March 19, 2015
KAWAGOE, Saitama Prefecture--If the wildly popular AKB48 are the "idols you can meet," then the Osoji (cleanup) Unit Kawagoe Clear's pop group here are "idols you can pick up...
February 23, 2015
Manga, anime and video games will take center stage in a special exhibition at The National Art Center, Tokyo, this summer in the capital's Roppongi district.
February 25, 2012
Tokyo may need 48, but Kobe figures just nine of its girls should be more than enough for anyone.
October 09, 2011
SINGAPORE--The energy and style of Tokyo's famous Harajuku district were transplanted to Tangs department store on the famous Orchard Road shopping street on Oct. 7, at the...
September 29, 2011
SEOUL -- In a finding that's not likely to impress conservatives here who fret about Japan's cultural influence, "Hello Kitty" has been named the most recognizable pop culture...
September 24, 2011
SINGAPORE--Japan's industry ministry has decided to assist Singapore in creating its own version of a Good Design Award, similar to the one in Japan, for industrial and other...
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