Dengeki Festival is a Media Mix Blitzkrieg
As a fan there’s nothing scarier than a Hollywood remake. We’ve all fallen victim–our favorite title gets hacked to bits by some studio executive and ...
April 17, 2014
WEAVER's London Times Chapter 2: Art is For Everyone
Hi, this is Toru again. Writing to you from the U.K.! The sakuras (cherry blossoms) are in bloom – it’s my first London spring! The ...
April 11, 2014
block.81 Old School or New School, Hip-hop Will Always be Hip
There are countless DJs out there who make a living by sexing-up their music, by being a “DJ you want to sleep with” – but ...
April 9, 2014
Shokotan, Momoiro Clover Z and Mitsuko Horie Celebrate 20 Years of Sailor Moon
Japan has produced a lot of international pop-culture phenomena, but the 1990s series Sailor Moon exists in the top-most tier of worldwide successes. The story ...
April 7, 2014
VMAJ 2014: Kawaii in the UK and Beyond
Growing up on the Isle of Man, a small island just off the coast of England with a population of only 80,000, has both its ...
April 5, 2014
Sakura: Japan’s Favorite Flower, and Reason to Party
The winter is mostly over in Japan, and the changing of the season signals the arrival of one of the country’s most hotly anticipated events. ...
April 2, 2014
Yone's Kawaii Kawaii ’14 (Vol. 3): Lena Fujii and the New Kawaii
“Kawaii” first started to be used by girls around the turn of the decade in 1990. It was a term used to by teens to ...
March 31, 2014
VMAJ 2014: Our Moment in Music History
My dad is a big Rolling Stones fan. He grew up in Britain and used to go see the band in London, and he’d tell ...
March 28, 2014
Classic Kawaii: The 10 Essentials
Time for a wardrobe check: do you have all the essentials to dress kawaii? Although the kawaii genre has evolved in a plethora of sub-categories ...
March 24, 2014
WEAVER's London Times Chapter 1: A Life-threatening Ride
Hi! This is Toru from WEAVER, writing to you from the U.K. Since this January, all of the WEAVER members have started a new, temporary, ...
March 17, 2014