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Japan Fashion Week: Mid-week update
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Japan Fashion Week: Mid-week update

No, not even the recession can tone down the otherworldly levels of quirk at Japan Fashion Week
Erika Sawajiri tops 'least favorite woman' list
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Erika Sawajiri tops 'least favorite woman' list

Shukan Bunshun polled its female readers and asked them who they disliked. Twenty-three-year-old Erika Sawajiri topped the list
Kaiju Kabuki: An interview with Tomoo Haraguchi
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Kaiju Kabuki: An interview with Tomoo Haraguchi

Destroying entire cities is all in a day's work for monster moviemakers like Tomoo Haraguchi
Pepsi Azuki: Dared, we give our taste test
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Pepsi Azuki: Dared, we give our taste test

First, it was Ice Cucumber and Shiso, now it's Azuki. Suntory forces us once again to buy a new weird seasonal beverage flavor from its Pepsi brand
Kirsten Dunst turns Japanese
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Kirsten Dunst turns Japanese

Takashi Murakami enlists the young American actress to sing the famous Vapors' tune for his new short film, 'Akihabara Majokko Princess'
Anti-National-ism: Two alternatives for international groceries at cheap prices
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Anti-National-ism: Two alternatives for international groceries at cheap prices

National Azabu is the consensus go-to market for foreign food imports, but shopping at Seijo Ishii and Kaldi Coffee Farm will save you money
Tokyo International Film Festival opens with exclusive visit to world of Cameron's 'Avatar'
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Tokyo International Film Festival opens with exclusive visit to world of Cameron's 'Avatar'

TIFF goers get a glimpse of the long-awaited 3-D sci-fi epic
Japan Fashion Week preview
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Japan Fashion Week preview

Finally, a guide to all the JFW brands that you've probably never heard of
It's come to this... the ¥690 jeans
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It's come to this... the ¥690 jeans

Tacky discount retailer Don Quijote lowers the bar even further for low-price denim. The question remains: Will they be safe for human usage?
How to enjoy high-end bars without paying for it
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How to enjoy high-end bars without paying for it

Learn how to avoid Tokyo cover charges and take the edge off a bar bill
'Tokyo Biruzingu': Pure nostalgic architecture porn
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'Tokyo Biruzingu': Pure nostalgic architecture porn

A new DVD provides a visual tour of modernist Tokyo buildings that have survived earthquakes, wars and the Japanese love of 'new'

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