Japanese comedian and fashion designer Naomi Watanabe has been chosen by US weekly Time magazine as one of its 25 most influential people on the internet in 2018.
The annual list released Thursday has been compiled since 2015. It rates people by their impact on social media and their ability to drive news.
Annual work has begun in Hiroshima to add new names to the registry of victims of the 1945 atomic bombing of the city.
The registry is being updated to include the names of the bomb survivors who died, or whose deaths were confirmed, over the past year. It will be returned to the cenotaph at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in a ceremony marking the anniversary of the bombing on August 6th.
The title of UVERworld's upcoming best-of album has been determined to be "ALL TIME BEST." Its track list has also been revealed.
The album will be released as a 3-disc set with songs selected by the members, songs selected by the fans, and a collection of ballads. During the 20-day voting period, the band's special website received over 200,000 votes, and the song that took first place was "THE OVER" released in 2012.
The jacket cover and track list for Utada Hikaru's new album "Hatsukoi" have been revealed.
The jacket cover was shot by Japanese photographer Takay who takes photos for fashion magazines and advertising in the United States and Europe. It shows a very natural expression of the singer who is celebrating her 20th anniversary this year.
Toyota owners have quite the attachment to their cars, especially those who have a Highlander, as a new survey conducted by iSeeCars showed the Japanese SUV top the list of vehicles owners keep for 15 years or more.
The research firm looked at 650,000 vehicles between the 1981 and 2002 model years sold in 2017 and Toyota flooded the list. In fact, the top five vehicles kept for 15 years or more are all Toyotas, namely the Highlander, Sienna, Tundra, Prius and RAV4, with the Honda Odyssey following at sixth place.