2017 in Japan

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2017
in
Japan

Decades:
See also: Other events of 2017
List of years in Japan

The following is an overview of the year 2017 in Japan.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

A debris flow caused by heavy rain in Asakura, Fukuoka Prefecture on 7 July 2017.

January[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

  • December 20 - Chen Shifeng was sentenced to 20 years in prison after the Jiang Ge Murder Case was solved.

December[edit]

Arts and entertainment[edit]

Sports[edit]

Deaths[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

Elections[edit]

National[edit]

  • October 22: By-elections to the National Diet; 2 vacancies as of July 31, both from the House of Representatives: Ehime 3rd district and Aomori 4th district

Prefectural[edit]

  • January 22: Yamagata gubernatorial (w/o vote)
  • January 29: Gifu gubernatorial
  • March 26: Chiba gubernatorial
  • April 9: Akita gubernatorial
  • June 25: Shizuoka gubernatorial
  • July 2: Tokyo legislative, Hyōgo gubernatorial
  • August 27: Ibaraki gubernatorial[8]
  • October 22: Miyagi gubernatorial[9]
  • November 12: Hiroshima gubernatorial[10]

Major municipal[edit]

Elections in the 20 designated major cities and the 23 special wards/"cities":

References[edit]

  1. ^ ja:東燃ゼネラル石油#不祥事#コンプライアンス違反など (Japanese Lanmguage) Retrieved date on September 13, 2017.
  2. ^ ja:日本の航空事故#2010年代#2017年 (Japanese Lanmguage) Retrieved date on September 13, 2017.
  3. ^ ja:桜島#火山活動史#2006年以降-昭和火口活動期 (Japanese Lanmguage) Retrieved date on September 13, 2017.
  4. ^ ja:平成29年7月九州北部豪雨 (Japanese Language) Retrieved date on September 13, 2017.
  5. ^ Japan police investigate possible serial killer in Tokyo suburb
  6. ^ CNN Japan Emperor Akihito abdicates
  7. ^ "Japan to host its first-ever FIVB Volleyball Women's Club World Championship in Kobe". fivb.org. Fédération Internationale de Volleyball. 30 September 2016. Retrieved 12 January 2017. 
  8. ^ Ibaraki prefectural electoral commission: Gubernatorial and assembly by-election 2017
  9. ^ Kahoku Shimpō, June 21, 2017: <宮城知事選>10月5日告示、22日投票
  10. ^ Hiroshima prefectural electoral commission: Schedule of the 2017 gubernatorial election Archived 2017-07-30 at the Wayback Machine.
  11. ^ Saitama city electoral commission, January 25 press release: さいたま市長選挙の選挙期日が決まりました Archived 2017-02-02 at the Wayback Machine.
  12. ^ Chiba city electoral commission: Election schedules
  13. ^ Sendai city electoral commission: Election schedules
  14. ^ Yokohama city electoral commission: 2017 mayoral election schedule
  15. ^ Sakai city electoral commission: 2017 mayoral and assembly by-election schedule Archived 2017-04-24 at the Wayback Machine.
  16. ^ Okayama city electoral commission: Election schedules
  17. ^ Kawasaki city electoral commission: 2017 mayoral and assembly by-election schedule
  18. ^ Kōbe Shimbun, July 5, 2017: 神戸市長選日程決まる 10月22日投開票
  19. ^ Katsushika "city" electoral commission: Elections