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Mishima

(mē`shēmä), city (1990 pop. 105,418), Shizuoka prefecture, central Honshu, Japan. It is a hot-spring resort, a transportation hub, and a center for dairy processing and mechanical, textile, and paper industries. It is noted for its Mishima (Shinto) shrine and Rakujuen Park.

Mishima

Yukio . 1925--70, Japanese novelist and short- story writer, whose works reflect a preoccupation with homosexuality and death. He committed harakiri in protest at the decline of traditional Japanese values
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45 less than what Mishima charged back in February 2000.
Mishima said, ''I apologize for damaging public trust and the fairness of elections and I have received the ruling solemnly and will follow it.
Its plant for special paper production in Kochi Prefecture will then be transferred to new subsidiary Mishima Paper.
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Among the 16 who were arrested in the election scandals, Kobayashi and three others including Tsuyoshi Mishima, then head of the Kinki Postal Administration Office, were indicted on charges of violating the election law.
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The seven essays describe the role of the press and propaganda in the creation of a "Manchuria of the mind" in northeast China from 1930 to 1937, order and chaos in the city planning of utopian Manchukuo, Aisin Gioro Xianyu and the dilemma of Manchu identity, rediscovering Manchukuo in Japanese "goodwill films," the fates of Poles in Manchuria, how the legacy of the disciplining state from Manchukuo to South Korea imitated the colonizers, and pan-Asianism in the diary of Morisaki Minato and in the suicide of Mishima Yukio.
Punishments for two senior postal officials indicted earlier this month in connection with the case, including Tsuyoshi Mishima, former head of the Kinki Postal Administration Office, will be decided after their cases are tried in court, the public management, home affairs, posts and telecommunications minister said.