Category Archives: Japan Pulse

Pop goes the cash register

“Pop-up retail has been around for a while. Long enough, in fact, that scenesters like Kitsune now feel they need to differentiate themselves from the concept. “

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Pop goes the cash register

“Pop-up retail has been around for a while. Long enough, in fact, that scenesters like Kitsune now feel they need to differentiate themselves from the concept. “

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Augmented Reality taking it to another level

“The hype surrounding augmented reality (AR) technology is often dwarfed by coverage of 3D television, but that may change once both are put into practice on a broad scale. “

Augmented Reality taking it to another level

“The hype surrounding augmented reality (AR) technology is often dwarfed by coverage of 3D television, but that may change once both are put into practice on a broad scale. “

“Ryomaden” romanticizes (and monetizes) history

“…echoes of Japan’s feudal past continue to convince a large – and increasingly female – audience to open their wallets.”

“Ryomaden” romanticizes (and monetizes) history

“…echoes of Japan’s feudal past continue to convince a large – and increasingly female – audience to open their wallets.”

Trends in Japan 2009: celebrity drug busts

“From soldiers to pop stars, 2009 will be remembered as a year of disillusionment for many of the Japanese public regarding the “purity” of their heroes.”

Trends in Japan 2009: celebrity drug busts

“From soldiers to pop stars, 2009 will be remembered as a year of disillusionment for many of the Japanese public regarding the “purity” of their heroes.”

Up and running in Japan

“With Japan’s ‘running boom’ arguably at its peak, races around the country are filling up faster than ever…The market has been following closely. “

Up and running in Japan

“With Japan’s ‘running boom’ arguably at its peak, races around the country are filling up faster than ever…The market has been following closely. “

The Complaints Choir: Denounce to the Music

“. . . make an open invitation, and if no one wants to take part, then that’s a clear indication that this project is not needed”

The Complaints Choir: Denounce to the Music

“. . . make an open invitation, and if no one wants to take part, then that’s a clear indication that this project is not needed”