This month marks 30 years since the first episode of the anime Dragon Ball was originally broadcast in Japan. So what better excuse is there for a few pop-up cafes in Japan's two major ...
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The overseas media likes perennially to run stories about Japan that bemoan its low birth rate and point to "sexless youth" as the prime cause. Whatever the truth to this situation, such ...
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Third-wave curry, anyone? Opening November 2nd on one of the Yamanote Line platforms at Shibuya Station, Drip Currymeshi Tokyo serves rice and curry roux (curry-meshi in Japanese) with hot water ...
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Just when you thought the Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen viral phenomenon was fading away, along came a widely reported press conference at the FCCJ in Tokyo to boost the ratings, and now news that Piko ...
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Miniature paper trees made from paper
The weekly tabloid Shukan Bunshun has alleged that talent agency LDH bribed officials at the Japan Record Awards to secure the win last year for Sandaime J Soul Brothers and their song, Unfair ...
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A new commercial complex will open in the Tokyo district of Ginza in April 2017. Ginza Six is built on the site of the old Matsuzakaya Ginza department store running along Chuo-dori and will ...
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Tokyu Corporation, which operates several railway lines around Tokyo, has put up posters inside its trains trying to persuade female passengers not to put on or adjust their makeup. These posters ...
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As if the already announced massive four-part redevelopment of the Shibuya Station area by Tokyu and JR East was not enough, Tokyu's real estate and train subsidiaries have now finalized details for ...
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Stress relief inspired by traditional Japanese sports
Apparel brand Beams has produced a music video charting 40 years of Tokyo fashion and music culture. Forming one part of the Beams 40th anniversary project, Tokyo Culture Story, the video ...
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Roppongi Art Night returns this weekend, switching from its usual March date to the autumn and this year taking place over three days and two nights rather than the regular single Saturday ...
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A ring made from a voice. That's what Encode Ring is proposing. With this new service you can get a ring designed with a bespoke visualization of a voice. A 3-second voice message is recorded and ...
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Tokyoites get to watch Godzilla come alive and shoot its atomic breath down over the unsuspecting denizens Kabukicho from the top of a building. But if you want to beat that experience, then ...
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Sony is changing. The troubled Japanese electronics maker is trying new things as it navigates an inhospitable market dominated by the likes of Apple and Samsung. It has reduced its smartphone ...
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Halloween is almost upon us, and H&M is currently showcasing what it claims are "four Tokyo Halloween styles". In a video, the model Seria Kawachi goes through several quick costume changes to ...
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Square Enix is celebrating the release of World of Final Fantasy on October 27th with a one-week promotion in Shibuya Station. From October 10th to October 16th, the six columns in the concourse ...
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