• Tom Cruise has 4 missions during 27-hour visit to Japan
    November 16th, 2011By Category: Events
    American star Tom Cruise will arrive in Japan on Dec 1 for a 27-hour visit to promote his new film, “Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol,” and to show his support for evacuees of the March 11 disaster. Cruise, 49, had originally planned to start his 11-nation ... » Continue Reading
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    Daiba Memorial Tree Illumination at Decks Tokyo Beach
    November 15th, 2011By Category: Events
    The Daiba memorial tree, which is 20 meters tall, 10 meters wide and decorated with 200,000 LEDs, marks its 16th anniversary this year. The theme this year is "Hope and bonds." The illumination moves like animation to show a white bird praying for the restoration of ... » Continue Reading
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    Tokyo Dome City Winter Festival
    November 13th, 2011By Category: Events
    Tokyo Dome is lit up each night from 5 p.m. until 11 p.m. as part of Tokyo Dome City Winter Festival. The event continues until Feb 14.          You can also use a "winter passport" on any rides at Tokyo Dome Cit ... » Continue Reading
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    YOSHIKI figure joins Madame Tussauds Tokyo
    November 12th, 2011By Category: Events
    Rock band X Japan frontman YOSHIKI is the latest celebrity to have a waxwork figure on display at Madame Tussauds Tokyo in Odaiba. "It's scary, it seems to be moving right now," YOSHIKI said of his image.Madame Tussauds took YOSHIKI's body measurements while he was ... » Continue Reading
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    Jumbo Christmas tree lights up Sapporo Factory
    November 9th, 2011By Category: Events
     This 15-meter-tall Christmas tree is in the Sapporo Factory commercial complex until December 25. The mall is lit up from 4 p.m. until 10 p.m. A 5-minute illumination show is held once an hour. Source: Sapporo Factory ... » Continue Reading
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    11/11/11 — It’s “Pocky & Pretz Day”
    November 8th, 2011By Category: Events
    November 11 (11/11) is "Pocky & Pretz Day" every year in Japan. In 1999, Ezaki Glico Co Ltd decided that November 11 would be "Pocky & Pretz Day" (the shape of the popular stick snacks resembles the number 1) and it was recognized by the Japan Anniversary As ... » Continue Reading
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    Kobe Illuminage 2011 gets under way
    November 4th, 2011By Category: Events
    The biggest illumination event in the Kansai area, "Kobe Illuminage 2011," got under way on Nov 3 and will be on display at Kobe Municipal Fruits & Flower Park through January 17. About 3,000,000 LED lights are illuminating the park.     ... » Continue Reading
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    ad: tech : A salute to the future
    October 28th, 2011By Category: Events
      3rd Ad:tech Tokyo event (Oct 26-28) Featuring keynote speakers, networking events, dedicated discussion sections, workshops and a display floor, the three-day event brought together representatives from major companies around the world, including Google, Mi ... » Continue Reading
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    October 21st, 2011By Category: Events
    Meisa Kuroki, 23, holds a Uniqlo Heattech package to launch a Japan Post campaign called “Atataka mail” (warm mail). You can write a message on the Heattech package and mail it. The campaign is being carried out by Japan Post and Uniqlo to respond to requests for wa ... » Continue Reading
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    Madame Tussauds Tokyo opens in Odaiba
    September 30th, 2011By Category: Events
    Madame Tussauds Tokyo has opened at Odaiba DECKS Tokyo Beach where it will be until Jan 4. There are waxworks of world-famous celebrities such as Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt,  Johnny Depp, Lady Gaga in a see-through body suit, Michael Jackson, Rihanna, Jackie Chan, Beyo ... » Continue Reading

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