Archive for July, 2011

Sports

Red Bull Art of Motion Yokohama 2011

Red Bull Art of Motion Yokohama 2011

July 31, 2011 – Yokohama, Japan – A photo released on August 3 shows Slava Petin performing acrobatic maneuvers during the Red Bull Art of Motion event. This free running […]

Features, Modern Japan

Akihabara Maids – Water Sprinkling 2011

Akihabara Maids – Water Sprinkling 2011

July 31st, 2011- Tokyo, Japan- Maid cos-players sprinkling water: This summer, Japan is concerned for saving electricity due to the Fukushima nuclear plant disaster. Maids cosplayers are doing water sprinkling to make the temperature cooler in […]

Features

Yokohama Chinatown: 150 years of history in Japan

Yokohama Chinatown: 150 years of history in Japan

An entrance gate leading into Yokohama Chinatown. Yokohama Chinatown is a largest Chinatown in Asia with a history that dates back to approximately 150 years. Until today, it still remains […]

News

Japan to Get World’s First Windows Phone

Japan to Get World’s First Windows Phone

Heads of Japan’s three leading communication companies proudly shows off Toshiba-Fujitsu IS12T handsets, the worlds first Windows Phone 7.5, launched jointly by KDDI, Fujitsu and Japan Microsoft in Tokyo on […]

News

300 Days Before Tokyo Sky Tree Opening

300 Days Before Tokyo Sky Tree Opening

Against the backdrop of Tokyo Sky Tree, a trio of mascot characters poses with the countdown clock installed on the roof of a downtown Tokyo railroad station on Wednesday, July […]