With the release last Friday of the first Japanese-produced Godzilla film since 2004, Godzilla is currently everywhere and anywhere. From a slew of new tie-in products to whisky products and ...
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A lot happened in 2015, not least for Japan Trends, as we relaunched the website. We hope you like the new design. What were the big trends of the year? Political Renaissance During the ...
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The beautification of Kabukicho continues. Now it will literally get a "clean" with the opening of Thermae-yu on August 18th. The massive bathhouse will be the biggest in Tokyo and includes ...
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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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Kirin Ichiban's machine puts an ice cap on your beer and helps keep your beverage cooler for longer!
It generated enough headlines when it opened and now it will surely get some more. The Robot Restaurant in Shinjuku Kabukicho launched in late 2012 on a wave of publicity, not least for its ...
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If Kabukicho had a theme park starring Akihabara chika aidoru ("underground" idols), this might be it... After opening last summer amidst much sound and fury, we finally paid a visit to the Robot ...
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What happens when the eroticism of Kabukicho meets the tech boffins of robotics industry and the cosplay and otaku cultures of Harajuku and Akihabara? You get the Robot Restaurant, built at a ...
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