2011 in Japan

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2011
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See also: Other events of 2011
List of years in Japan

This article lists events in 2011 in Japan.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

May[edit]

  • May 4 – Osaka Station City, the largest enclosed shopping mall in Japan, including a cinema complex, a department store, and commercial facilities, opens in Osaka.[citation needed]
  • May 10 – GoExPanda becomes Mascot of TV Asahi in Tokyo.
  • May 12 – Worst heist in Japan: 604-million-yen robbery, in which a 36-year-old security company's workers are injured in Tachikawa, Tokyo. Six men are arrested on suspicion the heist on July 31.

July[edit]

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

  • October 26 – Tsuyoshi Kikukawa resigns as the President and Chairman of Olympus Corporation, as financial and law enforcement bodies in Japan, the United States and the United Kingdom investigate the optical equipment company's acquisitions in recent years.[14]

December[edit]

Other events[edit]

Deaths[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (AP via Yahoo! News)
  2. ^ "Japan launches unmanned rocket". CNN. January 22, 2011. 
  3. ^ (Daily Yomiuri Online)
  4. ^ (BBC)
  5. ^ Harris, Craig (2010-09-28). "Nintendo Conference 2010 Details". IGN. 
  6. ^ (Wall Street Journal)
  7. ^ (Xinhua)
  8. ^ (Canadian Press via Google News)
  9. ^ (AP via ABC News America)
  10. ^ Anxiety in Japan Over Radiation in Tap Water – ABC News
  11. ^ 47 News/Kyōdō Tsūshin, March 23: 2・30倍の格差は「違憲状態」 09年衆院選で最高裁 Archived 2012-05-25 at the Wayback Machine.
  12. ^ NHK WORLD English
  13. ^ [1]
  14. ^ Dvorak, Phred; Osawa, Juro (October 27, 2011). "Olympus Defends Deals; Chairman Resigns". The Wall Street Journal. 
  15. ^ The Japan Times, October 22, 2011: Hashimoto, Osaka face watershed poll. Unprecedented double vote for governor, mayor tough to predict
  16. ^ The Japan Times, November 10, 2011: 'Second Osaka Castle battle' campaign starts
  17. ^ The Japan Times, November 15, 2011: Shape of Osaka takes center stage in election
  18. ^ The Japan Times, November 28, 2011: Maverick pair claim mandate to unify city, prefecture. Hashimoto, Matsui win twin Osaka polls
  19. ^ 74歳で長女誕生 人間国宝 中村富十郎さん逝く(芸能) ― スポニチ Sponichi Annex ニュース
  20. ^ ページが見つかりません – SANSPO.COM
  21. ^ 元世界記録の原口幸三さん死去 高齢者の陸上短距離選手 / 西スポ・西日本新聞スポーツ[permanent dead link]
  22. ^ Actor Toshiyuki Hosokawa dies at 70
  23. ^ [2][permanent dead link]
  24. ^ 時事ドットコム
  25. ^ Condemned 1970s radical Nagata dies | The Japan Times Online
  26. ^ "Nobutoshi Kihara". The Daily Telegraph. London. February 21, 2011. 
  27. ^ "「あしたのジョー」「ベルばら」アニメ監督の出崎統さんが死去 67歳、肺がん
  28. ^ 元キャンディーズの田中好子さん死去 55歳
  29. ^ 'Poverty Idol' Uehara, found dead
  30. ^ [3]
  31. ^ [4]
  32. ^ Madden, Bill (July 28, 2011). "Virginia girl found eating herself in cage in mobile home; parents Brian and Shannon Gore charged". Daily News. New York. 
  33. ^ [5]
  34. ^ [6]
  35. ^ [7]
  36. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-08-22. Retrieved 2011-08-22. 

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