Tag Archives: charity

Licca-chan x Pierre Hermé Paris 06.01.12

Licca-chan, the Japanese Barbie, and Pierre Hermé, famous French pâtissier, are collaborating to celebrate the doll’s 45th year anniversary! 45 years!? I should probably be referring to her as “Licca-san.” The collaboration project started on Licca-chan’s birthday, 5/3, and will … READ MORE

“Songs for Japan” Hits $10 Million Mark in Sales 11.11.11

Released two weeks after the earthquake and tsunami of March 11th, Songs for Japan is a 38-track compilation of songs compiled by the four major American record labels – EMI Music, Sony Music Entertainment, Universal Music Group and Warner Music … READ MORE

J-Pop Summit 2011 08.30.11

Hey guys! I hope you all had a great weekend. Ours was pretty awesome as we attended the 3rd annual J-Pop Summit Festival in San Francisco. It’s a street fair that covers a few blocks in the heart of Japantown … READ MORE

Peko Peko – Charity Cookbook for Japan 05.24.11

Peko Peko is a charity cookbook published by Blurb of which 100% of profits will be donated to the GlobalGiving Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami Relief Fund. With the help of many amazing food bloggers, the book contains nearly 50 Japanese … READ MORE

Pop music heavy hitters set up Red Cross Relief auctions for Japan 04.06.11

Many huge names on EMI’s musical roster, including such stars as Coldplay, Norah Jones, Katy Perry, Gorillaz, Iron Maiden, the Beach Boys, David Guetta, Lady Antebellum, the Chemical Brothers, Depeche Mode, 30 Seconds to Mars, Daft Punk, Keith Urban and … READ MORE

Singer Gwen Stefani donates $1 million to Japan relief work, sets up fundraiser 03.24.11

Gwen Stefani, the famous singer notable for both her time in California band No Doubt and as a solo artist, made a donation of $1 million to Save the Children’s Japan Earthquake-Tsunami Children in Emergency Fund. Stefani is especially close … READ MORE

Earthquake – Day 3 03.13.11

Hello again dear readers. I hope to update daily with news about what’s going on over in Japan right now. Get your English news at NHK World and JIB TV. There are a lot of fake rumors going around about … READ MORE

Time-out for Haiti Relief 01.19.10

I’d like to use this post to encourage you and anyone else that reads it to help out with the  crisis going on in Haiti. The earthquake has done unprecedented damage to the country and its citizens, and the entire … READ MORE