April 2015

Co-working space and Cyberport in Hong Kong

Co-working space and Cyberport in Hong Kong

I’ve just spent the past two weeks in China - starting in Beijing, then to Shenzhen, and now Hong Kong.This is my second time to Hong Kong in the past month, and I anticipate returning to both Beijing and Hong Kong quite frequently? Why? Because China is amazing! The country is really taking off, and everything you’ve read about the economy and society growing fast is true.

Sony Pictures Japan Edits ‘Chappie’ Without Blomkamp’s Knowledge!

Sony Pictures Japan Edits ‘Chappie’ Without Blomkamp’s Knowledge!

Interesting news has surfaced regarding the Japanese release of Neill Blomkamp’s (District 9, Elysium) newest film, ‘Chappie.’ Whilst translating and dubbing the film, Sony Pictures Japan apparently also decided to censor the film and cut a MPCEC (the Japanese equivalent of MPAA) PG-12 rated version, claiming they wanted to “reach as wide an audience as possible.”

Live-Action ʻAttack on Titanʼ Miniseries Streaming This Summer!

Live-Action ʻAttack on Titanʼ Miniseries Streaming This Summer!

Original content is king for online streaming services. Netflix changed the game with ʻHouse of Cards,ʼ and now every VOD service is churning out their very own original series. Japanese customers of dTV streaming service, formerly known as dVideo, a joint venture between telco giant Docomo and production company Avex, now have a series of their own to look forward to with a three part live-action ʻAttack on Titanʼ miniseries.

Shojo manga password privacy campaign in Harajuku

Shojo manga password privacy campaign in Harajuku

When the third episode in the Rebuild Of Evangelion movie franchise was released in November, 2012, fans had already been grousing about how long the film was delayed. After they saw it, however, there were definitely mixed reactions to this very radical break from the original storyline. Nevertheless, the fans still wanted to see how this take on the Evangelion Saga would end. And they are still waiting, more than two years later