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Eric Haze and HUF Team up on Collaborative NYC Mural

ERIC HAZE AND HUF TEAM UP ON COLLABORATIVE NYC MURAL

Last year, skateboarding brand HUF teamed up with longtime friend and renown graffiti-artist Eric Haze for the "360" exhibition at...

Square Enix RPG Oninaki Revealed During Nintendo Direct

SQUARE ENIX RPG ONINAKI REVEALED DURING NINTENDO DIRECT

During today's Nintendo Direct, a new JRPG from Square Enix's Tokyo RPG Factory was announced. Titled Oninaki , the game tells the...

 
 
 
Don't Fly to Tokyo to Get These Japanese Beauty Products - They're All on Amazon

DON'T FLY TO TOKYO TO GET THESE JAPANESE BEAUTY PRODUCTS - THEY'RE ALL ON AMAZON

Japan produces some of the best and most innovative beauty products in the world, and fortunately, you no longer have to hop on a plane...

Lawyers leading defense of Nissan ex-chairman Ghosn quits

LAWYERS LEADING DEFENSE OF NISSAN EX-CHAIRMAN GHOSN QUITS

TOKYO - Motonari Ohtsuru, the lawyer heading the defense for Nissan Motor Co.'s former chairman Carlos Ghosn, has resigned. Ohtsuru's...

 
 
 
Japanese swimming star Rikako Ikee diagnosed with leukemia

JAPANESE SWIMMING STAR RIKAKO IKEE DIAGNOSED WITH LEUKEMIA

Japanese swimming star Rikako Ikee, a contender for the 100-meter butterfly gold medal at next year's Olympics in Tokyo, has been diagnosed...

Watercolor & Pastel - Gold Line in Little Tokyo

WATERCOLOR & PASTEL - GOLD LINE IN LITTLE TOKYO

This is a post from Belinda Del Pesco's Art Blog Belinda Del Pesco . Gold Line - Little Tokyo 8×8 Watercolor & Pastel on paper Using...

 
 
 
Japan's Bread Shokunin

JAPAN'S BREAD SHOKUNIN

Travel These artisan Tokyo bakers are redefining what it means to make Japanese bread A new wave of Japanese artisan bakers is combining...

Hoshinoya Tokyo, most luxurious ryokan in Japan

HOSHINOYA TOKYO, MOST LUXURIOUS RYOKAN IN JAPAN

Owned by hospitality brand Hoshino Resorts, Hoshinoya Tokyo offers one-of-a-kind Japanese luxury experience. It is not a boutique hotel,...

 
 
 
Pilot strike at Taiwan's China Airlines drags into 3rd day

PILOT STRIKE AT TAIWAN'S CHINA AIRLINES DRAGS INTO 3RD DAY

A strike among pilots at Taiwan's flag carrier China Airlines dragged into a third day Sunday, resulting in further flight cancellations. There...

Japan nears e-waste goal for making Tokyo 2020 Olympics medals

JAPAN NEARS E-WASTE GOAL FOR MAKING TOKYO 2020 OLYMPICS MEDALS

Japan has nearly hit its goal for collecting e-waste that will be used to create the 2020 Tokyo Olympics medals, officials have announced....

 
 
 
China Airlines pilots' strike leads to cancellation of 26 flights

CHINA AIRLINES PILOTS' STRIKE LEADS TO CANCELLATION OF 26 FLIGHTS

China Airlines' pilots went on a strike as Taiwanese firm's chiefs fail to meet demands for more rest time. The pilot strike will cause...

Tokyo succeeds in plan to make 2020 Olympic medals from recycled gadgets

TOKYO SUCCEEDS IN PLAN TO MAKE 2020 OLYMPIC MEDALS FROM RECYCLED GADGETS

Tokyo's organizing committee for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games has announced that it's expecting to meet its targets for a...

 
 
 
The FIM Wants to Add an Electric Trials Bike Race to The Paris Olympics in 2024

THE FIM WANTS TO ADD AN ELECTRIC TRIALS BIKE RACE TO THE PARIS OLYMPICS IN 2024

There are a number of new sports, classes, and segments being added to the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo next year, and if the...

Growing foreign tourists bring in cash & concern to Japan tourism!

GROWING FOREIGN TOURISTS BRING IN CASH & CONCERN TO JAPAN TOURISM!

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has assured to attract 40 million international visitors to Japan by 2020. Now, it's up to local communities...

 
 
 
Dr. Mario is coming to Android this summer

DR. MARIO IS COMING TO ANDROID THIS SUMMER

Nintendo has announced that it's bringing its Dr. Mario franchise to Android and iOS in a partnership with LINE Corporation, a Tokyo-based...

Nintendo to Open Nintendo TOKYO, the First Official Nintendo Store in Japan

NINTENDO TO OPEN NINTENDO TOKYO, THE FIRST OFFICIAL NINTENDO STORE IN JAPAN

Nintendo Co., Ltd. (HQ: Kyoto Minami-ku; Representative Director and President: Shuntaro Furukawa), is pleased to announce Nintendo...

 
 
 
Asics to recycle used clothing for Japan's Olympic uniforms

ASICS TO RECYCLE USED CLOTHING FOR JAPAN'S OLYMPIC UNIFORMS

Asics has announced plans to use recycled clothing to make the official uniforms for the Japanese Olympic and Paralympic teams at the...

Japan's Nikkei: Ghosn says arrest due to plot within Nissan

JAPAN'S NIKKEI: GHOSN SAYS ARREST DUE TO PLOT WITHIN NISSAN

TOKYO - The major Japanese business newspaper Nikkei says Nissan's former Chairman Carlos Ghosn blames his arrest for alleged falsifying...

 
 
 
Everything That's Worth Drinking in New Orleans, According to Ashtin Berry

EVERYTHING THAT'S WORTH DRINKING IN NEW ORLEANS, ACCORDING TO ASHTIN BERRY

The American bar community is lucky to call Ashtin Berry one of its own. An industry veteran whose résumé includes the Ace Hotel New...

Japan court upholds sterilization to register gender change

JAPAN COURT UPHOLDS STERILIZATION TO REGISTER GENDER CHANGE

TOKYO - Japan's Supreme Court has upheld a law that effectively requires transgender people to be sterilized before they can have their...