Flow And Minori Chihara Join For Bandai Namco Shanghai "anisong Party"

FLOW and Minori Chihara join for Bandai Namco Shanghai "Anisong Party"Anisong heavyweights FLOW and Minori Chihara performed a special collaboration concert in Shanghai, China, on June 9, delivering a 2-hour-plus set of anime song favorites, including a surprise cover version of Hironobu Kageyama (JAM Project)'s Dragon Ball Z theme "CHA-LA HEAD-CHA-LA". For the show's encore, Minori Chihara joined FLOW onstage to sing along with the group's hit song "DAYS" from the anime Eureka Seven.

Mashiro Ayano And Angela Join Ax Lineup For Anisong World Matsuri

Mashiro Ayano and angela Join AX Lineup for Anisong World MatsuriJapanese anisong artists Mashiro Ayano (Fate/stay night, GUNSLINGER STRATOS, D.Gray-man HALLOW) and angela (FAFNER in the azure, K, KNIGHTS OF SIDONIA) will perform at Anisong World Matsuri at Anime Expo 2017 on July 1. The renowned performers were announced on Day 3 of Anime Expo's week-long announcement event highlighting 2 new artists each day through Friday.

Envoy Calling Japanese Cyclists To Join Race In Italy

Envoy calling Japanese cyclists to join race in ItalyThe top Italian envoy to Tokyo is calling for Japanese cyclists to join a mountain race his homeland hosts in August as a biennial event aiming to boost relations between the two countries.

"We, as the embassy, will support the event that enables participants to discover good points of Japan and Italy," Ambassador Giorgio Starace told an event in Tokyo, referring to the Aug. 27 Italian round of the Mt. Fuji-Zoncolan Carnia Classic race, a project co-hosted by Shizuoka Prefecture and Friuli Venezia Giulia Region.

Expect A Cheaper, Base Model Honda Civic Type R To Join Lineup In 2018

Expect a Cheaper, Base Model Honda Civic Type R to Join Lineup in 2018

A base Type R model will reportedly join the lineup for the 2018 model year.

The production Civic Type R made its debut at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show, and at the time, Honda confirmed it would be priced in the mid-$30,000 range for the U.S. and it would only be offered in one trim model. HondaPro Jason, who is privy to inside dealer information, now reports it is likely the 2017 Honda Civic Type R will be introduced late spring in the U.S. in just Touring trim while a likely cheaper base model will join the lineup in 2018.

Amazon, Kumamoto Pref. Join Hands To Support Quake Recovery

Amazon, Kumamoto Pref. join hands to support quake recovery

Amazon.com Inc.'s Japan unit and the Kumamoto prefectural government have signed an agreement aimed at boosting sales of local specialties to support recovery following strong earthquakes that devastated the prefecture and its vicinity last April.

Under the agreement, a special section was created on the online retail giant's website to introduce the southwestern Japan prefecture's goods and provide information for tourists. Amazon will also promote the discovery of new products from the area through business meetings with local companies.

Century-old, Japanese-style Restaurants Join Forces To Survive

Century-old, Japanese-style restaurants join forces to surviveEighteen traditional restaurants around Japan have started a “century club” in hopes of saving old businesses that made it through World War II but are now struggling to survive.
These Japanese restaurants, all founded or operating in buildings constructed more than 100 years ago, formed the Hyakunen Ryotei Network (centenarian restaurant network) on March 7.

Infiniti And Renault Sport Formula One Join Forces To Create Project Black S

Infiniti and Renault Sport Formula One join forces to create Project Black SINFINITI's Project Black S explores the potential for a new INFINITI performance grade, featuring unique-for-the-road technology inspired by Formula One.
Suggesting a radical reinterpretation of the INFINITI Q60 coupe, the Project Black S features a stand-out, aerodynamically-optimized new design. It also hints at how a performance hybrid powertrain – developed in close collaboration with the Renault Sport Formula One Team – could significantly enhance the performance and dynamics of an INFINITI production car.

Ospreys To Join First Drill After Crash Landing

Ospreys to join first drill after crash landingThe US military will mobilize Osprey transport aircraft in a joint exercise with Japan next month.
Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force personnel and US Marines will conduct drills at SDF facilities in Niigata and Gunma prefectures from March 6th for 12 days. Japanese and US officials have decided to use 6 Ospreys.

Us Troops Join Sdf's Annual Parachute Drill

US troops join SDF's annual parachute drillThe US military has for the first time joined an annual drill held by airborne troops of Japan's Ground Self-Defense Force at a camp in Narashino, outside Tokyo.
The 1st Airborne Brigade is an elite unit of the Ground Self-Defense Force with about 2,000 members. They are tasked with protecting remote islands.

Osaka Children Join Abacus Event

Osaka children join abacus eventChildren in Osaka, western Japan, took part in a New Year abacus calculation event held at a shrine on Tuesday.
An association of abacus workshops in Osaka Prefecture holds the event every 3rd of January. About 1,000 elementary school and junior high school students joined this year.

Japan To Join Icao Emissions Control

Japan to join ICAO emissions controlJapan's transport minister says the country will join an international framework to control carbon dioxide emissions from international flights.
Keiichi Ishii announced the decision at a news conference after a Cabinet meeting on Tuesday. He said the government agreed to join the framework because Japan has been actively involved in reducing emissions and wants to expand the effort.