2015 in Japan

The following lists events that happened during 2015 in Japan.

Incumbents

Events

January

February

March

April

May

  • May 17 - A dormitory apartment fire in Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture, according to Fire and Disaster Management Agency official confirmed report, 11 peoples lost to lives, with 17 are injures.[39]
  • May 29 - Kuchinoerabu-jima erupts, with pyroclastic flows reaching the coast.[40]
  • May 30 - An abnormally intense magnitude 7.8 earthquake occurs in the Bonin Islands, with shaking observed throughout the territory. Official reports confirm 13 injuries.[41]

June

July

August

September

Culture

Arts and entertainment

Sports

Other

Deaths

January

February

March

April

June

July

September

October

See also

References

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  23. ^ "Three Japanese women killed in Tunisia museum attack". The Japan Times. The Japan Times Ltd. 2015-03-19. Retrieved 2015-04-07.
  24. ^ "Two Japanese feared dead in French Alps plane crash; voice recorder found". The Japan Times. The Japan Times Ltd. 2015-03-25. Retrieved 2015-04-07.
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  38. ^ "Man arrested for landing 'radioactive' drone on Japanese Prime Minister's roof". The Independent. 2015-04-25. Retrieved 2015-04-25.
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  40. ^ {{:ja:2015年の口永良部島噴火}}
  41. ^ {{:ja:小笠原諸島西方沖地震#2015年}}
  42. ^ {{:ja:調布市PA-46墜落事故}}
  43. ^ {{:ja:2015年の日本}}
  44. ^ {{:ja:平成27年9月関東・東北豪雨}}
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  55. ^ "Voice Actress Miyu Matsuki Passes Away". Anime News Network. November 1, 2015. Retrieved November 2, 2015.

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