2016 July

Miura Haruma + Takeru Sato = HaruTake: One of Japanese Entertainment One True Pairings!

In a certain fandom, shipping can never be avoided. Shipping, derived from the word “relationship,” is the “desire by fans for two or more people either real-life or fictional characters to be in a relationship be it in a romantic or in a friendly way.” Reference:en.wikipedia.org/ Fans tend to ship a certain pairing. OTP or…

Good News, Perfume Fans! Here Are Additional Tour Dates Plus Cosmic Explorer Tour Goods!

The popular techno-pop trio, Perfume, is currently having their tour right now across Japan! Along with the concert, they’re bringing concert goods for their fans! For people who don’t know Perfume, who are they? Perfume is a techno-pop unit hailing from Hiroshima, Japan. They are Nishiwaki Ayaka or A-chan, Kashino Yuka or Kashiyuka, and Omoto…

Hana Yori Dango: A Touching Japanese Drama Series

If you’re familiar with Meteor Garden, then you must also be familiar with the Japanese version entitled “Hana Yori Dango” or “Boys Over Flowers.” The Japanese version stars popular Johnny’s idol from ARASHI, Matsumoto Jun, Inoue Mao, Oguri Shun, Matsuda Shota, and Tsuyoshi Abe. The drama series was based on the shoujo manga of the…

10 Fun Things You Should Do During Springtime in Japan!

Spring is probably the best season of the year. It is the time when life is at its fullest in everything! The flowers are in bloom, birds are happily chirping, and lovers can be seen taking walks at the park. Spring is basically nature’s way of saying “let’s party!” Don’t miss out on the fun!…

Behind the Constitution: 3 Reasons For and Against Japan’s Rearmament

After the end of World War II, and under occupation by a foreign military, Japan wrote a new constitution. One of the most controversial parts of the new constitution is Article 9 which states: “ARTICLE 9. (1) Aspiring sincerely to an international peace based on justice and order, the Japanese people forever renounce war as…
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