from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of east-central Honshu, Japan, an industrial suburb of Tokyo. Population: 468,000.


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  • Fire Investigator Nanasd (CMX), story by Izo Hashimoto and art by Tomoshige Ichikawa, is the kind of book that makes me happy for a handful of reasons.

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  • The venerable Ichikawa is doing what so many younger directors have claimed to be doing: he’s making visual music.

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  • One is “Tony Takitani,” the latest work by Japanese director Jun Ichikawa, which is based on a short story by the best-selling and world-renowned novelist, Haruki Murakami.

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  • Near the end of this descent my mare took the bit between her teeth and carried me at an ungainly gallop into the beautifully situated, precipitous village of Ichikawa, which is absolutely saturated with moisture by the spray of a fine waterfall which tumbles through the middle of it, and its trees and road-side are green with the Protococcus viridis.

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  • “Tony Takitani” has been adapted to a film by Jun Ichikawa which is now getting reviews following its introduction at the Sundance Film Festival.

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  • "We've seen a lot of changes in the regional security situation, so we placed a high premium on the performance attributes" of the F-35 in its selection, Defense Minister Yasuo Ichikawa told reporters.

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  • "I hope the government grabs this rare chance to take some serious action," said Mr. Ichikawa, who believes his brother is still alive, despite North Korea's declaration that he died years ago.

    China, Japan Regard Shift With Unease

  • Kenichi Ichikawa, whose brother Shuichi was one of the Japanese kidnapped in 1978, said he hopes that Japan uses the opportunity of a regime change to push harder for the release of any abductees still in the country.

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  • That was the case with Be With You [by Takuji Ichikawa], and there were two films based on short stories from the Poppoya [The Stationmaster] collection.

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  • Most of the electricity-powered furnaces, like us, are barely making ends meet,'' said Tokyo Steel spokesman Masatoshi Ichikawa .

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