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Watch Father John Misty Play New Song “Mr. Tillman” In Tokyo

WATCH FATHER JOHN MISTY PLAY NEW SONG “MR. TILLMAN” IN TOKYO

It's been less than a year since Josh Tillman released his third album as Father John Misty - the ambitious and gorgeous Pure Comedy...

Phigvel Makers Co. Channels American Workwear for Spring/Summer 2018

PHIGVEL MAKERS CO. CHANNELS AMERICAN WORKWEAR FOR SPRING/SUMMER 2018

Tokyo label Phigvel Makers Co. has revealed its Spring/Summer 2018 lookbook, with a collection heavily influenced by vintage American...

 
 
 
5 Cocktail Bars We Love In Tokyo

5 COCKTAIL BARS WE LOVE IN TOKYO

Mandarin Bar's Nihonbashi Cocktail. Credit: Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo From its robot shows to avant-garde fashion, Blade Runner -like...

Astellas Buys Stem Cell Gene-Editing Firm Universal Cells for $102.5M

ASTELLAS BUYS STEM CELL GENE-EDITING FIRM UNIVERSAL CELLS FOR $102.5M

A Seattle-based company developing a universal source of stem cells for cell therapies has been acquired by Tokyo-based Astellas Pharma...

 
 
 
You know those North Korean cheerleading squads? South Korea will pay their bills

YOU KNOW THOSE NORTH KOREAN CHEERLEADING SQUADS? SOUTH KOREA WILL PAY THEIR BILLS

TOKYO - The South Korean government will pick up the $2.6 million USD tab for North Korea's participation at the Pyeongchang Winter...

Panasonic's Let's Note laptops are pure Japanese business distilled into a brick

PANASONIC'S LET'S NOTE LAPTOPS ARE PURE JAPANESE BUSINESS DISTILLED INTO A BRICK

If you ever find yourself on a bullet train between, say, Tokyo and Osaka at 5.37pm on a Thursday afternoon, you'll see a lot of dudes...

 
 
 
Coincheck users are suing to get their money off the hacked cryptocurrency exchange

COINCHECK USERS ARE SUING TO GET THEIR MONEY OFF THE HACKED CRYPTOCURRENCY EXCHANGE

The fallout from the year's biggest cryptocurrency hack to date continues. On Monday, Reuters reported that 10 traders who used the...

One Of Us: Kim Kardashian Spotted Looking At Manga

ONE OF US: KIM KARDASHIAN SPOTTED LOOKING AT MANGA

Is Kim Kardashian secretly a geek like us? I have no clue, but for whatever reason, she wanted the world to know she was checking out...

 
 
 
Kingdom Hearts III has a Monsters Inc. world, a new theme song, and still no release date

KINGDOM HEARTS III HAS A MONSTERS INC. WORLD, A NEW THEME SONG, AND STILL NO RELEASE DATE

The world of Monsters Inc. is coming to Kingdom Hearts III. The announcement was made, appropriately enough, at a Tokyo Disneyland...

AMBUSH® & NEIGHBORHOOD to Show During Amazon's Tokyo Fashion Week

AMBUSH® & NEIGHBORHOOD TO SHOW DURING AMAZON'S TOKYO FASHION WEEK

After launching its Tokyo Fashion Week with UNDERCOVER , sacai and TAKAHIROMIYASHITA The Soloist , Amazon recently announced its special...

 
 
 
SHOOP Focuses on Fake News for Fall/Winter 2018

SHOOP FOCUSES ON FAKE NEWS FOR FALL/WINTER 2018

Madrid and Tokyo-based label SHOOP recently unveiled its latest outlandish garment offerings for the Fall/Winter 2018 season. This...

Chris Gibbs Announces Union Tokyo Store

CHRIS GIBBS ANNOUNCES UNION TOKYO STORE

After launching its own made-in-Japan line last year, Union is set to return to the country to open a Tokyo location. The Shibuya store...

 
 
 
KICKS LAB. & adidas Originals Release PRO SHELL '80s In White/Chalk Blue

KICKS LAB. & ADIDAS ORIGINALS RELEASE PRO SHELL '80S IN WHITE/CHALK BLUE

Tokyo-based KICKS LAB. ushers in a new collaboration with adidas Originals centering upon a special-made PRO SHELL '80s rendition....

Pence says the US is about to hit North Korea with the 'toughest and most aggressive' sanctions yet

PENCE SAYS THE US IS ABOUT TO HIT NORTH KOREA WITH THE 'TOUGHEST AND MOST AGGRESSIVE' SANCTIONS YET

Thomson Reuters TOKYO - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Wednesday that Washington would soon unveil its toughest ever economic...

 
 
 
Sony names CFO Kenichiro Yoshida as new president

SONY NAMES CFO KENICHIRO YOSHIDA AS NEW PRESIDENT

TOKYO - Sony Corp. named Chief Financial Officer Kenichiro Yoshida as its new president and CEO Friday, replacing Kazuo Hirai, who...

US says all options on the table in standoff with North Korea

US SAYS ALL OPTIONS ON THE TABLE IN STANDOFF WITH NORTH KOREA

TOKYO - A U.S. special envoy said on Thursday all options remain on the table for solving the nuclear standoff with North Korea but...

 
 
 
Nintendo teams up with studio behind Minions for Mario movie

NINTENDO TEAMS UP WITH STUDIO BEHIND MINIONS FOR MARIO MOVIE

TOKYO - Mario is getting together with the Minions. Japanese video-game company Nintendo Co. says a movie starring the plumber in the...

Global shares sink after pullback on Wall Street

GLOBAL SHARES SINK AFTER PULLBACK ON WALL STREET

TOKYO - World shares skidded Tuesday following Wall Street's biggest loss in more than four months.

 
 
 
13 of the best places to visit if you're planning a vacation in April

13 OF THE BEST PLACES TO VISIT IF YOU'RE PLANNING A VACATION IN APRIL

Samantha Lee/Business Insider Savvy travelers are gearing up for vacations in April. Business Insider looked at airfare trends, climate...

Naples's Most Famous Pizza Maker Plots Global Expansion

NAPLES'S MOST FAMOUS PIZZA MAKER PLOTS GLOBAL EXPANSION

Gino Sorbillo will open pizzerias in Miami, Los Angeles, and Tokyo Acclaimed Naples pizzaiolo Gino Sorbillo is taking his Neapolitan...