Anime Expo 2018 Serves up Pop Culture, Part Two

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Anime Expo, the largest celebration of anime pop culture in North America, once again took place at the Los Angeles Convention Center this month. Virtually every facet of Japanese popular culture was represented with gusto as 110,000 fans devoured content for five days on video games, film, tv, cosplay, animation, music, and traditional arts. Heading … Continue reading "Anime Expo 2018 Serves up Pop Culture, Part Two"
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Anime Expo 2018 Serves Up Pop Culture, Part One

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Anime Expo, the largest celebration of anime pop culture in North America, once again took place at the Los Angeles Convention Center this month. Virtually every facet of Japanese popular culture was represented with gusto as 110,000 fans devoured content for five days on video games, film, tv, cosplay, animation, music, and traditional arts. Industry … Continue reading "Anime Expo 2018 Serves Up Pop Culture, Part One"
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New Restaurant Coming to Epcot’s Japan Pavilion

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Today the Disney Parks Blog announced that an all-new table service restaurant will be coming to the Japan Pavilion in World Showcase. The restaurant will be a signature dining experience inspired by the natural beauty of Japan. The setting will draw from both nature and takumi, which means "artisan" in Japanese, and the relationship between Japanese craftsmanship and the natural world will be evident throughout the space. The as-yet unnamed restaurant will be operated by Mitsukoshi USA, which currently operates the merchandise, restaurants (Teppan Edo and Tokyo Dining), and kiosks in the Japan Pavilion. No further construction details or planned opening date have been announced.
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Adventures by Disney Announces New Japan Vacation for 2019

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Adventures by Disney has announced a new Japan vacation for 2019. The trip will offer immersive cultural experiences, such as visiting temples in Kyoto, learning sword techniques with a master samurai, exploring the bustling city of Tokyo and more. The Adventures by Disney Japan vacation will open for booking later this spring, so more details … Continue reading "Adventures by Disney Announces New Japan Vacation for 2019"
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