A fast-paced, crowd-pleasing style of racing that hinges on the continued loss of rear-wheel traction, drift racing has risen in popularity across the globe in recent decades, spurred on by the Japanese manga Initial D and Hollywood blockbusters such as
Anyone who’s ever visited Tokyo will know there’s a lot more to the city than Tokyo Tower or the Shibuya Crossing. Christopher Robin certainly does. Hailing from Stockholm in Sweden, Robin creates stunning replica models of the everyday buildings that
There was not an upset in the top 10 in Week 6, and that means the College Football Playoff picture will not change much.
Change, however, is coming soon. Week 7 will feature two – perhaps three – top-10 showdowns.
Autonomous robots, package-delivering drones and towering mecha are no longer wild imaginations from the realm of science fiction. From Skeletonics’ Gundam-style robot suits and Cyberdyne’s wearable HAL (Hybrid Assistive Limb) cyborgs to SkyDrive’s flying vehicles, we’re inching closer to what
There’s plenty to keep you occupied in Tokyo this week, including a Czech Festival, Nigo’s Vintage Archive, “The Power of Clothing: History of Cross-Dressing in Japan” exhibition and Oktoberfest. Here’s what to look out for in Japan’s capital over the
Tokyo Weekender recently spoke to internationally-renowned artist and moon enthusiast, Luke Jerram, to coincide with his “Museum of the Moon” exhibition showing in Japan for the first time. Visitors to Shimokitazawa this weekend will be greeted by a huge moon
In this week’s news roundup, we have the latest on the easing of border restrictions as Japan prepares to accept visa-free tourists from certain (as yet unspecified) countries in October while at the same time, scrapping the daily entry cap.
The FBI has joined a Twinsburg family’s search for their 17-year-old daughter who went missing Tuesday morning and was last seen at the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta with an unidentified male.
The Atlanta FBI held a news conference Saturday
Foreign bands and artists coming to Japan know that learning just a little bit of Nihongo can go a long way. During live shows, simple expressions such as “arigatou” or “Nihon wa saikou” can often send fans wild. For some
September in Tokyo seems like the nippiness afterparty of summer time and a gap act to the delights of autumn. Whereas most festivals happen in August, there are some this month too. The most important cultural mark in September in