Six designers from luxury fashion brands have got together to create a "Cocktail Collection" at Table 7 at Shibuya Hikarie. The different cocktails include phoenix from Christian Dada, Tribe by ...
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JT, ostensibly a tobacco company, has launched a new fifth version of its intriguing carbonated drink Komezukuri. The name means "making rice" and naturally this is a fizzy beverage made using ...
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JapanTrends is currently looking for bloggers to help us cover all the things we find interesting in Japan: Products, fashion, shopping, food, design, entertainment, subcultures... and more! We ...
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Another Valentine's Day-themed post for all you romantics out there, just in time for February 14th in some parts of the world! Here's a couple nice Japanese romantic apps we have found -- surely ...
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Miniature paper trees made from paper
Ideal for Valentine's Day if you're a computer boffin, IO Data, an electronics manufacturer in Ishikawa prefecture, is offering its customers a free gift to get them in the mood for February ...
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Good news for all campaigners for a healthier and more representative fashion industry. Japanese magazines already seen to have a rag for every possible niche, hobby, social tribe and more -- and ...
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Japanese weddings. All the ladies in their finest, particularly the unmarried ones, desperate to prove that they haven't been left on the shelf. All the guys in their pricy suits that will be shed as ...
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Qusca is part of a recent boom in "third spaces" (i.e. not work or home) that allow you to sleep or rest in private. Internet cafes have for years now been as much about overnight accommodation and ...
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Japanese homes can be on the smaller side so sometimes there is a need to double-up and save space. Plants in particular, though very pleasant in the home, can consume a fair bit of room. How ...
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A Lego hotel is currently being constructed in Carlsbad, California but fans in Japan will only have to wait until 2016 before they get their own chance to stay in a Lego-themed deluxe suite. The ...
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Singaporean photographer Leslie Kee (41) has been arrested by Tokyo police on suspicion of distributing obscene imagery, a development that will surely ignite a fierce debate over the freedom of ...
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Shinto, the native Japanese (quasi-?)religion, has never been averse to merchantile environs. Major corporations have their own shrines (jinja) and department stores may often have one on their ...
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Customizable designer e-paper wristwatch
A special music video for the release in Japan of Alicia Keys' new single, Girl on Fire, has been made by the photographer and film director Mika Ninagawa. The special collaboration is officially ...
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There are some things that, no matter how long I say here, I still just can't get my head around. The preference for natto. Honey on pizza. The appeal of SMAP. Japanese people have some ...
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The singer and model Kyary Pamyu Pamyu last night (January 29th) performed a concert at Sojoji temple in Shiba Park in the brightly lit shadows of Tokyo Tower, where 1,500 invitees had gathered for a ...
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