Japanese TV

Top Picks of Cannes 2021 – TV Channels

American director Spike Lee arrives on July 16, 2021 to attend the 27th annual amfAR Cinema Against AIDS gala at Villa Eilenroc in Cap d’Antibes, southern France, on the sidelines of the 74th Cannes Film Festival. (Photo by John MACDOUGALL / AFP) The Cannes jury headed by American director Spike …

Read More »

Japanese scientists reuse antimalarial drug to fight Covid

Image source: AP A woman receives an injection of the Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine. (Representative image) A team of scientists has identified an antimalarial drug, mefloquine, effective against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19. The Tokyo University of Science team and others have mathematically modeled the effectiveness of mefloquine to predict …

Read More »

Channel program for the 2021 rugby matches

Despite threats from Covid-19, the British & Irish Lions Tour in South Africa is scheduled to take place on July 3. The tour was reduced to eight games, plus a June 26 pre-tour game against Japan which saw the Lions start their campaign on a level playing field with a …

Read More »

Art becomes a form of protest against the Olympics – WSOC TV

TOKYO – (AP) – Miwako Sakauchi stands in his studio and brushes swirls on torn cardboard and drawing paper, using the five colors designated as symbols of the modern Olympiad. Entitled “Vortex,” his paintings show “the anger, fear, sense of contradiction and state violence” over evicted residents and downed trees …

Read More »

Market Snapshot: Japan – Retail Gazette

Japan is recognized as Asia’s second largest market and arguably has a retail scene as complex as that of China. The Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics – which have been postponed until this year following the Covid-19 pandemic – have prompted many retailers to invest in Japan as a flagship destination. …

Read More »

Letting go: tips for organizing the house for ‘senti’ Pinoys

Issa Guico Reyes suggests that when setting up a child’s bedroom or playroom, the layout should be “simple and understandable, just like the way children’s books are created.” —PHOTOS FROM @NEATOBSESSIONS INSTAGRAM Issa Guico Reyes calls his home organizing business a nice accident. She started her Instagram and blog as …

Read More »

Tokyo Olympics still undecided on fans – or no fans at all

Kawasaki City Institute for Public Health Director General Nobuhiko Okabe speaks at a press conference after a panel discussion on COVID-19 countermeasures at the Tokyo 2020 Games in Tokyo, on Friday, June 11, 2021. A group of experts participated in a third roundtable discussion on COVID-19 proposed countermeasures for the …

Read More »

Omi calls for comprehensive anti-infective measures for gaming

The head of the Japanese government’s coronavirus advisory group reiterated his call for comprehensive measures to prevent infections for the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. Responding to questions at a Lower House committee meeting on Wednesday, Omi Shigeru stressed the need to avoid putting additional strain on the healthcare system. He …

Read More »

“Crying in H Mart” will be adapted to the cinema

The best-selling thesis Crying in H Mart could soon make us cry in theaters. MGM’s Orion Pictures has acquired the rights to adapt Michelle Zauner’s debut book into film. Stacey Sher (Mathilde, Erin Brockovitch) and screenwriter Jason Kim (Barry, Girls) produce. Zauner’s popular musical act, Japanese Breakfast, will provide the …

Read More »

Tirico returns to Olympic anchor for Tokyo Games

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) – Mike Tirico will once again be the main studio host for NBC Sports when the Tokyo Olympics begin in 50 days. This is the second time Tirico has anchored the cover. Above, he talks with News 8 athletic director Jack Doles about what it’s like …

Read More »

Naomi Osaka says she will withdraw from Roland Garros

Tennis star Naomi Osaka, whose statement last week that she would be spending press conferences at Roland Garros in order to protect her sanity sparked heated debate over whether the usual media obligations of athletes after the competition adversely affect their emotional well-being, said Monday she would. withdraw from the …

Read More »

Japan Hates Live-Action US Anime Remakes As Much As Western Fans

Western fans aren’t the only ones unhappy with live-action Hollywood adaptations, according to a recent Japanese poll. Japanese anime is an international phenomenon and has only gained popularity around the world in recent years. Seeing this huge spike in popularity, Hollywood and other Western movie machines attempted to capitalize and …

Read More »

With the increase in anti-Asian hate incidents, the movement is growing to educate people about the rich history of Asian Americans in Chicago and beyond.

May is Pacific Island Heritage Month for the United States of America. But this year, anti-Asian hate crimes have exploded across the country. A group that tracks reported attacks on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders found more than 6,000 incidents last year. However, this discrimination and hatred against Asian Americans …

Read More »

Kentaro Miura, creator of ‘Berserk’, dies at 54: NPR

Miura was known for his intricate linework. © 2021 Kentaro Miura All rights reserved hide caption toggle legend © 2021 Kentaro Miura All rights reserved Manga creators and the fans around the world, took to social media to mourn the famous Japanese manga Kentaro Miura, whose aesthetic and commercial impact …

Read More »

Call the elephant in the blogosphere

Last month, two older men learned the hard way that saying racist things online is just as horrible as saying them in public. Teenager Neo Nakane sued a blogger who posted anti-Korean sentiments on a blog and ultimately won 1.3 million yen in damages. His lawyer said the verdict was …

Read More »

MTV’s AAPI Heritage Month show: when is it, how to watch

A coalition of celebrity actors, musicians, athletes and activists will come together this week to celebrate United States of America and the Pacific Islands Heritage Month on national television. In addition to highlighting the history and contributions of Asian Americans, MTV’s “See Us Unite for Change” special will also address …

Read More »

Japanese troll fined $ 12,000 in Netflix suicide case

Published on: 05/19/2021 – 11:06 Tokyo (AFP) A man who tweeted insults against a Japanese reality TV star after his suicide was fined $ 12,000 on Wednesday after his comments raised concerns about cyberbullying. The civil libel suit was brought by the mother of Hana Kimura, a cast member of …

Read More »

Today in history

Today in history Today is Wednesday, May 19, the 139th day of 2021. There are 226 days left in the year. Today’s highlight in history: On May 19, 1967, the Soviet Union ratified a treaty with the United States and Great Britain, banning nuclear and other weapons from outer space …

Read More »

What’s coming to Netflix UK in June 2021

British! It’s time to look to June 2021 to see what will be coming to Netflix throughout the month for those in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. In case you missed it, we’re also tracking all the latest additions to the Netflix UK library in May 2021 here. We …

Read More »

10 best family-friendly reality TV shows

For an older audience, there are many great options for reality TV. From singing contests to social media-inspired contests to lifestyle shows, there are an ever-growing number of reality shows that capture unscripted drama and humor. However, as these shows are unscripted, they may sometimes contain content or language that …

Read More »

Myanmar to release detained Japanese journalist, state TV says

YANGON (Kyodo) – A Japanese freelance journalist detained by security forces in Myanmar in mid-April and accused of broadcasting “fake news” will be released after charges against him are withdrawn, state television reported Thursday . According to the report, the junta’s information office said Yuki Kitazumi, 45, had been arrested …

Read More »

Panasonic no longer manufactures televisions in Japan

Panasonic officials have confirmed that they no longer manufacture televisions in Japan. They say they will focus on overseas production. The latest Japanese-made Panasonic televisions stopped rolling off-line at a factory north of Tokyo at the end of March. Officials said small-batch manufacturing was expensive and hurt the company’s bottom …

Read More »