Japan's imported auto sales hit second-highest level in 2018

Business / Corporate Apr 5, 2019

Japan's imported auto sales hit second-highest level in 2018

Sales of imported foreign-brand vehicles in Japan in fiscal 2018 increased 1.2 percent from the previous year to 307,682 units, marking their second-highest level ever, the Japan Automobile Importers Association said Thursday. The figure grew for the fourth straight year and surpassed 300,000 units for ...

The scope of cultural displacement

Art Jun 27, 2017

The scope of cultural displacement

by John L. Tran

Mercedes Benz Art Scope is an exchange program that allows Japanese artists to spend time in Germany and German artists to visit Japan. The Hara Museum of Contemporary Art has been a partner in this project since 2003, and in this year's group show, Stuttgart-based ...

Business / Corporate Sep 6, 2016

Imported vehicle sales in Japan rose 5.3% in August

Sales of new imported cars, trucks and buses, including those made abroad by Japanese carmakers, rose 5.3 percent in August from a year earlier to 23,531 units, an industry body said Tuesday. While sales of foreign-brand vehicles added a mere 0.5 percent to 19,782 units ...

Tokyo fashion faces some backstage changes

Style & Design | ON: FASHION Jul 9, 2016

Tokyo fashion faces some backstage changes

by Samuel Thomas

Vintage graduation CEO Tobe Naoaki's boutique Grimoire has been responsible for so many important fashion moments in Tokyo's recent fashion history. Even those who have never wandered into its loving re-imagining of turn-of-the-century European fairy-tale style will have most likely seen one of its acolytes ...