Sep 21, 2016

SMAP to tempt fans with greatest hits album days before split

Boy band phenomenon SMAP will release a greatest hits album on Dec. 21, just 10 days before the now-aging outfit disbands, the group’s record company said Wednesday. The three-CD boxed album, called “SMAP 25 YEARS,” will comprise around 50 songs selected by fans through ...

Politics take center stage at Emmys alongside winners

Sep 19, 2016

Politics take center stage at Emmys alongside winners

The race for the White House took center stage at the Emmy Awards on Sunday with plenty of jabs at Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, who was compared to Adolf Hitler, and a shout out to Hillary Clinton. Julia Louis-Dreyfus, who won her fifth ...

Tokyo DisneySea fetes 15th anniversary

Sep 5, 2016

Tokyo DisneySea fetes 15th anniversary

Tokyo DisneySea, the popular marine-based amusement park next to Disneyland, marked its 15th anniversary Sunday with Mickey Mouse and the other Disney characters welcoming visitors with a dance performance. Toshio Kagami, chairman of Oriental Land Co., operator of the Tokyo Disney Resort complex in ...