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Japanese fashion goes pop

Sep 24, 2017

Japanese fashion goes pop

by Samuel Thomas

Cast your mind back to the giddy days of 2010, when the group of subcultural artists Chaos Lounge issued its first proclamation. While its stated goal was earnest and postmodern, the output was seen as a shock to the art world as it brought ...

Dempagumi.inc mew-ves into the world of Hello Kitty

Jun 8, 2015

Dempagumi.inc mew-ves into the world of Hello Kitty

by Yuki Hayashi

Anti-itch cream and Hello Kitty may seem like an unlikely pairing, but these days it seems that cat can sell anything. This time, however, she has enlisted Akihabara-based idol group Dempagumi.inc to help. The group, PokeMuhi Motta Dempagumi.inc to Hello Kitty (Dempagumi.inc that has Pocket ...

The best albums of 2013 (so far)

Jul 3, 2013

The best albums of 2013 (so far)

The year in music so far has been filled with comeback albums that "hype" their way to the top. After the Twitter hashtags subside, though, such artists also seem to leave the minds of the public. (Is anyone still talking about David Bowie? Justin ...