| Jul 1, 2014

Alaskan seafood fair; these colors run; construction expo

Seasonal Alaskan seafood fair Kakiyasu Honten Co., will be holding its second Alaska Seafood Fair in cooperation with the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute. Kakiyasu is a major Japanese food chain with a history dating back more than 140 years. The fair is an opportunity ...

Wind power generator; caramel sushi

| Jun 3, 2014

Wind power generator; caramel sushi

New products Wind power generator Thanko Co. has recently launched a new product called the Portable Wind Generator 2. The Tokyo-based company developed a mini wind turbine that can be attached to bicycles and motorcycles and makes use of the power of the wind ...

Out of this world sweat; EU health care program

| May 20, 2014

Out of this world sweat; EU health care program

new projects Out of this world sweat Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co. is participating in a Lunar Dream Capsule Project with its representative beverage Pocari Sweat, to send children’s dreams and messages to the moon. The project kicked off on May 15 and project staff will ...

Raising the bar; garden delight; Mother's Day special

| Apr 8, 2014

Raising the bar; garden delight; Mother's Day special

AnnouncementS Raising the bar The Tokyo Station Hotel, managed by Nippon Hotel Co., in March sent members of its staff to Singapore’s luxurious Raffles Hotel, in an effort to improve their level of service to meet global standards. The Tokyo Station Hotel was established ...

european design; Animation station; African Festival

| Mar 25, 2014

european design; Animation station; African Festival

exhibitions ‘european design’ Supported by the European Union, about 40 European interior design-related companies are visiting Japan with the goal of establishing or strengthening their presence in the market, and on March 26 and 27 an exhibition will be held for the seventh time ...

Globalization in depth, Complimentary Coffee

| Mar 11, 2014

Globalization in depth, Complimentary Coffee

symposium Globalization in depth The Society of Global Business, a Shinjuku Ward, Tokyo-based organization of business and educational leaders working to foster the talent needed for success in today’s global economy, will hold their second National Convention on March 22 and 23 at Kyoto ...

Cultural tour in Kamakura, Flavored soy milk

| Feb 25, 2014

Cultural tour in Kamakura, Flavored soy milk

events Cultural tour in Kamakura To introduce and spread Japanese culture, Satsumaya Honten, a well-established sushi restaurant in Fushisawa, Kanagawa Prefecture, will host a special tour for foreigners in one of Japan’s historic cities, Kamakura, on March 7. Participants will walk around Kamakura and ...

Valentine's charity party, Pokemon letter set

| Feb 4, 2014

Valentine's charity party, Pokemon letter set

events Valentine’s charity party Human Rights Now (HRN), an international human rights NGO, plans to host a charity cocktail party on Feb. 12 to celebrate the coming of Valentine’s Day. The theme for the event is “Love,” since the organization supports all forms of ...

'Eho-maki' fair; EU Gateway Programme

| Jan 21, 2014

'Eho-maki' fair; EU Gateway Programme

seasonal ‘Eho-maki’ fair In preparation for the Setsubun festival on Feb. 3, the shopping facilities in Tokyo Station: Gransta, Gransta Dining and Central Street will hold a special fair featuring “eho-maki” sushi rolls and roll cakes between Jan. 23 and Feb. 3. Setsubun, which ...

'Washoku' in Florence; JTA's whale shark jets

| Jan 7, 2014

'Washoku' in Florence; JTA's whale shark jets

EVENTS ‘Washoku’ in Florence In response to the registration of “washoku” traditional Japanese cuisine as a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries will hold a promotional event in Florence, Italy, on Jan. 21 to 23, so that people overseas ...