This is Takeda Castle. It's located in Hyogo Prefecture. In the sky. Read more...
Our desks say a lot about our work—and a lot about us. Let's have a look at the desks and tables of many of Japan's biggest manga artists. These are the birthplaces of some of your favorite manga—and anime. Read more...
I recently came across an article on Seeking Alpha by The Statistical Investor entitled "Demographics Are Destiny: World Population Trends". The article begins: "As they say, demographics is destiny. Just ask Japan. The longer your investment...Show More Summary
A team of researchers from the RIKEN Center for Emergent Matter Science (CEMS) in Japan has identified unexpected dynamic properties of a type of light wave called evanescent waves. These surprising findings contrast sharply with previous...Show More Summary
Rennosuke Fukuda & Stephen Waarts The 2014 Menuhin Competition has just announced its winners. Taking place this year in Austin, Texas, the competition's junior first prize winner was Rennosuke Fukuda (14), from Japan, with the senior prize winner being the Dutch-American Stephen Waarts (17). Show More Summary
Crazy football fans, eh! The official Olympiakos YouTube channel are pretty chuffed with themselves having recorded a meeting between a Japanese fan and her idol Javier Saviola. Asami Usuku from Japan travelled all the way from her home country to meet with Saviola at the Olympiakos training ground on Wednesday. Incredibly, Usuku admitted she had [...]
This is the future of Japanese train travel. And boy, it doesn't get much faster—or interesting—than this. Read more...
Are you in Japan? Do you like indie games? What about cool music? BitSummit kicks off in Kyoto later this week, with the first public day on Saturday. Click here for more info. Read more...
Earlier this week, the Nikkei Asian Review published At odds with US, Japan reaches out to other TPP partners. The title would lead you to believe Japan is working with other countries to strengthen opposition to the toxic, mislabeled...Show More Summary
Regular site visitors will have seen a series of interviews on dpreview over the past couple of weeks, during and after the CP+ show in Yokohama Japan. It's always interesting to speak to the people in charge of the companies that make...Show More Summary
It's happening! After quite a while existing for no one's eyes but Japan's (and that of a few curious foreigners), Akiba's Trip is...er, tripping across the pond. Your pals in obscure game localization at XSEED have finally gotten around...Show More Summary
Video from the U.S. women’s national team’s 1-1 draw with Japan on the opening day of the Algarve Cup in Portugal: USA LINEUP Hope Solo; Ali Krieger, Becky Sauerbrunn, Whitney Engen, Stephanie Cox; Heather O’Reilly (Tobin Heath 73rd), Morgan Brian (Kristie Mewis 73rd), Carli Lloyd, Megan Rapinoe; Christen Press, Sydney Leroux. Next: Sweden on Friday, […]
Japan's Nikkei share average gained 0.3 percent in early trade on Thursday. ||| Tokyo - Asian shares could enjoy a reprieve on Thursday as diplomatic efforts moderate the crisis over Ukraine, while the euro comes under pressure as investors speculate whether the European Central Bank will ease policy later in the day. Show More Summary
China, Japan shipyards reel-in the orders in the past week, Korea figures too in the VLGC sector: interestingly there was just one new order in the tankship market,
Converse Japan presents its iconic Chuck Taylor All Star silhouette in a much more breathable and lightweight upper for Spring/Summer 2014. The “Summer Knit” offering includes both high- and low-top versions of the sneaker, substituting… Converse Japan Spring/Summer 2014 Chuck Taylor All Star “Summer Knit” is a post by Brian Farmer on Highsnobiety.
photos by Dana (distortion) Yavin The Rolling Stones played their first of three shows in Tokyo at the Tokyo Dome as part of their ongoing world tour on 2/26. Since it's right around the corner, we decided to stop by...
Face Off Episode 608 “Ego Trip Abroad” Original Airdate: 4 March 2014 In This Episode… The group has a wonderful time in Japan. Lots of travelogue nonsense before they meet Kazuhiro Tsuji (arguably the greatest makeup artist in the world)...Show More Summary
Makoto Yamaguchi Design build this art gallery/villa on a steep forest slope near the town of Karuizawa, Japan. “A popular weekend retreat for residents of Tokyo,” the forest hosts rich greenery enjoyable by the occupants. The one-story white concrete stands… See this Concrete Villa in Karuizawa Forest by Makoto Yamaguchi is a post by Elaine YJ Lee on Selectism.
Harvest Moon: Connect to a New Land - biggest opening for any Harvest Moon game in recent years - sold 130,782 copies in its opening week - Harvest Moon: A New Beginning sold 81,131 copies in its first week - Rune Factory and Harvest...Show More Summary