Your Tokyo World
This Panda has given birth to the first naturally-born panda in Japan for almost 25 years. Looks like these Pandas have been getting their paws on a copy of “50 Shades of Grey”. You are not mistaken; they are mating. Shin SHin and her partner ri-ri; the panda not the singer arrived in Tokyo from China [...]
When you open your fridge and see funny-colored meat, it’s usually time to throw it away. For 28 year-old Iori Tomita, however, that’s probably his work. The Japanese artist has made a career out of transforming discarded carcasses from butchers or anywhere he finds them, into glowing artworks. Over five thousand critters have undergone a [...]
Waitresses in French maid uniforms and Japanese anime costumes serve and entertain customers at Philippines’ first “cosplay” maid cafe. It’s a place to kick back, relax and be pampered in fine style. A Japanese cultural phenomenon has arrived in the Philippines, it’s a “Cosplay” cafe named Meidolls where waitresses dress up as anime-inspired French maids. The cafe [...]
Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT) announced its acquiring Mitsubishi’s Heavy Industries Ltd. (MHI) from a Japanese joint venture the two companies have been involved in for 45 years. The deal represents the second phase of a share redemption plan in the second quarter of 2012, resulting in Caterpillar becoming a sole owner of CJL. The share redemption deal is valued [...]
The floating debris from Japan’s devastating tsunami is now halfway across the Pacific Ocean, and scientists expect some of it to reach Hawaii in the next couple of weeks. John Blackstone reports on the impact of the debris on U.S. shores.