Asakusa gets ready to party Brazilian style

Aug 29, 2013

Asakusa gets ready to party Brazilian style

by Tomoko Otake

Tokyo’s Asakusa neighborhood is one of the capital’s top tourist destinations. Sensoji Temple and the shopping arcade nearby offer visitors a glimpse into traditional Japan. This coming weekend, though, the area will be full of Brazilian energy and the passionate rhythm and music of ...

Junko Koshino lends style to Sao Paulo Carnival group

Feb 14, 2013

Junko Koshino lends style to Sao Paulo Carnival group

Prominent avant-garde fashion designer Junko Koshino took part behind the scenes in this year’s Sao Paulo Carnival as a designer of the costumes for the Barroca Zona Sul samba school, which took center stage early Tuesday. The Osaka-born stylist, world famous for designing costumes ...