Israel has launched an anime web series to encourage Japanese tourists to visit the Holy Land. It’s kind of amazing, Sigal Samuel writes.
How does a self-described terrible student who got kicked out of Hebrew school end up at the top of his field?
Tokyo Metropolitan Police reportedly have arrested a man in connection with the vandalism of hundreds of copies of “The Diary of Anne Frank” in city libraries.
Israel’s embassy in Japan is donating 300 copies of Anne Frank’s “Diary of a Young Girl” to Tokyo libraries following a vandalism spree.
While most people don’t think of a visit to an aquarium as a place to view art, one aquarium in Tokyo is looking to change that by putting the fish inside the artworks themselves. Kimura explained that his original reason to design the exhibit was that while aquariums and pet shops existed, he wanted something where people could enjoy fish in a new manner. The exhibit was held last year and while this year it has more goldfish, Kimura is still setting his sights higher with a possible world tour.
500000 spectators turned out on August 25th to watch the Asakusa Samba Carnival in Tokyo, Japan, which featured 27 teams and 4000 participants. The show lasted for four and a half hours causing some spectators to suffer heat stroke, according to the organisers. The carnival started over 30 years ago.