Author: Chris

2017 National Cherry Blossom Festival

Celebrating its 105th year, the 2017 National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington D.C. marks the arrival of spring with the nation’s largest and oldest Cherry Blossom Festival. A symbol of continued close relations between Japan and the United States, the Cherry Blossom Festival showcases a tradition of...

OnePlus + colette

[gallery link="none" size="large" ids="20525,20526"] Shenzhen-based smartphone manufacturer, OnePlus has teamed up with Paris-based retailer colette for a limited edition of the highly-rated 3T smartphone. Released in celebration of colette's 20th anniversary, the smartphone dubbed OnePlus 3T colette edition features a carefully crafted all-black colorway and highlights...

2017 Sakura-Con

Celebrating its 20th year, the 2017 Sakura-Con is the oldest and largest anime convention in the Pacific Northwest. Running April 14-16, 2017, and hosted by the Asia Northwest Cultural Education Association, Sakura-Con is a three-day festival focusing on anime, and on Japanese and other Asian...

Toyota GT86 “Tiger”

[gallery link="none" size="large" columns="2" ids="20515,20516"] Japanese automobile manufacturer, Toyota has recently released a limited edition of the GT86 spots car exclusive to the German market. Dubbed the "Tiger," the GT86 is limited to just 30 units during the month of March and features an exclusive "Tiger...

2017 Anime Boston

Celebrating its 15th year, the 2017 Anime Boston is one of the largest and longest-running anime conventions on the East Coast. Running March 31 - April 2, 2017, Anime Boston is a three-day festival which aims to celebrate and promote Japanese animation, comics, and pop-culture. This...

Pizza Hut Cheese Lovers’ Pan Pizza

American fast food giant, Pizza Hut has recently introduced its latest pizza creation for the Singapore market. Called the Cheese Lovers' Pan Pizza, the new pizza comes topped with seven types of cheese. The pizza features an outermost crust topped with cubes of cheddar cheese, while...

2017 Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles

Celebrating its 15th year, the 2017 Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA) bridges the gap between the two largest entertainment industries in the world - Hollywood and India with a showcase of more than 30 films from or about India. Running April 5-9, 2017 at...

2017 Cleveland International Film Festival

Celebrating its 41st year, the 2017 Cleveland International Film Festival (CIFF) is Ohio's premier film festival event with over 400 films from over 60 countries around the world. Running March 29 through April 9, 2017, CIFF offers something for everyone with films ranging from comedies, documentaries, dramas,...

McDonald’s Crunchy Sakura McFlurry

American hamburger fast food giant, McDonald’s has recently launched a new McFlurry for the Japanese market. In celebration of the annual sakura (cherry blossom) season in Japan, the Crunchy Sakura Mcflurry mixes the popular flavors of the East and West for a distinctive taste for the holiday...

2017 St. Patrick’s Day Festival Korea

Celebrating its 17th year, the 2017 St. Patrick’s Day Festival Korea offers a day of traditional Irish music, dancing and face painting for all ages. Running March 18, 2017, the St. Patrick’s Day Festival organized by the Irish Association of Korea aims to promote Ireland...