Being an Anman is no different from studying because you like Japanese history, samurai, swords, ninja, temples, buddhism, AKB48, Akihabara, Japanese idols, Japanese guys, sushi, rice, or even Hello Kitty. No area needs to be considered inferior to the other.
As in the U.S., nuance and complexity become the victims in a highly polarized discourse over media bias. Japan’s foreign-born defenders and detractors appear committed to an often toxic online war that might be headed for the courts (ongoing claims and.
50 year old perverts will be happy about this. Can't have an article about AKB48 without a comment containing the word pervert...as if the guys who keep saying it would not happily have trists with half the band! I can only imagine that the impossibility.
Japanese Ambassador Kenichiro Sasae said Abe's focus will be on the current and future challenges in the U.S.-Japan relationship, including the pending Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, and mutual defense guidelines. Abe's Cabinet has re-interpreted an.
Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS is just a week away from launch in Japan. Nintendo is promoting the game by tying up with Jpop group AKB48. Mayu Watanabe, Yuki Kashiwagi, Minami Minegishi, and more AKB48 Miis rush into battle with Mario, Link.
BBC Radio 4: Misunderstanding Japan "What images come into your head when you think of Japan? Dr Christopher Harding explores how Western media representations of Japan, from the very first Victorian travellers through to Alan Whicker and Clive James.
Morning Musume. ’16 and RADWIMPS Top the Oricon Charts for the Week of 11/21 – 11/27 9 months ago Hey! Say! JUMP, BOYS AND MEN, and Big Bang Top the Oricon Charts for the Week of 12/12 – 12/18 8 months ago.
Even though Japan is far more Westernized today than it has ever been, it still remains a very homogeneous country. The government has been trying to promote internationalization and also improve the English curriculum in schools but the process takes.
A Japanese idol group consisting of mainly 13 - 25 year old girls that started in 2005. AKB48 has 5 sister groups (soon 6) - SKE48, NMB48, HKT48, JKT48 (Indonesia), SNH48 (China) and NGT48 (Coming in October 2015), and 1 rival group - Nogizaka46.
McDonald’s Japan and AKB48 have teamed-up once again to collaborate for a brand new animated short. This new short actually serves as sequel to the short animation from last year. In that short a young girl is recruited by the manager of a McDonald’s.