Tag Archives: Japan

Phat Kandi joins curated Japan-inspired line up as HMV marks 100 years with pop culture store launches

The British alternative fashion brand, Phat Kandi, has been selected as one of the chosen few independent labels to supply HMV as it marks its 100th year in retail with the launch of ten new pop culture stores across the UK. The initiative will see HMV launch a raft of …

Read More »

Japanese restaurant Shoryu Ramen partners with Hatsune Miku for DIY Ramen Kits and more

The Japanese restaurant, Shoryu Ramen has launched a new collaboration with the anime character brand, Hatsune Miku that sees the introduction of a themed DIY Ramen Kit for fans across the UK. In a deal brokered by the European licensing agency for Hatsune Miku, Max Arguile’s Reemsborko, the partnership marks …

Read More »

Mythological Japanese IP Samurai Animals prepares for 10th anniversary with licensing showcase

The global licensing award-nominated character franchise, and popular Japanese IP, Samurai Animals is preparing to celebrate its tenth anniversary next year, with an 11-month run-up of launches, including a new online platform, promotional video, and a series of trade show exhibit initiatives. Samurai Animal is a mythical Japanese saga that …

Read More »

Shaun the Sheep Farm Garden attraction opens in Japan

A popular English garden-themed attraction in Japan has welcomed some very recognisable faces to the fold, thanks to an ongoing collaboration with the UK animation studio, Aardman. A collaboration between Aardman and Tohokushinsha Film Corporation has resulted in the grand opening of a new Shaun the Sheep area at the …

Read More »