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  • Hundreds of Anne Frank books defaced in Tokyo libraries

    Hundreds of Anne Frank books defaced in Tokyo libraries
    Vandals have been systematically defacing copies of books by and about Anne Frank in public libraries in Tokyo, according to Japanese media reports Friday. More than 250 copies Anne Frank's "The Diary of a Young Girl" and other books about the Dutch...
  • Sony CEO: 'I'm Not Entertaining Even the Notion of Selling Our Entertainment Assets'

    Kazuo Hirai has circumnavigated the globe 12 times since becoming CEO of Sony Corp. in 2012, but he's about to embark on what could be his most entertaining voyage yet: to the Academy Awards. The 53-year-old executive, known to all as Kaz, is quick to...
  • Beleaguered Mt. Gox opens call center to answer bitcoin questions

    Add this to the list of most unpleasant jobs on the planet: Working in the call center that Mt. Gox has set up to answer bitcoin questions. Once the largest bitcoin exchange, Mt. Gox said last week it was filing for bankruptcy protection after revealing...
  • Three years later, the lessons of Fukushima are uglier than ever

    Three years ago--2:49 p.m. March 11, 2011, Tokyo time, or late on the night of March 10 in continental U.S. time zones--what may be history's worst, most enduring nuclear power plant disaster began in Japan. It's a baleful anniversary that bears object...
  • Buildings slated for tear-down were rich part of Little Tokyo history

     Buildings slated for tear-down were rich part of Little Tokyo history
    Nearly a decade ago, Enrique Ramirez welcomed the opening of a light-rail station in Little Tokyo, just a quick walk from his Mexican seafood restaurant. The Metro Gold Line station delivered a steady stream of customers to Senor Fish, especially on...
  • Workshop: Are you making your dashi all wrong?

    Workshop: Are you making your <i>dashi</i> all wrong?
    Know the nuances of making dashi? The owner of a 276-year-old dashi shop in Tokyo, Mamiko Nishiyama, will be in Los Angeles to lead a course Saturday that shows you how to make and cook with the essential Japanese stock of dried kelp and bonito....
  • Japan's SKY Perfect to launch in Indonesia

    TOKYO - Japanese satellite platform SKY Perfect JSAT plans to launch its first overseas channel, in Indonesia. Called Waku Waku Japan, it will begin broadcasts on Feb. 22 with a range of Japanese programming, including toons, sports and the hit NHK...
  • Annie Awards to honor animator Katsuhiro Otomo for career achievement

    Annie Awards to honor animator Katsuhiro Otomo for career achievement
    Legendary Japanese animator Katsuhiro Otomo is known around the world for his work, particularly his groundbreaking cyberpunk action feature "Akira." But Otomo doesn't spend time watching his own films. "The truth is, I don't read or watch my own...
  • Jonathan Gold | L.A. restaurant review: b.o.s. in Little Tokyo goes whole cow

    Jonathan Gold | L.A. restaurant review: b.o.s. in Little Tokyo goes whole cow
    Animals, the last few years of American cooking have taught us, have insides and floppy bits as well as the meaty parts that usually make it onto the plate, and it has become impossible to scan the menu of a certain kind of Los Angeles bistro without...
  • Cool Japan Brings Hot Titles to FilMart

    Japanese sellers arrived at FilMart with everything from art films aimed at the international fest circuit to big-budget commercial pics. Some are already on the buyers' radar, such as Sion Sono's highly anticipated "Tokyo Tribe," which is being repped...
  • Film Review: 'Big in Japan'

    Much like most of the songs performed by the band whose misadventures drive its wispy plot, "Big in Japan" comes off as pleasantly diverting, vaguely familiar and instantly disposable. Real-life Seattle rockers Phillip A. Peterson, David Drury and Sean...