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Fukushima Hula Girls

Japan Creative Centre (JCC) of The Embassy of Japan will be screening documentary "Fukushima Hula Girls" as part of its 45th JCC Cinema screening 

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Tuesday, 29 March 2016

MOSH! is now open

Imagination comes to life in Singapore’s first digital creative future space! Singapore’s very first immersive edutainment facility, MOSH!, that showcase state-of-the-art multimedia technology 

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Thursday, 11 February 2016

鍵泥棒のメソッド Key of Life

Directed by Kenji Uchida and the cast includes Masato Sakai, Teruyuki Kagawa and Ryoko Hirosue, 鍵泥棒のメソッド Key of Life is a 2012 Japanese movie about an aspiring actor 

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Thursday, 04 February 2016

MOSH! Opening in Sentosa

Set to open in Sentosa in this February, MOSH! is Singapore’s first digital media edutainment facility offering visitors a unique play-to-learn experience 

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Monday, 18 January 2016

Swing Girls スイングガールズ [PG]

Swings Girls スイングガールズ is a 2004 Japanese comedy movie based on a group of high school girls who form a big band. Japan Creative Centre, JCC, will be screening the movie 

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Monday, 04 January 2016

WAKUWAKU JAPAN coming to Starhub TV

Japanese content TV channel, WAKUWAKU JAPAN, which launched recently on Singtel TV (Channel 616) will be launching on Singapore’s leading pay TV operator StarHub TV in January 2016 

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Tuesday, 08 December 2015

Japanese Movies @ SGIFF 2015

As part of the 26th Singapore International Film Festival SGIFF, 5 Japanese films will be screened as part of the festival which will be held from 26th November to 6th December. Out of the 5 films 

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Wednesday, 02 December 2015

Rediscovering Rakugo

Rakugo is a 400-year-old traditional Japanese fine art of comic storytelling that started in the Edo Period. As a traditional art form, Rakugo performances are usually limited to a Japanese audience 

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Monday, 30 November 2015

Skechers Sundown Festival feat. INKT

Asia’s leading music event, Skechers Sundown Festival, returns on 21 November for its seventh consecutive year with a lineup of Asia’s biggest hip hop and rock artistes including Japan’s INKT 

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Tuesday, 17 November 2015

Get Behind the Scenes with Perfume

Popular globally for their new wave techno-pop songs, sophisticated dances and live performances, Japanese techno-pop group Perfume has won legions of followers from anime fans and dancers 

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Thursday, 05 November 2015

Kafka on the Shore

Japanese theatre master Yukio Ninagawa returns to Esplanade after his sell-out samurai comedy Musashi with an adaptation of Murakami’s bewitching, spell-binding tale 

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Thursday, 06 August 2015

My Father is the Grand Master

In commemoration of the 25th Anniversary of Enshu Sado School at the National University of Singapore (NUS), Japan Creative Centre (JCC), Embassy of Japan in Singapore will be screening 

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Tuesday, 04 August 2015

Alice Nine’s second solo concert in Singapore

As part of Alice Nine’s Asia tour this year, the Japanese rock band will be back in Singapore for their second solo concert and will be on 24th and 25th October 

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Friday, 31 July 2015

WA-SHOKU ~ Beyond Sushi ~

As part of Japanese film festival 2015 and Japan Creative Centre's JCC Cinema programme for July, the movie, WA-SHOKU ~ Beyond Sushi ~, will be screening 

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Wednesday, 22 July 2015

Attention all Crayon Shin-Chan クレヨンしんちゃん fans!

Be the first to catch the film of Crayon Shin-Chan ‘My Moving Story - Cactus Attack’ in Singapore! Fans now have a chance to view Crayon Shin-Chan’s hilarious antics 

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Friday, 19 June 2015

Noriben - The Recipe for Fortune のんちゃんのり弁

Japan Creative Centre, Embassy of Japan in Singapore, presents JCC Cinema 33: ‘Noriben - The Recipe for Fortune’ on Saturday, June 7, 2015. Directed by Akira Ogata 

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Friday, 12 June 2015

Sachiyo Live @ Blu Jaz Cafe

Tickets are over 80% sold out! Singapore Meets Japan Music Project is back and this year it will be held at Blu Jaz Cafe on Thursday, 28 May. The music project is about fusion music collaboration 

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Tuesday, 26 May 2015

OMOHARA TV (オモハラ TV)

Omotesando 表参道 and Harajuku 原宿 are well known state-of-the-art city of pop culture in Japan and these 2 districts have great influence not only in Japan 

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Thursday, 21 May 2015

Screen Gems: Like Father Like Son そして父になる

Golden Village Screen Gems is a continuing series that brings back to the cinema films that are critically acclaimed, had limited theatrical runs, or simply worth catching it on the big screen again 

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Wednesday, 13 May 2015

孤独のグルメ - Gourmet of Loneliness

Based on a popular Japanese cuisine comic book written by Masayuki Kusumi and Jiro Taniguchi, Solitary Gourmet 孤独のグルメ is a Japanese television drama series about a lonely businessman 

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Wednesday, 06 May 2015

JUN & AI 純と愛

Staying at a hotel can be an enchanting experience! Jun & Ai 純と愛 is a Japanese television drama series debuted in 2012 and it will be screened every Saturday, 8pm 

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Monday, 27 April 2015

The Curious Passenger, Beam from Thailand

In the upcoming episodes of The Curious Passenger 行きたがりーノ, rediscover the charms of Japan through the eyes of special guest, Beam from Thailand, as she follows host Hidetsugu Shibata 

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Wednesday, 22 April 2015

Udo Chan’s Trip ウドちゃんの旅してゴメン

Udo Suzuki ウド鈴木, also known as Udo, is a popular Japanese comedian loved by people of all ages in Japan.  In the new and exclusive Premiere 

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Wednesday, 08 April 2015

The Curious Passenger 行きたがリーノ

Rediscover the charms of Japan through the eyes of a foreigner every Friday at 8.00pm on Hello! Japan TV channel.  Follow host Hidetsugu Shibata, a member of comedy unit ‘Untouchable’ アンタッチャブル 

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Wednesday, 01 April 2015

Sing, Salmon, Sing! うた魂 ♪

The April’s movie pick of the month from Hello! Japan, SING! SALMON SING! うた魂 ♪ is a 2008 Japanese comedy about a school choir competition starring Kaho as Kasumi Ogino 

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Monday, 23 March 2015

Pure Japan Asia 日本調査隊

The new and exclusive Pure Japan Asia TV series will be introducing Japan's charm that you may have yet to experience. The Pure Japan Asia’s team is pulling out all the stops to bring you a full blast of laughter 

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Saturday, 14 March 2015

Discover Planet Ocean II 大海球紀行 Ⅱ

Let oceanic journalist, Masakazu Nagata, who has surveyed the seas of 70 countries around the world, to guide you to discover the ocean through this new episode ‘Discover planet ocean II The Currents of Life 

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Thursday, 12 March 2015

Hot Spring Girls 温泉女子

Bathing at Onsen 温泉 (Natural hot springs) is one of the world's greatest pleasures and is part of any traveler’s trip not to be missed. Japan boasts some of the best natural hot springs 

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Wednesday, 11 March 2015

OSHIN [おしん] MARATHON!

Oshin is a Japan's all-time most popular TV drama will be screening over the Chinese New Year period on Hello! Japan. The drama, starring Nobuko Otowa, Yûko Tanaka, Ayako Kobayashi 

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Wednesday, 18 February 2015

ELEVATOR TRAP 悪夢のエレベーター

Stay tuned for the movie-of-the-month TONIGHT on Hello! Japan TV channel, Elevator Trap (悪夢のエレベーター) is a 2009 movie directed by Keisuke Horibe and starring Masaaki Uchino 

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Sunday, 08 February 2015

Over The L’Arc-en-Ciel

L‘Arc-en-Ciel is considerably one of the most influential Japanese bands in history with record sales in the millions and has large international fan base. Being the first Asian band to headline 

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Tuesday, 03 February 2015

HELLO! JAPAN on Singtel TV

Hello! Japan will be airing on Singtel TV channel 261 from today, 30 January. As the first and only 24-hour HD Japanese commercial entertainment channel for Singtel TV viewers 

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Friday, 30 January 2015

One Million Yen Girl 百万円と苦虫女

Directed by Yuki Tanada, Hello! Japan’s Movie Pick-of-the-Month, ‘One Million Yen Girl’, will be screened on Sunday, 25 January 2015, at 9pm on Starhub TV channel 149. The 2008 Japanese movie 

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Wednesday, 21 January 2015

The KOMANEKO こまねこSeries

Japan Creative Centre (JCC) will be showing two series of KOMANEKO entitled ‘Komadori Eiga Komaneko’ (こま撮りえいが こまねこ) and ‘Komaneko No Christmas: Maigoni Natta Present’ 

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Monday, 19 January 2015

Secrets of Kyoto and Hot Spring Navigator

Starting from January, two brand new series will be screening on Hello! Japan TV channel on every Wednesday. Secrets of Kyoto Unveiled 極上の京都 will be shown at 9pm 

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Wednesday, 14 January 2015

UTAGE! New Music Variety Show

J-pop or Japanese pop music is one aspect of Japanese culture and one of Japan's biggest exports. Starting from January, a revolutionary new music variety programme hosted by SMAP’s Masahiro Nakai 

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Monday, 12 January 2015

Go! Love Live! 2015 ~Dream Sensation! ~

Come 2015, μ’s 5th Anniversary Concert will be screened LIVE from Japan at Golden Village VivoCity and screening will be held over two days with the full voice cast putting on 

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Tuesday, 30 December 2014

Japanese Cuisine 京ごはんたべ

Kyoto is often said to be where Washoku, or traditional Japanese cuisine, originated from. Even in a city like Kyoto where the beauty of every season fully manifests itself in the scenery in the streets 

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Tuesday, 23 December 2014

The Chef of South Polar 南極料理人

Catch movie pick of the month, The Chef of South Polar, on Hello! Japan (StarHub TV Ch 149) this 28 December, Sunday, at 9pm. The film is based on the autobiographical essay 

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Tuesday, 16 December 2014

AAA(トリプル・エー)is coming to Singapore

AAA (トリプル・エー) stands for Attack All Around is a 7-member Japanese pop group and they will be coming to Singapore as part of their Asia Tour 

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Tuesday, 09 December 2014

Japanese films @ SIFF 2014

The Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF) is the largest and longest-running film event in Singapore and this year, the festival will run from 4 to 14 December 2014 

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Monday, 08 December 2014

Jidaigeki 時代劇 films on Hello Japan!

This December, HELLO! JAPAN brings you a selection Japan’s most entertaining content and one highlight includes one of Japan’s most culturally important genres Jidaigeki 時代劇 

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Thursday, 04 December 2014

Stand By Me Doraemon ドラえもん

Doraemon is here! The wait is finally over. The 96 minutes movie 'Stand by Me Doraemon' will be screened in cinema on 11 December 2014 in Japanese with English and Chinese subtitles 

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Wednesday, 03 December 2014

LINE GAME is now 2 years old!

In celebration of LINE GAME 2nd anniversary, LINE will be hosting the event “LINE GAME Thanks You for 2 Years!” for a total of 28 games within the LINE GAME service, including LINE Pokopang 

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Wednesday, 26 November 2014

What you missed last weekend: WEAVER (Japan)

Skechers Sundown Festival closed with 16 Asian artistes cross 11 countries last Saturday night at Marina Promenade. One Asian group included the sensational Japanese piano rock band, WEAVER 

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Monday, 24 November 2014

Unforgotten OSHIN

Many may have forgotten Oshin but the hot favourite Japanese Serial TV drama is back and it will be screening from 8 December 2014, Monday to Friday, at 7pm on HELLO! JAPAN 

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Thursday, 13 November 2014

The Curious Passenger and more this November!

Rediscover the charms of Japan through the eyes of a foreigner. Follow host Hidetsugu Shibata (柴田英嗣), a member of comedy unit ‘Untouchable’, as he travels around with a foreigner in a mini bus 

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Wednesday, 05 November 2014

The first ever niconico KUNIKAIGI outside of Japan

Niconico which means ‘to laugh’ or ‘to smile’ in Japanese is Japan’s largest video-sharing site with approximate 42 million registered members and 2.3 million paid members 

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Thursday, 30 October 2014

Anisong-singer World Audition

Anisong-singer World Audition will be held at South East Asia’s largest Japanese popular culture event, Anime Festival Asia 2014 (AFA2014), to discover the next breakout Anisong-singer 

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Thursday, 23 October 2014

Zero 零 at this Halloween

The Japanese live-action ‘Fatal Frame’ film, known in Japan as Zero 零 and in Europe as Project Zero, is based on the best-selling horror game of the same name 

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Tuesday, 14 October 2014

Haru's Journey 春との旅

Haru's Journey (春との旅), a Japanese film released in 2010, is about a retired fisherman taking his granddaughter, Haru, on a road trip to visit his various siblings

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Thursday, 09 October 2014

Let's Get Rich!

LINE mobile platform has recently introduced a new television commercial for its latest game, LINE Let's Get Rich. Since its launch on July 8 2014, LINE Let's Get Rich has been climbing up

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Thursday, 09 October 2014

The Greatest Thief of 3 Generations

Currently screening in cinemas, Lupin The Third (Lupin III鲁邦三) is a Japanese action film based on the iconic manga by Monkey Punch, featuring Shun Oguri, Tetsuji Tamayama, Gō Ayano

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Wednesday, 08 October 2014

Special Preview and a Legendary Marathon

A story is only as good as its ending. In this spirit, Golden Village is giving Rurouni Kenshin fans the opportunity not only to be one of the firsts to watch RUROUNI KENSHIN:THE LEGEND ENDS

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Monday, 29 September 2014

Watch The Easygoing Police, Global Messenger and more

Watch The Easygoing Police! drama marathon on this Hari Raya Haji, 4 October,  from 8am to 6pm. Based on the book ‘The Easygoing Police’, written by Kei Nitadori

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Saturday, 27 September 2014

Anime Festival Asia 2014: I Love Anisong Mega Anime Music Festival

Anime Festival Asia, the region’s most established experiential festival for Japanese Popular Culture, will be held from 5 to 7 December 2014 at Suntec! The festival will span over

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Thursday, 18 September 2014

Watch 'LOVE HOKKAIDO' on Hello! Japan

Only on HELLO! JAPAN. Catch the latest episodes of 'Love Hokkaido' even before broadcasting in Japan featuring Li Qiang, Isis and Megumi Ohno. Two new premieres include

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Monday, 01 September 2014

Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno

Golden Village is inviting fans of anime blockbuster RUROUNI KENSHIN: KYOTO INFERNO to dress up and look their best at a cosplay party. Participants will get to witness Himura Kenshin

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Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Detective Conan: Dimensional Sniper

Exclusively showcase at Cathay Cineplexes from 7 August, 'Detective Conan: Dimensional Sniper' is a Japanese anime movie with English and Chinese subtitle.

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Saturday, 16 August 2014

Osamu Tezuka’s Buddha 2 (Anime Film)

Appealing to anime fans, Osamu Tezuka’s Buddha 2 (the film) presents the life of the Buddha in an epic dramatisation based on the original comic series by Osamu Tezuka

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Tuesday, 12 August 2014

Hello! Japan August Highlights

Hello! Japan August Highlights include new special premiere 'Weekly Yamasaki-Kun', New Season 'Dreaming Journey Season 2', Season Finale 'Gochi Dinner is on you Tonight!'

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Saturday, 26 July 2014

The Beginning of the End

‘Ju On’ ranked number 1 as ‘The scariest film series’ in the Japanese horror movie history, ‘Ju On 3: The Beginning of the End’ enjoyed a Hollywood remake

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Tuesday, 22 July 2014

Always: Sunset on Third Street - 3

For the 27th session, Japan Creative Centre will be screening 'ALWAYS: Sunset on Third Street - 3' on Saturday, 26 July 2014. Directed by Takashi Yamazaki, the movie set in 1964

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Friday, 18 July 2014

7500 from Horror Master Takashi Shimizu

Japanese Director Takashi Shimizu, who first scared audiences with ‘The Grudge’, and the subsequent ‘The Grudge 2’, returns to scare again with CBS Films’ ‘7500’. The movie also marks the first time

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Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Rhythm Training with Kaichiro Kitamura

Singer and vocal percussionist from Japan, Kaichiro Kitamura, was in Singapore last evening to hold a Rhythm Training Workshop at The A Cappella Society. The vocal percussion workshop

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Saturday, 05 July 2014

Supernova Symphonia Tour

Top visual-kei Japanese band Alice Nine stopped in Singapore last Saturday as part of their First-ever Tour outside of Japan in celebrating their 10th Anniversary. Alice Nine, as a 5-part band rocked

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Tuesday, 01 July 2014

Japanese Film Festival 2014

Japanese Film Festival 2014 presents 24 films from 26 June to 12 July 2014 at the National Museum of Singapore. Organised by The Japan Foundation, Japan Creative Centre

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Wednesday, 25 June 2014

Hello! Japan July Highlights

Watch ‘Big Fish! Kanto Off - Shore Fishing Club’, ‘Maple Story’ and ‘My Little Nightmare’ (Drama Marathon) exclusively on Hello! Japan in July; and also introducing four new series

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Tuesday, 24 June 2014

Alice Nine (Japan) LIVE in Singapore

Top visual-kei Japanese band, Alice Nine, will be stopping in Singapore for one night show on 28 June as part of their first-ever Asia tour, outside of Japan. Celebrating their 10th year anniversary

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Wednesday, 18 June 2014

What´s on Hello! Japan in June?

Watch REDLINE, AQUARION THE MOVIE and HOUGEN KANOJO exclusive on Hello! Japan in June and the weekly programmes - Music Station, World Pro Wrestling Return, Culture Japan Season 1 and Love Hokkaido starting from June!

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Wednesday, 14 May 2014

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