Seijin no Hi – Coming of Age Day

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Members of Nogizaka 46 during their Coming of Age Day.

Today is the traditional Japanese day of Seijin no Hi (成人の日, or Coming of Age Day to us English speakers. It celebrated by those who have turned 20, marking the transition of young Japanese people into adulthood. Continue reading

J-POP Summit Festival 2013

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J-POP Summit Festival (JPSF) was held in San Francisco from July 27th to the 28th in Japantown as well as a special concert at Union Square on the 28th. Special guests from Japan were on hand to promote Japanese pop-culture in the realms of fashion, music, food, and more. Continue reading