Soccer: Japan Rise One Spot In Fifa Rankings

Soccer: Japan rise one spot in FIFA rankingsJapan's men's soccer team rose one spot from 22nd to 21st in the world rankings published Thursday by world soccer body FIFA.

Japan are currently on the verge of qualifying for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Asian rivals South Korea moved up one spot to 34th, while Australia remained unchanged at 36th.

Babyraids To Hold Their First One-man Live In March

babyraids to hold their first one-man live in Marchbabyraids will be holding their very first one-man live on March 9th at Shinjuku LOFT.

On this day, the girls will hold 3 shows: ‘Game 1 -Shidou-’ at 1:00 pm, ‘Game 2 -Kodou-’ at 3:30 pm, and ‘Game 3 -Yakudou-’ at 6:00 pm. The theme of this event is “to attract a total of 1,000 people in 1 day”.

Tickets will go on sale on February 2nd and pre-reservation is currently available via Lawson Ticket until January 6th at 11:00 pm.

Miwa To Hold One-man Live At Nippon Budokan Next Spring

miwa to hold one-man live at Nippon Budokan next springmiwa will be holding her first Nippon Budokan one-man live on March 29th.

Announced during the final concert of miwa’s tour, ‘miwa -39 live tour-: miwanissimo 2012‘, on December 22nd at Zepp Tokyo, the upcoming concert marks a major milestone in miwa’s career. miwa will be graduating from university next spring, then finally holding a Budokan live immediately after her college graduation.

Tickets will go on sale to the general public starting February 23rd.

Toyota Review Of 2012: Part One

2013 Toyota Land Cruiser Overview
There’s no doubt about it – 2012 will be remembered as an incredible year. The London Olympics and Diamond Jubilee made all the headlines, but we also had plenty to celebrate on the Toyota Blog.

Nissan Brasil Sets Record Of 100,000 Cars Sold In One Year

Nissan Brasil Sets Record of 100,000 Cars Sold in One YearNissan do Brasil is announcing a record of 100,000 units sold in one year. The previous record was set in 2011 when it sold 67,280 units while also recording the largest increase in sales. With six days left until the end of the year, NBA has already benefited from an increase of 49% compared to the previous year.

Toyota Leads Auto Industry Past One Million Sales

Toyota CorollaToyota has led Australian new-vehicle sales past the one-million mark in 2012 - the first time the magic million has been reached in November.

The market leader sold 19,312 vehicles last month, lifting the automotive industry to a record November tally of 98,347 sales and a record 11-month total of 1,016,605 vehicles.

Kawasaki To Open Japan First One-way Bicycle Lanes

Kawasaki to open Japan first one-way bicycle lanesThe municipal government here is set to strip two lanes out of a four-lane road to make space for a test of Japan's first dedicated one-way bicycle lanes.

The new 2-meter-wide lanes are scheduled to open on Nov. 14 for a two-week trial, and traverse a rail underpass that has seen some serious accidents in recent years. A July survey of the 200-meter-long section that includes the underpass counted an average of 3,500 bicycles every weekday between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. -- congestion made more dangerous as cyclists, many riding against the direction of traffic, pick up speed going downhill.