By James Heron
For Japanese film enthusiasts in Canada, summer is surely the most happily anticipated season. In June we have the Toronto Japanese Film Festival, July and August bring us the superb Japanese line-ups of the Montreal’s’ Fantasia and Montreal International Film Festivals and the season...
By Miki Nomura and Mizuki Ogi
From the 22nd to the 25th of August the Metro Toronto Convention Centre was filled with the people who wore the costumes of their favourite characters and acted like them.
It was FanExpo Toronto, but not only anime fans had fun in this event.
One who stood out amongst...
By MATTHEW O’MARA
TORONTO – Costumed, painted, caped, and colourful characters descended on FanExpo 2013 in Toronto’s downtown core.
More than 100,000 attendees gathered this year to show off their costumes and meet the stars. And among the guests was Japanese American actor George Takei.
By Riku Kaneko
"Teppan Kenta” is a Japanese Teppanyaki restaurant in Toronto that opened on September 5th, 2013, and the restaurant's popularity is skyrocketing with Torontonians.
For those who don't know, Teppanyaki is a style of Japanese cooking that involves using a iron skillet to cook everything...
By Matthew O'Mara
As a child of the 90s, one of my favourite times of my childhood was, literally, 8 p.m.
I would sit myself down in front of the television, flip on the old "26 television, go to channel 25 (YTV in Toronto), and watch an entire episode of Dragon Ball Z.
While most of the episode...
By NIKKEI STAFF
BRAMPTON, ON — On October 17th, 2012, the local City Council approved official names for three community parks. One of them was Teramoto Park, which the Brampton Guardian newspaper reported, “Honours the memory of one of the first Japanese settlers in Brampton.”