A long time ago, long before we had augmented reality toys or flying gadgets that interacted with your smartphone -- long before even anime had really got going and brought with it the toppling ...
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JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, Hirohiko Araki's manga that started life in 1987, may not be as big as One Piece or have the otaku kudos of Neon Genesis Evangelion, but that hasn't stopped it selling 70 ...
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Paddle8, the online art auction portral, is holding a special online art auction during this month, to accompany an exhibition, Trailblazer, happening at the Japan Society in New York. The auction ...
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Along with their new spring collection twelve shops at the popular fashion department store 109 Men's are currently recommending leather jackets that really match the trendy outfits for spring. No ...
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Akira Toriyama fans are looking forward to the end of this month. After seventeen years away, Dragon Ball Z is finally back in theaters with an feature-length anime. On March 30, Dragon Ball Z: ...
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Forget the Lemon Detox, no-carbs-after-4pm and anything-that-can-be-eaten-through-a-straw detox plans and try an Enzyme Bath instead! Just 15 minutes in this bath full of naturally fermented sawdust ...
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Every now and then you come across an idea so neat that you wish the whole world knew about it. And in this case, I also wish I was six years old ago and could experience the joy of playing with ...
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We just discovered Headphone Girls, a fun online portal that, as the title suggests, features girls showing off cool Japanese designer headphones. The idea is that each girl showcases a pair ...
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If you’re going to have ice in your drink, shouldn’t it be eye-catching at least? The Ice Ball Mold is easy to use, has professional-grade quality, and makes perfectly seamless ice balls within seconds!
The new Liberal Democratic Party government has announced a new "Cool Japan" cultural campaign with a proposed budget of 50 billion yen funded from fiscal 2013's budget. The bill is to be submitted ...
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In spring 2013 Japanese women's fashion will surely be dominated by a vintage and retro look. We've been searching some shops and catalogues for great examples of the new season's ...
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Miki Dezaki, a Japanese American who teaches at a high school in Japan, has already made a name for himself with his YouTube videos about homosexuality and more fun ones in which he parodies his ...
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Akihabara is well-know for its maid culture. Who hasn't heard about those girls in cute costumes serving their customers in the typical moe-style? But there are various concepts. One of the latest ...
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The Mount Fuji Eraser is a fun and clever way to bring this icon of Japan into your home or work stationery set. As you use the cuboid eraser, the shape of Fuji gradually comes into view and you find yourself holding Japan's most famous peak.
It's a tough job market out there, especially in the current economic climate, with Japan recently posting a massive trade deficit. We don't envy people looking for work. It's common to have ...
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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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