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Get Connected to Other Global Minds in Japan

In Japan’s megacities, there are expatriates aplenty. This will, of course, hardly be news to the readers of this blog – some of you have decided to go on the great adventure that is life in Japan yourself. But oftentimes, you might just be looking for a good opportunity and a nice setting in which…

2NE1 Japanese Website

2NE1 “I Love You” (Japanese Version)

If you’ve been to any clubs lately you’ll notice that Korean pop music and fashion in Japan is growing in popularity. 2NE1’s new single in Japan “I Love You” should be released 2012.9.12 following up on their debut album ‘Collection’ and check out 2NE1’s Official Website Japan at http://www.2ne1.jp/ Here’s a mini mv (music video…

Wolverine Japan 2013

Wolverine Movie Casts Four Japanese Actors

The Japanese stars will be showing off their acting skills along with Hugh Jackman on the next Wolverine movie that is going to be released on summer of 2013. Since the new movie is acting as a standalone and the co-stars from the X-Men Origins: Wolverine won’t be showing up, it means that it needs…

Japan Twitter and Mixi form partnership in 2011

Mixi vs Facebook – Is Mixi in Trouble as Facebook Users Double?

If you’re going to compare the Facebook users on Japan to other countries, only 30 percent of Japanese internet users have an account. It’s quite different compared to the U.S. where 67.2 percent uses Facebook and even 39.3 percent in nearby South Korea. It’s comparatively low but 30 percent is a huge increase on May’s…

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Meanwhile in Osaka… semi truck drives 1.2 KM with no driver!

It’s amazing that the truck made it 1.2 kilometers with no driver before crashing! [news] A semi-trailer sped along a highway without a driver for 1.2 kilometers in Shijonawate, Osaka, on Tuesday morning. [/news]   [news] The 67-year-old driver of the semi-trailer was quoted by police as saying that he didn’t properly apply the handbrake…