‘castle Grandma’ Publishes Her Folk-art Picture Letters

‘Castle Grandma’ publishes her folk-art picture lettersShe's an artist simply and affectionately known as the "Castle Grandma."
Hiroko Sogo's folk art is called "etegami" (picture letters), which combines simple images and thoughtful words on paper or postcards.
The 79-year-old's long-standing theme is Marugame Castle, which stands in her hometown on the island of Shikoku.

American Ramen Fanatic Publishes Book Of Tokyo's Top Noodle Joints

American ramen fanatic publishes book of Tokyo's top noodle jointsAn American expat has reached a milestone in his quest for the perfect ramen dish by publishing a guidebook featuring reviews of his top 50 noodle shops in Tokyo.
Brian MacDuckston, a 37-year-old English teacher from San Francisco, first came to Japan in June 2006 and has since devoured the popular Japanese dish in more than 1,000 ramen joints across the nation.

Sony Publishes The Mid-term Strategy Plan

Sony publishes the Mid-Term Strategy planSony released their Mid-Term Corporate Strategy for FY2015 – FY2017 .Here are some of the key info:
1) Overall it looks very good for Sony. They target for consolidated operating profit of more than 500 billion yen for the Sony Group in FY201.

Nissan Publishes Sustainability Report 2014

Nissan publishes sustainability report 2014Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today issued its Sustainability Report 2014.
Nissan's vision is Enriching People's Lives. The Sustainability Report details Nissan's efforts to create economic value and develop a sustainable society through business activities.

Osaka University Of Arts Publishes Biweekly Manga Anthology

Osaka University of Arts publishes biweekly manga anthologyOsaka University of Arts has joined hands with publisher Koike Shoin Corp. to publish the Stranger Sorrento biweekly manga anthology, with famed manga writer Kazuo Koike serving as chief editor.

The first issue of the magazine hit store shelves on Sept. 2 at bookstores and convenience stores nationwide.

Mazda Publishes Sustainability Report 2013 And Annual Report 2013

Los Angeles 2012 : 2014 Mazda6Mazda Motor Corporation today published the Mazda Sustainability Report 2013 and Annual Report 2013 in Japanese on the company's official Website. The Sustainability Report 2013 outlines Mazda's corporate social responsibility (CSR) policies and achievements for the fiscal year ended March 2013. The Annual Report 2013 features management information and financial news.

Nissan Publishes Sustainability Report 2013

Nissan Publishes Sustainability Report 2013Nissan Motor today issued its Sustainability Report 2013. The report is available for download at the company's website.

Nissan offers increased CSR detail in the Sustainability Report 2013, mainly in the environmental field, providing greater corporate transparency.

Nikon Publishes Nikkor Lens 80th Anniversary Video

Nikon publishes Nikkor lens 80th anniversary videoIn commemoration of NIKKOR's 80th anniversary, Nikon hopes to strengthen and increase awareness of the historic and reliable NIKKOR brand with various promotions in 2013. The first step toward achieving this objective is the creation of a NIKKOR 80th anniversary logo that will be used in Nikon product brochures, advertisements, and various other forms of communication. The anniversary logo will embody NIKKOR's image of taking the lead in every age based on optical technologies developed over its long history.