Takara Tomy is a power toy maker with many long-running toys for girls. It never lets their customers down. So it’s not too big a surprise that they caused a sensation when they revealed their new lineups at the International Tokyo Toy Show 2013.
Bags from Alexander Wang are selling well. According to Club 21 Japan, which handles the brand, bags account for 30 to 40% of total sales.
The 14th Japan Expo will be held in Paris, France from July 4th to 7th and one of the highlights of the event is the “EVANGELION ANIME WORKS in Paris.”
After winning the match on June 4th, the Japan national football team will be going to the World Cup for the fifth consecutive time. Various items relating to this sport and cheering
On June 4th, Portland, USA based lifestyle magazine “KINFOLK” launched its Japanese edition “KINFOLK MAGAZINE JAPAN” from NEKO PUBLISHING with Kota Engaku as chief editor.
“EVA T PARTY,” which finished as a great success at Kyoto Loft, arrives in Tokyo next month as series no. 2. The event will be held at “EVANGELION STORE TOKYO-01,” the official store located in Harajuku, Tokyo.
A pop-up store lining up items for rainy weather by MACKINTOSH PHILOSOPHY will open from May 22nd to June 4th on the 2nd floor Urban Closet of Isetan Shinjuku.
Idol group Momoiro Clover Z holds an augmented reality (AR) live tour dubbed “Refreshing! MomoClo On Top of Lid Tour” from the 13th in collaboration with Lotte Soh ice cream and smartphone.
Bandai presents a T-shirt in Augmented Reality (AR) dubbed “Oraora Border T” using “JoJo's Bizarre Adventure” written by Hirohiko Araki as motif.
Designer Yasumichi Morita holds his first solo exhibit titled “WHAT’S! GOLD!?” at Pola Museum Annex in Ginza, Tokyo.
Italian restaurant “La Terrazza Lounge” collaborates with Dom Pérignon to renew and open “La Terrazza Dom Pérignon Lounge” on the top floor of BVLGARI Ginza Tower on the 19th. This is its second lounge after Milan and its first in Asia.
Techno pop unit “Perfume” sold out concert tickets on the first day for its first European tour planned for this summer. In order to admit more people, the organizer upgraded the concert venues.
A new website “TOKYO CITY SYMPHONY” by Roppongi Hills opens on Apr. 23rd to allow the creation of 3D projection mapping featuring the city of Tokyo as a design model.
With the Boy’s Festival coming a month later, sales battle for Gogatsu Dolls reaches its peak.
From Mar. 25th, LAWSON opened a special page on its website featuring contents from “Tokyo Otaku Mode” as part of its global marketing strategy which places focus on Asia.
Camera app “cameran” directed by photographer Mika Ninagawa has hit almost 3 million downloads. To commemorate this, a promotion that gives away a 2-night stay trip to Shanghai is being held.
On Mar. 21st, teamLab introduced 3D Motion Human Anatomy App, “teamLabBody,” which accurately recreated the skeleton movement of a living human and the formation of human body for the first time in the world.
Following “IOMIST Clear Lotion” introduced in January (priced at 2,500 yen), LITEC Corporation will present “IOMIST Essence Gel” (priced at 3,800 yen) at the beginning of April.
Evaluations on Cool and Trendy Goods, Held in Japan. Are Tablet Devices Unexpectedly Poor in Demand?
Brasyna Inc. performed research on the internet from Feb. 5th to 8th to understand “Japanese peoples’ evaluations on Japanese produced goods.”
WORLD Co., Ltd. managed IT’S DEMO opened a new flagship store in Shibuya from Feb. 6th.