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Who is This Model that We Can See all Over Japan?

It isn’t difficult to spot an advertisement in Japan, especially in larger cities. On trains, in city squares, and inside shops, you can see the many faces of well-loved and well-known singers, models, and actors that expand beyond their main skill and do some advertising by endorsing certain products. One model who has gained incredible…

Check Out the Hottest Brand in Japan For Fashionable Bags and Accessories!

If you’re living in Japan and in your 20’s, you will never go wrong in sporting a classy and glamorous Samantha Thavasa bag. It is an easily recognizable brand of bags owned by a Japanese fashion company which was founded by Kazumasa Terada in 1994. The concept of the bags is based on the “overflowing…

Kyoko Ito: the Rocker’s Wife Who Leads a Quiet Life

You may have heard of Rivers Cuomo, an American rock singer and songwriter who is most well known for being a member of the rock band Weezer. Weezer is a 4-member band that formed in Los Angeles in 1992 and is still active today. The band is famous for a number of hits including Say…

Meet Zawachin, Masterclass Idol Impersonator Trending in Japan

Kaori Ozawa (小澤かおり), who is better known as Zawachin (ざわちん), is famous for her makeup skills which transform her into looking like popular idols! However, she only uses makeup to transform her eyes (and perhaps her nose bridge) and usually covers the bottom part of her face using surgical masks or her hands. Perhaps it…

Meet Japan’s One and Only Robot Celebrity: Matsuko-roid!

Japan is famous across the globe for its robots. When people imagine Japan they picture the giant robots from Gundam and Evangelion fighting or cutesy robots doing everything for you or recently even hotels completely staffed by robots who’ll look after your every need from checking in to room service. Now however there is a…

5 Famous Japanese Footballers Playing Abroad

The Samurai Blue are one of the strongest teams in Asia, having won the AFC Asian Cup four times, and always progressing to at least the group stage level of FIFA World Cup since 1998. Majority of the Japanese national team members play in the J-League but slowly and steadily the trend of playing abroad…

Celebrities Who Keep Calm and Love Japan!

Once you’ve been here, it’s hard not to fall in love with Japan. The sights, sound, culture, food and even people would make you want to never leave the country. Celebrities also get bit by the country love bug, but Japan gets more love than any other country. Many celebrities have even proclaimed their love…