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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…




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    Train to Busan

    Directed by Sang-ho Yeon, Train to Busan is a feature-length action/ sci-fi Korean drama follows a full train of passengers headed to Busan during a country-wide viral outbreak and an invasion of zombie hordes. “This horror thriller follows a group of passengers as they fight......

  • Rana Begum at the Parasol Unit

    Bangladeshi-British multimedia artist, Shinro Ohtake is currently on exhibition at the Parasol Unit Foundation for Contemporary Art in London. Running June 30 through September 18, 2016, Begum’s “The Space Between” exhibition marks her first solo presentation in a public institution in the United Kingdom. Drawing inspiration......

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    BMW 1-Series Sedan For China

    Previewed at the 2015 Guangzhou Motor Show, German automobile manufacturer, BMW has officially unveiled the 2017 1-Series Sedan, which is exclusive to the Chinese market. Developed in collaboration with Chinese partner Brilliance Automotive Ltd. (BBA), the 1-Series Sedan marks the first premium compact sports sedan under the......

  • 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 J-Pop Summit

    Celebrating its 8th year, the 2016 J-Pop Summit Festival is a pop culture-themed street fair in San Francisco’s Japantown. Running July 22-24, 2016, the two-day event hosted by SUPERFROG Project introduces the latest in Japanese popular culture every summer to the United States. Hosting over......

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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......