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Database of Japanese meibutsu, with locality and since when

Almost any town in Japan has its own "speciality food" called meibutsu. Is there a database of containing for each town its meibutsu(s)? Ideally each item should also say since when the meibutsu has ...
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Database of lots in Tokyo

I am looking for a dataset of all lots/addresses in the Tokyo Metropolis, or a dataset containing this information that I can process. Japan has an open data portal, but most datasets are (logically) ...
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RIKEN integrated database of mammals

The RIKEN integrated database of mammals is an integrated database of multiple large-scale programs that have been promoted by the RIKEN institute. (Wikipedia) Where can this database be downloaded? ...
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Venues of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics competitions

The Tokyo 2020 Olympics & Paralympics competitions will presumably be held at many stadiums and other sport venues. Is there a list of them? Necessary details for each venue: Name of the venue ...
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LIDAR data for Japan

Are there any public or private sources of LIDAR data in Japan? Searching online did not lead me to any sources. Thanks
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Where to get lists of kaomoji (Japanese emoticons)?

Where can I find a downloadable database of Japanese-style emoticons (顔文字, kaomoji, "face characters")? The database should ideally be free. Examples of kaomoji are: {^.^}, (°Д°), (◕‿◕).
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Japanese place/building names English translation database

Context OsmAnd is an OpenStreetMap-based map app. For Japan localities that don't have a name:en= parameter it displays junicode transliterations which are always wrong. rrobek has created an ...
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Is it legal to publish under CC-BY-SA a picture of a recent sculpture in Japan?

I took this picture of a sculpture in Japan: (size reduced) Would I violate any law if I publish this picture under Creative Commons BY-SA 3.0? Solid references required (law/decree texts), thank ...
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Database of shrines in Japan

The number of Shinto shrines in Japan is estimated to be around 100,000. Is there a database describing them or at least a good fraction of them? If possible with the following information: ...
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Database of bicycle stations in Minato (Tokyo)

Minato (a ward within Tokyo) has started a bicycle sharing service called 港区自転車シェアリング. Where can I find a database of all sharing stations of this service? Requirements: Latitude Longitude Bonus: ...
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Tokyo Stock Exchange Historical Data

How can I fetch/retrieve or get Tokyo stock exchange data beginning the year 2001? It does not have to thru code but can be a simple download or few lines of code in R or Python. It has to be free and ...
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Dataset of Japanese company industries and HQ locations?

Does there exist a dataset containing information (historical or current) on the following characteristics of Japanese companies? Industries (e.g. "electronics"). Headquarter addresses (e.g. "3-23-14 ...
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Database of evacuation sites in Japan (places to take refuge after a natural disaster)

Japan has thousands of "evacuation sites" that people should flee to in case of disaster, in particular if their house is burning, or about to collapse. Is there a database of the latitude/longitude ...
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Japan software export statistics

How much in pre-packaged software does Japan export yearly? I have found these statistics in an OCDE report (table 7), unfortunately they are old, and limited to the USA: 1990: 4.1 million US$ 1991: ...
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Are there any free datasets on Japanese company names available?

Are there any datasets that contains Japanese Company names? For example, ASICS Corporation's Japanese company name is "アシックス". If the datasets contains other information about the company ...
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Where can I source authoritative Japanese railway lines and stations?

I'm looking for the official spatial datasets (shapefile or other geospatial format) showing Japanese railway lines and stations, including the high-speed Shinkansen and local/metropolitan rail lines. ...