My Favorite News (June 17, 2017)


AKB48’s General Election

AKB group's 'AKB48 49th Single General Election' and mini concert, which were scheduled for June 17th atToyosaki Chura SUN Beach, have been canceled.This was de...

Sailor Moon with My Melody

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the beloved series "Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon," everybody's favourite magical girl is teaming up with popular Sanrio char...

Wonder Woman x Hello Kitty

This is the first time ever for Sanrio's cute cat to team up with a western-made film.

Utada Hikaru

It has been announced that singer-songwriter Utada Hikaru will release her brand new digital single "Oozora de Dakishimete" worldwide on July 10. The fun m

five-yen coin

Japanese citizens feel the symbolism-rich coin, which lacks something, can make travel in Japan difficult for foreign guests.

USJ’s ‘cool Japan’

In The Corner Of This World

Ahead of its debut at the Edinburgh International Film Festival next week, we have the new UK trailer for the forthcoming In The Corner Of This World, a new ani...
72 years since the nuclear atrocities of the Second World War left a scar on the Japanese landscape comes a heartbreaking story about love and loss set in Kure,...


Samurai Ryoma

KOCHI--Brushstrokes indicating the same immense passion as in his swordplay are evident in a newly d

Ishikawa lost

Third seed Kasumi Ishikawa went out in the first round of the Japan Open on Friday, losing 4-1 to China's Wang Manyu in the women's singles. Ishikawa, who

Missiles are flying