Category: Live from Japan

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.  …

Fukuoka

History: Fukuoka 福岡市 is a city situated on the cost of the northern part of the Kyushu island (the one of the south of Japan). It is the biggest city there and so the capital of the Fukuoka Prefecture. Fukuoka…

Japan police offer martial arts classes for tourists

A Japanese police force is offering martial arts classes to foreign tourists in a bid to build trust and improve officers’ English proficiency, it’s reported. The initiative is taking place in the city of Matsue, Shimane Prefecture, and follows a…

Taxi fares in Tokyo to start at Y430 from Jan 30

The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport has announced that, beginning Jan 30, 2017, the starting fare of all taxis in Tokyo will be 430 yen from the current 730 yen in an effort to provide an easier and more…

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…

Challenergy shows off typhoon-proof wind turbine

For many years, Japan thought that its energy needs moving into the future would be provided by nuclear power plants. When a typhoon hit in 2013 and led to the meltdown of the Fukushima Daiichi power plant plans had to…

Party Girl Missing in Tokyo! (ロスト) – My Life Japan

The Checkout Girl (せつないレジ)

*** Turn on SUBTITLES as some parts are in JAPANESE! *** STARRING: Bob Werley – Mike Twitter — @bobwerley Website — www.bobwerley.com Shuna Iijima – The Checkout Girl Twitter — @ShunaIijima Website — shunashushu49.wix.com/shuna-iijima Facebook — Shuna Iijima 飯島珠奈/ Actress…

Toilet Attack

My Life Japan – Episode1: “Toilet Attack!” In this episode, Cliff takes us back to his first visit to Japan, and his first experience with a Japanese electronic toilet, or “washlet,” as they’re called. Hijinks aplenty. STARRING Cliff Stangler –…

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