When Justin Lin came aboard the Fast & Furious with Tokyo Drift back in 2006, he pulled off something rather creative. By introducing Han, played by Sung Kang, into the series, the director managed to create a continuity connection between the car racing franchise and Lin’s directorial debut, the indie thriller Better Luck Tomorrow. Show More Summary
Lets review the most important news from the Japanese video game trade show. Its reach might not be as large …
:-( The bodies of 31 hikers have been found near the top of Japan’s Mount Ontake a day after a sudden volcanic eruption. … The volcano, about 200km (125 miles) west of Tokyo, erupted without warning on Saturday … BBC … Continue reading ?
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's SoftBank Corp has been in talks to take a minority stake in privately held movie studio Legendary Pictures, entertainment trade publication The Hollywood Reporter reported on Tuesday. The talks between SoftBank...Show More Summary
Wear glasses? Want to make out? (Not with me, but you know, with someone.) Tokyo eyeglasses shop Blinc Vase is releasing a pair of glasses especially design for smooching. Read more...
Disney Theatrical Productions and Shiki Theatre Company are bringing Aladdin to Tokyo. This is the first international production of the Broadway musical comedy and is hitting a market where Disney's feature animation Frozen recently grossed a record-breaking $250M. Show More Summary
Well, worst is arguably going a bit too far, as despite the relative squalor, passed out drunk and less than fresh smell, it’s still probably better than taking the little fella to McDonald’s.
Japan-based filmmaker darwinfish105 has documented the diverse array of clouds that form over Tokyo in a beautiful time-lapse video that was recorded this spring and summer from various vantage points around the city. via PetaPixel
Even if you don't understand Japanese this new Yakuza Zero story trailer looks hot as fire. This was the exact one blaring from Sega's Tokyo Game Show booth a few weeks ago, made watchable on the internet for the first time today. It's...Show More Summary
By Columbia Management: By Robert McConnaughey, Director of Global Research I travelled to Tokyo in the last couple weeks to get a read on the progress of Abenomics and Japanese recovery. After 20 years of malaise, the country is working to shake off the dust and reassert itself on the global stage. Show More Summary
The box-office success of "Aladdin" on Broadway has had Broadway watchers wondering where the Disney musical will pop up next on the international map.
It's now become a (excellent) habit, Kojima Production sent us the 1080p60 version of their Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain from the Tokyo Games Show. And us usual too, the humongous file size means only the torrent is available for the moment!
Kudos to Dole and Denstu Y&R for making what might be the coolest bananas in the world. At this year's Tokyo Marathon, 200 runners received personalized Dole bananas with information like finish times and praise from Facebook friends all printed in edible ink (though hopefully nobody tried to eat the peels). Show More Summary
As our cities grow increasingly crowded and house prices rise, plots that would have once been considered unsuitable for building upon are becoming more attractive and profitable. With this in mind, Tokyo's 3 m (9.8 ft) wide Wall ofShow More Summary
By Elaine Lies TOKYO (Reuters) - At least 36 people are feared to have died after a Japanese volcano erupted without warning at the weekend, raining ash and stones on hikers, but the search for victims was abandoned on Monday because of fears of toxic gases. Show More Summary
TOKYO — The death toll after a volcano erupted in Japan looked certain to rise to 36 on Monday after rescuers found five more bodies on the ash-covered mountain, police said. The discovery came just before the 540 emergency service personnel were forced to abandon 10,062-foot Mt. Ontake because of the high level of toxic…
“I was in Chichibu-Tama-Kai National Park, a 75-minute train ride northwest of Tokyo, with half a dozen other hikers out for a dose of shinrin-yoku,or forest bathing. The Japanese go crazy for this practice, which is standard preventive medicine here. It … Continue reading ?
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By Hideyuki Sano TOKYO (Reuters) - The dollar hit a four-year peak against a basket of currencies in early Asian trade on Monday, bolstering Japanese shares, but other Asian shares shrugged off Friday's Wall Street rebound in the face of political unrest in Hong Kong. Show More Summary
Kristen Stewart rocked her signature casual style on Saturday when she was spotted at the Narita International Airport in Tokyo on Saturday. The actress has been in and out of Japan over the past few weeks while she works on her latest project, Equals, alongside Nicholas Hoult. Show More Summary