Posted in December 2010

Wallpaper: Yui Aragaki for Tokyo Metro (New Year 2011)

The latest wallpaper for Tokyo Heart featuring Yui Aragaki is to celebrate the new year 2011. (And here we thought with the end of 2010 we were seeing the last of Gakky’s wallpapers for Tokyo Metro’s Tokyo Heart campaign. Oh, it’s good to be wrong.) Download the wallpaper here. (Via 壁紙fan!)

Choho Miyara Music Award (via Power of Okinawa)

The 8th annual Choho Miyara Ongaku Sho (Music Award) ceremony was held yesterday at Ryukyu Shimpo Hall in Naha. I was very pleased and honoured to receive an invitation to attend from Yasukatsu Oshima’s management office. The award is named after the late Choho Miyara who was a songwriter and an educationalist. The Ongaku Sho … Continue reading

Learn about awamori? There’s an app for that.

Modern technology is reaching every corner of the globe, and leaving no industry untouched, as now a local company has come up with an Awamori Large-Scale Dictionary for the smart phone iPhone. The software application produced by Rakuen-Keikaku, a company that deals with the restaurant and publishing industries, works with the Apple iPhone, listing all … Continue reading