Shibuya Ward picks mascot; take a cruise around Japan

| Apr 10, 2013

Shibuya Ward picks mascot; take a cruise around Japan

ANNOUNCEMENTS Shibuya selects mascot In yet another move for a municipality to use “yuru-kyara” cute characters for promotional purposes, the Shibuya Ward government has selected a character called Airissun to be its mascot, the ward announced April 1. Shibuya Ward collected yuru-kyara ideas from ...

Online Japanese policy discussion magazine; EU fashion trade show

| Mar 13, 2013

Online Japanese policy discussion magazine; EU fashion trade show

ANNOUNCEMENTS Japanese policy online The online interactive magazine Discuss Japan: Japan Foreign Policy Forum launched its Special Extensive Edition on March 11 to disseminate viewpoints and arguments relating to Japan’s foreign policy under the new administration of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Amid the United ...

Donate to global charity fund; new hair care products

| Nov 28, 2012

Donate to global charity fund; new hair care products

Charities Annual donation drive From Dec. 1 to 25, an annual donation campaign called Kaigai Tasukeai (mutual cooperation with foreign countries) will be held to raise funds to support people in distress. Kaigai Tasukeai was established in 1983 by the Japanese Red Cross Society ...