Japan To Hold Abdication Ceremony For Emperor

Japan to hold abdication ceremony for Emperor

Emperor Akihito is set to abdicate at the end of Tuesday, bringing an end to the three-decade-long Heisei Era. His son, Crown Prince Naruhito, will ascend the throne immediately after.

Emperor Akihito's abdication ceremony will be held at the Imperial Palace in the early evening. The Prime Minister will convey gratitude to him on behalf of the public. The Emperor will then give his last words to the people in his current role. It will be the first time in over 200 years that a living Emperor will abdicate.

Japan, China To Hold Economic Dialogue On Sunday

Japan, China to hold economic dialogue on Sunday

Japan will call on China to strengthen measures to protect intellectual property rights as the two countries hold a high-level economic dialogue in Beijing on Sunday.

Six Japanese cabinet ministers will attend the talks, including Foreign Minister Taro Kono, Economy and Trade Minister Hiroshige Seko, and Transport Minister Keiichi Ishii.

Ghosn Says Ready To Hold News Conference April 11

Ghosn says ready to hold news conference April 11

Former Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn says he's ready to hold a news conference on April 11.

On a twitter account he just opened, Ghosn said: "I'm getting ready to tell the truth about what's happening."

Tokyo Court Plans To Hold Ghosn Trial In September

Tokyo court plans to hold Ghosn trial in September

The Tokyo District Court plans to hold the first hearing for Nissan Motor's former chairman Carlos Ghosn in September.

Ghosn has been indicted for underreporting his executive compensation in Nissan's securities reports, in violation of the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act. He is also charged with aggravated breach of trust.

Abe To Hold Telephone Summit With Trump

Abe to hold telephone summit with Trump

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will speak with US President Donald Trump over the phone on Wednesday.

At a Lower House budget committee session earlier in the day, he said he hopes to closely coordinate the views of the two governments ahead of the second US-North Korea summit, scheduled for next week.

Tokyo Museum To Hold Le Corbusier Exhibition

Tokyo museum to hold Le Corbusier exhibition

An exhibition of works by the French architect Le Corbusier will open at the National Museum of Western Art in Tokyo on Tuesday.

One-hundred forty of his works will be on display at the museum, which itself was designed by Le Corbusier and was added to the UNESCO list of World Heritage sites in 2016.

Oomori Seiko To Hold First 47-prefecture Tour

Oomori Seiko to hold first 47-Prefecture tour

Oomori Seiko will hold a 47-Prefecture tour from June to November. 

With the back band Sin Gaias, Oomori will visit all 47 prefectures starting on June 5 in Kanagawa and wrapping up on November 13 in Tokyo. This will be her very first 47-Prefecture tour. 

Hanazawa Kana To Hold A Concert In Shanghai For The First Time

Hanazawa Kana to hold a concert in Shanghai for the first time

Hanazawa Kana will hold a concert called 'KANA HANAZAWA Concert 2019 in SHANGHAI' on April 14 at Shanghai Mercedes Benz Arena in China. 

Animes in which Hanazawa has participated as a voice actress has become popular in China. She even made a guest appearance in Beijing TV's special program '2019 BTV Universal Toshikoshi Yuki to Koori no Saiten' last year. The one-man live in Shanghai was determined in response to the demand of the local people. 

Superfly To Hold Arena Tour At The End Of The Year

Superfly to hold arena tour at the end of the year

Superfly will hold a nationwide arena tour from September to December.

The tour will kick off on September 21 at World Memorial Hall (Hyogo) and wrap up on December 8 at Marine Messe Fukuoka for a total of 15 shows. Members of her official fan club 'Superconnection' will be able to pre-reserve tickets from April 8 to 22. 

Spyair To Hold Live House Events In Tohoku Region In March

SPYAIR to hold live house events in Tohoku Region in March

SPYAIR will hold a series of lives called 'SPYAIR Tohoku Live House Daisakusen 2019' in March. 

The lives will be held at Ishimaki BLUE RESISTANCE in Miyagi, and KLUB COUNTER ACTION MIYAKO and KESEN ROCK FREAKS in Iwate, which are all venues that opened through the project 'Tohoku Live House Daisakusen.' On their official website, they promised to hold a live that will "connect people through music."

Gesu No Kiwami Otome. To Hold 7th Anniversary Live + Pv For 'dakedo Boku Wa'

Gesu no Kiwami Otome. to hold 7th anniversary live + PV for 'Dakedo Boku wa'

Gesu no Kiwami Otome. will hold a one-man live called 'Daitenkai' on May 12 at Toyosu PIT. In addition, they will release a digital single for three consecutive months starting in May. 

The upcoming live will be held to commemorate the seventh anniversary since the band formed. Their official fan club is currently accepting ticket pre-reservations until February 3 at 11:00 pm. Details regarding their new song release will be revealed at a later date.