It was announced on May 22nd that a task force will push ahead with finalizing concrete ways to relocate a 1.2-kilometer elevated portion of the Shuto Expressway in Tokyo that currently covers ...
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Last week, Japanese whisky was in the news worldwide for reasons that might be described as both good and bad: an approaching Suntory whisky shortage due to the immense popularity of the brand's ...
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YouTube channel Katsu FPV has uploaded amazing footage of a micro drone filming the daily life of female high school students in Japan. The precisely shot and choreographed results, which have gone ...
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More details and preview images have emerged for the Mori Building Digital Art Museum: teamLab Borderless, which is set to open this summer at Palette Town in the Tokyo Bay area of ...
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The Mewgaroo Hoodie has a special "pouch" for your kitten or cat to snuggle up with you. And even better, the hoodie turns you into a cat too!
Fresh on the heels of the pop-up cafes that opened in Tokyo, Osaka, and Sapporo in February, the manga and anime franchise Cardcaptor Sakura will open another venue in Tokyo for the spring and ...
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One of Coca-Cola's bestselling products in Japan is its Georgia series of canned coffee. Now Georgia has teamed up with the manga magazine Weekly Shonen Jump to produce a lineup of exclusive new cans ...
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Fans of the anime Cowboy Bebop will jump at the chance to enter the world of their favorite 1990s anime TV series at two real-world locations in Japan. Making us feel somewhat old, Sunrise's ...
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The prolific and award-winning photographer Nobuyoshi Araki has become one of the first major cultural figures in Japan to become embroiled in the MeToo movement. KaoRi, who was once frequently ...
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Customizable designer e-paper wristwatch
The American chain Ace Hotel will open its first branch in Japan with a stunning new hotel, designed by Kengo Kuma and located on the site of the ShinPuhKan mall in central Kyoto. "A friendly ...
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People in Japan and around the world have reacted with incredulity at the news that women performing emergency first aid were ordered to leave a sumo ring. The mayor of Maizuru, Ryozo Tatami, ...
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Every spring, as Japan comes alive with the arrival of the cherry blossom (sakura) across the archipelago, the cherry blossom viewing parties (hanami) rapidly take over all the parks and an ancillary ...
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"Diversity" is a popular buzzword in Japan right now. All eyes are on the 2020 Tokyo Olympics that the media and government policy-makers think will be a game-changer of sorts. Tokyo will, albeit ...
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Japan's most famous movie monster will steal your money!
Suigian is a new sushi restaurant in central Tokyo that combines classical performing arts with some of the finest dining the city has to offer. Opening March 20th in Nihonbashi, the lunch and ...
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JR West has announced that a special Hello Kitty version of the Shinkansen bullet train will be in operation this summer. Sanrio's immensely popular cat character will decorate a 500 Series ...
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Leading Japanese confectionery brand Glico has created what will surely be one of the best commercials of the year. Using 72 actresses of different ages, it charts a single woman's ...
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