Shinjuku Swan 2

Shinjuku Swan 2Tatsuhiko Shiratori (Gou Ayano) works as a scout, recruiting girls to work in the adult entertainment business. He movies to Yokohama from Shinjuku, Tokyo. He comes into conflict with Masaki Taki (Tadanobu Asano) who is the CEO of a scout company.
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Kinosaki Onsen Ranked No. 1 Hot Springs For Foreign Tourists

Kinosaki Onsen ranked No. 1 hot springs for foreign touristsOffering a warm welcome to overseas visitors along with a town full of soothing waters, Kinosaki Onsen in Toyooka, Hyogo Prefecture, was selected as the top “onsen” hot spring resort extending “omotenashi” (hospitality) for foreign tourists.
In the onsen awards event, supported by the Environment Ministry, the onsen town of Kinosaki was recognized for its successful efforts to increase the number of inbound tourists.
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Tempura With Ginger Sauce

Tempura with ginger sauceIngredients
1 medium (about 100g) carrot, peeled
Vegetable oil, to deep-fry
24 medium green prawns, peeled with tails left intact, deveined
1 small (about 80g) white onion, thinly sliced crossways
16 large fresh basil leaves, washed, dried
Pinch of salt
330ml (1 1/3 cups) iced water
2 egg yolks
1 1/2 tablespoons white vinegar
200g (11/3 cups) plain flour
1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
Ginger sauce
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
5cm-piece fresh ginger, peeled, finely grated
1 garlic clove, crushed
Pinch of dried chilli flakes
80ml (1/3 cup) rice wine vinegar
80ml (1/3 cup) soy sauce
60ml (1/4 cup) water
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Chicken Donburi

Chicken donburiFor a healthy weeknight meal, you can rely on this Japanese donburi with soy sauce, sushi rice, tender chicken and sliced green onion.

1 1/2 cups SunRice Japanese Style Sushi Rice
1 sachet (2 teaspoons) dashi soup stock (see related article)
1 cup boiling water
1 tablespoon peanut oil
2 medium brown onions, halved, thinly sliced
1 garlic clove, crushed
3cm piece fresh ginger, peeled, finely grated
600g chicken breast fillets, trimmed, thinly sliced
2 tablespoons salt-reduced soy sauce
1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
6 eggs, lightly beaten
thinly sliced green onion, to serve
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Shimajima Kaisha

Shimajima KaishaUmi (Aoi Ito) is a young girl with excellent hearing. Due to her hearing, even small out-of-sync sounds give her headaches. Yuko (Sakura Ando) is a violinist from Tokyo. She visits the island for a concert. Umi and Yuko meet and a bond forms.
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Honnouji Hotel

Honnouji HotelIn Kyoto, Mayuko (Haruka Ayase) stands at a crossroad in her life. She's thinking about marriage with her boyfriend Kyoichi (Hiroyuki Hirayama). By an accidental opportunity, Mayuko stays at Honnouji Hotel. There, she meets historical figure Nobunaga Oda (Shinichi Tsutsumi) who is attempting to unify Japan.
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Blue - Haired Girl With Jeremy Scott, Moschino, Michiko London & Demonia

Blue-haired Girl with Jeremy Scott, Moschino, Michiko London & DemoniaRio is a 19-year-old Japanese model who we often see around the streets of Harajuku. In these snaps she has a blue bob hairstyle.
Rio’s look features a sleeveless top and graphic pants by designer Jeremy Scott with Demonia platform shoes, a Michiko London sackpack, a cow print beret, Moschino logo statement necklace, and Yves Saint Laurent accessories.
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