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J-pop song finds new life in China, a decade on

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Long Meng Rou, left, who sings the Chinese version of "Planet," stands with the original Japanese composer, Shinjiro Inoue. (Photo by Daisuke Harashima)

SHANGHAI -- The Chinese public's recent embrace of a decade-old J-pop song has spurred a local remix sung by a star known as a doppelganger of a popular Japanese actress, in a pop culture bridge that travels both ways.

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