The second collaboration between Japanese pop girl group “Perfume” and Isetan Shinjuku department store will be held from Oct 28 to Nov 2.
On Sept 16, Isetan Shinjuku department store launched its autumn shopping fair. In line with this, Isetan Girl located on the second floor, opened an event focusing on Japanese kawaii culture.
On Jan 21, Bjork released her latest album titled Vulnicura on the iTunes Store. For her album cover, Bjork is wearing a state-of-the-art headpiece designed by Maiko Takeda created using sheets of OHP transparency film.
Fashion Headline released its first collection of LINE Stickers that can be used on the communication app “LINE.” The collection features the website’s official characters “Fashion Headliners.” On sale from Sept 26.
Fashion Headline interviewed actress Angelina Jolie during her visit to Japan for the premiere of her movie “Maleficent.”
Ringo Sheena’s latest single titled “Nippon” is a fight song written for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil. In the video, Sheena is seen wearing a skirt designed by 132 5. ISSEY MIYAKE.
On May 22, fashion brand “GLOBAL WORK” by point inc. hosted its 20th anniversary event at Billboard Live TOKYO.
A remix of the theme music “Last Night, Good Night (Re:Dialed)” for contemporary artist Takashi Murakami’s debut film “Jellyfish Eyes” has been released.
The Japanese version of the music video for Pharrell Williams’s hit single “Happy” has been released. Japanese stars including Kiko Mizuhara, Funassyi and Kobukuro accompany Williams in the video.
Popular Japanese manga “Space Brothers,” depicting a story about two brothers dreaming of becoming astronauts together, will hold its first large scale exhibit. The exhibit will begin at Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi main store and tour Japan.
Rola appears dressed up as the popular character “Sailor Moon” in the May issue of ViVi magazine, in stands from Mar 22. A special movie has also been released on Mar 30, Rola’s birthday, on ViVi’s YouTube page.
On Mar 28, the Osaka Tourism Bureau announced the winners of the two contests “Mio & Tsukushi” and “Art Cosplay.” The two contests began last November.
On Feb 15, Yuzuru Hanyu made history at Sochi Winter Olympics by winning Japan’s first Olympic gold medal for men’s figure skating.
In commemoration of the airing of the TV program “The Beatles Tribute Live- Grammy Special,” Tsutaya Books Daikanyama opened the store “Get Back,” which lines up items related to the world renowned rock band. Until Feb 16.
GalaabenD handled the costume designs for the movie “Black Butler” to be in theaters from Jan 18.
On Jan 22, Cabaret Voltaire will release the album “Drinking Gasoline” as series no. 2 of the reissue series. Limited editions that come with collaboration tee by Sk8ightTing, the graphic designer for the brand C.E, will also go on sale.
digital fashion ltd., which is known for fostering digital fashion creators, launched an event for public appeal “Vocaloid Design Contest” using its next generation software DressingSim LSX.
“Cool Japan” is the concept of the “JAPAN POP JUNGLE” that debuted in the AEON Mall Makuhari Shin Toshin, which just opened on Dec 20.
Kandu, theme park for experiencing various types of jobs, opened within AEON Mall Makuhari Shin Toshin on Dec 20. The park, the first in Japan, introduces 35 venues which can be enjoyed by all generations.
For 2014’s Salon du Chocolat event, Koji Tsuchiya of Theobroma will reproduce the chocolate introduced in the manga “Shitsuren Chocolatier.”