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Here are some recent Japan-related news items from the BBC News website.

Australian Open: Naomi Osaka out to Amanda Anisimova, Ashleigh Barty wins in Melbourne

Defending champion Naomi Osaka is out of the Australian Open after losing in the third round to American opponent Amanda Anisimova.

5 days ago

Toyota Land Cruiser customers in Japan face four-year wait

The firm also said it will slow production at up to 11 plants in Japan due to rising Covid infections.

5 days ago

Australian Open: Watch the key moments as defending champion Naomi Osaka is beaten

Watch the key moments as defending champion Naomi Osaka is knocked out of the Australian Open in the third round by American Amanda Anisimova, who survived two match points.

5 days ago

Australian Open: Naomi Osaka proud despite Amanda Anisimova defeat

Naomi Osaka says she feels “proud” of where she is mentally after putting the defeat which ended her Australian Open title defence into perspective.

5 days ago

Call of Duty to stay on Playstation

Microsoft’s big new deal had raised questions over the future of the shooter video game franchise.

5 days ago

Sony slides on Microsoft-Activision Blizzard tie-up plan

The deal would be a major step for Microsoft’s Xbox gaming brand in its battle against Sony’s PlayStation.

7 days ago

Australian Open: Andy Murray loses in straight sets to Taro Daniel in Melbourne

Britain’s former world number one Andy Murray produces a subdued display as he loses to Japan’s Taro Daniel in the Australian Open second round.

6 days ago

Peng Shuai: Osaka, Barty & Azarenka call for information on Chinese player at Australian Open

Victoria Azarenka, Naomi Osaka and Ashleigh Barty call for more information on Chinese player Peng Shuai’s wellbeing.

7 days ago

Australian Open: Ashleigh Barty & Naomi Osaka race through in Melbourne

World number one Ashleigh Barty says continuing to live like a “hermit” is helping her breeze through the Australian Open draw.

7 days ago

Australian Open: Naomi Osaka starts title defence with dominant win

Naomi Osaka opens her defence of the Australian Open title with a dominant win over Camila Osorio on day one in Melbourne.

About a week ago

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Header image: Movie poster for the 1954 Japanese film Godzilla (ゴジラ) by Toho Company Ltd. (東宝株式会社). From Wikimedia Commons.

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