Jan 19, 2016

Court rules pop idol has right to pursue happiness, can date

The Tokyo District Court has rejected a damages suit filed by a talent agency against a former member of an idol pop group for breach of contract because she dated a fan. The court ruled Monday that the contract restricted her freedom to pursue happiness. The ...

Perfect match: Miyakon help singles connect

Nov 9, 2013

Perfect match: Miyakon help singles connect


Despite being located almost a stone's throw from the historic town of Nikko in Tochigi Prefecture and establishing itself as the gyōza capital of Japan, Utsunomiya was languishing in the economic doldrums for the much of the early 2000s. Nearly a decade later, the situation ...