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Annecy Animation Festival: From Japan With Love

At the end of the festival taking place from the 12th to the 17th June in the French alpine town, the jury gave the most coveted prize, the Crystal, to Masaaki Yuasa for his film Lu Over the Wall; just…

E3 2017: Japanese Delights

  Fore more than 20 years, in June, Los Angeles welcomes videogames professionals from all over the world. This year, among the large bundle of big announcements, plenty of Japanese games aroused surprise and joy. Let’s make a recap.  …

Did you know that more than 300 Special Kit Kats exist?! Belong to the experience, be the next one!

Japan doesn’t finish to surprise the rest of the world. More than 300 differents KitKats with wonderful flavours are available! Yes absolutely WON-DER-FUL! Discover our selection! The seasoning looks positively weird, mostly with salty ingredients which are highly unlikely. For…

A brand new “attraction” made in Japan !

Hirakata Park is an amusement park located in Kansai region, right between Osaka and Kyoto. Even though they have got no huge ambition like Universal Studio Japan or Disney Sea Tokyo in term of number of visitors, they at least…

The female rap crew “FAMM’IN,” formed by FAKY, FEMM and Yup’in will release their new song “animus” from Dazed in London

FAMM’IN was formed from FAKY, a four-girl dance/vocal group, FEMM, a mannequin dance/rap duo, and Yup’in, a singer-song writer. Their songs and videos are receiving high acclaim by the major media in Japan and overseas. Working with AVC they held…

2016 Cherry Blossom (Sakura) Forecast

According to the Japan Weather Association, the cherry blossoms are expected to open at a relatively average pace in 2016 except in Kyushu where they are expected to open a little bit later than average. The blossoms are predicted to…

OTOZAWA – Journey into the beats of Japan

You are about to embark on an unforgettable musical journey under the masterful guidance of music producers Dozan Fujiwara and Yukihiro Isso. In November, 16th (Mon.), 17th (Tue.) and 18th (Wed.), OTOZAWA offers a wide array of traditional entertainment!  Sound!…

How Manga Shapes Minds Against War

    Teaching the history of war has always been a dreaded subject with textbooks offering a bland and often one-sided story to a conflict’s causes and results. Educators are tasked with the sometimes difficult balance of enriching hearts and…

Japan Speaks Against Abe’s Security Bill

      Groups gathered in Shibuya and across Japan over the weekend to protest Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s proposed security bill. The legislation gives power to the Japanese military that allows for an expansion of their abilities and calls…

NOSAKU Family at the Japan Expo

The lacquerware Shop, NOSAKU, is located in downtown Kanazawa with Kenrokuen Garden nearby. The history of NOSAKU can be traced back to l780 (the 9th year of Annei of Edo Period), when the first shopkeeper began to deal with lacquer…

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