The motor show that makes its way to Fukuoka every 2 years is back at last! At the forefronts of this is asianbeat in collaboration with this event to bring you the "Itasha Award."
It's autumn! And as the days grow shorter and the weather gets cooler it's the perfect time for staying up late in the cool night air. That's why today we're introducing novels and comics that are perfect for whiling away the long nights.
Aranziaronzo is a Japanese popular brand that creates cute goods.
Kitakyushu releases a new collaborative brand of sake between 'moe' characters and local sake breweries. Residents of Kitakyushu, hold on to your hats as "Moe Sake" starts to hit the shelves!
What do today's youth feel about their environment? What are they trying to express through the clothes they wear? "World Fashion Snap" - current fashions and insight from around the globe.
The fifth member to join us on "POWER OF GIRLS from TOKYO" is none other than the director of Japanese streetwear brand and fashion icon "galaxxxy," Kishi Hiromi. The brand is fast making a name for itself all over the world and they've just launched a new addition to the shop lineup, "galaxxxy Café," in Tokyo's Hachiouji. We spoke with brand director, Kishi Hiromi, on the new "galaxxxy Café" and the path that's brought her to the helm of one of the coolest brands in Japanese street fashion to date.
“Ookami kodomo no Ame to Yuki” (in English: Wolf Children) was one of the big-hit anime feature films of 2012. The film depicts the story of a human woman who falls in love with a wolf-man, gives birth to two of his children and then raises them alone over a period of 13 years. The story centers on themes of childhood independence and a mother’s love for her children, and heavily features scenes of Japanese “satoyama.”
Having gained popularity, especially among high school and university girls, is the smart phone app, ‘Touch Detective – Mushroom Garden.’
Not only has excitement over the character gained momentum app-wise, but now this very same enthusiasm has even begun to pour over into the world of goods and even CDs!
News broadcasts have shown that photochemical substances spiraling across China have recently made their way to Japan, and citizens are on high alert, sending Japan's "mask culture" into overdrive!
Know what the most popular smart phone apps for high school and university girls in Japan are at the moment? Introducing 'Nameko' and the "Mushroom Garden"!
In the second edition of our [POWER OF GIRLS from TOKYO] series, we introduce Higashi Kanae, who is the organizer of“Hakuchumu”, a corroborative event between young female creators born in the Heisei era. Hakuchumu crosses boundaries of fashion and art, and Higashi Kanae just loves the power generated by the girls working together, as they bring their brave new world of culture to all corners of the globe - culture created by the powerful potion of girls expressing themselves in a way that up to now has been taboo to speak of.