Arts + Life

2017 Häagen-Dazs Mooncake

United States-based premium ice cream brand, Häagen-Dazs continues its annual tradition of celebrating the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival with a collection of ice cream mooncakes. Available for the Hong Kong market, the collection consists of 9 gift box sets – Twinkle Night, Twinkle Night Mix, Inclusion-Twinkle Night...

Aape by A Bathing Ape Opens in Los Angeles

[gallery link="none" size="large" ids="21312,21313"] Japanese streetwear manufacturer by A Bathing Ape (BAPE), Aape recently opened its first United States branch in Los Angeles, California. Located in Los Angeles' neighborhood of Fairfax, the retail space spans across 2,300 square-feet and carries the line's full collection in addition...

Jaden Smith Stars in Upcoming Netflix Anime Series

Premiering September 22, 2017, Neo Yokio is an anime television series produced for Netflix. Written, created and produced by Vampire Weekend's Ezra Koenig, the six-part series is set in a mashup city of Tokyo and New York called Neo Yokio. Joined by his faithful mecha-butler, Charles (Jude...

A Silent Voice

Directed by Naoko Yamada, A Silent Voice (Koe no Katachi) is an animated feature-length drama following the story of Shoya Ishida who is ostracized by his classmates after he bullies a deaf girl to the point where she moves away. Years later, he sets off on...

Panatea Instant Matcha

Panatea, a health and lifestyle-driven matcha brand based in New York City by husband and wife duo Jessica Lloyd and Dave Mandelbaum brings high quality matcha mainstream with Instant Matcha packets. Consisting of a blend of ceremonial grade matcha and soluble fiber, Instant Matcha single...

James Wong Howe on Google

In honor of James Wong Howe's 118th birthday, Chinese-American cinematographer was featured as Google’s doodle. Born Wong Tung Jim in Taishan, China, Howe dedicated his life to cinematography who worked on over 130 films (1899 - 1976), earned 10 Academy Award nominations and retired with two...

Godzilla’s Monster Planet Premiering November 2017 on Netflix

Premiering November 2017, Godzilla: Monster Planet is the first entry of Netflix's long-awaited trilogy release. Directed by Hiroyuki Seshita and Kobun Shizuno, the Japanese pop culture icon makes a return to the screen with the animated feature-length film. Set in a futuristic word where after...

Kit Kat Introduces Cough Drop Flavor to Japan

Switzerland-based food and beverage company, Nestlé recently introduced its latest Kit Kat creation for the Japanese market. Consisting of Kit Kat’s iconic chocolate-covered wafer biscuit bar confection, the latest flavor called Nodo Ame Aji highlights its most unique flavor to date. Consisting of 2.1% throat lozenge...

Birth of the Dragon

Directed by George Nolfi, Birth of the Dragon is a feature-length martial arts action film following the true story of young martial artist Bruce Lee. Set in 1964 San Francisco, the film takes inspiration from the epic and controversial showdown between an-up-and-coming Bruce Lee and...