The current frontrunner for the leadership of Japan's main opposition party, the recently rebranded Democratic Party, is facing accusations of not being Japanese enough. It is no secret that Renho ...
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Visitors passing through Promenade Road, the underground passageway at the Marunouchi Line of Shinjuku Station, can currently pop into a photo booth to get their portrait taken in the style of ...
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The first Muslim fashion show will held in Japan in November as part of Hala Expo Japan 2016. Organized in partnership with the Malaysia-based Moslema In Style, Tokyo Modest Fashion Show will take ...
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Designs for the official 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games commemorative coins have been released. There are two designs: one for the Olympic Games and one for the Paralympic Games. On the front, ...
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Japan's most famous cat... on your dog!
Earlier this year we reported on the opening of Archi-Depot, Japan's first architecture models museum. The company behind the museum, Warehouse Terrada, is actually pioneering a whole new art ...
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Meguro Gajoen is once again open to the public with a special series of traditionally inspired, light-themed installations. The hotel complex, built originally in the 1930s as a wedding ceremony ...
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The weekly tabloid Shukan Post recently published a ranking of female celebrities based on their TV commercial earnings. In addition to television advertising, the magazine calculated its ranking ...
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Thanks to the release of Godzilla Resurgence in Japanese movie theaters last week, the country is witnessing a slew of tie-in merchandise and marketing campaigns. At the risk of becoming a website ...
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Unique cleaning device for small items by Akihabara gadget masters Thanko
This summer, Tokyo is going mad for ninja (again). “The Ninja: Who Were They?” is an exhibition at Miraikan, a science museum in Tokyo, until October 10th. While ninjas might seem a better ...
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To celebrate the 100 years since the Dada art movement launched in Europe, a series of commemorative events is happening around Tokyo this summer. Dada, or Dadaism, was an anti-art movement ...
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After previous successes such as Infinity of Flowers with Gucci and Night Wonder Aquarium, teamLab has now teamed up with online retailer DMM and Fuji TV to create a new major summer attraction in ...
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Have you ever wanted to be something you physically can't? Perhaps a world-class athlete? Or a top mountain climber? What about a member of another race? Moreover, an ultranationalist?! Go! Go! ...
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The Star Wars villain like you've never seen him before!
As reported last year, Warehouse Terrada will officially open Japan's first architecture model museum in Tokyo on June 18th. Exhibiting architecture is always difficult. Although there are regular ...
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There is opportunism and then there is plain misunderstanding. A politician from the newly christened Democratic Party have seized on an overseas cartoon to support their belief that the other G7 ...
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Oh, dear. A big Japanese corporation has done it again: made a marketing campaign that is causing offense to some. Kirin is promoting its recently relaunched tea product Namacha with a new online ...
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