The flag sheds light on the 1914 naval battle Japan fought against Germany

The flag sheds light on the 1914 naval battle Japan fought against Germany

NARUTO, Tokushima Prefecture: A little-known episode about the hostilities between Japan and Germany during World War I surfaced when a flag with an unknown design of a black cross and a crowned eagle was brought to a history museum here. Daisuke Ogaki, 64, brought the flag, which had been preserved at his home in Tsurugi, … Read more

Jubilant scenes on the streets of Tokyo and Osaka as Japan defeat Germany 2-1 in the World Cup

Jubilant scenes on the streets of Tokyo and Osaka as Japan defeat Germany 2-1 in the World Cup

People celebrate at the Shibuya Scramble Crossing in Tokyo’s Shibuya Ward shortly after 12 am on November 24, 2022, after Japan defeated Germany 2-1 in their Men’s World Cup match in Qatar. (Mainichi/Koichiro Tezuka) People in Tokyo’s Shibuya and Osaka’s Minami entertainment district erupted in celebration on November … Read more

Why Marketers Should Care About Anime | Advertising

Why Marketers Should Care About Anime |  Advertising

The popular anime television series Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba opens with the shot of the hero boy who returns home after a day selling coal only to find his family murdered by a oní, or demon, in the most hideous way imaginable. Minutes later, he is attacked by the only survivor of his family, … Read more

Japanese automaton plays koto in a unique design worldwide by Osaka Pref. artisan

Japanese automaton plays koto in a unique design worldwide by Osaka Pref. artisan

NEYAGAWA, Osaka — After tens of thousands of adjustments and eight years of hard work, a craftsman in western Japan has finally created a mechanical doll that plays the traditional stringed instrument “koto,” a work not seen anywhere. another part of the world. A mechanical puppet playing the … Read more

Asia must not become stage for ‘Great Power Contest’, says China’s Xi

Asia must not become stage for ‘Great Power Contest’, says China’s Xi

By Simon Lewis and Sakura Murakami BANGKOK (Reuters) – Asia-Pacific is nobody’s backyard and should not become an arena for great-power rivalry, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Thursday, warning of Cold War tensions in a region that is a flashpoint of competition between Beijing and Washington. . Xi’s remarks ahead of an Asia-Pacific Economic … Read more

‘One Piece’ show breathes new life into traditional puppet theater

‘One Piece’ show breathes new life into traditional puppet theater

YAMATO, Kumamoto Prefecture: A traditional style of puppetry passed down for 170 years in the Yamato Mountains has embraced “One Piece” manga as a new form of entertainment. Starting in November, the pirated comic series, which has sold more than 510 million copies worldwide, will be the basis for Seiwa Bunraku, a kind of “ningyo … Read more

Halloween revelers fill Tokyo’s Shibuya with tight security after Seoul crush

Halloween revelers fill Tokyo’s Shibuya with tight security after Seoul crush

Costumed people stand behind yellow tape held by police officers to guide the crowd at the Shibuya crossing in Tokyo on October 31, 2022. (Kyodo) TOKYO (Kyodo) — Halloween in Tokyo’s famous Shibuya neighborhood felt like it had returned to its pre-pandemic peak on Monday, as revelers, including … Read more

Japan factory output falls for the first time in four months as companies battle rising costs

Japan factory output falls for the first time in four months as companies battle rising costs

By Kantaro Komiya and Sakura Murakami TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s factory output fell in September for the first time in four months as manufacturers grappled with rising raw material costs and a global economic slowdown, and is likely to fall again next year. month before rebounding in November, the government said. In a brighter sign … Read more

Experience Japan at Pavilion Bukit Jalil’s Tokyo Town

Experience Japan at Pavilion Bukit Jalil’s Tokyo Town

TOKYO Town at Pavilion Bukit Jalil celebrates all things Japanese, including food, retail, and culture. Located on the second level of the mall, the new precinct features grand, authentic Japanese architecture and interior design to welcome shoppers, along with an exciting mix of tenants blending traditional and contemporary Japanese experiences. tokyo city Instantly transport yourself … Read more

Thomas Cook India and SOTC Travel Launch Curated Range of Experiential Holidays to Japan Ahead of Cherry Blossom Season

Thomas Cook India and SOTC Travel Launch Curated Range of Experiential Holidays to Japan Ahead of Cherry Blossom Season

Cherry blossom season is the perfect time to visit Japan, as the country’s iconic sakura blossoms (cherry blossoms) cover the country in soft pink splendor and capture the attention of visitors. The reopening of the destination after two years, ahead of the highly anticipated Sakura season, has boosted demand for travel to Japan. To capitalize … Read more