Japanese Entertainment

Take One’s Wig Off, Shogi Player Made Shocking Performance

A Shogi player, a 6-dan professional, took his "wig off" to admit his defeat.

August 25, 2015 at 8:57 pm

ONE PIECE New Movie to be Released in 2016 Summer

It was revealed that the latest movie version "One Piece", popular animation created by Eichiro Oda, would be released in 2016 summer.

August 25, 2015 at 3:33 pm

Japanese Artificial - handed Guitarist to Perform Abroad

An all-female rock band "Moss in Lilac" is fantastically unique in that one of the four members, Lisa Minegishi, 20, was born without right hand and still leads the band.

August 25, 2015 at 3:14 pm

Natsuko Toda: The World of a Movie Subtitles Translator

Let's make history by avoiding daily news coverage today and peek into the exclusive world of movie subtitles translation - a profession none can stand comparison with Natsuko Toda.

August 24, 2015 at 3:04 pm

Koei Tecmo Release PS4/3/Vita "Attack on Titan" Winter 2015

Koei Tecmo announced to release the game soft "Attack on Titan" for PS4/3/Vita this winter in Japan.

August 20, 2015 at 3:26 pm

Lion King Outperforms Cats, Marked 10K Performances in Japan

Shiki Theatre Company marked gross 10,000 performances in its production of Disney's "Lion King" outperforming Disney's "Cats".

August 19, 2015 at 10:07 pm

AKB48 Sings Theme Song for NHK Asadora "Asa ga Kita"

AKB48 will sing a theme song for "Asa ga kita"(Morning has come), the forthcoming NHK morning drama series starting from September 28th.

August 19, 2015 at 3:32 pm

The Sound of Tohoku: Fukushima Youth Sinfonietta debuts in Tokyo

The Fukushima Youth Sinfonietta, as it is properly called, is basically an orchestra of music students from four junior high schools in Fukushima.

August 19, 2015 at 1:14 pm

Ayano Yamada to Challenge Miss Earth Crown

A charming young lady, Miss Ayano Yamada, from Kiryu, Gunma, represents Japan this year in this renowned beauty pageant.

August 19, 2015 at 1:03 pm

Cartoon Figure "Kobo Chan" to boost Geisha town, Kagurazaka in Tokyo

The national daily newspaper Yomiuri Shimbun has a popular four-column cartoon "Kobotchan" going daily in its morning edition.

August 18, 2015 at 2:50 pm

A 19-Year-Old Japanese Promising Pianist on the Horizon : Kanon Matsuda

Kanon Matsuda by name, the young pianist aged 18 from Takamatsu, Kagawa, Japan, made her debut as a professional pianist in the fall of 2014 at age 18.

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