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Coming-of-Age ceremony held for victims of failed kimono firm

  • Tue, 13 Feb 2018 16:30
A group of citizens in Tokyo's Hachioji held a fresh Coming-of-Age ceremony on Monday for victims of the sudden shutdown about a month ago of kimono seller and rental firm Harenohi that attracted wide public attention and media coverage. (Jiji) News On Japan

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