Language | THE BUZZ Oct 25, 2014

Wakudoki

A heart-racing dance craze has been the rage since Toyota launched two music videos for an ad campaign in July that features techno-pop outfit World Order.

Language | THE BUZZ Aug 23, 2014

Sagi (詐欺)

Instant messenger Line has been a popular target with fraudsters in recent months, with users being asked to buy prepaid cards in messages from friends whose smartphones have been hacked. In August, Line users have been hit by a new type of fraud (sagi, ...

Language | THE BUZZ Aug 9, 2014

Pop-up

A pop-up is a temporary store that is small in size and attempts to build up interest through consumer exposure.

Language | THE BUZZ May 24, 2014

Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding is defined as "the practice of soliciting financial contributions from a large number of people, especially from the online community."

Language | THE BUZZ Mar 15, 2014

Zero-hour contract

A zero-hour contract is an employment contract used in the U.K. containing provisions that create an "on-call" arrangement between an employer and employee.

Language | THE BUZZ Mar 8, 2014

Aruki-sumaho

Aruki-sumaho or, literally, "smartphone walking" refers to a pedestrian who uses a mobile phone while walking.

Language | THE BUZZ Feb 22, 2014

Satori no Sedai

Satori no Sedai," or "Generation Resignation," is a term used to describe those born around the time the economy started to slide two decades ago.