Tokyo

Pringles Releases Japan Exclusive Sukiyaki Flavor

Pringles, United States brand of stackable snack chips is set to launch a new flavor for the Japanese market. Exclusive to Japan's Kanto region, the limited edition sukiyaki flavor pays homage to one of Japan's most celebrated delicacies. The traditional Japanese hot-pot-style dish is typically enjoyed...

Converse Japan Honors Tokyo and Osaka With Sneaker Release

In honor of Japan's most popular cities: Tokyo and Osaka, American shoe company, Converse has released two limited edition sneakers for the Japanese market. Originally released in 1988, the two sneakers, based on the Chuck Taylor All Star '70s return in almost the original form. The "Tokyo"...

Kit Kat Gateau Mignon

Switzerland-based food and beverage company, Nestlé recently introduced its latest Kit Kat creation for the Japanese market. Developed by renowned Japanese pastry chef Yasumasa Takagi, Kit Kat's latest take on the iconic chocolate-covered wafer biscuit bar confection consists of a chocolate bar with a piece of rich...

2017 Toronto Japanese Film Festival

Celebrating its 6th year, the 2017 Toronto Japanese Film Festival (TJFF) is a cinematic showcase of the finest Japanese contemporary films for a Canadian audience. Hosted by Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre, TJFF will feature 28 films, representing such diverse genres as contemporary drama, historical (samurai) jidaigeki,...

BEAMS + New Balance

[gallery link="none" size="large" ids="20617,20618"] Japanese retailer BEAMS has teamed up with American-based footwear manufacturer, New Balance for a special bespoke version of the 998 sneaker. Boasting a light grey colorway, the co-branded sneaker features a premium suede and mesh upper construction with accents of blue and reflective 3M....

Umami Burger Opens in Tokyo

Los Angeles-based hamburger restaurant chain, Umami Burger recently opened its first flagship store in Tokyo, Japan. Under partnership with Japanese-based Medeiros Holdings Co., Ltd., Umami Burger's Tokyo location marks the brand's first restaurant outside the United States. Located in Tokyo's upscale Omotesando District, the new retail space spans...

Pigalle + H Beauty & Youth

Paris-based contemporary fashion and streetwear brand, Pigalle recently opened its first women's exclusive pop-up store in Tokyo, Japan. Created in collaboration with Japanese boutique, H Beauty & Youth, the retail space is located in Tokyo's Aoyama district and will feature Pigalle's most popular products, including...

Panda Express Opens in Kawasaki

American Chinese fast food restaurant chain, Panda Express recently opened its first Japanese flagship store in Kawasaki, Japan. With more than 1,900 stores across the world, Panda Express' move to Japan follows a recent joint venture with Chicara no Moto, which operates the acclaimed Japanese...

2016 Fiesta de España

Celebrating its 4th year, the 2016 Fiesta de España marks 400 years of exchange between Japan and Spain. Running November 26-27, 2016, the two-day festival offers a unique celebration of all things Spanish related. Located in Tokyo's Yoyogi Park, Fiesta de España comes to life with...

Cafe Kitsuné “Tofu Chocolat”

Cafe Kitsuné, Paris-based coffee shop of fashion, music and lifestyle brand Maison Kitsuné, recently launched a new dessert item. Inspired by Japanese teahouse culture, the "Tofu Chocolat" fuses domestic tofu, Okukuji eggs, Kikai Island sugar cane, domestic Hundred Flowers honey and 100% cacao for a dessert...