What is Tokyo known for?


group_or_band origin Tokyo, Japan genre Garage punk, garage rock, surf rock, rockabilly '''The's''' are an all-female Japanese rock (Rock music) trio, whose music is reminiscent of American (Americas) surf music, rockabilly and garage rock. They frequently cover (cover version) songs from American (United States) rock and roll. Each member is from Tokyo, Japan. death_date


Productions''' '''小島プロダクション''' Kojima Purodakushon is a Japanese video game development (Video game developer) studio under the guidance of game designer (Game design#Game designer) Hideo Kojima. The company is a subsidiary of Konami, and is located in Roppongi Hills in Roppongi, Tokyo. The studio

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States rights for the game and released the game in the U.S. (United States) as "Pac-Man", for fear that kids might deface a Puck-Man cabinet by changing the 'P' to an 'F'. Due to its innovative concept and continuing international popularity, it is regarded as one of the all-time classic video games. Iwatani returned to his ''Pac-Man'' roots in 2007 when he developed ''Pac-Man Championship Edition'' for the Xbox 360, which he states is the final game he will develop.<


Transition Such groundbreaking thought led Barthes to consider the limitations not just of signs and symbols, but also of Western culture’s dependency on beliefs of constancy and ultimate standards. He travelled to Japan in 1966 where he wrote ''Empire of Signs'' (published in 1970), a meditation on Japanese culture’s contentment in the absence of a search for a transcendental signified. He notes that in Japan there is no emphasis on a great focus point by which to judge all other standards, describing the centre of Tokyo, the Emperor’s Palace, as not a great overbearing entity, but a silent and nondescript presence, avoided and unconsidered. As such, Barthes reflects on the ability of signs in Japan to exist for their own merit, retaining only the significance naturally imbued by their signifiers. Such a society contrasts greatly to the one he dissected in ''Mythologies (Mythologies (book))'', which was revealed to be always asserting a greater, more complex significance on top of the natural one. Logo Paralympic Tokyo 1964.gif Host city Tokyo, Japan Nations participating 21 WikiPedia:Tokyo Dmoz:Regional Asia Japan Prefectures Tokyo Commons:Category:Tokyo

charitable works

Goodwill Ambassadors Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF. She is well-known for her charitable works, and is considered as one of the first Japanese celebrities who achieved international recognition. In 2006, Donald Richie referred to Kuroyanagi in his book ''Japanese Portraits: Pictures of Different People'' as "the most popular and admired woman in Japan." Japanese Portraits: Pictures of Different People Book by Donald Richie. Limited preview at Google Books. WikiPedia:Tokyo Dmoz:Regional Asia Japan Prefectures Tokyo Commons:Category:Tokyo

selling title

;ref name "Newsarama" "Tokyopop’s best-selling title is Fruits Basket v16 with an excellent 58,372 copies sold in 2007

prominent work

anime series, with ''Pokémon (Pokémon (anime))'' their most prominent work, doing all of the TV (Television) anime and films. The animation studio is composed of several teams. The studio is located in Setagaya (Setagaya, Tokyo), Tokyo, Japan. "Outlines." ''OLM, Inc.'' Retrieved on November 28, 2009. Ogawa was born in Saitama (Saitama, Saitama) to the Matsudaira

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clinical date 28 January 2009 publisher "Nature Publishing Group accessdate 2010-06-09 Other NPG services include Naturejobs, containing scientific career information, tools and jobs, the pre-print server ''Nature Precedings'', Connotea (a free online reference management service for scientists), Scitable (a collaborative learning space for science), and Nature Network (a free social networking website for scientists). NPG has offices in London, New


first Ronald P. title Reopening the Question of Sakoku: Diplomacy in the Legitimation of the Tokugawa Bakufu journal Journal of Japanese Studies year 1977 volume 3 issue 2 pages 323–363 doi 10.2307 132115 The study of Western sciences, known as ''rangaku'', continued through contact with the Dutch enclave at Dejima in Nagasaki. The Edo period also gave rise to ''kokugaku'' ("national studies"), the study of Japan by the Japanese. WikiPedia:Tokyo Dmoz:Regional Asia Japan Prefectures Tokyo Commons:Category:Tokyo


) The film is "the classic hip-hop flick, full of great subway shots, breakdancing, freestyle MCing and rare footage of one of the godfathers of hip-hop, Grandmaster Flash, pulling off an awesome scratch-mix set on a pair of ancient turntables." Wild Style (1983) - Plot summary The popularity of the film led to many of the artists involved in it to make a trip to Japan to promote the film and they even performed in some of the department stores while they were there. Shortly after, Japanese took up breakdancing in Tokyo's Yoyogi Park, where street musicians gather every Sunday to perform. Crazy-A, now the leader of Rock Steady Crew Japan," was one of the pioneers of break dancing in Yoyogi back in the early 1984". http: books?id CH8Nj_bBxWoC&pg PA185&lpg PA185&dq crazy-A+are+japanese&source web&ots Mwhq7Nr9e9&sig oc3_a8-THeqfLzi6lBdzCflD09A&hl en Crazy-A organizes the annual "B-Boy Park," which happens every August, and draws a large number of fans and dozens of break dancing groups. This was all considered the Old School Era of rap in Tokyo. There was much of what they called Soul Dancing, which helped the Japanese culture accept the street dance culture. History of hip-hop in Japan The museum is devoted to the Japanese ramen noodle soup and features a large recreation of Tokyo in the year Shōwa (Shōwa period) 33 (1958), the year instant noodles were invented. Within the museum are branches of famous ramen restaurants from Kyūshū to Hokkaidō. The current list includes Ide Shoten, Shinasobaya, Keyaki, Ryushanhai, Hachiya, Fukuchan, and Komurasaki, among others, but new ramen shops are being added. background group_or_band origin Tokyo, Japan genre Alternative rock Rap metal Rap rock Drum and bass Hip-hop (Hip hop music) background group_or_band origin Tokyo, Japan genre Pop (Pop music), rock (Rock music) The WikiPedia:Tokyo Dmoz:Regional Asia Japan Prefectures Tokyo Commons:Category:Tokyo


Tokyo is the capital of Japan, the center of the Greater Tokyo Area, and the most populous metropolitan area (List of metropolitan areas by population) in the world. url http: wup2014 unup index.asp?panel 2 title World Urbanization Prospects: The 2014 Revision Population Database publisher United Nations accessdate August 10, 2014 It is the seat of the Emperor of Japan and the Japanese government (Government of Japan). Tokyo is in the Kantō region on the southeastern side of the main island Honshu and includes the Izu Islands and Ogasawara Islands. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Tōkyō" in .

Tokyo is often referred to and thought of as a city, but is officially known and governed as a "metropolitan prefecture", which differs from and combines elements of both a city and a prefecture; a characteristic unique to Tokyo. The Tokyo metropolitan government administers the 23 Special Wards of Tokyo (Special wards of Tokyo) (each governed as an individual city), which cover the area that was formerly the City of Tokyo before it merged and became the subsequent metropolitan prefecture in 1943. The metropolitan government also administers 39 municipalities (Municipalities of Japan) in the western part of the prefecture and the two outlying island chains. The population of the special wards is over 9 million people, with the total population of the prefecture exceeding 13 million. The prefecture is part of the world's most populous metropolitan area (Largest Metropolitan Area) with upwards of 37.8 million people and the world's largest urban agglomeration economy (List of cities by GDP). The city hosts 51 of the Fortune Global 500 companies, the highest number of any city. The city is also home of various television networks like Fuji TV and the Tokyo Broadcasting System.

The city is considered an alpha+ world city (global city)—as listed by the GaWC (Globalization and World Cities Research Network)'s 2008 inventory In 2009 Tokyo was named the third Most Liveable City by the magazine ''Monocle (Monocle (lifestyle magazine))''. last Fawkes first Piers url http: 2009 06 top-25-most-liveable-cities-2009-monocle-magazine-zurich-copenhagen-tokyo-munich-helsinki.html title Top 25 Most Liveable Cities 2009 – Monocle publisher date June 18, 2009 accessdate July 6, 2009 The Michelin Guide has awarded Tokyo by far the most Michelin stars of any city in the world.

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