Rehearsal for grand reopening lights up Tokyo Station
News On Japan via Japan Times -- Sep 22
Moving images of musical instruments, steam locomotives and other objects were projected onto the facade of Tokyo Station on Friday night as its grand reopening ceremony approaches on Oct. 1.
The light show was a rehearsal for a special 10-minute music and movie performance that will take place on Saturday and Sunday as the Tokyo Station Marunouchi Building, as it is formally known, prepares to wrap up five years of restoration work.
China's television regulator has ordered a crackdown on dramas about the country's battles with Japan during and before World War Two and demanded they be more serious, state media said on Friday, following viewer complaints about ludicrous storylines. (Reuters )
Shukan Post (May 24) conveys the difficulties experienced by other parts of the adult-entertainment biz in servicing customers from the communist nation.
A deri heru (“delivery health”) call-girl tells the tabloid that she is often requested to arrive at major hotels in the Shinjuku and Ikebukuro entertainment areas of Tokyo by Chinese visitors. (Tokyo Reporter)
Police on Friday said that a real estate company employee was stabbed by an unknown assailant in the lobby of an office building near JR Akihabara station. The man is currently in a serious condition in hospital. (Japan Today )