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kano

n. (cx Philippines slang English) A male American.

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Kánó

Kánó is a village in Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén County in northeastern Hungary.

Kano (Mortal Kombat)

Kano is a fictional character from the Mortal Kombat fighting game franchise. He is one of the series' original characters, having made his debut in Mortal Kombat in 1992. A calculating thug, mercenary, and member of the international crime cartel known as the Black Dragon, Kano is also the top fugitive and persistent nemesis of Sonya Blade and Jax Briggs of the Special Forces, which has been his primary storyline throughout the course of his Mortal Kombat series appearances, and in Mortal Kombat 3, he also becomes the general of Outworld emperor Shao Kahn's armies. In the 2011 series reboot, he additionally poses as a crooked Special Forces informant and serves as Kahn's arms dealer. His most recognizable feature is his cybernetic metal faceplate that houses an infrared eye laser.

Out of the seven original series characters, Kano has featured the least in the Mortal Kombat games, though he was among the eleven characters who represented the franchise in the crossover game Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe. He has appeared in alternate series media such as the first Mortal Kombat film, the animated seriesMortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm and the web series Mortal Kombat: Legacy, in addition to having a central role in the 1995 Mortal Kombat novel and featuring on official series merchandise. General and critical reception for the character has been mainly positive, but mixed in regards to his Fatality finishing moves.

Kano (disambiguation)

Kano is a city in Nigeria, and the capital of Kano State. Kano may also refer to: __NOTOC__

Kano (band)

Kano was a music project formed in Milan, Italy in 1979 by producers/musicians Luciano Ninzatti, Stefano Pulga and Matteo Bonsanto. Kano was one of the earliest music groups to usher in a new style of dance music called Italo disco.

Kano (rapper)

Kane Robinson (born 21 May 1985), better known as Kano, is an English Grime MC and actor.

Kano (comics)

Kano is the pseudonym of a Spanish comic book artist, whose real name is Jose Ángel Cano López.

Kano (computer)

Kano is a DIY "computer kit designed to help people of all ages assemble a computer from scratch, and learn basic coding skills".

A month-long Kickstarter campaign initiated in November 2013 raised over $1.5 million and helped launch the mass production of the device. Kano is the most crowdfunded learning invention ever and Kickstarter's fourth most-funded design project. Backers included Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and Kickstarter co-founder Yancey Strickler, who pre-ordered the kit.

Kano (film)

Kano (嘉農, Chinese: Jiānóng, Japanese: Kanō) is a 2014 Taiwanese baseball film directed by Umin Boya. The film was produced by Jimmy Huang and Wei Te-Sheng. The film depicts the multiracial Kano baseball team from southern Taiwan overcoming extreme odds to represent the island in the 1931 Japanese High School Baseball Championship at Koshien Stadium (located in Nishinomiya, Hyōgo Prefecture), when Taiwan was still under Japanese rule. Performing beyond all expectations, the underdog team advanced to the championship game in the tournament.

The film stars Masatoshi Nagase as Coach Hyotaro Kondo, who coaches an underdog multi-racial high school baseball team from Taiwan comprising Japanese, Taiwanese and Han players. The team's star pitcher, Meisho Akira Go is played by Yu-Ning Tsao, who won a Best Supporting Actor award at the 2014 Taipei Film Festival for his performance in the film.

The film also won Audience Awards from the Golden Horse Film Festival (where it also won a FIPRESCI Prize), the Taipei Film Festival and the Osaka Asian Film Festival. Kano is also the 6th highest grossing domestic Taiwanese film of all time.

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But perhaps the most telling example of how the Confucian sense of propriety and reserve stifled artistic creativity in the Tokugawa period can be observed in the history of the distinguished Kano school of painters.