Love manga? Need accommodation in Tokyo? Then clearly you are going to love the new Manga Art Hotel, Tokyo, which is set to open in the district of Kanda this February. Further developing a ...
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Osaka Metro has announced a large-scale plan to redevelop the Yumeshima area, which will host the World Expo in 2025. Yumeshima (literally "dream island" and not to be confused with the similarly ...
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On a moss wall between the city of Chichibu and village of Higashi Chichibu, an unknown artist has created incredible art on a moss wall inspired by the films of Studio Ghibli. Shared by ...
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Despite its embrace of digital tools and technology, Japan remains a DIY and crafts-based culture in many ways, as the popularity of maker culture sites, fab labs and hackerspaces in Tokyo and ...
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To get and maintain the perfect visage, you don't need the cosmetic surgeon's knife. All you need is this unique mouthpiece.
Japan's convenience stores are a constant source of wonder, from the rotating lineup of snacks and products they stock to the inventive services and gimmicks they regularly introduce. This latest ...
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The lingerie brand Triumph International has paid tribute to the soon-to-end Heisei period with a bra, skirt, and boots set. Various elements in the clothing reference social and cultural changes ...
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The Maison Hermès Ginza store is already one of the architectural highlights of the capital, thanks to its impressive glass walls. Now the Hermès presence in Ginza just got better with the Hermès ...
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The top buzzword for 2018 has been announced as "so da ne," meaning roughly "Yeah, that's it" and made popular by the Japanese women's curling team during the PyeongChang Winter Olympics in ...
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The perfect combination of Japanese tea and rice
The former location for Aoyama Book Center is set to re-open next month as a new kind of concept bookstore, study space, and cafe. Bunkitsu will charge visitors a relatively high admission fee of ...
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The first trailer for the upcoming Warner Brothers big-screen adaptation of Pokémon has been released and sparked an intense online response. Starring Justice Smith and Ryan Reynolds, the story ...
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Fans of Hideaki Anno's Neon Genesis Evangelion manga and anime series can drink toasts to their favorite characters from this month at a new themed bar. The venue will open on November 16th in the ...
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Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) is seeking to restore public confidence in its decommissioning of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant through offering a "virtual tour" of the site. The ...
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Nintendo is celebrating its legacy with this re-release of the Japanese Super Nintendo Entertainment System console in miniature.
JR East has opened a cashierless retail kiosk on the platform of Akabane Station in Tokyo where the shopping experience is fully run by artificial intelligence. Unmanned retail outlets are nothing ...
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If you loved the Hello Kitty Shinkansen bullet train, then you will adore the new Toei Shinjuku Line trains. Operator Keio will deck out certain Shinjuku Line trains in a Hello Kitty theme, starting ...
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A hot spring (onsen) in Shinjuku? After the opening of the "super spa" luxury bathhouse Thermae-yu in Kabukicho in 2015, Shinjuku will get a new hot spring resort facility in the form of Onsen ...
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