Kyoto World Heritage Wedding for 600,000 yen

Nijo Castle, the one of World Heritage Site in Japan, is now accepting the reservation of the traditional wedding for the 2010 season until the end of this month (Oct 31, 2009). www.nijojo-wedding.jp Nijo Castle was built during the Tokugawa era (completed in 1603) as the residents of Tokugawa Family in Kyoto. In 1994, Nijo Castle was registered as the part of Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Wikipedia). According to the report from NHK program, the City of Kyoto appointed Kyoto Kokusai Hotel to provide the wedding service at Nijo Castle. By opening the door to grooms and brides, the City of Kyoto hopes everyone to be familiar with the […]


Japanese online audience are similar to TV audience

In the response to CHART OF THE DAY: Lunchtime Is The New Primetime http://www.businessinsider.com/chart-of-the-day-lunchtime-is-the-new-primetime-2009-10 A Japanese blogger posted this reply The US’s new Primetime is Lunchtime, how about Japan? http://adinnovator.typepad.com/ad_innovator/2009/10/国内アメリカのゴールデンタイムはランチタイム日本では.html Japanese online prime time for online video is very similar to TV. Between 9am-10am, and 7pm-11pm. The Japanese work environment is very strict, and they are very careful about using somebody else’s computer and typing credit card information. Therefore, there is virtually nobody who spent their lunchtime using the work computer watching online videos, or shopping. So what do they do during the lunchtime? They use their cell phone~! Japanesen cell phone can watch TV, buy stuff online and play […]