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2021 in Japan

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Events in the year 2021 in Japan.

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  • January 1Emperor Naruhito and Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga delivered 2021 New Year's message to bring the COVID-19 under control and pledged to host the postponed 2020 Summer Olympics.[1][2][3][4]
  • January 2
    • The governors of Tokyo and three neighboring prefectures considered to declare another state of emergency over COVID-19 resurgence, Economic Revitalization Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura who in charge of COVID-19 response.[5][6]
    • The world's oldest person, Kane Tanaka celebrated her 118th birthday in southwestern Japan on Saturday.[7][8]
  • January 4
    • The Nikkei 225 in Tokyo was off 0.4% at 27,344.87 after Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga announced the government is considering declaring a state of emergency for Tokyo and three surrounding prefectures due to surging virus caseloads.[9][10]
    • The government considered declaring a nationwide state of emergency over COVID-19 resurgence, the countdown clock for the postponed Tokyo Olympics hit 200 days to go.[11][12]
  • January 5
    • Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga to declare another state of emergency in Tokyo and three neighboring prefectures as the COVID-19 resurgence on Thursday, while the government reported more than 4,900 cases.[13][14][15]
    • New car sales in Japan slumped 11.5% in 2020 from a year earlier amid the pandemic, marking the largest fall in nine years, data from industry bodies showed Tuesday. While tuna gone cut price ¥20 million at Tokyo's Toyosu Market during New Year auction.[16][17][18][19]
    • The Constitutional Democrats, Social Democrats, and the Communists prepared to form a pacifist coalition, despite to the anti-Suga Cabinet protests and riots. After the Japanese government warned about a new national lockdown in the European Union and the United Kingdom.[20][21][22]

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  1. "天皇陛下「希望を持って歩んでいく年に」…国民に新年のメッセージ". Yomiuri Shimbun (in Japanese). January 1, 2021. Retrieved January 5, 2021.
  2. "「命と暮らし守り抜く」菅首相が年頭所感 オリンピック開催明言、憲法は触れず". Mainichi Shimbun (in Japanese). Retrieved January 5, 2021.
  3. "Japan's emperor acknowledges virus hardship in video message". Associated Press. January 1, 2021. Retrieved January 5, 2021.
  4. "Japan PM Suga vows to contain virus, hold Olympics in New Year's address". Kyodo News. January 1, 2021. Retrieved January 5, 2021.
  5. "都知事、緊急事態宣言要請へ コロナ感染拡大で医療逼迫、西村担当相と面会". Jiji Press. January 2, 2021. Retrieved January 5, 2021.
  6. "Japan looking at declaring another state of emergency over virus". Kyodo News. January 2, 2021. Retrieved January 5, 2021.
  7. "世界最高齢・田中カ子さん、118歳の誕生日…祝福に「みんな拍手してください」". Yomiuri Shimbun (in Japanese). January 2, 2021. Retrieved January 5, 2021.
  8. "World's oldest person in southwestern Japan turns 118". Kyodo News. January 2, 2021. Retrieved January 5, 2021.
  9. "新年の日経平均、一時400円下げ 緊急事態宣言報道で". The Asahi Shimbun (in Japanese). January 4, 2021. Retrieved January 5, 2021.
  10. "FOCUS: Japan economy to notch sharp recovery from pandemic toward end-2021". Kyodo News. January 4, 2021. Retrieved January 5, 2021.
  11. "政府に不満「小池氏の失政」 首相は「やんなきゃいけない」…宣言発令要請で急転". Sankei Shimbun (in Japanese). January 4, 2021. Retrieved January 5, 2021.
  12. "Tick-Tock: The Tokyo Olympics hit the 200-days-to-go mark". Associated Press. January 4, 2021. Retrieved January 5, 2021.
  13. "感染4914人、過去最多を更新 首都圏で全体の半数超". The Asahi Shimbun (in Japanese). January 5, 2021. Retrieved January 5, 2021.
  14. "Japan poised for state of emergency as Covid-19 cases soar". CNN. January 4, 2021. Retrieved January 5, 2021.
  15. "Japan weighs state of emergency in Tokyo area as COVID cases surge". Reuters. January 4, 2021. Retrieved January 5, 2021.
  16. "昨年新車販売 500万台割れ…4年ぶり コロナで来客減響く". Yomiuri Shimbun (in Japanese). January 6, 2021. Retrieved January 6, 2021.
  17. "大間産マグロ、2000万円 東京・豊洲で初競り マスク姿で". Sankei Shimbun (in Japanese). January 5, 2021. Retrieved January 6, 2021.
  18. "マグロ初競り、安値スタート コロナ禍で静かな幕開け―豊洲市場". Jiji Press. January 5, 2021. Retrieved January 5, 2021.
  19. "For the auto industry, 2020 was a horrible year — but it ended better than expected". NBC News. January 4, 2021. Retrieved January 5, 2021.
  20. "与野党、特措法改正案の罰則巡り協議 専門家は私権制限に冷静さ求める". Mainichi Shimbun (in Japanese). January 5, 2021. Retrieved January 5, 2021.
  21. "U.K. warns of more lockdown measures as country fights new strain of coronavirus". CBS News. January 4, 2021. Retrieved January 5, 2021.
  22. "Europe starts 2021 by extending lockdowns as coronavirus cases spiral". CNN. January 5, 2021. Retrieved January 5, 2021.
  23. "時代劇の"斬られ役"で知られる福本清三、77歳で肺がんにより死去". Natalie (in Japanese). January 4, 2021. Retrieved January 5, 2021.
  24. "「5万回斬られた男」俳優の福本清三さん死去…「ラストサムライ」「水戸黄門」鮮やかな斬られ方で人気 : エンタメ・文化 : ニュース". Yomiuri Shimbun (in Japanese). January 4, 2021. Retrieved January 5, 2021.

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