Sand Festival In Kagoshima Features Statues Based On Movie, Theater

Sand festival in Kagoshima features statues based on movie, theaterAn annual sand festival began Wednesday in Kagoshima Prefecture, showcasing around 100 sculptures of sand from a local dune created by citizens and artists invited from abroad.

This year's works are based on the theme ''A Theater on A Sand Dune,'' featuring items and scenes from movies, plays and anime.

Sony To Launch New Home Theater System Ht-fs30

Sony to launch new home theater system HT-FS30Sony announced that it will launch in Japan a new home theater system with the HT-FS30 model .

This will be the latest portable system .  It can be hung on the wall or connected to a PC, TV and smartphone.

Sony home theater system HT-FS30 will go on sale in Japan on 28th April 2012 .

Japan Musical Theater Looks Beyond Bright Lights Of Broadway

Japan musical theater looks beyond bright lights of BroadwayNew York’s Broadway and London’s West End are losing their grip on the imaginations of Japanese musical fans, with productions from unsung locations including the Czech Republic, South Korea and Germany now competing for billing in Japan’s theaters.

In 2011, no new Broadway musicals arrived in Japan, but that deficit was more than compensated for by a flood of high-profile imports from the rest of the world.

Tokyo Jihen Last Concert To Get Live Theater Screenings

Tokyo Jihen last concert to get live theater screeningsAs previously announced , Japanese rock band Tokyo Jihen announced that they will disband at the end of February, with a short, 6-concert final tour between February 14 and February 29.

Their last concert, at Nippon Budokan on February 29, will be streamed live to 107 movie theaters in Japan, plus some in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Singapore.