Blind Japanese Sailor And Friend Cross Pacific

Blind Japanese sailor and friend cross Pacific

A blind Japanese man has succeeded in sailing across the Pacific Ocean from the United States to Japan with assistance from his sighted American friend.

52-year-old Mitsuhiro Iwamoto and 55-year-old Douglas Smith arrived at Onahama Port in the city of Iwaki in Fukushima Prefecture, northeastern Japan, on Saturday morning. They were greeted by a crowd of well-wishers.

Sailor Moon Store In Tokyo Draws Child Fans, Adult Fans Alike

Sailor Moon store in Tokyo draws child fans, adult fans alike

Even 20 years after the original manga and anime ended their runs in Japan, "Sailor Moon" still retains her powers and hold over her fans, as crowds to the first permanent shop dedicated to the girl superheroine will attest.

About 200 fans waited in line for the world's first Sailor Moon permanent shop to open on Sept. 23 in Tokyo's hip Harajuku district, and more than 600 customers turned up. On average, about 400 customers visited the store each day during the first week. The store has become so popular that clerks have to temporarily limit the number of shoppers allowed inside when it is overcrowded.

Popular Anime Sailor Moon's 1st Official Goods Shop To Open In Tokyo

Popular anime Sailor Moon's 1st official goods shop to open in Tokyo

The first official merchandise shop of "Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon," a globally popular Japanese animation series, will open on Saturday in Tokyo, toy maker Bandai Co. said Wednesday.

Bandai said it hopes to attract both local and foreign fans to the Sailor Moon Store, which will have a 53 square-meter space in a shopping complex in the Harajuku district, known as a fashion and cultural center.

Japanese Sailor Dress, Monster Hoodie, Demonia Platforms & Panda Backpack

Japanese Sailor Dress, Monster Hoodie, Demonia Platforms & Panda BackpackLemon is a 15-year-old student and aspiring model who we often see on the streets of Harajuku.
Lemon’s street style this time features an oversized fuzzy monster hoodie (with claws) from the Japanese brand Super Lovers over a Body Line sailor dress, striped knee socks, and Demonia platform shoes. Accessories – some of which came from Claire’s and Thank You Mart – include skeleton hand, eyeball bow, and bone hair clips, round glasses, a bell choker, red neck tie, plush tiger neck pouch, and ACDC Rag plush panda backpack.

Us Sailor In Okinawa Given 30 Months For Rape

US sailor in Okinawa given 30 months for rapeA Japanese court has sentenced a US Navy sailor to 30 months in prison for raping a Japanese woman at a hotel in Naha, Okinawa Prefecture, in March.
The Naha District Court on Friday gave the jail term to Justin Castellanos without suspension. Castellanos is stationed at Camp Schwab in the southern prefecture.

Sailor Zombie Tv Series

Sailor Zombie TV SeriesTwo months have passed since a zombie epidemic began. Despite the chaos around, three high school students in sailor suits live ordinary school lives.
Maiko (Nana Owada) is a transfer student. She hopes to become an idol. Even though Maiko goes through various incidents, her friendship with Momoka (Rina Kawaei) and Mutsumi (Juri Takahashi) deepens.

Schoolgirl Sailor-style Uniforms On Decline

Schoolgirl sailor-style uniforms on declineIn Japanese manga and anime, dramas and films, schoolgirls in sailor-style uniforms are an ubiquitous cliche.

According to Japan’s largest uniform manufacturer, Tombow Co., about 50 percent of junior high schools choose sailor-style uniforms, but only 20 percent of high schools do so. Those familiar navy blue, skirted sailor suits are no longer the majority.