performance and elevate the sport’s profile.

Steve Jobs and JapanHayashi Nobuyuki

Apple founder and CEO extraordinaire Steve Jobs had a close relationship to Japan. Hayashi Nobuyuki, an IT journalist who has written about Steve Jobs and Apple for many years, traces the course of Jobs’s links with Japan, dating from his first interest in Zen as a young man.

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