Fresh on the heels of the pop-up cafes that opened in Tokyo, Osaka, and Sapporo in February, the manga and anime franchise Cardcaptor Sakura will open another venue in Tokyo for the spring and ...
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One of Coca-Cola's bestselling products in Japan is its Georgia series of canned coffee. Now Georgia has teamed up with the manga magazine Weekly Shonen Jump to produce a lineup of exclusive new cans ...
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The heyday of manga magazines is over, so it takes something for a controversy about a mainstream comic to make the headlines. That is what has happened with Shogakukan's monthly manga magazine, ...
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The manga and anime franchise Cardcaptor Sakura has spawned a lot of spin-off merchandise over the years, and it now has its own cafe in Tokyo. The shojo manga about elementary school student ...
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Karaoke continues to evolve. From wedding cosplay karaoke services to karaoke boxes combined with convenience stores, the archetypal modern Japanese leisure activity has survived so long because it ...
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The Japan Magazine Publishers Association (JMPA) has released new data of magazine sales for October-December 2016 that reveal a major decline for Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump, one of Japan's ...
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The Guest Cafe & Diner at Shibuya Parco has been one of the main venues hosting the regular pop-up cafes that have proved popular marketing tools in recent years, especially in Tokyo. By now, the ...
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Take three cups, add some clever drawing and cutting, plus a fair amount of skill... and then you can create your very own animated One-Punch Man comic, a sort of modern-day kamishibai-style rotating ...
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Kirin Ichiban's machine puts an ice cap on your beer and helps keep your beverage cooler for longer!
The famed mangaka Shigeru Mizuki has died, aged 93. Probably best known for the yokai manga, GeGeGe no Kitaro, Mizuki's manga output influenced a generation and turned Tottori Prefecture, when he ...
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Universal Studios Japan is cashing in on Japan's soft power, hoping to attract new domestic crowds to the Osaka theme park as well as inbound tourists familiar with Japan through its pop ...
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Tokyo Metropolitan Government has published a disaster preparedness book in a partially manga format to help get the residents of Japan's capital ready for "the big one", the earthquake long ...
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Contributing further to the continuing public discourse in Japan about gay rights and same-sex marriage, the first volume of Otouto no Otto (My Brother's Husband) was published as a paperback on May ...
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When I first arrived in Japan, my room mate had an alarm clock that played the Doraemon theme song -- very, very loudly. So when he had to get up for his morning shift, it was like a full ...
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Publisher Kadokawa opened the beta version of Comic Walker Global on April 27th to be a platform for promoting the work of overseas manga artists. Comic Walker already launched in 2014 as Japan's ...
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The makers of the Kabuki Face Pack just keep on finding new source material for skin care tools that blow all the competition out of the water. Combining Japan's love for dressing up (cosplay) ...
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