The Asahi(あさひ) was a limited-stop train service that operated until November 2002 in Japan on the Jōetsu Shinkansen between Tokyo and Niigata.
The Asahi shinkansen services ran approximately hourly, with two down services (Asahi 1 and 3) permitted to operate at 275km/h in the tunnel section between Jōmō-Kōgen and Urasa using specially modified 200 series (F90) sets, completing the journey in 1 hour 40 minutes (compared to the fastest journey time of 1 hour 37 minutes in 2008 for Toki services operating at a maximum speed of 240km/h).
200 series 10/12-car sets (November 1982–November 2002)
E1 series 12-car sets, as Max Asahi (July 1994–November 2002)
E2 series 8-car sets (December 1998–November 2002)
E4 series 8-car sets, as Max Asahi (May 2001–November 2002)
The name Asahi, meaning "morning sun" in Japanese, was first introduced on 1 November 1960 for semi-express(準急,junkyū) services operating between Niigata and Sendai. This service was renamed Benibana from 1 July 1982.
Jari Osborne directed a 2003 documentary about the team, Sleeping Tigers: The Asahi Baseball Story. Produced by the National Film Board of Canada, the documentary combines archival film and dramatic recreations, along with interviews with the last of the Asahi. The 50 minute film garnered four awards including a Rockie Award for Best Sports Program at the Banff Television Festival and a Golden Sheaf Award.
TOKYO – They lick communal soy sauce bottles and spit on other people’s sushi rolls. They slurp from spoons in communal bowls ... Advertisement 2 ... ... But the restaurant claimed it has suffered reputational and financial damage; its stock fell by 5 percent, or nearly $125 million, after those videos went viral, reported TV Asahi, a Japanese news outlet ... .
MARINE CORPSAIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan — A U.S ...GerardFarao told Stars and Stripes in an email Friday ... 3, and the crash occurred the same day at an intersection in the Asahi machi section of Iwakuni, according to a news release from the city last month ... 27 news conference that a Marine was suspected of being involved in the incident ... .
The following is the latest list of selected news summaries by KyodoNews...TOKYO - Japanese weekly news magazine Shukan Asahi will print its final edition in May, its publisher said Thursday, with its over 100-year publication history coming to an end due to a shift in readership and advertising revenue to digital media.
19 (Xinhua) -- Japanese weekly news magazine Shukan Asahi will end its over 100-year publication history in May, its publisher said Thursday. Asahi Shimbun Publications Inc ...News... 100-year-old Japanese weekly news magazine to shut down.
AsahiKasei, a diversified Japanese multinational company, is showcasing how mobility and living will seamlessly connect the virtual space to the physical space at CES 2023, including their new concept vehicle, AKXY2 ... https.//www.businesswire.com/news/home/20230105005446/en/. Asahi Kasei is exhibiting in LVCCNorth, Smart Cities ... About Asahi Kasei.
On December 31, Russian forces shelled Kyiv, the Ukrainian capital, injuring Wataru Sekita, a video reporter with the Japanese daily newspaper Asahi Shimbun, according to news reports and multiple reports by the outlet ... was hospitalized for a minor injury, Asahi Shimbun reported.
A self-published manga by an amateur cartoonist in Japan themed on a mythical Ukrainian jet fighter hotshot is now all the rage in war-torn Ukraine. The pilot, dubbed the “Ghost of Kyiv” for shooting down multiple enemy aircraft following Russia’s invasion of the neighboring country, created a huge stir on social media....read full story.
The Marine, whom neither local authorities nor the Marine Corps identified Tuesday, is in custody, according to a news release posted Monday on the city’s website ... 3, and the crash occurred the same day at an intersection in the Asahi machi section of Iwakuni, according to the release. A local TV news report Tuesday by Yamaguchi Broadcasting Co ... .
AsahiKasei, a diversified Japanese multinational company, will be presenting solutions throughout the entire value chain, from raw materials and production technologies to the usage of recycled and recyclable materials, for the automotive industry in the revolutionary transition to electrified, autonomous and more sustainable mobility at CES 2023.