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Setsusun and Ehomaki

Tomorrow Feburuary 3rd is Setsubun. Setsubun is the day before the beginning of spring in Japan. The name literally means “seasonal division”, but usually the term refers to the spring Setsubun, properly called Risshun…

This is MANGA – the Art of NAOKI URASAWA

JAPAN HOUSE LOS ANGELES WILL HOST JAPANESE MANGA ARTIST NAOKI URASAWA‘s exhibition, “This is MANGA – The ART of Naoki Urasawa” from January 23, 2019 to March 28, 2019. This is Urasawa’s first North American exhibition. Urasawa had his debut…

2018 Best Winter Illuminations in Japan

Marunouchi Illumination Illuminations of over 200 champagne street trees More than 1 million LED lights https://www.marunouchi.com Tokyo Midtown 4 meters in heights of “Santa tree” that is decorated with about 1800 Santa Claus…

Kao Nivea released limited design Nivea Cream

Kao Nivea released a limited design “Nivea cream” illustrated by cartoonist Momoko Sakura who died on August 15th at her age 53 on September 8th. Momoko Sakura is one of the most-famous Japanese manga creators who was best known…

[RECAP] CRUNCHYROLL EXPO 2018

This year, Kawaii Kakkoii Sugoi was given the exciting opportunity to cover the second annual Crunchyroll Expo at the San Jose McEnry Convention Center! With 45,000 guests attending over the three-day weekend, Crunchyroll Expo saw an…