Lady Hebe promotional character intrigues Japan

National Aug 4, 2014

Lady Hebe promotional character intrigues Japan

A new character representing the city of Hyuga, Miyazaki Prefecture, has come under the public spotlight along with the city's campaign to promote a local delicacy, the "hebesu" citrus fruit. Named after American pop singer Lady Gaga, Lady Hebe entertains the public wearing a green ...

Lady Gaga gets dolled up in Tokyo

National Dec 1, 2013

Lady Gaga gets dolled up in Tokyo

by Jun Hongo

Leave it to Japan's humanoid robotics to outdo the world's most avant-garde diva. Multi-platinum pop star Lady Gaga, in Japan to promote her new album "Artpop," was presented Sunday with four life-size dolls resembling her, created using precise anatomical measures and realistic silicone skin. "They look ...