'Cool Japan' complex envisioned in Saitama

Jun 5, 2015

'Cool Japan' complex envisioned in Saitama

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Publisher Kadokawa Corp. has unveiled a vision to turn Tokorozawa, Saitama Prefecture, into a hub for the "Cool Japan" movement by creating a cultural complex that it claims Japan has never seen the likes of before. Calling it the "Cool Japan Forest Vision," the Tokyo-based ...

/ Oct 1, 2014

Publisher Kadokawa, Internet firm Dwango complete merger

Leading publisher Kadokawa Corp. and Nico Nico Douga video portal provider Dwango Co. integrated their management Wednesday, aiming to capitalize on their respective business strengths and expand operations in Asia and other regions. The companies, which formed a capital alliance in 2011, became subsidiaries of ...

Cool Japan academies to open across Asia

Jul 9, 2014

Cool Japan academies to open across Asia

Leading publisher Kadokawa Corp. has announced plans to open a slew of academies across East and Southeast Asia, starting with Taiwan and Singapore, each pushing knowledge of the core design skills at the heart of Japanese pop culture. Kadokawa said recently that it will open ...

Apple offers Japanese e-book service

/ Mar 7, 2013

Apple offers Japanese e-book service

Apple on Wednesday launched Japanese-language electronic books in Japan, a move likely to further intensify competition with online retailer Amazon.com Inc. E-books purchased via Apple's website iBookstore can be read on such devices as iPad tablet computers and iPhones. Users will be able to download ...