The previously announced new Yamanote Line stop between Shinagawa and Tamachi stations will be designed by Kengo Kuma, said JR East on September 6th. Set to open provisionally in spring 2020, ...
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Designs for the official 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games commemorative coins have been released. There are two designs: one for the Olympic Games and one for the Paralympic Games. On the front, ...
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Track Top Tokyo opens in a waterfront warehouse in Shinagawa this weekend, featuring art, bike racing, film screenings and more. Open from August 27th to August 28th, it is the Asia's first ...
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The top 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games sponsors have joined together to support the Japan team heading to Rio with a special branded Yamanote Line train. Sponsored by 15 companies, the ...
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Japan's most famous cat... on your dog!
One of Tokyo's most iconic railway stations is set to lose its beloved exterior and poky atmosphere. JR East plans to overhaul JR Harajuku Station with a new, larger station building and major ...
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Dogged by problems since preparations began, the 2020 Tokyo Olympics now face another potential scandal. The Guardian has revealed a mysterious payment made to a Singaporean bank account linked to a ...
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The new 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games logo has been announced. The official logo was confirmed today as "Harmonized Chequered Emblems," which was Design A in the shortlist and arguably ...
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Later this year, the Rio de Janeiro Olympic and Paralympic Games kick off. After they are finished, the handover event during the Rio closing ceremony will then see the clock really start ticking ...
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A pair of super comfy cushions designed specifically for hugging or resting your head on, Pokemon fans will adore these character plushies.
The controversy over the new National Stadium to be built for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics rolls on and on. After Kengo Kuma's design was chosen in the second contest that became necessary when Zaha ...
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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 winner of the design competition to find a replacement for the much-troubled New National Stadium is Proposal A, designed by Kengo Kuma. The new stadium will be the prime venue for the 2020 ...
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Arts Council Tokyo has announced the first hints of what we might expect from the cultural events organized in conjunction with the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games. Inspired by the success ...
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After the immense controversy over the 2020 Olympic stadium design (scrapped over rising costs) and official logo design (scrapped after designer Kenjiro Sano was accused of plagiarism multiple ...
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Suntory, hoping to cash in on the Olympic buzz, had planned to give away 22 types of tote bags which they proudly advertised as being designed by Kenjiro Sano. The deal has been hit by fresh ...
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The 2020 Olympics is turning out to be one controversy after another. Granted, compared to the expensive debacle of the National Stadium -- to which the original architecture firm has also now hit ...
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