3 hrs ago
The Sydney Morning Herald
In the hands of Japanese pop singer Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, cuteness is the stuff of nightmares and language is no barrier to a hit.
Trending on the Topix Network
7 hrs ago
Simple seaweed snacks satisfy
Proving that nori is more than just a wrapper for sushi, roasted seaweed snacks are showing up on more and more market shelves, and in an increasing variety of flavors - wasabi, teriyaki and even sweet.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
The Imaging Resource
Form before function: Hello Kitty becomes a Playboy Bunny on this Leica C
In a collaboration that's bound to make you question your grasp on reality, famed kid-friendly Japanese icon Hello Kitty and French clothing store Colette have teamed up with literary powerhouse and nudity purveyor Playboy for the Hello Kitty x Playboy collection .
What happens when Hello Kitty, Playboy, and Leica walk into a French clothing store
Here are three things that we never thought would have ever come together: Leica, Playboy, and Hello Kitty.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
The Hunt for the Best Karaoke Machine Now Simplified
Karaoke has emerged as a great way for individuals to have fun and let go. Whether one is at their friend's party or rehearsing for a flawless talent show performance, karaoke singing is something that never lets people down.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
City Life Chiang Mai
Modern Zen in Osaka, Japan
Welcome to Osaka, the third largest city in Japan with the second largest population.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Talk about meet cute. It just so happens that two icons - one by way of Tokyo, the other L.A. - are celebrating big birthdays this year: Hello Kitty is 40; Playboy is 60. An unconventional pairing, to be sure, but with a little of Colette's magic in the mix, the couple has become an instant hit.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Rare Paul Newman Version 1985 Nissan Skyline Turbo can be yours
This isn't just your run-of-the-mill turbocharged 1985 Nissan Skyline coupe: It's a Paul Newman Version Skyline.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Puzzles And Dragons' next collaboration taps the robots of Evangelion
Having already joined forces with Batman and Hello Kitty, hyper-addictive puzzle roleplaying game Puzzle And Dragons will next feature the giant robots and angsty teens of the Evangelion anime series.
Japanese star Yoshiki launching tour in O.C.
It isn't often that international tours launch from Costa Mesa, let alone make scarce few North American stops before heading to Moscow and Mexico City, Beijing and Berlin.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Hearts Melt When Evangelion Meets Puzzle & Dragons
Crossing over with everything from Batman to Hello Kitty , mobile sensation Puzzle & Dragons has almost become more marketing machine that monster-collecting puzzle game.
The Japan Times
Family flashbacks to a psychedelic day with Kitty
In this column, it has been my sworn duty to share Tokyo's bounty of kid-friendly activities with interested parents like you.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Hello Kitty store moving to Downtown Honolulu office tower
Sanrio Co. Hello Kitty soft toys are seen inside a crane machine game during an event in Tokyo in this 2011 file photo from Bloomberg.
Check Out the Skate Decks the Frist Is Selling
To go along with its current exhibit Looking East: Western Artists and the Allure of Japan , the Frist's gift shop has stocked its shelves with examples of consumer goods inspired by Eastern aesthetics, from notecards printed with cherry blossoms to Hello Kitty coffee mugs.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
12 beauty products that will awaken your inner girly-girl
Let's be real: as much as we try to be sophisticated, even pretentious, with our beauty products, sometimes we just want something that makes us go, "AWW THAT'S ADORABLE."
LINE unveils 'Theme Shop,' adds Firefox support
Japan's messaging application LINE has unveiled its latest update that features a "theme shop" for IOS and Android users in the Philippines who prefer a little more color in their chat rooms.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Super-rich tax may retire this April
A surcharge of 10 per cent introduced in the last Budget on such income may not be extended for another year.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
theToySource 2-12 SourceNews! Bandai Preorder Mega Update
Greeting SourceFans! We have a bunch of new preorder and instock items on the site this week.
The New Zealand Herald
Cookie Time's Japan crunch
It has taken three decades, but New Zealand food manufacturer Cookie Time has established its first overseas venture, opening a store in Japan.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Bluefin Bandai Tamashii Nations Releases for May/June 2014
Bandai Figures to be Sold in Japan and America Source: Bluefin Corp. Bandai Tamashii Nations Official Site: tamashii.jp Special Thanks to Xavier Lim Distributor Bluefin Corp. has provided product specs and high-res photos for figures and collectibles coming from Bandai's Tamashii Nations in May and June 2014.