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It’s that time of year… 2014 calendars are now available to order from YesAsia, with the likes of AKB48, Gackt and various Anime titles including: My Neighbor Totoro, One Piece, […]

2014 Japanese Calendar Sale at YesAsia

It’s that time of year… 2014 calendars are now available to order from YesAsia, with the likes of AKB48, Gackt and various Anime titles including: My Neighbor Totoro, One Piece, […]

November 11th was Pocky & Pretz Day. Didn’t know? Me neither but if I had of known I would certainly have participated. The task was to enter the Guinness World […]

Pocky Beats iPhone5 in Tweet Record

November 11th was Pocky & Pretz Day. Didn’t know? Me neither but if I had of known I would certainly have participated. The task was to enter the Guinness World […]

From the Korean Culture Centre UK This summer, Hayward Gallery transforms into Wide Open School. More than 100 international will lead lead workshops, collaborative projects, lectures and seminars on subjects […]

From Me, Belongs to You Only – Lee Bul

From the Korean Culture Centre UK This summer, Hayward Gallery transforms into Wide Open School. More than 100 international will lead lead workshops, collaborative projects, lectures and seminars on subjects […]

TOKYO – I’ve never had fugu but it’s been on my bucket list since I first learned of its existence. I’ve always felt that there are things out there that […]

Fugu Restrictions To Be Relaxed

TOKYO – I’ve never had fugu but it’s been on my bucket list since I first learned of its existence. I’ve always felt that there are things out there that […]

Don’t forget, it’s the London Korean Film Festival at the moment (as if you needed reminding), and the Apollo Cinema is holding a rather cool retrospective of Jang Jin films. […]

[LKFF] Jang Jin Retrospective at Apollo Cinema

Don’t forget, it’s the London Korean Film Festival at the moment (as if you needed reminding), and the Apollo Cinema is holding a rather cool retrospective of Jang Jin films. […]

Great news for Korean film enthusiasts. The ICA is holding the London Korean Film Festival 2010 from 10 – 14 November. This it’s fifth anniversary sees its debut at the […]

London Korean Film Festival at the ICA

Great news for Korean film enthusiasts. The ICA is holding the London Korean Film Festival 2010 from 10 – 14 November. This it’s fifth anniversary sees its debut at the […]

Wintertime seems pretty good for any fan of Asian Culture in London. Barbican is hosting a feast of Japanese themed activities including a Japanese Film Festival – Aspects of Japanese […]

Aspects of Japanese Cinema – Barbican (until 19 December)

Wintertime seems pretty good for any fan of Asian Culture in London. Barbican is hosting a feast of Japanese themed activities including a Japanese Film Festival – Aspects of Japanese […]

To celebrate the upcoming release of the Tetsuya Nakashima film “Kokuhaku,” starring Takako Matsu, a movie festival was held this week to screen Nakashima’s other works. On hand were actresses […]

New Tetsuya Nakashima film

To celebrate the upcoming release of the Tetsuya Nakashima film “Kokuhaku,” starring Takako Matsu, a movie festival was held this week to screen Nakashima’s other works. On hand were actresses […]

Onboard

This is from Japan Today.com: Commuters crowd into Tokyo’s weekday morning trains. Check out the Picture of the Day page for similar items…

Great little segment broadcast on NEWSLINE (NHK World TV) today, how anime is helping tourism in Japan. Evangelion is the subject of this one…

ANIME Tourism

Great little segment broadcast on NEWSLINE (NHK World TV) today, how anime is helping tourism in Japan. Evangelion is the subject of this one…

Gundam Cafe opens in Akiba

I’m surprised that this hasn’t happened before now, but on Saturday a Mobile Suit Gundam themed restaurant opened in Akihabara, Tokyo. Customers are entertained with 31 years worth of nostalgia, […]

Kabuki star Ichikawa Ebizo XI will be returning to London in June to perform ‘‘Yoshitsune Senbon Zakura’’ (Yoshitsune and the Thousand Cherry Trees) at the Sadler’s Wells Theatre. It’s the […]

Ebizo returning to London to perform kabuki

Kabuki star Ichikawa Ebizo XI will be returning to London in June to perform ‘‘Yoshitsune Senbon Zakura’’ (Yoshitsune and the Thousand Cherry Trees) at the Sadler’s Wells Theatre. It’s the […]

A new reflexology store opens in Akihabara today, and being Akihabara you can image it would be a little different from a normal reflexology store. At ‘Action!’ customers can have […]

Akiba Po-Po Help You Relax…

A new reflexology store opens in Akihabara today, and being Akihabara you can image it would be a little different from a normal reflexology store. At ‘Action!’ customers can have […]

The Japan Weather Association has released information about this years Cherry Blossom Season. Every spring, Japan turns into a glorious spectacle of pink and white and the Japanese people (who […]

Cherry Blossom Forecast

The Japan Weather Association has released information about this years Cherry Blossom Season. Every spring, Japan turns into a glorious spectacle of pink and white and the Japanese people (who […]

Dunst Does Cosplay

Kirsten Dunst spotted in Tokyo’s Akihabara otaku shopping district in a sailor-suit costume and a blue wig. Reports out of ANN suggest that she’s all ‘dolled’ up for a video […]

Wherever you go on the interwub, there will be flame throwers aimed at you from every corner for your taste in everything – this is especially the case when it […]

Anime Top 10

Wherever you go on the interwub, there will be flame throwers aimed at you from every corner for your taste in everything – this is especially the case when it […]

The ICA in London is always a great place to hit for the weird and unusual or just downright awesome. A few months back I went there to see Asobi […]

ICA: Cult Japan Season 7 July – 31 Aug

The ICA in London is always a great place to hit for the weird and unusual or just downright awesome. A few months back I went there to see Asobi […]

::via Yahoo! Japan:: The 18m life size replica of a Gundam has had it’s head put on! The Mecha is scheduled for completion in July ready for the 30th anniversary […]

Life Size Gundam Almost Done!

::via Yahoo! Japan:: The 18m life size replica of a Gundam has had it’s head put on! The Mecha is scheduled for completion in July ready for the 30th anniversary […]

Master of woodblock printing, Utagawa Kuniyoshi [1797-1861], has in the region of 10,000 colour prints to his name. Along with Katsushika Hokusai (who’s to blame for the oft used ‘The […]

Kuniyoshi Exhibition

Master of woodblock printing, Utagawa Kuniyoshi [1797-1861], has in the region of 10,000 colour prints to his name. Along with Katsushika Hokusai (who’s to blame for the oft used ‘The […]

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