Sunday, March 26, 2017

AdFest Unveils its Animation by Dentsu Tokyo inspired by the roots of plants

To celebrate the 20th Anniversary and 20 years of diversity at AdFest, Dentsu Inc. Tokyo has created new animation.

Twitter’s Steven Kalifowitz and Stories Tomoya Suzuki Represent Asia on Cannes Entertainment Lion Jury

Lions Entertainment has today announced the jury members who will judge the Entertainment Lions and the Entertainment Lions for Music awards at this year's Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.

Swatch-owned Watchmaker Tissot to Double Presence in Japan

Swiss watchmaker Tissot announced plans to nearly double its stores in Japan to 300 locations over the next few years.

Dentsu’s Kaoru Sugano Named Creator of the Year by Japan Advertising Agencies Association

Kaoru Sugano, a group creative director and creative technologist in Dentsu Inc., has been named the 2016 Creator of the Year by the Japan Advertising Agencies Association.

Sony Launches “The WOW Factory” Via Hakuhodo Kettle Tokyo

Sony introduced "The WOW Factory" at SXSW 2017 (South by Southwest), the world's largest creative business conference recently held in Austin, Texas.

Japan’s Organizing Guru Marie Kondo Releases Decluttering App

Marie Kondo is known to global audiences for her best-selling books, including “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing,” which has been translated from Japanese to more than 40 languages, with more than 7 million copies sold worldwide.

Japan’s Best Brand Ranking for 2017 Shows 6.3% Growth Globally says Interbrand

Here are the Best Japan Brands 2017 according to Interbrand which ranks the value of brands originating in Japan.

Japan’s Demographic Pinch: Fewer Workers, Higher Wages, Resistance to More Foreigners

For some Japanese companies, the labor crunch is forcing them to adapt and become more productive.

Translating Trump: Japanese Interpreters Say Challenge is not to ‘Sound Stupid’

My interpreter friends and I often joke that if we translated his words as they are, we would end up making ourselves sound stupid.

Japanese Transgender Themed Film Refused Advertising in Taipei MRT Stations

Taiwan's Taipei Rapid Transit Corp has refused to place advertisements for a Japanese film that focuses on transgender issues in the city’s MRT stations.


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