As we know, Christmas in Japan is different breed: it involves strawberry shortcake, KFC, and romance. Now United States ambassador to Japan, Caroline Kennedy, has got into the festive spirit by ...
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A new venue opens in January dedicated to the toy series Beyblade. Called the Beyblade Bar, the name alone makes it obvious that this pop-up is aimed not at the current generation of Beyblade fans ...
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People sometimes say that the niche magazine market in Japan is so strong that everything has its own dedicated publication. That may no longer be the case as the publishing industry continues to ...
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Is it a musical instrument? Is it a coffee maker? Or just a wacky Rube Goldberg machine? Well, it's kind of all three. At the Nescafe Harajuku cafe from December 2nd until December 25th, ...
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Miniature paper trees made from paper
New and exciting virtual reality services just keep on appearing in Tokyo. After the announcement of VR Park Tokyo now comes another virtual reality center. And this time it is ...
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Japanese artist and design extraordinaire Tokujin Yoshioka will create a new prism-themed installation at Shiseido Gallery in central Tokyo. Once again Yoshioka is returning to his regular ...
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Here is a first look at the concept art for Super Nintendo World, set to open in Universal Studios Japan, Osaka, in 2020. Universal Studios and Nintendo have partnered to create new attractions at ...
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The virtual reality revolution in Japan continues. Following several high-profile attractions such as the Namcom entertainment space VR Zone Project i Can and Zero Latency in Odaiba as well as the ...
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It may well star huge creatures that won't fit inside any known theater, but Attack on Titan is nonetheless coming to the stage. Hajime Isayama's Attack on Titan will be adapted as Live Impact ...
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A Moomin theme park will open in Saitama, on the outskirts of Tokyo, in spring 2019. Moominvalley Park will join a "Scandinavian village" theme park set to open in autumn 2018 as part of metsä, a ...
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Last month the world suddenly got interested in Domino's Pizza in Japan, specifically what it was doing in Hokkaido: apparently trying to train a reindeer to deliver pizzas. So far, so ...
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Struggling to find that perfect gift for that special someone? Or that relative who seems to have everything already? A hour or two spent browsing some of the awesome items available in Japan will ...
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Retro Japanese schoolgirl clothes perfect for loungewear
West Japan Railway Co. (JR West) will debut a luxury sleeper train in June 2017. First announced in 2014, the Twilight Express Mizukaze is billed as "a hotel rolling through the beautiful Japanese ...
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The word of the year is "kamitteru". Every year, the publisher Jiyu Kokumin Sha organizes a prize for the buzzword or phrase that seemed to capture the zeitgeist or spread like wildfire around ...
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The Tokyo Metro Ginza Line will start offering subway passengers free wi-fi on trains from December 1st, aimed particularly at visitors from overseas. Tokyo Metro partners with NTT Broadband ...
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