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Cool, sweet and refreshing. Bubble tea began as a chanced invention by a popular tea shop in Taiwan during the 1980s. With its unique taste and large neon straws, bubble milk tea quickly spread throughout the world and has grown a cult following. Referred to as either boba or pearls, the tapioca balls adds a delicious texture to any drink, from milk teas to coffee, smoothies or shaved ice…




  • Skiptrace

    Directed by Renny Harlin, Skiptrace feature-length action comedy follows the story of a detective from Hong Kong who teams up with an American gambler to battle against a notorious Chinese criminal. “Hong Kong detective Bennie Chan (Jackie Chan) has been tracking notorious crime boss Victor Wong......

  • A Bathing Ape + Disney

    A Bathing Ape (BAPE), Japanese streetwear manufacturer has teamed up with Disney’s iconic character, Mickey Mouse for a limited edition product line. Coinciding with the opening of BAPE’s new Disneytown store in Shanghai, the collection consists of a series of monochromatic T-shirts which marries BAPE’s ubiquitous camouflage......

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    2016 Powell Street Festival

    Celebrating its 40th year, the 2016 Powell Street Festival (PSF) is the largest and longest running community festival in celebration of Japanese Canadian arts, culture and heritage. Running July 30-31, 2016 in Vancouver’s Oppenheimer Park, the Powell Street Festival is free for all ages. Enjoy an......

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    Uniqlo Opens in Orlando

    Uniqlo, Japan’s leading casual clothing retailer recently opened its first flagship store in Orlando, Florida. Located in the newly opened outdoor shopping center of Disney Springs called Town Center, the retail space spans 25,000 square feet across two floors. “This location is considered a concept store in......

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    Pokemon GO Launches in Europe

    Developed in partnership with Niantic Inc. and The Pokemon Company, the smash hit augmented-reality mobile game, Pokemon GO recently launched in Europe. The game already available in the United States, Australia and New Zealand has reached over 15 million downloads since its release on July......

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    Legoland Japan

    Lego-themed theme park, Legoland is set to open its first outdoor theme park in Japan. Centrally located in Japan’s coastal city of Nagoya, the theme park will mark Legoland’s eighth location in the world after parks in Europe, United States, Malaysia and the United Arab Emirates. Scheduled to open April 1,......

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    Vans OG Slip-On LX “Qi Pao”

    California-based footwear manufacturer, Vans has teamed up with New York-based fashion and lifestyle curator, Opening Ceremony for an exclusive sneaker design. Based on Vans’ classic Slip-On silhouette, the OG Slip-On LX “Qi Pao” pays homage to the traditional Mandarin gown called Qi Pao, which was popular amongst the upperclass......

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    2016 Otakon

    Celebrating its 23rd year, the 2016 Otakon is the largest anime convention on the East Coast. Running August 12-14, 2016, Otakon is a three-day festival which aims to celebrate and promote Japanese animation, comics, and pop-culture. This year’s festival will host Yui Makino, Japanese voice......

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    Yogurtland + Nintendo

    Anaheim-based frozen yogurt chain, Yogurtland has teamed up with Japanese consumer electronics company, Nintendo for a limited time co-brand partnership. Celebrating Yogurtland’s 10th anniversary, the collaboration highlights Nintendo’s Super Mario Bros. and Donkey Kong video game characters with ten limited edition yogurt flavors. Running July 1 through......