For the first time ever, the Rijksmuseum is presenting 170 Japanese prints from the Elise Wessels Collection, picturing Japan?s rapid modernization during the opening decades of the twentieth century. Alongside prints, the exhibition...Show More Summary
If there is one singular K-pop group the K-pop community, both fans and the industry, can say is dominating 2016, it is surely BTS. Also known as Bangtan Boys and the Bulletproof Boy Scouts, BTS has accomplished much within their short careers. Show More Summary
Watch live video from Japanator on www.twitch.tv [The stream starts at 9 p.m. Central Standard Time.] Now that I've fallen into the deepest pits of despair, it's time for me to drown my sorrows with the finest booze from VA-11 Hall-A's signature bar. Show More Summary
In an interview with PBS Network, US Vice President Joe Biden said that, during his talks with President Xi Jingping, he told the Chinese president Japan can obtain nuclear weapons “virtually overnight”.
This has been an insane week of travel for me, as I flew from Los Angeles to Singapore and back in just 72 hours, in order to review China Airlines and Japan Airlines. The flights were great, though suffice to say I'm exhausted. The flights had wifi, which meant I could be efficient and get work done. Show More Summary
One of Japan's manycute traditions is its tendency to contract words, and often combine them to create a new word. Think anime (short for animation), puroresu (short of pro wrestling), or Famicom (the original name of the Nintendo console, meaning family computer). Freetel,the Japanese phone company that just launched its first [...]
Scotland coach Vern Cotter is happy to secure a fourth win in five Tests despite a frustrating display against Japan in Tokyo.
Hello from back in the US! Over the past few days I've flown China Airlines 777 business class from Los Angeles to Taipei, China Airlines A330 business class from Taipei to Singapore, Japan Airlines 767 business class from SingaporeShow More Summary
Welcome everyone to Strong Style, Japanator's coverage of New Japan Pro Wrestling on AXS TV. This week we have two shows as we decide who goes into the finals of the G1 25 tournament to face Hiroshi Tanahashi next week. Both shows tonight...Show More Summary
This undated picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on June 23, 2016 shows a test launch of the surface-to-surface medium long-range strategic ballistic missile Hwasong-10 at an undisclosed location in North Korea.The Musudan -- also known as the Hwasong-10 -- has a theoretical range of [...]
There are a few classic figures in anime and manga in Japan with a unique style and approach. One of these is the mecha designer and anime director Makoto Kobayashi. I was lucky enough to catch up with him and discuss what he’s done over the years.
Watch as Japan scrum-half Kaito Shigeno finishes off a fantastic try in Scotland's 21-16 victory in Tokyo.
See past editions of Android Wallpaper This week marked the 20th anniversary that the Nintendo 64 first became available in Japan. No matter your console affiliation, there’s no denying the profound impact the Nintendo 64 had on the world of gaming. Titles like GoldenEye 007, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, and Mario Kart 64,...
Rory Baldwin watches as Scotland try to tie up the test series in Tokyo. The post 2nd Test: Japan 16-21 Scotland appeared first on Scottish Rugby Blog.
(Image right: Damon Bay Flickr / Image left: pittaya Flickr)I’m not sure I’ve ever made it clear in this blog where I’m from. Anyway, England. I would have said the U.K., but maybe I’d better get used to just England from now. As will...Show More Summary
Japan's Akishio submarine was decommissioned in 2004 and now sits on dry land just outside Hiroshima. The Kure museum next door has a scale model of the largest battleship ever built. Here's what they're like inside.
Greig Laidlaw comes on to kick Scotland to victory against Japan in Tokyo and secure a 2-0 series victory.
Looks pretty frightening. People in Japan finally know who to call for a Ghostbusters burger. J.S. Burgers Cafe, part of a chain of eateries run by Japanese retailer Journal Standard, has unveiled a themed menu tied to the new movie's release that is predictably better than America's only Ghostbuster-themed foodstuff (Hi-C Ecto Cooler, of course). Show More Summary
Sounds like: 54 Nude Honeys, Bikini Kill, X-Ray Spex Song: Otoboke Beaver - S'il Vous Plait What's so good? Since they formed in 2009, Japan's Otoboke Beaver has been lashing crowds with a fury that rivals fellow compatriots 54 Nude Honeys, Melt Banana, or just about any group in punk for that matter. Show More Summary
Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force's Akishio submarine sits ashore as part of the JMSDF Kure Museum. Here's a tour of this diesel-electric sub, the museum, and the adjacent 'Yamoto' museum.