TBT: “Momen no Handkerchief” by Ota Hiromi
Happy Thursday everyone! It’s finally starting to (slightly) feel like spring in LA; I can’t wait until the actual summer weather comes along.... READ MORE
GENERATIONS from EXILE TRIBE hit L.A. in June
Japanese dance/vocal group GENERATIONS from EXILE TRIBE will perform in Los Angeles at the Echoplex on June 16, 2015. Tickets are on sale now, including... READ MORE
YANAKIKU releases LINE stickers
J-Pop kimono-cosplay vocal unit YANAKIKU released their self-designed set of LINE stickers this week for the popular international messaging app. The sticker... READ MORE
T.M.Revolution’s release event. High-five with 5000 people
T.M.Revolution released his 10th album, “TENN”, on May 13, the day of his 19th debut anniversary. He held a commemorative release event named “GIVE... READ MORE
May’n cancels her tour due to vocal cord polyp treatment
May’n has announced that she will cancel the remainder of her tour “May’n Road to 10th Anniversary Acoustic Tour 2015: Hang jam vol.2”... READ MORE

Soy Patties at MOS BURGER

Posted in Food 05.19.15
Soy Patties at MOS BURGER
MOS BURGER has announced that customers will be able to choose between regular meat patties and “soy patties” for most menu items starting... READ MORE
Anime

Anime “Young Black Jack” to air this fall!

The key visuals for the upcoming anime “Young Black Jack” has been released. Their official site has opened as well. The anime will be broadcasted through TBS and BS-TBS starting Fall of 2015. “Young Black Jack” is a comic based … READ MORE

Art

YANAKIKU releases LINE stickers

J-Pop kimono-cosplay vocal unit YANAKIKU released their self-designed set of LINE stickers this week for the popular international messaging app. The sticker set focuses on the colorful personalities and food obsessions of members YANA and KIKU, including a special sticker … READ MORE

Culture

YANAKIKU releases LINE stickers

J-Pop kimono-cosplay vocal unit YANAKIKU released their self-designed set of LINE stickers this week for the popular international messaging app. The sticker set focuses on the colorful personalities and food obsessions of members YANA and KIKU, including a special sticker … READ MORE

Entertainment

GENERATIONS from EXILE TRIBE hit L.A. in June

Japanese dance/vocal group GENERATIONS from EXILE TRIBE will perform in Los Angeles at the Echoplex on June 16, 2015. Tickets are on sale now, including a VIP option to get extra close to the stage. If you’ve seen this group … READ MORE

Fashion

YANAKIKU releases LINE stickers

J-Pop kimono-cosplay vocal unit YANAKIKU released their self-designed set of LINE stickers this week for the popular international messaging app. The sticker set focuses on the colorful personalities and food obsessions of members YANA and KIKU, including a special sticker … READ MORE

Food

Soy Patties at MOS BURGER

MOS BURGER has announced that customers will be able to choose between regular meat patties and “soy patties” for most menu items starting May 19, 2015. The company initially tested these soy patties back in late March with the “Soy … READ MORE

J-POP

TBT: “Momen no Handkerchief” by Ota Hiromi

Happy Thursday everyone! It’s finally starting to (slightly) feel like spring in LA; I can’t wait until the actual summer weather comes along. Today’s #ThrowbackThursday song is the 1975 classic “木綿のハンカチーフ (Momen no Handkerchief, Cotton Handkerchief)” by Ota Hiromi. “Momen … READ MORE

J-Rock

May’n cancels her tour due to vocal cord polyp treatment

May’n has announced that she will cancel the remainder of her tour “May’n Road to 10th Anniversary Acoustic Tour 2015: Hang jam vol.2” in order to treat her vocal cord polyps.  May’n was diagnosed with polyps on both sides of her … READ MORE

Manga

Ringo Sheena confirmed for ROCK IN JAPAN FESTIVAL 2015, new song as theme song to anime film, “SARUSUBERI ~Miss HOKUSAI~”

Ringo Sheena’s “SAIHETE GA MITAI” was released to the world on May 13 (Wednesday). It is the theme song to the anime film, “SARUSUBERI ~Miss HOKUSAI~”, which revives the dynamic and delicate visual beauty of ukiyoe in a modern way. The … READ MORE

Miscellaneous

Tokyo Taxi App “Takkun” Launched in English by Tokyo Taxi Association

One of the problems with a fashion shopping trip to Tokyo is that there are usually too many shops to be seen – and too little time. While we highly recommend exploring Tokyo by foot in conjunction with using Tokyo’s … READ MORE

Movies

Ringo Sheena confirmed for ROCK IN JAPAN FESTIVAL 2015, new song as theme song to anime film, “SARUSUBERI ~Miss HOKUSAI~”

Ringo Sheena’s “SAIHETE GA MITAI” was released to the world on May 13 (Wednesday). It is the theme song to the anime film, “SARUSUBERI ~Miss HOKUSAI~”, which revives the dynamic and delicate visual beauty of ukiyoe in a modern way. The … READ MORE

Music

TBT: “Momen no Handkerchief” by Ota Hiromi

Happy Thursday everyone! It’s finally starting to (slightly) feel like spring in LA; I can’t wait until the actual summer weather comes along. Today’s #ThrowbackThursday song is the 1975 classic “木綿のハンカチーフ (Momen no Handkerchief, Cotton Handkerchief)” by Ota Hiromi. “Momen … READ MORE

News

GENERATIONS from EXILE TRIBE hit L.A. in June

Japanese dance/vocal group GENERATIONS from EXILE TRIBE will perform in Los Angeles at the Echoplex on June 16, 2015. Tickets are on sale now, including a VIP option to get extra close to the stage. If you’ve seen this group … READ MORE

Romance

Funky Kato announces the birth of his son

Funky Kato has announced the birth of his first child, a baby boy. On May 13, Funky Kato updated his official blog and revealed that he had welcomed his son in mid-February. He reported on the status of his child, … READ MORE

Sports

Japanese High School Baseball Game lasts 50-innings; continued for 4 days

Japanese High School Baseball Game lasts 50-innings; continued for 4 days This past week, a game in Japan between Chuyko High School and Miura Gakuen High School broke some records as it for 50 INNINGS with no one scoring for … READ MORE

Style

HEIHEI – Behind The Scenes w/ Japanese Fashion Designer Shohei Kato

Japanese fashion designer Shohei Kato first caught our eye several years ago while a student at Tokyo’s famous Bunka Fashion College. When not studying fashion at school, Kato spent much of his time exploring the streets of nearby Harajuku. Kato … READ MORE

Tech

Tokyo Taxi App “Takkun” Launched in English by Tokyo Taxi Association

One of the problems with a fashion shopping trip to Tokyo is that there are usually too many shops to be seen – and too little time. While we highly recommend exploring Tokyo by foot in conjunction with using Tokyo’s … READ MORE

Television

Arashi, AKB48, KANA-BOON and more to headline MUSIC STATION’s May 15th episode

The artist line up for MUSIC STATION‘s May 15th broadcast has been revealed.               AKB48 Next week’s episode will feature performances by Arashi, AKB48, A.B.C-Z, KANA-BOON, Takahata Mitsuki & Shirota Yu, Nishiuchi Mariya, and flumpool. Check out … READ MORE

Video Games

Press Release: eigoMANGA Supports The Troops With The Game ‘Vanguard Princess’

Press Release: eigoMANGA Supports The Troops With The Game ‘Vanguard Princess’ eigoMANGA is pleased to support the troops by including its game ‘Vanguard Princess’ into a fundraising program organized by Operation Supply Drop. Operation Supply Drop(TAX ID: 27-3842517) is a … READ MORE

Visual Kei

Angelo’s annual summer event: 5 artists including D’ERLANGER and cali≠gari

Angelo will hold a three-day event from August 5 to 7 at Zepp Diver City in Tokyo. The performing artists for “THE INTERSECTION OF DOGMA”, hosted by Angelo on the first day, have been announced. The fourth “THE INTERSECTION OF … READ MORE

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