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Gantz post mortem - Los Angeles Premiere

Jan 22nd, 2011
Posted by xvmonarose
Excitement rose as 4:30 neared. There was Nino surrounded by security. Nino (Kazunari Ninomiya) wore black leather pants, black leather vest with vertical zipper trim, and a light grey suit jacket, and the most amazing black patent leather shiny, shiny and shiny pointy toed boots. Read More

Coming of Age 2011 in Nagoya

Jan 19th, 2011
Posted by achimrunnebaum
On the 2nd weekend of Nagoya, Japan, the scenary was full of Coming of Age (せいじんしき or 成人式) in Nagoya, Japan. Read More

YokosoNews Weekly - The Editorial Meeting of 2011

Jan 16th, 2011
Posted by katzueno
Live on Sun, Jan 16, 2011 (JST) at 4pm. The weekly live streaming show to talk about what's happening in Japan. In this week, we will talk about what you want us to cover for 2011. YokosoNews is social media that you can participate. Please join us to build YokosoNews together! Read More

JLG: Sagicho (Donto-yaki) ceremony

Jan 12th, 2011
Posted by katzueno
On January 14 or 15 (or other date), Japanese conduct the ceremony called, Sagicho (さぎちょう, 左義長 or 三毬杖) or Donto-yaki (どんと焼き) to burn Kadomatsu and Shimenawa from Shogatsu. Read More

Comiket Complete Guide - YokosoNews Weekly

Jan 9th, 2011
Posted by katzueno
Live on Jan 9, 2011 (JST) at 4pm. The weekly live streaming show to talk about what's happening in Japan. The first YNW in 2011 will talk about Comic Market 79 (Comiket). The world's largest artist/otaku/manga/hobbist exhibit. We will welcome a Japanese otaku veteran who has been to Comiket 20 times to talk about what to prepare for Comiket. Read More

Nanakusa-gayu (七草粥)

Jan 8th, 2011
Posted by katzueno
Nanakusa-gayu (ななくさがゆ, or 七草粥) is the porridge that you eat on January 7th, 2011. Take a rest from eating all kinds of festivity food in Japan. Read More

Hatsuhinode (The First Sunrise) of 2011 from Suzuka, Japan

Jan 2nd, 2011
Posted by katzueno
Hatsuhinode means the first sunrise (of the year) in Japanese. Ancient Japanese believed that Sun is one of thousand gods. And it was the most important God. Japanese, then, think it's very sacred to see and pray to the 1st sunrise of the year. Then now, Many Japanese go to the beach or climb mountain to witness the first sunrise of the year. Read More

JLG: Get ready for New Year's Day in Japan

Dec 27th, 2010
Posted by katzueno
If you happened to spend a New Year's Day 2011 in Japan, why don't you get ready for New Year's cerebration. There are a couple ways you can do without spending too much money. Alll you need is a Shimenawa (しめなわ, 注連縄), Kadomatsu (門松), Oranges and Kagami Mochi (かがみもち, 鏡餅) Read More

YokosoNews Weekly - The End of the Beginning

Dec 26th, 2010
Posted by katzueno
Live on Dec 26, 2010 (JST) at 4pm. The weekly live streaming show to talk about what's happening in Japan. This will be the last show in 2010. YokosoNews launched last April 2010. It's been 9 months journey. We'll wrap up the year 2010, and also the coverage of YokosoNews in 2010. Read More

JLG: Japan may have entered flu season

Dec 24th, 2010
Posted by katzueno
Japan enters flu season, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare announced earlier today. With enough preparation, you will be ok. Read More