Hello Kitty is expanding her circle of joy, using cultural diplomacy to bring her "kawaii" touch to the Japan-ASEAN 50th anniversary and SDGs initiatives.
Lenna Koszarny is CEO of one of the largest private equity firms in Ukraine. On this second anniversary of Russia's invasion, she says: "Come and invest...
Julie Turner, United States Special Envoy on North Korean Rights Issues spoke on the "importance of bringing actors back to the table" on the abduction issue.
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Check out the best of 2023 through the top 25 articles on JAPAN Forward, finishing with the 5-1 most-read stories. Did your favorites make the list?
Sanrio President Tomokuni Tsuji shares exclusive insights into taking the business of kawaii global 50 years after it brought the world Hello Kitty.
Check out the best of 2023 through the 25 most-read articles on JAPAN Forward, starting with 25 - 21. Did your favorites make the list?
What’s the debate in Japan, and what’s trending? The Week podcast is back for a special episode to enjoy Pacific seafood in the northeast of Japan.
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Meet Miu Hirano, the soft-spoken, seriously focused table tennis champion and Olympian who shares her love of Sanrio characters with fans and fellow athletes.
A new development at Azabudai Hills brings exciting changes and environmental concepts to the downtown Tokyo Minato Ward, including Japan's tallest skyscraper.