Month: June 2007

  • KOG Reprints

    The King of Games is getting set to release reprints of a few of their tees (on sale July 1, to ship July 14), and so now’s your chance to pick up what you may have previously missed out on. Remember, these tend to sell out fast, so if you really want that Zelda 20th…

  • TB.Pensar 7

    What is TB.Pensar? Find out here. Well, here I am, writing this from Apple Store Ginza. This week’s updates from Apple have not been kind to my MacBook Pro, first the 10.4.10 update screwing with my wireless connection (Airport card) and battery, and then yesterday’s Superdrive firmware update killing it. I brought in my MBP…

  • The Japan Times: Genius Party

    THE JAPAN TIMES reports on the various creators behind the upcoming animated film, GENIUS PARTY. Mark Schilling reviews the film as well.

  • It Glows Green

    Last week while in some backstreets of Harajuku (towards the Bape Cafe), I was struck by these glowing green lights on theses panels hiding some construction work.

  • New Bic Camera

    The Bic Camera store you see in the back — that’s actually their flagship store, located here in Ikebukuro — has just undergone major renovations, finally revealing this beautiful white exterior (you can’t see it here, but there are brand names written on white all over the building).

  • This Week in Magazines

    PEN (201) devotes its latest issue to the works of photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson, with the usual PEN treatment that includes a retrospective of his life, photo galleries, testimonials from admirers, etc. You can catch some of his famous photos right now at the second-floor gallery of the Leica store in Ginza. IDEA (323) takes on…

  • Happening in Tokyo

    The new show at the NANZUKA UNDERGROUND gallery in Shibuya, “Letter Forest” (June 30-July 29), will celebrate the works of Brazilian artist Yoma Augusto, his first solo show in Japan. Things kick off with an opening reception tomorrow night (June 29, 20:00-22:00). Today marks the start of the “International Tokyo Toy Show 2007” at Tokyo…

  • PingMag: Moving Brands

    PingMag talks branding with Moving Brands, a London/Tokyo-based creative agency.

  • This Week at MoCo Loco

    My weekly post at MoCo Loco is up, this time covering Kyouei, Tokujin Yoshioka’s Kimono Chair, and the No Quiet Mug.

  • Takeji Nakagawa

    Brian has a post over at Cool Hunting on the very cool sci-fi-inspired wooden toys by craftsman Takeji Nakagawa (or Take-G).