Tag archive

online

Placeholder

Japan manga publisher starts English version online

Japan Today reported: “Shogakukan Inc, in a rare move as a Japanese publisher, has started to allow people in the United States to read English versions of ‘‘manga’’ comic stories on the Internet at the same time as it publishes the original printed versions in Japan. The quick distribution of the ‘‘authorized’’ English version is… Keep Reading

Placeholder

Sanyo rechargeable pocket warmers

Japan Marketing News wrote about kairo, the omnipresent disposable pocket warmers favored by so many Japanese during the cold winter months (Kairo keep Tokyo Warm). They’ve been a mainstay in Japan for decades. In retrospect, it’s amazing that somebody else hadn’t already thought of it, but in late 2006 Sanyo introduced a rechargeable kairo that employs… Keep Reading

Placeholder

The Wishroom

  Who said bras are only for women? A Japanese online lingerie retailer is selling bras for cross-dressing men and they’ve quickly become one of its most popular items. Since launching two weeks ago on Rakuten, a major Japanese web shopping mall, the Wishroom shop has sold over 300 men’s bras for 2,800 yen ($30) each.… Keep Reading

Go to Top