Tag: Japanese culture

Kyoto mayor politely invites Kim Kardashian to visit Japan to see what ‘Kimono’ truly is, asks to drop trademark application

Kyoto, Japan – Kim Kardashian is making rounds in social media for the release of her new “shapewear” and causing an even bigger stir for her intention to trademark the word “Kimono.” On June 26, Kim revealed the announcement of her new line on Instagram,...

Singaporean photographer moved by Japanese spirit of solidarity in the wake of Hokkaido disasters, captures them in photos

The Japanese, known for keeping their traditions close while embracing modernity, have also become synonymous with discipline, respect and resilience. Singaporean professional photographer Bryan Foong beautifully captured the essence of the Japanese spirit while on a business trip to Hokkaido, which survived two natural...

This otaku has no time for love or dates

By Elias Tan Japanese language translator Jonathan Wong, 33, says he has never been in love. And he does not feel lonely. A fan of all things Japanese, he occupies his free time by watching Japanese animation and sentimental dramas, reading manga comics and collecting...