The Toho Co. Ltd. is a Japanese film, theater production, distribution company. It has its headquarters in Yūrakuchō, Tokyo, Tokyo and is one of the core companies of the Hankyu Hanshin Toho Group. Outside Japan, it is best known as the producer and distributor of many kaiju and tokusatsu films, the Chouseishin tokusatsu superhero television franchise, the films of Akira Kurosawa, the anime films of Studio Ghibli, TMS Entertainment and OLM, Inc.. Other famous directors, including Yasujirō Ozu, Kenji Mizoguchi, Masaki Kobayashi, Mikio Naruse directed films for Toho. Toho's most famous creation is Godzilla, featured in 32 of the company's films. Godzilla, Mothra, King Ghidorah and Mechagodzilla are described as Toho's Big Five because of the monsters' numerous appearances in all three eras of the franchise, as well as spin-offs. Toho has been involved in the production of numerous anime titles, its subdivisions are Toho-Towa Distribution, Toho Pictures Incorporated, Toho International Company Limited, Toho E. B.
Company Limited, Toho Music Corporation & Toho Costume Company Limited. The company is the largest shareholder of Fuji Media Holdings Inc. Toho is a member of the Motion Picture Producers Association of Japan, is one of Japan's Big Four film studios. Toho was created by the founder of the Hankyu Railway, Ichizō Kobayashi, in 1932 as the Tokyo-Takarazuka Theater Company, it managed much of the kabuki in Tokyo and, among other properties, the Tokyo Takarazuka Theater and the Imperial Garden Theater in Tokyo. Toho and Shochiku competed with the influx of Hollywood films and boosted the film industry by focusing on new directors of the likes of Kurosawa Akira, Ichikawa Kon, Kinoshita Keisuke and Shindo Kaneto. After several successful film exports to the United States during the 1950s through Henry G. Saperstein, Toho took over the La Brea Theatre in Los Angeles to show its own films without the need to sell them to a distributor, it was known as the Toho Theatre from the late 1960s until the 1970s.
Toho had a theater in San Francisco and opened a theater in New York City in 1963. The Shintoho Company, which existed until 1961, was named New Toho because it broke off from the original company. Toho has contributed to the production of some American films, including Sam Raimi's 1998 film, A Simple Plan. In 2019, Toho invested ¥15.4 billion into their Los Angeles-based subsidiary Toho International Inc. as part of their "Toho Vision 2021 Medium-term Management Strategy", a strategy to increase content, real-estate, beat JPY50 billion profits, increase character businesses on Toho intellectual properties such as Godzilla. Hiroyasu Matsuoka was named the representative director of the US subsidiary. Ike! Godman Warrior Of Love: Rainbowman Zone Fighter Ike! Greenman Warrior Of Light: Diamond Eye Flying Saucer War Bankid Megaloman Electronic Brain Police Cybercop Seven Stars Fighting God Guyferd Stickin' Around Godzilla Island Chouseishin Gransazer Genseishin Justirisers Chousei Kantai Sazer-X Kawaii!
Jenny Belle and Sebastian Igano Kabamaru Touch Kimagure Orange Road Baoh Godzilland Midori Days Psycho-Pass Yowamushi Pedal Haikyū!! Blood Blockade Battlefront My Hero Academia Three Leaves, Three Colors FLCL Progressive FLCL Alternative Dr. Stone Jujutsu Kaisen Cliff HangerIn more recent years and for a period, they have produced video games. One of their first video game was the 1990 NES game titled Circus Caper, they followed with a series of games based on Godzilla and a 1992 game called Serizawa Nobuo no Birdy Try. It published games such as Super Aleste, they worked with Bandai on Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, released in Japan in 1988 and in the United States in 1989. Toho's headquarters, the Toho Hibiya Building, are in Yūrakuchō, Tokyo; the company moved into its current headquarters in April 2005. TohoScope Tsuburaya Productions Daiei Film Nikkatsu Toei Company Studio Ponoc OLM, Inc. Studio Ghibli TMS Entertainment Shochiku Shintoho Kadokawa Daiei Studio Mushroom Clouds and Mushroom Men: The Fantastic Cinema of Ishiro Honda, Peter H. Brothers.
The Toho Studios Story: A History and Complete Filmography, Stuart Galbraith IV Official website Official website Official Toho's YouTube channel. Toho Pictures official website TOHO-TOWA Company, Limited official website TOWA PICTURES Company, Ltd. official website Toho Company on IMDb Toho at Anime News Network's encyclopedia
The 1973 All-Ireland Football Championship was the 87th staging of the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship, the Gaelic Athletic Association's premier inter-county Gaelic football tournament. The championship began on 13 May 1973 and ended on 23 September 1973. Offaly were the defending champions. On 23 September 1973, Cork won the championship following a 3-17 to 2-13 defeat of Galway in the All-Ireland final; this was their first in 28 championship seasons. Offaly's Tony McTague was the championship's top scorer with 1-25. Cork's Billy Morgan was the choice for Texaco Footballer of the Year. Quarter-final Semi-finals Final First round Second round Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final Preliminary round Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final Semi-finals Final Tyrone won their first Ulster title since 1957. Offaly win the Leinster title for the third year in succession, it is the first time in their history that they claim the coveted "three-in-a-row". It is the first time since Laois in 1938.
The All Ireland semi-final between Cork and Tyrone was the first championship meeting between the teams. Cork end their second longest drought without the All Ireland title of 28 years. OverallSingle game
Arkansas Highway 23 is a north–south state highway in north Arkansas. The route runs 129.88 miles from US 71 near Elm Park north to the Missouri state line through Ozark and Eureka Springs. Between AR 16 at Brashears and Interstate 40 north of Ozark, Highway 23 winds through the Ozark National Forest and is designated as the Pig Trail Scenic Byway due to its steep hills and hairpin turns; the route has a strong connection with the University of Arkansas Razorbacks, connecting fans in Central Arkansas with the Northwest Arkansas area. AR 23 runs northeast to Booneville; the route intersects AR 116 south of Booneville crosses AR 10 in Booneville before continuing north into Franklin County. AR 23 travels through the Ouachita National Forest, winding through mountains and through thick woods. AR 23 meets AR 22 in Caulksville and AR 41 near Chismville after which the route runs north across the Arkansas River to Ozark. AR 23 meets US 64 in downtown I-40 north of town; the route next enters Ozark National Forest.
AR 23 meets AR 16 north of the forest west St. Paul. Northeast of St Paul, AR 23 and AR 16 split and AR 23 continues north through Madison County, meeting AR 74 south of Huntsville and US 412 BUS in Huntsville. North of town, AR 23 crosses US 412. AR 23 next passes Withrow Springs State Park, AR 127 and AR 12 before intersecting US 62 in Eureka Springs. AR 23 and US 62 have a short concurrency before 23 turns north passing AR 187 near Holiday Island before terminating at SSR-P at the Missouri state line. Mile markers reset at concurrencies. Arkansas Highway 23C is an unsigned city route in Huntsville; the route is 0.23 miles beginning at Highway 23. It runs north and turns east, continuing west as US 412B. After running east, the route terminates at Highway 23 near the beginning of a concurrency with US 412. Arkansas Highway 23W is a 2.65-mile long north–south loop west of Highway 23 in northwestern Arkansas. Its northern terminus is at an intersection with Highway 23 just south of Highway 127 at Forum, 7 miles north of Huntsville.
Its southern terminus is at Highway 23 south of Withrow Springs State Park. The route serves as the primary north–south access road to the state park. United States portal U. S. Roads portal List of state highways in Arkansas Media related to Arkansas Highway 23 at Wikimedia Commons
Van Houtte Inc. is a company based in Montreal, Canada that processes and sells coffee and coffee related goods. It was founded by Albert-Louis Van Houtte. French-born Albert-Louis Van Houtte emigrated to Canada in 1912. After the First World War made his attempt at a horse importing business unsustainable, he turned to food retailing, he opened a grocery store in 1919 to sell specialty items but soon found particular success with gourmet coffee roasting. After Van Houtte's death in 1944, his family continued to operate and develop the Maison A. L. Van Houtte business. In 1980, the family business evolved into a corporation known as A. L Van Houtte Inc. led by Benoît Beauregard. In 1987, the company went public on the Montreal Stock Exchange, its corporate name was shortened to Van Houtte Inc. following a shareholder vote on 12 September 2000. In 2000, U. S sales alone represented around 20% of the company's total revenues, with products being sold in 28 states. Today, Van Houtte has grown into an international supplier of coffee, coffee machines and related support for over 60,000 offices and other places of employment in the United States and Canada.
The company claims this to be the largest such system in North America. Van Houtte supplies and supports coffee sales for cafeterias and convenience stores and hotels. Van Houtte offers a selection of fair-traded coffee products. Van Houtte still sells coffee directly to customers through its chain of cafés throughout Quebec and one in Ontario at the Ottawa Central Station. Van Houtte offers coffee and associated products for sale through its website. In May 2007, U. S. private equity firm Littlejohn & Co. announced a $600 million deal that will take Van Houtte ownership out of Canadian hands, although the coffee company will continue to have headquarters in Montreal under its existing name and have the leadership of its current management team. On September 14, 2010, Van Houtte Inc. agreed to be bought by Vermont based coffee company, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters for Can $915 million. The completion of the transaction was announced on December 17, 2010. On August 29, 2011 Green Mountain Coffee Roasters sold Van Houtte's U.
S. Coffee Service business to Aramark for $145 million. In November 2014, Keurig Green Mountain sold Quebec-based Van Houtte cafes to quick-service restaurant operator MTY Food Group, while retaining control of the Van Houtte brand and wholesale business. Second Cup List of coffeehouse chains Official website
Beatrice Sifton Nasmyth Beatrice Sifton Nasmyth Furniss was a Canadian suffragette and war correspondent during the First World War. She was a reporter for the Daily Province in Vancouver from 1910 to 1919, which took her to Europe to cover the war and the subsequent peace treaty. Nasmyth was born to James Nasmyth on August 12, 1885 in Stratford, Ontario, her father was a pharmacist. She was the third child born out of the only daughter, her aunt was a painter and the first president of Women's Art Association of Canada. Dignam influenced Nasmyth in her feminist views. Nasmyth graduated from Woodstock Collegiate Institute and attended finishing school at Alma College in St. Thomas, Ontario. After graduation, she studied at the University of Toronto before leaving in 1907, her first journalist job was at the Woodstock Sentinel-Review. After a few years, she moved to British Columbia where one of her brothers was living. Nasmyth continued writing and had a reporting job at The Vancouver Daily World and was a book review editor for the weekly B.
C. Saturday Sunset, she joined the Vancouver Province known as the Daily Province. Nasmyth was a charter member of the Vancouver branch of the Canadian Women's Press Club, her activity with the club made her close friends with writer Pauline Johnson. In 1914, Nasmyth took part in the Komagata Maru incident where she spent time watching the ship, preventing the Indian immigrants from coming ashore; the Province sent Nasmyth to London to cover the war in 1914, arriving before the end of 1914. She was known for trying to evade press censorship by smuggling her articles past the censors, she would provide articles to her brother, a businessman who traveled to England. He would smuggle the reports back to Canada. Nasymth covered the Paris Peace Conference in 1919. One of the Canadian delegates to the conference was Arthur Sifton, her second cousin. In 1917, Nasmyth was the campaign manager for Roberta MacAdams, a military dietitian who ran for the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, who became the second woman elected to the Assembly.
Nasmyth married Mackenzie Furniss in 1918. The couple arrived back in Canada in 1920. In 1921, they had a son named Henry, in 1924, they had a daughter named Monica. Nasmyth started writing fiction for the British magazine Modern Woman and the Canadian magazine Chatelaine. Nasmyth died in Vancouver, British Columbia, on October 23, 1977
The 2008 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup was the 4th edition of the tournament. It was held in Chile between November 19 and December 7, 2008. Sixteen teams, comprising representatives from all six confederations, took part in the final competition, in which Chile had a guaranteed place as the host nation. On September 15, 2006 FIFA announced Chile as the host country, it was the third time Chile organized a football world cup, after the 1962 FIFA World Cup and the 1987 FIFA World Youth Championship, but the first in the women's competition. The decision came as a surprise to Chile, as it had bid in August 2006 to host the 2008 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup, granted to New Zealand. Chile hosted the South American Under-20 Women's Football Championship and the first edition for Under 17s in January 2008. Four different cities were selected as venues in an open bidding process. Changes to the stadiums to comply with FIFA standards were carried out between December 2007 and September 2008; the selected venues were: Francisco Sánchez Rumoroso World Cup Stadium, Coquimbo La Florida Bicentennial Municipal Stadium, La Florida Nelson Oyarzún Arenas Chillán Municipal Stadium, Chillán Germán Becker B.
Municipal Stadium, Temuco The places were allocated as follows to confederations: AFC, CAF, CONCACAF, CONMEBOL, OFC, UEFA, plus the host country. ^ Teams. The opening phase of the tournament comprised four groups of four teams, with the top two sides in each section advancing to the quarter-finals; the final draw to determine the groups took place in Santiago, Chile on September 13, 2008 at 20:30 UTC. All times local All times local The following awards were given for the tournament: 5 goals Sydney Leroux4 goals 3 goals 2 goals 1 goal Own goals FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Chile 2008, FIFA.com FIFA Technical Report