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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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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To get and maintain the perfect visage, you don't need the cosmetic surgeon's knife. All you need is this unique mouthpiece.
The Land of Idols is an upcoming feature documentary about female idols in Japan. Director Jean-Armand Bougrelle promises the camera will follow the everyday lives of idols, from rehearsals to ...
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How do you promote the new Terminator movie in Japan? Simple. You dress up a dancer in a Japanese schoolgirl uniform and have her perform deep under the ground. Crank up the iconic Terminator ...
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How best to advertise road safety and an upcoming movie? Easy. Stick a full-size replica of the animation character Patlabor AV-98 in front of a World Heritage site. The Patlabor model is ...
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Google Japan has opened YouTube Space Tokyo, a production studio for YouTube users to film, edit and create original videos. Made in partnership with film studio Toei, the space also features a ...
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Retro Japanese schoolgirl clothes perfect for loungewear
Shimokita: 2003 to 2014 is a new documentary charting the changes in the landscape of one of Tokyo's best-loved areas. Located just west of Shinjuku and Shibuya, Shimokitazawa (aka Shimokita) is ...
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The new Hotel Gracery opens in Kabukicho in the heart of Shinjuku on April 24th, part of the changing landscape of a district more known for sleaze than sightseeing. This being a Japanese hotel, ...
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The first posters for the upcoming live-action adaptation of Attack on Titan (Shingeki no Kyojin) have been released, showing the cast in costume as their respective characters. Regardless of your ...
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Tokyo International Film Festival is currently running in Roppongi. Japan's premier film event always draws crowds and plenty of press attention. So far this year's biggest headlines have perhaps ...
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Japan's most famous movie monster will steal your money!
A new exhibition event in Shibuya will turn all male visitors into crossdressers. All right, let's qualify that. The exhibition, held in December and January at Shibuya Parco Museum, is a promo ...
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Descendants of a figure depicted as a "villain" in the current Korean box office smash "The Admiral: Roaring Currents" are suing over the film's alleged historical inaccuracies. "The Admiral: ...
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The first set photos have been released for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of the popular TV anime "Lupin". Starring Shun Oguri, Meisa Kuroki and Tadanori Asano, "Lupin III" will be ...
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