Japanese anime might be most famous for the likes of Your Name or Studio Ghibli's offerings, but it actually has a history that goes back 100 years. This video, produced by the Association of ...
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The initial team of people who will supervise and direct planning for the opening ceremony for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games has been announced. The officially confirmed eight ...
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The fashion brand Stella McCartney has shot a stunning new promotional video in Japan. Directed by the fashion filmmaker Marie Schuller, the video advertises the Stella McCartney autumn-winter ...
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The pioneering film director and video artist Toshio Matsumoto has died, aged 85. He passed away on April 12th in Tokyo from intestinal obstruction, local media has reported. Matsumoto was well ...
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Character computer keyboard wrist rest plush toy
Makoto Shinkai's anime Your Name (Kimi no Na wa) has been the biggest film of the year in Japan, so it was surely only a matter of time before we had some spin-off cafes. These tie-in spaces have ...
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Another teaser trailer has been released for the Hollywood live-action film adaptation of Ghost in the Shell. Before you get too excited, it's still just a teaser at this point but offers a ...
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A new documentary about the world's largest fish market is released in movie theaters in Japan next month. Tsukji Wonderland goes on general release from October 15th, shortly before the ...
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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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Relax in the bath while keeping the water warm and the things you need close at hand!
Films have a habit of attracting strange marketing stunts, though this is quite an incongruous one indeed. Godzilla and whisky? Yes, Japan is the land of Godzilla and also the land of great ...
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This week, a major Studio Ghibli retrospective exhibition opens in Roppongi Hills, covering all of the studio's 22 anime feature films. The Ghibli Expo runs July 7th to September 11th, and ...
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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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A new film has been released in Japan challenging the anti-whaling and dolphin-hunting attitudes of foreign activists and filmmakers. Directed by Keiko Yagi, Behind the Cove purports to show the ...
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The umbrella that might just get you arrested!
Are we about to witness a revival of the J-horror film genre? Local horror films experienced a boom in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Starting with the 1998 release of Ringu, a raft of small but ...
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Searching for Hell is a new continent-crossing documentary covering humanity's universal curiosity about hell and the underworld. The film features five different teams telling stories and ...
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All year Japan has been going Star Wars crazy, not least because a certain film sequel is about to be unleashed on the world box office. This has lead to a slew of products and tie-ups. Some of ...
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