The Night Before the Grand Opening

The Night Before the Grand Opening

Posted by in New People on 07:30, Aug 15, 2009 | No Comments

If you live in the San Francisco Bay Area, for the longest time you may have heard about a building specifically to promote Japanese pop culture in San Francisco’s Japantown. After nearly three years, New People, the new J-Pop and anime center that Viz Media invest their hard earned manga sales, will be open today at noon.

Japan Unleashes “Ambassadors of Cute” to the World

Japan Unleashes “Ambassadors of Cute” to the World

Posted by in Real News on 17:30, Jun 16, 2009 | No Comments

According to the Japan Times, Japan’s Foreign Ministry has appointed three female “ambassadors of cute” to promote Japanese pop culture to the world (and I’m not talking about Haruhi, Mikuru and Yuki; although one can dream!)

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