At least that’s what it looks like. Softbank has announced a few coming updates for iPhone users in Japan. From November 4, iPhone users get free wi-fi public access through Yahoo!BB. A 1-Seg tuner is set to come out in December, and it will also act as a battery charger (something I’ve wanted). It should […]
Yokai Attack gets some nice coverage in this piece from the Washington Post. You also get to see Matt and Hiroko talk about the book in a video report.
Parody commercial from the film Tokyo Gore Police. Via Japan Probe.
Over at Boing Boing, Cory Doctorow covers the new Bat-Manga collection, an anthology of Batman manga produced in the sixties, edited by Chip Kidd.
Well, the title says it all: Marxy and Macias, together again, this time for a new NÃ©ojaponisme podcast covering the topic of “Cool Japan.” I’m just waiting for the them to take their shtick on the road.
From Roppongi to everywhere. Cornelius (Keigo Oyamada) gave a performance at last night’s United Bamboo party (at Zel Cafe in Roppongi), and I was quite thrilled to have my picture taken with him (thanks, Ian). It does look like one of us is happier than the other.
Well, this is certainly annoying. I just tried logging into my Facebook account, and I’m getting a message that my account has been disabled. Can’t for the life of me understand why. I hope it’s just a mistake on their part, because I don’t really want to have to go through the process of rebuilding […]
I had to miss the opening reception last week, but I went down to La Galerie des Nakamura this past Sunday to have a look at Audrey‘s “Le musee des histoires” exhibition. I went while they were doing the “Le petit musee” workshop, which is what you’re seeing in the photos with children. The show […]
Yes, Tokyo Design Week is just around the corner — I give a quick overview in today’s “On Design” column for The Japan Times — and although I don’t have time to give a detailed guide to what you should see, I do want to point out a few events. First up, “PROTOTYPE02,” the bigger […]
I have spies everywhere. Above, Colette‘s Sarah on Cat Street earlier today, photographed by Ian Luna.