Japan

NIPPON EXPRESS to Promote Sea & Rail Transport Services from Asia to Central, East Europe as "ADRIA DIRECT"

TOKYO, Nov. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- NIPPON EXPRESS CO., LTD. will step up its sales of through container forwarding services fromAsia, including India, to Central andEastern Europe via Koper, Slovenia, from November 1, as "ADRIA DIRECT." The route from Asia to Budapest, Hungary, via Koper has l...

2016-11-10 13:00 1772

Sigfox and Kyocera Communication Systems Partner to Expand Sigfox Network to Japan - the World's Third Largest IoT Market

LABEGE, France and KYOTO, Japan, Nov. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- * Strategic partnership to cover the third largest Internet of Things (IoT) market, with 6% of a global IoT revenue that is set to reach no less than3 trillion USD by 2025 (cf. Machina Research[1]) * The 25th country to deploy Si...

2016-11-10 08:01 1788

"Habot-mini," Fire Truck Capable of Extinguishing Fires with Nitrogen - without Using Water - Awarded "Winner Award" at "German Design Award 2017"

TOKYO, Nov. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- "Habot-mini" produced by Morita Holdings Corporation based inOsaka and Tokyo (listed on TSE First Section) was awarded the "Winner Award" in the "Transportation" section of the "Excellent Product Design" category of the "German Design Award 2017." Habot-mini is...

2016-11-09 13:00 1373

Amateur Bands Representing Eight Countries/Regions Mainly within Asia Battle for No.1 Slot

HAMAMATSU, Japan, Nov. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 5, Yamaha Corporation held the Asian Beat 2016 Finals at Tokyo Big Sight to determine the best amateur bands from eight countries and regions, mainly withinAsia. In all, eight bands were selected to showcase their talent and unique flare ...

2016-11-08 15:12 1294

"The Bloom of Yesterday" Wins Tokyo Grand Prix of 29th Tokyo International Film Festival

TOKYO, Nov. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The 29th Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF), held fromOctober 25 to November 3, concluded with the announcement of award winners at a closing ceremony. This year, TIFF screened 206 films and 60,589 film fans attended the screenings. The Tokyo Grand Prix w...

2016-11-07 16:30 1577

29th Tokyo International Film Festival's "Spirit of Asia Award by Japan Foundation Asia Center" Goes to "Lipstick Under My Burkha" Directed by Alankrita Shrivastava of India

TOKYO, Nov. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- During a closing ceremony at the 29th Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) onNovember 3, "Lipstick Under My Burkha," directed byAlankrita Shrivastava of India, won the "Spirit of Asia Award by the Japan Foundation Asia Center." The award is bestowed on a pr...

2016-11-07 16:09 1976

Japan's AstaReal Aims to Grow ASEAN Presence, Sets Up First Asian Branch in Singapore

SINGAPORE, Nov. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Japan-based AstaReal Group marks the 70th anniversary of its parent company, Fuji Chemical Industries, with the establishment of its first Asian branch outside ofJapan: AstaReal Pte Ltd Singapore. Having committed over 20 years into the research and develo...

2016-11-03 19:36 2034

Yamagata Prefecture, Japan, Announces the Open Call to Singapore Designers to a New Program "New Product for Singapore -- Gift which Fuses Singapore and Yamagata"

YAMAGATA CITY, Japan, Nov. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Yamagata Prefectural Government and Yamagata International Economic Development Support Organization (Y-ES),Japan, have announced a new program named "New Product for Singapore -- Gift which fusesSingapore and Yamagata." The program offers a Sing...

2016-11-03 16:46 1248

Highlights of Talk Events with Two Iconic Directors, Mamoru HOSODA and Shunji IWAI, at Tokyo International Film Festival

TOKYO, Nov. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) screened more than 200 films, highlighting the work of two iconic directors, Mamoru HOSODA and Shunji IWAI, as well as hosting an exciting lineup of talk events featuring them in discussion with special guests fro...

2016-11-02 18:30 1846

HOYA Group PENTAX Medical Launch HemoStat WideCup(TM), The New Bipolar Hot Hemostasis Forceps Contributing to Early Treatment of Gastric Cancer

TOKYO, Nov. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- HOYA Group PENTAX Medical has launched HemoStat WideCupTM, the new bipolar hot hemostasis forceps to achieve easy control of bleeding during endoscopic therapy procedures.  The new device will be demonstrated at the JDDW 2016 Congress to be held inKobe, Japan f...

2016-11-02 16:25 1419

Dr. Shunpei Yamazaki of Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd. Renews GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS (TM) Title as "Most Patents Credited as Inventor" with 11,353 Patents

ATSUGI, Japan, Nov. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Shunpei Yamazaki of Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd. (SEL) has applied for a renewal of the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title in the category "Most patents credited as inventor" that he held, claiming that he had obtained a total of 11,353 paten...

2016-11-01 13:00 1756

Communications Consultancy Reflects on 20-Year Milestone of Operating in Asia

SINGAPORE, Nov. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hoffman Agency, a communications consultancy with roots in the tech industry, today celebrates 20 years inAsia. Veterans Infographic   "It has been an amazing, fun, torturous, weird, satisfying, fru...

2016-11-01 10:00 2574

Japan Content Showcase 2016: Record-Breaking Number of Exhibitors and Buyer Registrations Record High Growth

TOKYO, Oct. 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Japan Content Showcase (JCS), organized by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), the Foundation for Promotion of Music Industry and Culture (TIMM), UNIJAPAN (TIFFCOM) and the Association of Japanese Animations (TIAF), and JCS 2016 successfully en...

2016-10-31 16:30 1816

3rd New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival 2016 Open Nov. 3-6

CHITOSE, Japan, Oct. 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- An international animation movie festival conducted in its entirety in an airport compound, the Chitose Airport International Animation Festival 2016, the third in a series, will be heldNov. 3-6, 2016. It is a truly international festival of animation...

2016-10-31 16:00 1638

Chinese Enterprise Wins "Quality Award of International Rice Bran Oil" at ICRBO in Japan

TOKYO, Oct. 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 25, the third International Conference of Rice Bran Oil (ICRBO) was held inTokyo, Japan. Arawana Rice Bran Oil of China YihaiKerry Group won "Quality Award of International Rice Bran Oil", the only award for rice bran oil, which is known as "Nobel P...

2016-10-31 14:13 1191

Takeda Unmasks Four New Super Heroes at London's Comic Con to Highlight the Strength of those Living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) with the Support of Marvel Custom Solutions

OSAKA, Japan, Oct. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE: 4502 ) along with the support of Marvel Custom Solutions today announces the launch of four new Super Hero characters and the first chapter of a new graphic comic...

2016-10-28 16:05 1794

Wei Jie from JC Group Wins the title of "International Medical Friendly Ambassador" at the ICS World Convention

KYODO, Japan, Oct. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- At the 40th ICS World Convention, ICS (International College of Surgeons), issued the letter of appointment for "International Medical Friendly Ambassador," Wei Jie, a Chinese entrepreneur and board chairman of JC Group. This was the first time for ICS ...

2016-10-28 13:02 1962

3rd New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival 2016 Open Nov. 3-6

CHITOSE, Japan, Oct. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- An international animation movie festival conducted in its entirety in an airport compound, the Chitose Airport International Animation Festival 2016, the third in a series, will be heldNov. 3-6, 2016. It is a truly international festival of animation...

2016-10-28 13:00 1385

"RALLY NIPPON 2016" to Be Held in Taiwan in mid-November

TOKYO, Oct. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The 8th RALLY NIPPON will be held in Taiwan again in the middle of November under the theme "Bonds." RALLY NIPPON 2013 in Taiwan, held in 2013 as a "thanks rally," received warm applause from many Taiwanese people. Cars participating in this year's rally will...

2016-10-27 13:00 1625

MARVEL Tsum Tsum Mobile Game Now Available Globally on iOS and Android

TOKYO, Oct. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- mixi, Japan's leading social networking service and smartphone gaming provider, today announced the global launch of MARVEL Tsum Tsum, a connect-and-erase puzzle game featuring the world-famous Super Heroes and Super Villains from the Marvel Universe modelled ...

2016-10-26 17:00 1512
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