Get Into the Lifestyle With This Tokyoite Weekend
Trendy Tokyo used to revolve around gyaru shopping mecca Shibuya 109 and the ever-busy, fad-heavy Takeshita Street in Harajuku. While Shibuya still has its cool ...
May 14, 2015
Niconico Chokaigi 2015: Overload Your Senses at This Pop-culture Paradise
Nearly every spot at the 2015 Niconico Chokaigi brought about sensory overload. One could be watching a sumo tournament, only to turn around and see ...
May 8, 2015
FEMM’s Tokyo Takeover: A Taste of Traditional Japan
Tokyo may be famous for its bright lights and long nights, Harajuku crepes, robot restaurants and cat cafes, but if you dig a little deeper, ...
May 6, 2015
Sasaru the World Vol.5: A Wet and Wild Thai New Year’s Special (in April)
What do you do during New Year’s in your country? And this might sound like a strange question, but when is that New Year, exactly? ...
April 30, 2015
block.81 bo en: Bridging the Gap with Video Games and Dance Music
I’m bo en, a British artist closely connected to the Japanese music scene. While on tour in Japan this month, I stopped by the block.fm ...
April 22, 2015
Harusaki Brings Netlabel Stars to Tokyo
One of the ultimate thrills an individual can experience in the 21st century is meeting their online friends in real life. It’s disarmingly easy to ...
April 20, 2015
SXSW 2015: It’s Just the Beginning of The fin.
It’s weird seeing the four members of The fin. perform in broad daylight. Not that the quartet look like vampires or anything… Rather, that their ...
April 17, 2015
Pop Duo moumoon Make Sunny US Debut at SXSW 2015
A young woman walks swiftly down a street holding at least three CDs. It is a sunny Thursday afternoon in Austin, Texas, and she’s moving ...
April 14, 2015
Sasaru the World Vol. 4: Sabaidee Laos!
Sabaidee! Konnichiwa from Laos. Laos has been an increasingly desirable destination in recent years among those traveling in Southeast Asia, and there are two cities ...
April 8, 2015
Nobuo Uematsu and EARTHBOUND PAPAS Celebrate RPG Terra Battle’s Rising Success
Video game fans of all generations rushed in and eventually started to overflow the Apple Store onto the streets of Tokyo’s trendy Omotesando district on ...
April 6, 2015