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JAPAN

Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / Japan Pulse
Nov 10, 2009
Cheap vino continues to flow in Japan
Cheap wine, anyone? 7-11 outlets uncork Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon under the Yosemite Road label, at u00a5600 a bottle.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 10, 2009
'Soba' slurper's 399 bowls too tough to beat
Japanese food fighter Takeru Kobayashi, famed for his success at the annual Coney Island hot dog-eating contest — step aside. The new bottomless pit just slammed down dozens of small red "wanko" bowls of "soba" buckwheat noodles.
Japan Times
LIFE / Lifestyle / Japan Pulse
Nov 9, 2009
Who let the dog boom get out of control?
What's behind the dog boom in Japan? A desire for social interaction? A need for furry fashion accessories? Or is it pure puppy love?
Japan Times
CULTURE / Japan Pulse
Nov 5, 2009
Meiji University celebrates manga heritage
A national media arts center might never see the light of day but Meiji University is doing its part to preserve classic manga.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Japan Pulse
Nov 5, 2009
New faces down on the farm
Whether it's in a country field or on a high-rise rooftop, the self-sufficiency benefits of farming are inspiring more Japanese to till the soil.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Japan Pulse
Nov 3, 2009
Moisturize me
As face-drying winter winds approach, Bandai and Fancl come to the rescue with a portable skin analyzer.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Japan Pulse
Oct 31, 2009
Kidrobots on the block at Tokyo Designers Week
For Tokyo Designers Week, customized Kidrobot figurines go up for auction, with proceeds going to CARE.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Japan Pulse
Oct 30, 2009
An artsy Octoberfest weekend in Tokyo
This may be Tokyo Design Week, but there are a number of interesting art events worth your time as well.
Japan Times
LIFE / Lifestyle / Japan Pulse
Oct 29, 2009
A peek inside an otaku's inner sanctum
Imperial otaku Danny Choo invited geek homies to show off their inner sanctums and it all comes together for a worldwide room-viewing in 'Otacool.'
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Oct 28, 2009
Ka-ching and bling for Hello Kitty at 35
The queen of kawaii, Hello Kitty, celebrates her 35th birthday this year with global events, new products and a bit of bling.
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Oct 26, 2009
A mouthful of tech marketing
All the big players in personal computing have landed in Japan to do battle, using conventional and unusual tactics. Who will come out on top?
Japan Times
CULTURE / Japan Pulse
Oct 26, 2009
Moving portraiture by Julian Opie
If you see the influence of Japanese art, both traditional and contemporary, in the work of Julian Opie, showing at Scai Bathhouse till Nov. 14, you've got a good eye.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Japan Pulse
Oct 23, 2009
Transformers down to desktop proportions
To coincide with the release of 'Transformers Revenge' on DVD in December, we get mice and USB which, of course, are actually robots in disguise.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Japan Pulse
Oct 23, 2009
Bento packaged for the global spotlight
Boxed lunches have been around for centuries in Japan, but now the rest of the world is seeing the beauty and economic good sense of bento.
CULTURE / Japan Pulse
Oct 22, 2009
Rich harvest of autumn anime
From fantasy adventures to high-school romance, this autumn's crop of anime has it all.
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Oct 22, 2009
Japanese agency projects their message well
Nikon COOLPIX S100pj projects its features loud and clearly with the Helicopter Boyz promo.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Oct 21, 2009
The right platform for selling to women on the go
Miss Metro Manners might be asking women to 'Please do it at home,' but the stationmasters are clearly saying, 'Please shop here.'
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Oct 19, 2009
Twitter swoops into the Japanese market again
Twitter stepping up its operations in Japan with a new mobile site and video capability. Will this be enough to make Japanese users start tweeting?
EDITORIALS
Oct 17, 2009
Mass media's crucial role
Newspaper Week began Oct. 15 under the sponsorship of the Japan Newspaper Publishers and Editors Association — nearly a month after the Democratic Party of Japan-led government was inaugurated, ending the rule by the Liberal Democratic Party that was almost uninterrupted since November 1955.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Japan Pulse
Oct 15, 2009
The fruits of sharing a love of art
Tokyo Art Beat set their data free and something wonderful returned, in the form of an iPhone-app guide to the city's museums and galleries.

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