Culture

#HairWeGo with Pantene Japan

For many people, whether you’re into an alternative fashion or not, hair is important. It’s one of the first things people see when looking at you. How you look and dress is usually completed...

Throwback on the trends and subcultures that marked the Heisei Era.

  This month, Japan celebrated the beginning of the new Reiwa era. Heisei, the former era, lasted for 30 years (from 1989 to 2019), and between economic boom, recession and globalization, saw the emergence of...

Stand with Working Women with #KuToo

For a lot of jobs, both men and women are required to wear business attire. This includes suits, ties and nice shoes. But all that isn't necessary for the job hunting part. In Japan,...

The Broadway Musical “Hairspray” reaches Japan !

Few days ago, the famous plus-size comedian and creator of the brand Punyus, Naomi Watanabe announced her main role for the worldwide-known Broadway Musical "Hairspray" in Japan for 2020. Hairspray Musical is a story about...

Japanese New Year

There are many traditions each culture has in saying goodbye to the previous year and saying hello to the new one coming. For some places, it's more than just watching the ball...

Have a Merry Christmas in Japan!

Here in the US, Christmas has a very religious background in celebration of the birth of Jesus. Christmas Day is the designated holiday where schools and many businesses shut down. So what...

Halloween In Japan

Halloween is a holiday as loved as Thanksgiving and Christmas. Even in places that didn’t originally celebrate it. Unlike our own Halloween with its scarier origins, countries like Japan were able to adapt it...

STGCC 2018 – Collusion Of The Best In Pop Culture

Singapore, 8 - 9 September 2018 - The Singapore Toy and Gaming Comic Convention (STGCC) is one of the biggest celebrations of entertainment fandom –featuring workshops, cosplay collections and displays of unique merchandise. This...

Shibuya 109 Celebrates 40 with New Logo!

One of the most iconic landmarks in Japan, the Shibuya 109 shopping mall will be celebrating its 40th anniversary next year. It has been the jfashion mecca for all sorts of styles and has...

Japan Park – Featuring Japan’s 47 Prefectures

On 4 - 5 August 2018, held at Suntec Singapore Exhibition & Convention Centre. The 2-day convention, Japan Park covers aspects such as food and travel, featuring the best offerings from Japan’s 47 Prefectures...