Here’s Japanese pop-punk band Shonen Knife playing their song “Sweet Christmas.” It’s one of their two big holiday songs, the other being the more-famous “Space Christmas.” Are you in the …..
Posts tagged: Japan
She beat Serena Williams, she won the Australian Open, she’s on the cover of Time… and now Naomi Osaka has her own Who2 biography. Congratulations to her on all fronts. …..
Guest post by Kevin Nute, University of Oregon To mark Frank Lloyd Wright’s 150th birthday on June 8, many will pay tribute to the architect’s unique gifts and contributions to …..
One of the curiosities of being an Oscar-winning movie star is that you may be asked to promote certain odd products. Like, say, $215-a-jar skin cream. That’s what Cate Blanchett …..
He’s the first Japanese man in the modern era ever to reach a major tournament final. Good for him!
The strange story of the false teeth made for Tojo as he awaited trial for war crimes.
Lt. John J. Wilpers, Jr. captured the former prime minister and saved his life — so he could be executed for war crimes three years later.
He resigned in disgrace in 2007, but he’s once again the country’s prime minister.
After 12 mostly losing seasons in Seattle, the superstar gets a crack at winning. How do you say “Bronx Bombers” in Japanese?
Yes, really! Yoda is the latest celebrity to go to Japan for the big advertising bucks, using The Force to boil up some noodle water.