'Made in Japan 50's-60's'

Jul 31, 2014

'Made in Japan 50's-60's'

Fifty years have passed since the first Tokyo Olympics, and with the city’s winning bid for 2020, now is a good time to reflect on the cultural progression that helped Japan win the honor to host in 1964. Post-World War II Japan of the ...

Jul 25, 2014

Have your say on 'no dancing' law

Give those dancing shoes a polish — the National Police Agency will be accepting public comments on the country’s so-called fueihō anti-dancing law from today. A section of the Entertainment Business Control and Improvement Law (fūzoku eigyō-to no kisei oyobi gyōmu no tekiseika-to ni ...

Buffalo Daughter calls on some 'konjac-tions' for its newest album

Jul 22, 2014

Buffalo Daughter calls on some 'konjac-tions' for its newest album

Buffalo Daughter has a knack for recruiting influential fans. One of these fans, Tokyo-born artist Peter McDonald, is partially responsible for getting the band to record its latest album, “Konjac-tion.” In 2011, McDonald (whose father is British and mother is Japanese) held an exhibition ...