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 ...

Aug 20, 2016

Kimura apologizes for SMAP breakup

A core member of the five-man pop group SMAP has offered an apology for the band’s decision to break up on Dec. 31 after more than a quarter of a century together. “I now cannot find words to say to all of our fans ...

It's true: SMAP to split up at year's end

Aug 14, 2016

It's true: SMAP to split up at year's end

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After a quarter-century run, the Japanese boy band SMAP has decided to call it quits on Dec. 31, its management agency said in a press release Sunday, shocking die-hard fans in Asia and around the world. Some of the members of the synchronized five-man ...