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Tom Hanks blends in with diners at restaurant in Tokyo

Tom Hanks blends in with diners at restaurant in Tokyo

Tom Hanks blends in with diners at restaurant in Tokyo Tom Hanks was in Japan recently to promote his latest film “Sully” in Tokyo, and during a busy day of…

Wagakki Band breathes life into the Olympics with “Kishikaisei”

Wagakki Band breathes life into the Olympics with “Kishikaisei”

Wagakki Band breathes life into the Olympics with “Kishikaisei” If you are lucky enough to be a denizen of Japan during the Rio Olympics, then surely you’ve heard the captivating…

Beautiful Japanese bamboo speakers let you to listen to music without using any extra electricity

Beautiful Japanese bamboo speakers let you to listen to music without using any extra electricity

Beautiful Japanese bamboo speakers let you to listen to music without using any extra electricity Japanese band Ajate is an interesting mix of avant-garde and traditional, performing unique, rhythmical music…

Pop singer Seiko Matsuda, at 54, still turning heads as a lingerie model

Pop singer Seiko Matsuda, at 54, still turning heads as a lingerie model

Pop singer Seiko Matsuda, at 54, still turning heads as a lingerie model They don’t call her the “Eternal Idol” for nothing. Finding early success as an idol singer in…

Solar business profitable even at 20 yen/kWh

Solar business profitable even at 20 yen/kWh

Solar business profitable even at 20 yen/kWh TOKYO — Next Energy & Resources Co Ltd, based in Komagane City, Nagano Prefecture, has been engaged in the sale of solar power…

Short film ‘Tokyo Roar’ is an arrestingly beautiful homage to the enigma that is Tokyo【Video】

Short film ‘Tokyo Roar’ is an arrestingly beautiful homage to the enigma that is Tokyo【Video】

Short film ‘Tokyo Roar’ is an arrestingly beautiful homage to the enigma that is Tokyo【Video】 Filmmaker and travel enthusiast Brandon Li’s latest venture ‘Tokyo Roar’ is a love letter to…

Someone made a fake Street Fighter II for Nintendo’s Virtual Boy, and it’s incredibly detailed

Someone made a fake Street Fighter II for Nintendo’s Virtual Boy, and it’s incredibly detailed

Someone made a fake Street Fighter II for Nintendo’s Virtual Boy, and it’s incredibly detailed Street Fighter II, the classic fighting game, was released to huge acclaim in 1991 for arcades…

Film festival gives a lesson on the world of night school

Film festival gives a lesson on the world of night school

Film festival gives a lesson on the world of night school The world of night school in Japan is so detached from mainstream society that many people are clueless as…

One Direction’s Harry Styles imports Japanese to the United States

One Direction’s Harry Styles imports Japanese to the United States

With their global popularity showing no sign of waning, One Direction have had a busy year, and are set for more of the same in 2015 after already announcing their On…

'Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist' to get theatrical premiere in Tokyo

‘Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist’ to get theatrical premiere in Tokyo

  ‘Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist’ to get theatrical premiere in Tokyo TOKYO — The brainchild of martial arts expert and lifelong “Street Fighter” devotee Joey Ansah, live-action series “Assassin’s Fist”…