Triumph Celebrates Progress of Japanese Women

by Japan Yay! Staff on Nov 25 2016 |

The latest concept bra from underwear manufacturer Triumph was announced as the “First Woman Bra”. The new bra has an angelic tone, and is intended to celebrate the bright future of Japanese women as they continue to “break the glass ceiling. Read full story...

Japan Rocked By 6.9 Magnitude Earthquake - Tsunami Warning In Fukushima

by Japan Yay! Staff on Nov 21 2016 |

A magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck off the coast of Fukushima Tuesday morning in Japan. Those in the vacinity and in Fukushima have been ordered to evacuate immediately in fear of a incoming Tsunami. Read full story...

Tokyo Comic-Con Lifts Ban on Men Dressing as Female Characters

by Amy on Nov 02 2016 |

The organizers of Tokyo Comic-Con announced last week that it is prohibited for men to wear female character costumes at their event this year. No such ban was enacted for women cosplaying as men. However, the ban was later reversed, again allowing men to dress as women as long as all registrants mark their sex on registration badges out of courtesy to prevent people from using the wrong bathrooms. Read full story...

Anthony Bourdain's Favorite Destination Is Japan For Food!

by Dave on Oct 31 2016 |

If you're big in to traveling and a foodie, you are probably well acquainted with Anthony Bourdain and the various shows he's done over the years. He's visited Japan over a dozen times for his well-produced series and has basically admitted he'd die happily in Japan eating all of the culture's delicious foods. Read full story...

Tokyo Apartment Tour: Could You Live In This Small Of A Place?

by Dave on Oct 27 2016 |

Tokyo is the most densely populated city in the world. And with that comes extremely small apartments, especially if you want to live in major prefectures and near train stations. The cost for small apartments in Tokyo isn't cheap, either! The average rent for a 900 square foot apartment, according, is $2,000 and goes up to $3,400+ in nicer areas. Check out the video in the full story! Read full story...

Anime 'Miss Hokusai' Playing In Over 80 Theaters in the United States in October and November

by Amy on Oct 21 2016 |

The anime Miss Hokusai (Sarusuberi in Japanese) is playing in over 80 theaters in the United States in October and November. It first began screening at the Angelika Film Center in New York and Landmark Nuart in Los Angeles on October 14, but has expanded to others this weekend. The film will be playing for weeks in several theaters in cities including Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, Las Vegas and more. Please check here to see if it will be showing in a theater near you.

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