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Empty sake bottles lined up outside a restaurant in the Daikanyama area of Tokyo. Graham Crouch/Getty Images/Lonely Planet Image hide caption

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Logan Paul, seen here last month, is being criticized for the way he handled a visit to Japan's Aokigahara forest, famous for its popularity among people who carry out suicide. Richard Shotwell/Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP hide caption

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Okinawa Governor Takeshi Onaga, stands outside an elementary school as he shows a picture of the window fallen from U.S. military helicopter onto the sports ground of the school in Ginowan, Okinawa, on Wednesday. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Akihiro Nikkaku (left), president of Japan's Toray Industries, appears at a news conference Tuesday in Tokyo. He said instances of falsified quality-assurance data did not compromise product safety. Tory Yamanaka/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The wreckage of a boat is seen along a sea wall in Yurihonjo in Japan's Akita Prefecture on Friday. A number of boats thought to be from North Korea — including some carrying dead bodies — have washed up the Japanese coast in recent weeks. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Lawmakers in the Kumamoto Municipal Assembly talk with member Yuka Ogata, who brought her infant son to work. The Asahi Shimbun/The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Imag hide caption

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Japanese Lawmaker's Baby Gets Booted From The Floor

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In an image provided by the U.S. Navy, a C-2A Greyhound assigned to Fleet Logistics Support Squadron (VRC) 30 launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) on Nov. 17. Three sailors are missing after the same type of plane crashed Wednesday in the Philippine Sea. Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Eduardo Otero/U.S. Navy/AP hide caption

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In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, a C-2A Greyhound prepares to land in August. Three remained missing after the same type of plane crashed Wednesday in the Philippine Sea. Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Alex Corona/AP hide caption

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Takashi Yanaoka, president of the Musashigaoka Golf Course outside Tokyo, says tee times are booked at about 90 percent here. But it bucks an industry-wide downward trend. Becky Sullivan/NPR hide caption

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Japan Has Half Of Asia's Golf Courses, But The Game's Popularity There Is Flagging

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