Arts + Life

The Breadwinner

Directed by Nora Twomey, The Breadwinner is a feature-length animated drama based on the award-winning novel by Deborah Ellis. Set in 2001 in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan, 11-year old girl Pravana disguises herself as a boy in order to provide for her family. "When her father is wrongfully...

Pepsi Christmas Cola

American soft drink manufacturer, Pepsi is continuing its tradition of limited edition soft drink flavors in Japan with the Pepsi Christmas Cola. In the spirit of the holiday season, the Pepsi Christmas Cola highlights a sweet and sour strawberry aroma - inspired by the light and fluffy...

Dong-A Pharmaceutical + Baskin-Robbins

South Korean-based Dong-A Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. has teamed up with American ice cream chain, Baskin-Robbins to turn its signature energy drink Bacchus into a sorbet. First launched in 1963, Bacchus is a non-carbonated energy drink. Previously sold only in pharmacies, the drink has become available...

Takashi Murakami at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery

Famed Japanese contemporary artist, Takashi Murakami is currently on exhibition at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, New York. Running November 4, 2017 through January 28, 2018, “The Deep End of the Universe” marks Murakami's first large-scale installation in Western New York. Known for his success in...

Pacific Rim Uprising

Directed by Steven S. DeKnight, Pacific Rim Uprising marks the sequel to the 2013 feature-length science fiction monster film. Set ten years after the Battle of the Breach, Pacific Rim Uprising follows "rebellious pilot Jake Pentecost (John Boyega), a once-promising Jaeger pilot whose legendary father...

Lego Creator Taj Mahal

Denmark-based construction toy manufacturer, Lego announced a new release of the Creator Expert Taj Mahal set. Discontinued in 2010, the re-issue will be be bigger and better than ever featuring over 5,900 pieces. The set stays true to the one of the world's most iconic...

Lamborghini Aventador S Roadster 50th Anniversary Japan

[gallery size="large" link="none" ids="21364,21365"] In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Lamborghini in Japan, the Italian automobile manufacturer has introduced the Asian market debut of the Aventador S Roadster supercar. Called the Aventador S Roadster 50th Anniversary Japan, the car is limited to just 5 unique...

The Fortress

Directed by Dong-hyuk Hwang, The Fortress is a feature-length action drama based on the novel Namhansanseong by Kim Hoon. The film is based on the Second Manchu invasion of Korea in 1636, where King Injo and his retainers sought refuge in the fortress called Namhansanseong. "During...

Atmos + Reebok

Japanese footwear brand Atmos has teamed up with Reebok for a limited edition variation of the classic Instapump Fury sneaker. Called the "Bleached Fury," the traditionally bold running shoe receives a denim-style makeover. Dominated with an eye-catching navy and bright orange accents along outsole, a bleached...

Vans Japan Unveils Special Indigo Collection

[gallery size="large" link="none" ids="21319,21320,21321"] Southern California-based clothing and footwear brand, Vans has introduced its latest fall/winter 2017 collection for the Japanese market. Consisting of the iconic Old Skool, Sk8-Hi and Slip-On silhouettes, the collection highlights an indigo "Japan Blue" colorway meticulously created using traditional Japanese indigo...