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Find Yourself in Tokyo

September 29, 2016 1 comment

Those who wander aren’t always lost!

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It’s pretty common these days for people of all ages to hit the open road in hope of ‘finding themselves’. Is it just a myth, or is there some truth behind that fact that experiencing a new culture or place can help us to have that lightbulb moment that changes our life forever? If it is true, there’s no better place to find yourself than in the colourful city of Tokyo. Popular with luxury travellers and backpackers alike, this brightly-lit city is on the map for all the right reasons. If there is a Read more…

Event: Charity Kimono Culture Evening London

October 20, 2015 Leave a comment

In support of Aid For Japan!

Kimono Culture Evening eventDate: Friday 30th October 2015

Time: 7:30pm

Venue: Richmond Old Town Hall, Whittaker Ave, Richmond TW9 1TP

Help us raise money for children orphaned by the March 2011 tsunami by enjoying an evening of Japanese kimono, food and music. The tickets are just £40 each and all proceeds go to Read more…

HYPER JAPAN 2013 Tickets Now On Sale!

Date: Friday 26 – Sunday 28 July 2013
Venue: Earls Court Two, Earls Court, London

Hyper Japan 2013HYPER JAPAN, the UK’s biggest celebration of Japanese culture, cuisine and cool, is back for 2013. Diverse exhibitors, stores, performers and fans will once again come together to bring the very best of contemporary and traditional Japan to the heart of London. Since the first HYPER JAPAN in 2010, there have three subsequent events, each one more popular than the Read more…

Event Coverage: Hyper Japan 2012 Christmas

December 19, 2012 9 comments

The UK’s biggest J-culture event!

Hyper Japan 2012 Christmas 10If Christmas is a time for giving then Hyper Japan 2012 Christmas, which was held on November at Brompton Hall, Earls Court London gave in abundance by way of a spectacular line-up that surpassed the previous event Hyper Japan 2012 Spring, with many of the live acts performing in the Read more…

Film Review: Dead Sushi – A Film By Noboru Iguchi Starring Rina Takeda

October 31, 2012 4 comments

More pandemonium from the director of Machine Girl!

The unrelenting filmmaker Noboru Iguchi (TOMIE Unlimited) has presented audiences around the globe with part mechanical geisha that shoot ninja throwing stars from their buttocks; vengeful schoolgirls with lethal weaponry in place of certain limbs; and a motorcycle that transforms into a karate robot. As wacky as these concepts may be, they actually seem quite credible when compared to his latest offering Dead Sushi, an outrageous cinematic feast that has a cute karate girl taking on Read more…

Event Report: Japan Matsuri 2012 At Trafalgar Square London

October 31, 2012 4 comments

Londoners get a taste of Japanese culture!

On Saturday 6th October, under a blissful (almost) clear blue sky, Trafalgar Square in London played host to Japan Matsuri 2012. 70,000 people were expected to come and go throughout the day and it’s quite possible that number was met. Since the first matsuri festival started in 2009, the event’s popularity has grown year after year spreading the rich and vibrant culture of Japan and gaining new fans. Unquestionably this year was Read more…

Dead Sushi World Premiere – A Film By Nobori Iguchi Starring Rina Takeda

July 18, 2012 4 comments

Prepare yourself for some hot wasabi action!

Karate Girl cutie, Rina Takeda, batters raw fish in Dead Sushi, the latest over-the-top splatter flick by Japanese cult director Noboru Iguchi (Machine Girl, Mutant Girl Squad, TOMIE: Unlimited).

Dead Sushi is the debut film from the new Japanese production company, Walker Pictures which gets its world premiere on Sunday, 22nd July 2012 at 19.30 at the Montreal Fantasia International Film Festival, one of the largest and most influential Read more…

HYPER JAPAN 2012 Spring Photos Now Uploaded!

March 27, 2012 8 comments

A picture can say a thousand words!

At last Diverse Japan has uploaded photographs taken at HYPER JAPAN 2012 Spring, which took place at Brompton Hall at Earls Court, London on 24th – 26th February. There are around 80 photos in all including many of the special guests: Director Miki Satoshi, actress Eri Fuse, Judo Gold Medallist Maki Tsukada and cute J-pop singstress Natsuko Aso, as well as a nice selection of cosplayers and Read more…

A Guide To Culinary Schools In Japan

February 10, 2012 3 comments

Aspiring chefs can find top-notch schools here!

Have you ever wanted to learn how to master traditional Japanese dishes such as sushi? Or does the idea of studying to become a chef in a culturally rich country such as Japan sound exciting and adventurous? There are many Read more…

Tsugaru-shamisen, Minyo, and Enka Dinner Concert At So Restaurant London

January 26, 2012 10 comments

A spectacular one-off evening of entertainment not to be missed!

Experience an evening were traditional and modern Japanese music intertwine as your senses indulge in fine contemporary Japanese cuisine.

Enka singer Alika Mochida and shamisen player Hibiki Ichikawa will perform together live at So Restaurant in London on Tuesday, 21st February 2012 for an unforgettable Read more…

Discover The Tastes Of Japan: Eat-Japan Events At HYPER JAPAN 2012

January 24, 2012 5 comments

Eat-Japan events at Hyper Japan 24-26 February 2012 at Earls Court, Brompton Hall, London

Eat-Japan, a UK based media outlet dedicated to Japanese food and drink, will hold three events at this year’s spring HYPER JAPAN. The UK’s biggest J-culture event will be held between Friday 24th and Sunday 26th February at Brompton Hall, Earls Court, London, sponsored by Kikkoman and S&B.

Eat-Japan @ HYPER JAPAN is where you can try, taste and Read more…

Recipe: 5 Original Ways To Cook Rice

January 13, 2012 3 comments

Rice: The staple food of Japan!

Rice is the basic ingredient in Japanese cooking. When making Japanese food, cook rice as the  Japanese do. If you want to make good Japanese food, you will need to learn how to make good  Japanese rice. To get started, buy Read more…