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Tokyo (Japan)

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  • Dining Review: It's warm, satisfying and very trendy food

    Dining Review: It's warm, satisfying and very trendy food
    Not everyone loves shabu shabu, but I do. You have to enjoy the simplicity of water-simmered food, to like cooking it yourself, and to not mind making a bit of a mess. There's a sleek, new shabu shabu joint in what I'm boldly labeling the loft...
  • Production I.G, Warner Take on 'Giovanni's Island'

    Tokyo - The Production I.G animation studio has announced the production of "Giovanni's Island." Based on true events, the animated pic depicts the cross-cultural friendships of children on Shikotan, a Japanese island occupied by the Soviets after the end...
  • Postcard from Tokyo: What Zen, haiku and tea have to do with surviving the financial crisis

    TOKYO -- Konnichiwa! Greetings from Japan, where I've been for nearly a week leading up to thelaunch of our latest international edition, HuffPost Japan. Japan is an amazing place -- almost overwhelming in how singular and beautiful it is. And we are...
  • Tom Hanks Walks Green Carpet at Tokyo Fest's Opening Night

    The 26th edition of the Tokyo Intl. Film Festival opened Oct. 17 with dozens of stars and celebs from Japan, Asia and elsewhere walking the green carpet (made from recycled materials to symbolizes the fest's eco theme) and greeting hundreds of fans and...
  • Video Site Viki Acquired by Japanese Internet Firm Rakuten

    Rakuten, a diversified Japanese Internet services company, signed an agreement to acquire Viki, a global video streaming startup built to expand the reach of premium content via crowd-sourced subtitles in multiple languages, the companies announced...
  • George Aratani dies at 95; L.A. philanthropist who funded Japanese American causes

    George Aratani dies at 95; L.A. philanthropist who funded Japanese American causes
    George Aratani, a Los Angeles businessman who donated millions of dollars to Japanese American causes, and with his wife endowed the nation’s first academic chair to study the World War II internment of people of Japanese descent and their efforts...
  • The great urban outdoors: Great adventures in nature - without leaving the big city

    The great urban outdoors: Great adventures in nature - without leaving the big city
    From the fringes of New York to the heart of steamy Singapore, nature is everywhere you're not looking in some of Earth's most notoriously crowded big cities. From river walks to mountain peaks and everything in between, outdoor adventure is often just...
  • Cherry blossom festival in the pink for 2013

    Cherry blossom festival in the pink for 2013
    When it comes to spring color, Washington knows how to put on a show. The National Cherry Blossom Festival blossoms each year to commemorate the gift of some 3,000 cherry trees from Tokyo to the nation's capital in 1912. While the festival had...
  • Frances Hashimoto dies at 69; Little Tokyo leader, mochi ice cream creator

    Frances Hashimoto dies at 69; Little Tokyo leader, mochi ice cream creator
    Frances Hashimoto, one of Little Tokyo's most influential business leaders who fought to preserve the neighborhood's Japanese cultural traditions and who invented the popular fusion dessert known as mochi ice cream, died of lung cancer Sunday at her...
  • Sam Jameson dies at 76; former longtime L.A. Times correspondent

    Sam Jameson dies at 76; former longtime L.A. Times correspondent
    Sam Jameson, a former longtime Los Angeles Times foreign correspondent with a deep knowledge of and close personal affinity for Japan, his professional and personal base for half a century, died Friday at a Tokyo hospital. He was 76. The cause of...
  • Donald Richie dies at 88; interpreted Japan for the West

    Donald Richie, an American expatriate in Japan who became that country's preeminent Western interpreter, explaining its culture — from cinema to Zen to tattoos — in books and essays that illuminated the author's psyche as much as that of his...