What is the most embarrassing moment of the Japanese Mascot?

The Japanese Mascots aren’t just for baseball games in Japan. They represent nearly every municipality and commercial brand, and in recent years, their numbers have been growing. Japanese Mascots are too big in the tight spaces. It seems that being cute and fluffy does come at a cost because this adorable and joyful looking mascot just can’t seem to get...

“Bailey Hall Presents” Season Opens with Nai-Ni Chen Dance

Acclaimed cross-cultural contemporary dance company fuses western and eastern cultures in “Song of the Phoenix” Troupe will also present “Fundamentals of Dance” as weekday educational offering Davie, FL (September 7, 2016) –  With commissions from New York’s Lincoln Center Institute and the Joyce Theater, among others, Nai-Ni Chen is one of the most sought after choreographers today, and is known for her...

Believe it or not – Reincarnation of Teresa Teng 鄧麗君

Teresa Teng, famed in Asia for Love Songs, passed away 20 years ago in Chiang Mai, Thailand when she was only 42 years old. She recorded songs not only in her native Mandarin but also in Taiwanese Hokkien, Cantonese, Japanese, Indonesian and English. Teng's singing style conveyed simplicity and sincerity. Yeh Yueh-Yu, a professor of Cultural Theory at the University of Southern California said, "It was the...

“Grandpa Idols” JiJi-POP

Jiji-POP
Jiji-POP - a music group of five grandfathers, ages ranging from 59 to 80 (an average age of 67.4) are representing Kochi, as a part of the city’s promotional Kochi-ke ALL STARS (高知家 ALL STARS) Nippon Positive Project. The group is being promoted as the first “Grandpa Idol Group.” In fact, the “jiji” (爺) in the group’s name is an...

Dim Sum Icon X Little Twin Stars Cafe

DIM SUM ICON Little Twin Stars
Dim sum icon in Hong Kong Central and Tsim Sha Tsui shop cooperate with Little Twin Stars, launched 10 creative dim sum and seven desserts, all printed with colourful Kiki & Lala images! Recommended to try colored shrimp dumplings, pork dumplings with the original grain tape, milk imperial quicksand bun, shrimp rice rolls. You can purchase the Little Twin...

Asia Trend Magazine Asian Cultural EXPO rocks at Downtown Disney

Eleven performing groups representing China, Japan, Korea, Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam, three audience participating workshops and eight exhibitors made up a 4-hour Asian Cultural EXPO on October 20th at Orlando Downtown Disney. This expo is the vision of GWN Dragon Boat, Orlando Health Foundation, the title sponsor Walgreens and Asia Trend Inc. of bringing the community together to celebrate...

Peking Opera Classic Excerpts in Miami

Peking Opera
Peking Opera, as China's national essence, has been listed as one of the intangible cultural heritage by the United Nations and is now a very popular Chinese national art which is full of Chinese characteristics and loved by the audience at home and abroad. On the stage of Peking Opera, a horsewhip represents riding, a quant represents rowing, a table can not only be a table...

FIRST TIME IN FLORIDA! ALL FIVE SAILOR MOON VOICE ACTORS AT ONE POP CULTURE EVENT!

Sailor Moon
(KISSIMMEE, FLORIDA, March 8, 2017) Started in 2011, Florida Anime Experience (www.FloridaAnime.com) is a three day pop culture event celebrating anime, manga, cosplay, fashion, and video games.  The event boasts unique celebrity and industry guests plus over two hundred hours of programming for fans of Japanese entertainment and Asian culture.  This is the convention’s seventh year in Central Florida...

Japanese culture, food, and excitement at the Orlando Japan Festival

Orlando Japan Festival 2015
The Orlando Japan Festival is an annual event put on by the Japan Association of Orlando, the local Orlando Japanese community, and is one of my favorite events of the year – where you can have a taste of the street food from Japan like takoyaki octopus balls to gyu don beef rice bowls, and of course sushi, all...

FELIX MANALO (A classical Epic Movie of the Year)

FELIX MANALO
The movie tells the life story of Felix Yzagun Manalo, the first Executive Minister of Iglesia ni Cristo that was officially established in the Philippines in 1914. Felix Ysagun Manalo is a sprawling historical epic that traces the origin of Iglesia Ni Cristo (The Church of Christ) which is established in the Philippines from its humble beginnings in 1914 through...
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