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Two of Japan’s top electronic pop acts will release new content in April 2017! Kyary Pamyu Pamyu(きゃりーぱみゅぱみゅ) will release a brand new single and a concert Blu-ray and DVD - two kinds of merchandise at once! Meanwhile, Perfume (パフューム) will also release a concert Blu-ray and DVD. 1. Kyary Pamyu...

Celebrity groups or icons that have carved their names in Japan's music industry are sure to keep their fame for quite some time. If they have lasted in the industry for more than a decade, then it's proof that they have made a strong impact on their fans. Aside from...

If you have been to Japan during the oshogatsu (お正月) i.e. Japanese New Year before, you probably have seen many people queuing outside department stores and shops to buy fukubukuros (福袋) i.e. fortune bags. If you have not witnessed this phenomenon personally, you might have seen footage of the...

Fashion has become synonymous with well-known places like France, Italy, and the US. These countries house the big names for haute couture and were the first to forward fashion as something more than just clothing. Any major fashion enthusiast would easily pick any of these places given the chance...

Lolita is a beautiful fashion craze seen along the fashionable streets of Japan. Women of all ages dress in clothes with frills, laces, and patterned fabrics decorated with even more ruffles. Its popularity paved the way for an enormous fashion industry where several brands sprung from. If you'd like...

Starbucks (スターバックス) is unquestionably one of the most common brand names on the planet. There has not been a country I have visited that does not have one; some even have two stores in one block alone! For those who love collecting things on their travels – magnets, shot...

If you are an average or above size in the West, you may find that the smaller Japanese sizes do not fit you. On average, a person in the UK is 2 inches taller than someone in Japan. Japan ranked at the 137th spot of heaviest countries in the...

Japan is known for having discount shops where people can go shopping at a low budget. But besides the ever-so-popular 100-yen shops, there are 300-yen shops that are also quite famous in the place. Items being sold here have better quality and functionality than 100-yen shops. Designs are also...

Japan is known for its plethora of unique fashion that stands out from the crowd. There are many fashion stores that cater to different audiences who are into specific types of fashion. Among the clothing brands that stood out to the fashionistas are h.NAOTO and Milklim. They say that...

When I had the chance to visit Japan in 2013, I made sure to check out two of Japan’s shops for Japanese popular culture enthusiasts called Book Off and Kinokuniya. Although these are shops targeted to book lovers, Book Off and Kinokuniya are a must stop too for J-Pop...

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