Monthly Archives: May 2016

IOC says it is taking Tokyo 2020 bribery scandal seriously

IOC says it is taking Tokyo 2020 bribery scandal seriously

IOC says it is taking Tokyo 2020 bribery scandal seriously TOKYO — A senior International Olympic Committee (IOC) official said Thursday allegations of illegal payments to help Tokyo win the…

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…

Spicy Japanese potato snack Kara Mucho is now 800% spicier

Spicy Japanese potato snack Kara Mucho is now 800% spicier

Spicy Japanese potato snack Kara Mucho is now 800% spicier Kara Mucho is Japan’s most popular spicy potato chip snack. Over the 30 years since they launched in 1984, they…

How to make your own postcards using photos from your phone at 7-Eleven

How to make your own postcards using photos from your phone at 7-Eleven

How to make your own postcards using photos from your phone at 7-Eleven There’s something wonderful about the tradition of sending postcards during your travels, especially now when the business…

We visit a conveyor belt BBQ offering Japan’s best beef at only a fraction of the price

We visit a conveyor belt BBQ offering Japan’s best beef at only a fraction of the price

We visit a conveyor belt BBQ offering Japan’s best beef at only a fraction of the price TOKYO — Out of all of premium beef you can find in Japan,…

Japanese otaku’s amazing house of anime and video game merch goes viral【Video】

Japanese otaku’s amazing house of anime and video game merch goes viral【Video】

Japanese otaku’s amazing house of anime and video game merch goes viral【Video】 For most anime, manga, and game otaku, there’s no better way to show your dedication to the fandom…

Nishikori puts away Bolelli in straight sets after delay

Nishikori puts away Bolelli in straight sets after delay

Nishikori puts away Bolelli in straight sets after delay PARIS – Kei Nishikori chalked up his 50th career Grand Slam win Monday at the French Open, finishing his rain-delayed opening…

How do you get to Sesame Street? Just head to Harajuku!

How do you get to Sesame Street? Just head to Harajuku!

How do you get to Sesame Street? Just head to Harajuku! While Harajuku’s Takeshita Street is best know for its world-famous fashion scene, it’s also home to a large number…

Japan, Canada share 'serious concerns' on South China Sea: Abe

Japan, Canada share ‘serious concerns’ on South China Sea: Abe

Japan, Canada share ‘serious concerns’ on South China Sea: Abe TOKYO — Japan and Canada share “serious concerns” over reclamation and militarisation in the South China Sea, Japanese Prime Minister…

Sales tax, election in focus as Abe prepares for G-7 summit

Sales tax, election in focus as Abe prepares for G-7 summit

Sales tax, election in focus as Abe prepares for G-7 summit TOKYO — After hosting a G-7 summit this week and escorting U.S. President Barack Obama on a visit to…