Many Japanese men have a slight obsession with Japanese Idols, as groups like AKB48, NMB48, and others have proliferated. Most, if asked, would likely say that one of their goals would be to have a date with one of these lovely ladies. But apparently you will have more luck getting hit by an asteroid. Professor Toru Torigeki of the Edogawa University, a leading … Continue reading Probability Of Dating A Japanese Idol Is The Same As Getting Hit By An Asteroid!
Get ready manga fans, because Shueshia has launched a new app and website called “MANGA Plus” that will allow you to read new chapters of some very popular manga as they come out in Japan! That’s right, you can have a place to read your favorite manga from Weekly Shonen Jump, Jump Square, and Shonen Jump at the same time that they come out … Continue reading Shueshia Launches Free Manga Plus Service!
Don’t forget, come back each week to see the newest Japan Circuit! Enjoy! Continue reading Japan Circuit No. 3!
In a shocking announcement, ARASHI, one of the most popular groups in Japanese history, have announced that they plan to halt activities on December 31, 2020. Here is a video of their announcement, please note that it is in Japanese: Unfortunately, not much more information is known at this time, except that this was a decision by all five members. Aiba Masaki, one of the … Continue reading ARASHI Will Split In 2020!
If you want to travel to Japan but don’t have the funds, then listen up! All Nippon Airways is currently running a “Fly Me To Japan” sweepstakes! And it is free to enter! How do you enter? All you have to do is go here: Fly Me To Japan So what are you waiting for?! Enter and win a free trip! Continue reading ANA Offering Free “Fly Me To Japan” Contest!
Have you ever felt that your soba noodles needed an extra crunch? Well, Fuji Soba has you covered with their new “Potato Chip Soba” dish! Fuji Soba is a popular chain of cheap soba noodle shops in Japan, and you can typically find a store around most train stations. And beginning this month, they have started selling their “Potato Chip Soba” dish, which basically consists … Continue reading Fuji Soba Introduces “Potato Chip Soba”!
Japan has another reason to celebrate today as Naomi Osaka, the 21 year old Japanese-born tennis pro, has just won the Australian Open! In what was a very tight match, Naomi-chan was able to defeat Petra Kvitova and received her first place trophy. But the trophy will not be the only first place award she will get, as her win will catapult her to be … Continue reading Naomi Osaka Wins Australian Open And Is Ranked No. 1 In World!
Sengaku-Ji is Buddhist temple located in the Takanawa neighborhood of Minato-ku in Tokyo, Japan. This temple is not always on people’s list of things to see in Tokyo, but we think it really should be. And here is why. First, a little background as to why this temple is so important. Let me tell you a brief story about Samurai. The Ako Incident So back … Continue reading Sengaku-Ji Temple!
Japanese scale company, Tanita, has just announced a collaboration with the uber-popular Hatsune Miku. Tanita is a household name in Japan, as they are well known for their scales that accurately provide information about your weight and body metrics. And now, Hatsune Miku has decided to help everyone stay healthy too! Beginning now through March 9, 2019, you can order one of two different … Continue reading Hatsune Miku Wants To Help You Stay In Shape!
Lotteria is a fast food chain in Japan, which sells things like burgers, fries, and fried chicken. And beginning on January 28, 2019, you will be able to get all that fast food goodness in the form of chips! Calbee, the popular Japanese snack food company, has partnered with Lotteria to bring some of the Lotteria food flavors to their bags of chips. This time … Continue reading Calbee And Lotteria Collaborate On New Chip Flavors!