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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    In the age of CGI, veteran animated filmmaker Neco Lo Che-ying still holds out hope for local industry

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 12:31pm by Mathew Scott

    ... can't give up." Lo was raised on the diet fed to most Hong Kong youngsters throughout the 1970s, when broadcasting hours were filled with mostly international programming from Japan ...

  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    China gets its own movie theme park

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 12:18pm by Mathew Scott

    ... was credited with kick-starting a rush of Chinese visitors to Japan's Hokkaido prefecture, while both If You Are the One 2 (2010) and last year's Personal Tailor featured scenes shot ...

  3. Sport - Hong Kong - MUAY THAI

    Ming Tang getting a real kick out of his chosen art form

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 10:34pm by Mathew Scott

    ... Fight Championship series hosted by nine cities across Asia and Europe. Tang will face off against Japan's Yusuke Otahara in a 58kg division bout. Others on the card include Thailand's ...

  4. Magazines - 48hrs - COVER STORY

    Fast times guaranteed on and off the Guia Circuit at the Macau Grand Prix

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 10:39pm by Mathew Scott

    ... Senhora da Esperança, Taipa, tel: +853 2882 8818) has enlisted the help of Japan's D1 high-octane drifting team. Drifting involves two cars racing each other on an oval circuit where ...

  5. FILM (1997)

    Posted Feb 08th 2009, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... Mathew Scott Hana-bi Takeshi Kitano, Kayoko Kishimoto, Ren Osugi, Susumu Terajima, Tetsu Watanabe Director: Takeshi Kitano There was a time, in mid-1990s Japan, when there was no escaping 'Beat' Takeshi Kitano. Turn on the television on any given night and he was there, in one of his many guises, from chat show host, to comedian, to game show prankster. It was about this time ...

  6. Big bossa

    Posted Feb 26th 2009, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... But that the Japan-based singer performs bossa nova like it's her destiny to do so should come as no surprise. Ono was born to Japanese parents in the sprawling metropolis of Sao Paulo, surrounded ... there.' Ono's family moved to Japan in 1972, when she was 10, with her father opening one of Tokyo's first Brazilian-themed clubs- the revered Saci-Perere- and bringing acts in from his ...

  7. My monster and me

    Posted Oct 13th 2005, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... Mathew Scott Akira Takarada wasn't sure what to expect when he arrived in Hong Kong in 1959. As one of the young guns of Japan Toho studios, he was well accustomed to the spotlight ... friends,' says Takarada. 'You couldn't go anywhere with her in town- people would follow her and she really was loved as a star. It was soon the same for her in Japan. When she first went ...

  8. Japanese obsession a culture shock for director

    Posted Mar 25th 2005, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... 'I was not aware that people outside Japan knew my films,' said the 46-year-old. 'I was not aware my films had an international audience. I am a bit confused.' ... for their individuality in the backblocks of Japan. The fact that one dresses in the frou-frou 'Lolita' style and the other is a biker doesn't help their cause. It is Nakashima's second ...

  9. Nana

    Posted Nov 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... Mathew Scott Starring: Mika Nakashima, Aoi Miyazaki, Ryuhei Matsuda Director: Kentaro Otani Category: I (Japanese) The Nana craze that's swept Japan reaches Hong Kong this week, ... weeks in Japan. So the Nana bandwagon will no doubt keep rolling along. Nana opens today ...

  10. A-mei

    Posted Dec 11th 2008, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... according to plan for the next four years. There were more chart successes with Bad Boy and Holding Hands, sold-out shows at home, on the mainland, in Hong Kong and Japan. But at Chen ...




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