Every Friday, this writer, Jin, shares noteworthy Japan related links in a segment I call “Japalinks.” This week, we had a couple movie related news! My favorite movie director Koki Mitani was in NYC, how did I miss that!
Picture Japan: Festival Fights, Troop Inspection, Occupy Tokyo
Japan Real Time
The WSJ blog covering Japan rounds up the best pics from current events. Occupy Tokyo looks more impressive than it actually was.
Retro Japanese Futurism Quite Something
Sankaku’s collection of retro Japanese pics of the future. They’re just like those doodles you drew in grade school. Except much cooler.
Mitani et. al attend screening of “Suteki na Kanashibari” in NYC
Watch the trailer for Suteki No Kanashibari, by my personal favorite Japanese director, Koki Mitani.
Ichimura Masachika, Kitamura Kazuki in “Thermae Romae”
Another great movie news from Japan! Stills of my Japanese favorite actors in Thermae Romae were released.
Cat Ears Are Essential for Emotional Expression
Weird Asia News
Neurowear develops cat ears which move according to your thoughts and emotions. Has cosmetic and accessibility benefits.
An abandoned but perfectly preserved Japanese school
Check out TokyoTimes’ collection of photos of an abandoned school. Chilling whether you’re into “haikyo” or not.
Enjoy your weekends everyone! And check out our new pink movie bundles that are showing up in the “Value Pack” section! They’re the same price or cheaper than a movie ticket, but you get much more.