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Fukuoka City Announces Fukuoka Prize 2024 Laureates

By David Darius

FUKUOKA, Japan, May 28, 2024 /Kyodo JBN/ — – Grand Prize Awarded to MANABE Daito, Japanese Artist – Fukuoka City’s Secretariat of Fukuoka Prize Committee on May 27 announced laureates for the Fukuoka Prize 2024 designed to honor those who have made outstanding achievements in the fields of Asian studies and arts and culture. The … Continued

CCC Art Lab to Exhibit at “ART OnO 2024” in Seoul

By David Darius

TOKYO, Apr. 12, 2024 /Kyodo JBN/ — CCC Art Lab, a division of Culture Convenience Club Co., Ltd., is proud to announce its inaugural participation in the “ART OnO 2024” art fair, to be held April 19-21 in Seoul, South Korea, with an exclusive booth by TSUTAYA BOOKS. ART OnO 2024:https://cdn.kyodonewsprwire.jp/prwfile/release/M108156/202404099193/_prw_PI1fl_m8Nd75Y4.jpg TSUTAYA BOOKS:https://cdn.kyodonewsprwire.jp/prwfile/release/M108156/202404099193/_prw_PI2fl_bAarrBSh.jpg OverviewSeoul has … Continued

“MANGA Plus Universe” Released by Shueisha, alu: Manga Community for Discussing “MANGA Plus by SHUEISHA” Works with Worldwide Fans through AI Translation

By David Darius

TOKYO, Apr. 12, 2024 /Kyodo JBN/ — Shueisha Inc. and alu Inc., both headquartered in Tokyo, released on April 12 “MANGA Plus Universe” (hereinafter “MPU”), a global manga community platform for exchanging opinions with worldwide fans through AI translation regarding manga comic works listed on “MANGA Plus by SHUEISHA,” a free online manga content delivery … Continued

Yamato Transport to Launch Quick Small-parcel Ocean Freight Forwarding Service for Cross-border EC Operators

By asianet

– Systematized Import Customs Clearance and Bonded Operations Enable Delivery from South Korea in Minimum 4 Days and from China in Minimum 5 Days – Yamato Transport Co., Ltd. (hereinafter "Yamato Transport") will begin offering a small-parcel ocean freight forwarding service to Japan for cross-border EC businesses on January 11, 2024. The delivery of products … Continued

afumi inc. Launches Special Edition of MAD DOG JONES’ “TIME MAY BECOME SLIPPERY…”: Limited-time Offer Starts Nov. 16, 2023

By asianet

afumi inc. has launched the artists' book-publishing label "?," read as "Symbol," and is thrilled to announce the pre-sale launch of the limited special edition of an inaugural book, "TIME MAY BECOME SLIPPERY…" created by Mad Dog Jones (MDJ), starting from November 16, 2023. To order, please visit: https://symbol.extreme-question.art/products/8654716797223 Website: https://symbol.extreme-question.art/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/symbol_eq/ X: https://twitter.com/symbol_eq … Continued

Live Wire Releases “Radiant Silvergun” for Steam (R) on November 3, Allowing Players to Choose between “CLASSIC MODE” and “MODERN MODE”

By asianet

Live Wire Inc., a video game development company based in Tokyo, Japan, announced that it released "Radiant Silvergun" for Steam (R) on November 3, 2023. This game is a complete port from the Xbox Live Arcade version, with new features added to the Steam (R) one. Logo: https://cdn.kyodonewsprwire.jp/prwfile/release/M107930/202310301925/_prw_PI1fl_au2IOj33.jpg Image: https://cdn.kyodonewsprwire.jp/prwfile/release/M107930/202310301925/_prw_PI2fl_HOpYgfCE.png Live Wire made up of … Continued

Tokyo Biennale 2023, International Art Festival Originating in Local Areas of Tokyo, Underway with Theme of “Create Linkage”: Fall Period from September 23 to November 5

By asianet

The Tokyo Biennale, an international art festival held every two years, is underway for the fall period to November 5, 2023. The festival sets the city of Tokyo as the main stage and aims to dig deep into the city, creating together with the area's local citizens, as well as a wide variety of artists … Continued

New Pokemon Special Menu at PRONTO: Original Goods, Pokemon Decorations at Main Locations, and Menu Items Commemorating Release of “Detective Pikachu Returns” Game

By asianet

PRONTO Corporation Co., Ltd. (hereinafter "PRONTO"), based in Tokyo, started to sell Pokemon special menu items and original goods at PRONTO locations (*) throughout Japan during cafe time (excluding breakfast service hours) from October 12 (Thursday) to December 10 (Sunday). In addition, there will be special menu items and original goods to commemorate the release … Continued

LIVE BOARD Leverages NTT DOCOMO’s Carrier Roaming Data to Enable DOOH Media Planning, Using Inbound Tourists’ Behavioral Analysis

By asianet

– Visualizing High Inbound Visitor Dominance in Screen Rankings – LIVE BOARD, INC., an operator of a digital out-of-home (DOOH) ad network that achieves data-driven targeting and effectiveness verification, has successfully utilized NTT DOCOMO's carrier roaming data (roaming ID data) (*1) to analyze information on the location of inbound tourists, finding signs of recent recovery … Continued