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5 Japanese Live Action Films to Look Forward to in 2019

This 2018, popular manga titles released as live action films include Inuyashiki (Kinashi Noritake and Sato Takeru) , Bleach (Fukushi Sota), Marmalade Boy (Sakurai Hinako and Yoshizawa Ryo), Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun (Tsuchiya Tao and Suda Masaki), and more. However, only one made it to the list of this year’s highest-grossing Japanese films at the box…
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Get to Know the Popular Voice Actor Kaji Yuki and His Works!

Anime is huge in Japan so it’s only natural that seiyus (voice actors) get to be in the limelight too. One of the most popular seiyuus these days is Kaji Yuki. He’s not only a household name in Japan but is also recognized internationally since he voiced characters in worldwide hits such as Shingeki no…

JENESYS 2.0: How to be a Japanese Cultural Ambassador?

As a goodwill ambassador appointed for JENESYS 2.0 last September 2013, I was tasked to spread Japanese culture in my own country through my very own ways. As soon as I found out that the Japan embassy in the Philippines is looking for candidates for JENESYS 2.0, I immediately sent out my application. I presented…
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Bluray and DVD of Chihayafuru Musubi already released!

The Bluray and DVD of Chihayafuru Musubi was released just last October 3. If you’re a huge fan of the live-action version, the anime and manga, you should definitely purchase a copy! Chihayafuru-manga and live-action お勧めの漫画です題名は『ちはやふる 』 激戦を経て、ついにクイーン戦への切符を手にした千早。孤高の才能をもつ詩暢の立つ場所は、千早の想像を超える荒野だった―。それぞれ1勝1敗で、第3試合を戦う太一と新は、かるたへの、そしてお互いへの思いを畳にぶつける―!! 東西挑戦者決定戦、ついに決着! pic.twitter.com/vKSx0AVbIO — 皇 刹那 (@uEAMcggk7Xr83XH) November 15, 2018 The films of Chihayafuru were all based on the…

Check out Perfume’s New album ‘Future Pop’!

Have you heard about Japan’s techno-pop group Perfume? They are leading the electro-pop scene in Japan with their futuristic music and cutting-edge high-tech performance. Just recently, they made a magnificent performance called ‘Perfume x Technology presents “Reframe”’. The trio released a brand new album called ‘Future Pop’ this past August 2018. I bet all their…

Do You Know This Japanese Designer Famous for Her Western-Style Wedding Dresses?

Did you know that Japan has one of the world’s most prolific fashion designers? Her name is Yumi Katsura, popular for her stunning wedding dresses that are considered modern masterpieces. She is also known for showcasing the most expensive wedding dress to date, which is valued at one billion Japanese yen. Find out more about…

Watch the Handsome Japanese Actor Yoshizawa Ryo in These 7 Movies This 2018!

Japanese entertainment agency Amuse, Inc. has produced popular and successful celebrities such as Masaharu Fukuyama, Dean Fujioka, Miura Haruma, Sato Takeru, and Kamiki Ryunosuke. Following in the footsteps of his senpais, Yoshizawa Ryo is quickly turning into one of the industry’s rising stars! Yoshizawa Ryo 最近気がつくと情報解禁が💦『リバーズ・エッジ』舞台挨拶は公開初日ではなく2月18日に決定し、吉沢はベルリン🇩🇪にてレッドカーペットを歩くことになりました✨そして、吉沢が犬童一心監督『猫は抱くもの』で猫になったことも発表になりました🎬✨良男🐈を抱く吉沢良男。実は今日も会っていました😍 pic.twitter.com/uoIqQOEo2D — 吉沢亮&STAFF (@ryo_staff) January 30, 2018 Born on…

Who Will Play Jesus and Buddha in This Highly Anticipated Japanese Series?

With over 3 billion Yen in box-office earnings, Gintama became the top grossing live-action film in Japan in 2017. In 2018, while director Yuichi Fukuda and actor Takayuki Yamada film the sequel to Hideaki Sorachi’s famous gag manga, they will also work on another highly anticipated live-action series adaptation: Saint Oniisan. Also known as Saint…

Get to Know 2 Popular Japanese Baseball Players Who Joined International Teams!

At the end of the 19th century, when Japan started opening itself to the world, it quickly embraced a number of different sports. However, it is undeniable that baseball is the number one sport in the country. There are even several Japanese professional baseball players who excel in other countries. Let’s get to know two…
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