Tag : japan

A Storm Of Light and MONO Bring a Dream Odyssey to Left Bank

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Of all of the venues that Leeds has to offer, Left Bank is perhaps the most apt for tonight’s selection of music. Once a church, the building has become an arts space utilised for concerts, clothing sales and other events. The space feels particularly well suited for the night’s opening … Read More

The End of the Road for UK’s Trade Ties with China?

10 months ago / 0 comments

Prime Minister Theresa May arrived in Beijing on Wednesday to beat the drum for deepening trade ties and showcasing Britain’s global ambitions. With the uncertainty of Brexit looming it is essential for the UK to open up new overseas markets as the general consensus is that trade with the EU … Read More

From Cove to Captivity: Taiji’s deadly dolphin secret

2 years ago / 0 comments

Today, on National Dolphin Day, we devote some time to celebrate this intelligent and beautiful mammal. We also celebrate that the once glamorous marine animal performance industry has taken a serious hit in the last few years, due to increased awareness of the animal welfare issues involved. Animal rights activists … Read More

Strange museums of the world

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You might think museums are boring attractions full of the same old dusty artefacts, but here Edmund gives you a run-down of the strangest and most wonderful museums across the world… Please forgive the jarring tone of this piece, some museums are great because they are amusing, while others are … Read More

Harajuku is dead – and Gwen Stefani should avoid the funeral

2 years ago / 0 comments

Bethany Donkin discusses the recent demise of Harajuku publication FRUiTS, and how cultural appropriation has contributed to its fall… This week marks the end of an era for Harajuku magazine FRUiTS. The magazine’s creator and photographer Schoichi Akoi claims that the print edition will be coming to an end as … Read More

Campus Watch: Beauty contest banned due to ugly behaviour

2 years ago / 0 comments

A beauty contest held at Keio University in Tokyo has been banned after allegations were made against the organisers. It has been claimed that the group was forcing minors to drink and that male members of the group gang-raped a female student. The banning of the beauty contest has sparked … Read More

Aikido: More Than Just a Martial Art

3 years ago / 0 comments

  This week, Sam Robinson, a second year PPE student and the Treasurer of Aikido society, gives us a comprehensive view of what being in the society is like. Aikido is a Japanese martial art, which takes some inspiration from jujitsu. It focuses on using your opponent’s attack against them, … Read More

Weekly Chart – フローラさん’s Picks

3 years ago / 0 comments

Takuya Matsumoto – Vanishing in the Sand Described as ‘the elusive Japanese groove king’, Takuya Matsumoto’s releases are few and far between, but absolutely worth the wait. Matsumoto had a new EP, ‘Assembly’ released on October 9th on which this is the concluding track. This tune steadily builds layer upon layer, … Read More

The Rugby World Cup Weekly Review

3 years ago / 0 comments

Group A Wales 23 – 13 Fiji A tired-looking Wales were run close by the Pacific islanders, who at one point in the second half looked like they could take the lead. However, the reliable boot of Dan Biggar steered them to safety and through to the quarter-finals. England 13 … Read More

Sport ǀ Cilic completes dramatic turnaround

4 years ago / 0 comments

Marin Cilic could scarcely have dreamed that just over a year after being banned for inadvertently taking glucose tablets containing a banned substance, he would be lifting the men’s singles trophy at Flushing Meadows. This was a landmark tournament that gave us a glimpse of the next dominant generation of … Read More