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The producer and art director of the Harajuku fashion brand, 6% DOKIDOKI, Mr. Masuda is an artist on a mission to spread Kawaii culture overseas. |Famous Persons in Toronto, Canada

With “Sensational Kawaii” as his motto, Mr. Sebastian Masuda has been bringing modern Japanese pop culture to audiences around the globe. TORJA sat down with the producer during his workshop at the Japan Foundation, Toronto, […]

Reiwa Shinsengumi, Giving Voice to People with Disabilities— Japan’s first severely disabled lawmakers join parliament

View this post on Instagram #舩後靖彦 #木村英子 国会初登院 2019年8月1日(木)午前9時集合 場所:東京永田町・国会正門前 あなたの力で誕生した、れいわ新選組の国会議員。初登院のその瞬間、是非とも直接送り届けてください! #れいわが始まる #れいわ新選組 A post shared by れいわ新選組 (@reiwashinsengumi) on Jul 27, 2019 at 6:15am PDT Reiwa Shinsengumi, an anti-establishment party organized only three months […]

“The Truth”: Hirokazu Kore-eda’s New film to open at the Venice Film Festival

Award-winning Japanese director, Hirokazu Kore-eda’s new film The Truth, is scheduled to open at the Venice Film Festival in 2019. Filmed in French and English, the film stars international starts such as Catherine Deneuve, Juliette Binoche and Ethan Hawke. Festival […]

Ikumi Nakamura’s Whimsical Presentation of a Creepy Game, Ghostwire Tokyo

【ニュース】E3のBethesdaカンファレンスにて、ひとりの「日本人女性」が注目集め話題沸騰中。多くの人々の心をわし掴みhttps://t.co/NQAjJvbd7P pic.twitter.com/BjsxgbWXXu — AUTOMATON(オートマトン) (@AUTOMATONJapan) June 10, 2019 Artist and creative director at Tango Gameworks, Ikumi Nakamura, caused a buzz at the Bethesda’s E3 conference. Nakamura went onstage to announce Ghostwire Tokyo, Tango’s last game. She […]