AKB48 13th Gen Iwatate Saho aka Sahhoo shows her humanity for her fan who wants to Commit Suicide

Did Takamina Die In MV of Junen Zakura?

Kawaii ha Seigi

Mukaichi Mion vs Miyawaki Sakura vs Owada Nana – Who is the most famous in Japan?

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News: Japan to lift visa requirements for ASEAN countries – easier access to Akihabara!


Japan has lifted visa requirements for a number of ASEAN countries including Thailand and Malaysia to help spur the nation’s tourism industry and to develop relationships with Southeast Asian countries.

The Most Domestic Idol, Sashiko Goes Asia


(Almost) Daily Sashiko news 1. Sashiko named a little monkey Sashiko-chan 2. Japan’s last hope goes to Asia Sashiko named a little monkey Sashiko-chan, because “this is a good chance.”

Kayry PamyuPamyu (Katy Perry Certified Musician) Revealed Her Love For Japanese Girl Idols!!


Japanese singer, model, fashion guru Kyary PamyuPanyu recently revealed how she decorates a restroom in her home through her twitter account. The picture she put with her tweet eloquently speaks

Brain-Parent of AKB48 Akimoto Yasushi Talks About What He Thinks About Now and Then of Japanese Culture part.2


In this stagnated economy, once prospered Japanese economy is, both in domestic and international media, commonly said to be doomed that they would never get back their once praised economical

Brain-Parent of AKB48 Akimoto Yasushi Talks About What He Thinks About Now and Then of Japanese Culture


GQ magazine conducted a long interview with AkiP, which I want every Japanese to read. Since AKB has become so big in music and pop culture scene, many has asked

Cryastal Kay To Join The Collaboration For the New Album of Far Eat Movement


Yo this is FM, Kev Nish, Progess, J Spliff, DJ Verman, and… please welcoming our special guest! Ladies and gentlemen, Crytal Kay!! Far East Movement, hailing from L.A, representing the clubby hip-hop

Japan’s Iconic Heavy Metal Band X-Japan Won Best International Band Prize At Revolver


Great new for Japanese people, and all X-japan fans. X Japan, one of Japan’s hottest rock commodities, took home the prize for ‘Best International Band’ last night (April 11) at

Which AKB48 member is No.1 on China’s Weibo (新浪微博) Social Media Channel


According to Seachina news, AKB48 is enormously popular among Chinese fans. But the announcement of graduation from Atsuko Maeda last 25th Mar generated a surprising sensation in 新浪微博 for even

Kojiharu Guides You Hawaii in May Issue of Sweet Magazine!!


Haruna Kojima makes an appearance in the May issue of Sweet magazine. She invites you to the girly world by putting lingerie-like costumes, such as nudiy-pink color Bikini, romantic dress emphasizing

Off Topic: “Jiro Dream Of Sushi”


I want to share this inspiring film with you. Originally I found this from ISA website, and hope you read their commentary to the film. Even though I can’t agree with them

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8 Bit Gooel Map – April Fool Presented by the Japanese Team? at Google


I am not sure but many of expat Japanese in US have somehow made their crave for Japanese hardcore Otaku culture so drastically on the foreign soil, just like me and.. them

Dakota Rose “The Real-Life Barbie” Will Make A Japan Debut Soon


When I first watched her on this blog post at Buzzfeed, I was quite sure that she’s already had tons of business offers from Japanese agency. Well, it turned out

Will Japanese Pop Still Exist In The Future? – Thought on AKB48 and Hatsune Miku in America and the World


Story: AKB48’s live concert in Washington was reported being quite successful in Japanese media. One report said about 80% of audiences were Amaeicans. But what these photos showing is majority

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Sudo Genki The World Order To Release 2nd Album 20th June


The dance group “World Order” headed by Sudo Genki announced that their 2nd album will be released on 20th June. The album is titled “2012 twenty twelve”. This is their

Yuki Kashiwagi’s Special Items For HK Is Now Available For Japanese Fans Too


Like Casio G-shock, AKB shop starts to reverse-import from it’s shop in HK!!! This time, Yuki Kashiwagi’s HK secret festival set will be on sale for Japanese Customers too at

AKB48 Japan Pop Culture Concert at Washington Was Streamed on Youtube and Google+


AKB48’s live at Washington “Japan Pop Culture Concert 2012” was aired on YouTube and Google+ today from 20:00 to 22:30 JST.Unfortunately for American fans, it is quite hard to wake

Yuki Kashiwagi Has Secretly Been New York Mets Mascot


We didn’t know Yuki Kashiwagi aka Yukirin (Captain of Team B of AKB48, 3rd place in last general election) found side job in America… Yukirin Mets Mascot (Mr. Met family) Before