Tag Archives: new york

Gravure Model-turned-singer Ai Shinozaki Releases Photo Book This November, Packed With Shots From her New York #Kashushugyou 11.02.15

After eight years of modelling, massively successful gravure idol Ai Shinozaki is getting ready for a career change. Spawning the hashtag #kashushugyou (vocal training), Ai Shinozaki set foot in New York this past September to get the hashtag going. Holding … READ MORE


Gucci calmly commandeered Shibuya crossing in Tokyo this past weekend with a simultaneous videocast of Creative Director Alessandro Michele’s debut Cruise Collection shown across the iconic intersection’s five big screens. Since his appointment, Creative Director Alessandro Michele has brought a … READ MORE

[Film Festival]JAPAN CUTS 2015: A Festival of new Japanese Cinema will take place from July 9-19 06.13.15

Festival of New Japanese Film July 9–19, 2015 North America’s largest festival of Japanese cinema, JAPAN CUTS presents the A to Z of new film made in and around Japan for its exciting and expanded ninth edition. Premiering a thrilling … READ MORE

AKB48 perform at ‘JAPAN DAY’ in New York 05.15.15

On May 10, AKB48 performed in the event ‘JAPAN DAY@CENTRAL PARK 2015‘ held at New York’s Central Park.  The Japanese cultural exchange event ‘JAPAN DAY@CENTRAL PARK 2015′ celebrated its 9th anniversary this year. This also marked AKB48’s first performance in … READ MORE

Perfume WORLD TOUR 3rd, Los Angeles and New York included 06.24.14

Perfume WORLD TOUR 3rd, Los Angeles and New York included   Perfume’s third world tour has been announced and the trio are finally coming to the States! Here’s the list of cities that they are scheduled to visit: ■ 10/31 … READ MORE

The Suzan 11.26.13

They may not have written any of your favorite anime songs, but The Suzan is a fun all-female Japanese pop-rock band currently living in New York City. The band was started in Tokyo by sisters, Rei (keyboard/vocals) and Saori (guitar/vocals), … READ MORE

Hatsune Miku MAGICAL MIRAI 2013 DELAYED BROADCAST in LA & NY 08.20.13

Celebrate Hatsune Miku’s birthday on August 31st in Los Angeles & New York City! Exciting news! Live Viewing Japan will be having a delayed broadcast of Hatsune Miku MAGICAL MIRAI 2013 Concert during Miku’s birthday in several parts of the … READ MORE

REMINDER: GLAY Screening Ticket Giveaway! 11.02.12

Hello KKS readers & GLAY fans! We’re excited to be announcing that we will be giving 2 tickets away for a GLAY screening in each city! How do you win? It’s very simple! 1. “Like” us on Facebook! 2. Subscribe … READ MORE

Report on GLAY Screening NYC! 10.13.12

Last night, there was the first GLAY screening event in Big Cinemas Manhattan.  Hours before the show, there where people already lining up! I think it was for the special ring notebook.  The 3 hour screening ended with smiles on … READ MORE


It’s next week. NEXT WEEK! GLAY screening in New York is next week Friday! Did you get your tickets yet? The first 20 fans to enter the theater on the day of screening will receive a special ring notebook-you can’t … READ MORE

L’Arc~en~Ciel talks about their Giant Billboard 05.01.12

Couple days ago, J-Melo showed a pre-recorded interview of L’Arc~en~Ciel talking about their New York stop during their World Tour 2012. Each member was proud to see their giant billboard in Time Square since billboards in Japan aren’t usually that … READ MORE

Sakura Pink Empire State Buliding 05.01.12

To celebrate the Sakura Centennial, the Empire State Building shined in pink and white last week from April 27th to April 29th! Back in 1912 on April 28th about 3,000 sakura (cherry blossom) were gifted to New York as a … READ MORE

Rinko Kawauchi: a photographer who focuses on the little things 05.20.11

The Gallery at Hermes, a Madison Avenue art gallery in New York, will be hosting an exhibit celebrating the work of Japanese photographer Rinko Kawauchi. Named “Illuminance”, after Kawauchi’s new book chronicling 15 years of photography, the exhibit explores part … READ MORE