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Japanese comedian Piko-Taro’s video ‘PPAP’ cracks Billboard’s top 100 singles

  Comedian Piko-Taro’s music video “Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen,” abbreviated as “PPAP,” that recently went viral on social media has entered the weekly U.S. Billboard Top 100 singles chart at 77th. It is the first time in 26 years that a Japanese artist…

PARIS GAMES WEEK is bringing you into E3 Expo !

From 14 to 16 June 2016, in Los Angeles Convention Center, will run the “Electronic Entertainment Expo” known as “E3 Expo”. Since 1995 and its first edition, E3 is the most important meeting place for fans of video games. This…

Japan remembers Fukushima disaster four years on

On March 11, 2011, a magnitude 9 earthquake struck northeast Japan, unleashing a humanitarian and nuclear disaster. Four years later, Japan commemorates the casualties of that day and those who continue to suffer. A moment of silence fell across Japan…

Sapporo Snow Festival 2015

The Sapporo Snow Festival (Sapporo Yuki Matsuri) , one of Japan’s largest winter events, attracts a growing number of visitors from Japan and abroad every year. Every winter, about two million people come to Sapporo to see a large number…

Is Japan Cool: Ramen (by ANA)

Japanese ramen is said to have originated in Yokohama’s Chinatown during the Edo Era, evolving over generations into the unique dish as it is known today. Unlike traditional Japanese noodles such as soba or udon, there is no set style…

Japanese Researchers Win Nobel Prize for Blue LEDs

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Physics for 2014 to Isamu Akasaki Meijo University, Nagoya, Japan and Nagoya University, Japan Hiroshi Amano Nagoya University, Japan and Shuji Nakamura University of California, Santa…

Moshi Moshi Nippon at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium

Offering non-Japanese people free entry to Moshi Moshi Nippon was a risky move on the part of Asobisystem, but it seemed to have paid off. Nearly 15,000 punters showed up for the Sept. 28 event at Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium, and…

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