Archive for posts tagged with 'Japan'

Alter

Video

Japan’s new robot is pure nightmare fuel

Well, this is definitely going to end well. The abomination in the Japan Times video above is Alter, a robot that runs…

Studio Ghibli

Things to do

A Studio Ghibli Film Festival is coming to the Redlands

Redland Performing Arts Centre will host its third annual Studio Ghibli Film Festival this month. If you're a Studio…

Man shares video of the Tokyo bridge climb that got him sent to jail

Video

Man shares video of the Tokyo bridge climb that got him sent to jail

Tokyo’s Rainbow Bridge is certainly a spectacular landmark — but we probably wouldn’t risk a jail term for…

Alissa Lonergan

Brisbane Extra

Meet Brisbane’s tiny food maestro

Brisbane artist Alissa Lonergan makes food — but it’s not the kind of food you can eat. Alissa is a versatile…

Kyoto

International

Kyoto looks stunning from above

Planning a trip to Japan? You’ll want to make sure you include a trip to Kyoto in your itinerary after you see thi…

Setsuko Hara in Tokyo Story

Brisbane Extra

Brisbane Asia Pacific Film Festival announces Japanese retrospective

The Brisbane Asia Pacific Film Festival (BAPFF) has unveiled a special Japanese retrospective as part of this…

UNIQLO to open a store on the Gold Coast

Fashion & Beauty

UNIQLO to open a store on the Gold Coast

Japanese apparel retailer UNIQLO has announced they’ll be opening a new store on the Gold Coast. The store is…

Baby bread arms

Parenting

Baby’s arm or bread?

The newest Japanese meme involves comparing babies’ arms to bread, and we love it. It's the adorable trend…

Hedgehog Cafe

Brisbane Extra

17 Japanese trends we need in Brisbane

Brisbane gets a little bit closer to Tokyo every day. Japanese retail giant UNIQLO recently opened to much fanfare in th…

Mio Murai

Things to do

Paddington hosts Pop Japan art exhibition

100 of the most exciting illustrators and artists working in Japan will have their work exhibited in Paddington from thi…

Harajuku Gyoza

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Japanese dessert craze comes to Brisbane

Japan has inspired a new dessert craze, and the only place you’ll find it in Australia is a dumpling restaurant…

Couple on holiday

International

Four holiday destinations for fun-loving couples

Travelling as a couple is one of the most rewarding things you can do together. Sure, holidays with your partner can…

Exciting alternatives to popular holiday spots

International

Exciting alternatives to popular holiday spots

It’s all too easy to get stuck in a travel rut. You start thinking about your annual leave and how you should spen…

This 101-year-old photographer proves you’re never too old to follow your dreams

Health & Fitness

This 101-year-old photographer proves you’re never too old to follow your dreams

You’re never too old to follow your dreams – 101-year-old Tsuneko Sasmoto is proof of that! Tsuneko Sasamoto is…

Singout Sista: UTAMONO 和声もの – Voices of Japan

Event Guide

Singout Sista: UTAMONO 和声もの – Voices of Japan

Enjoy the beauty and harmony of styles that is Utamono – Japanese Voices in Harmony, Queensland’s greatest exponent of…

Japan has created a street view map for cats

International

Japan has created a street view map for cats

Ever wondered what the world looks like from a cat’s point of view? Well, you can stop wondering and finally…

The Australian Shakuhachi Festival Concert

Event Guide

The Australian Shakuhachi Festival Concert

The Australian Shakuhachi Festival 2015 (ASF15) concert will feature four of the most respected and experienced…

A railroad in Japan has hired its second cat stationmaster

Pets

A railroad in Japan has hired its second cat stationmaster

This story will make you feel like it’s time for your cat to get a job. Kishi railroad station in Kinokawa,…