BRIEF-Japan Real Estate Investment to buy properties in Tokyo

Feb 28 Japan Real Estate Investment Corp : * Says it plans to buy a Tokyo-based property for 6.21 billion yen * Says co plans to acquire additional 5 percent stake in trust beneficial rights of a property located in Tokyo for 10.45 billion yen, raising ... ( read original story ...)

Musubi maker buys Fujifilm's Hawaii office property

A Japanese wholesale food company that makes the Spam musubi ... The purchase price was not immediately known. The property has a total assessed value of about $11.8 million, public records show. Fujifilm closed its Hawaii office at the end of 2016 and ... ( read original story ...)

Who will win the world's biggest IPO?

"Our model shows that because of market liquidity needs and keeping (President Donald) Trump happy, they are going to list the biggest IPO in the U.S.," Kant said in an email to CNBC. Tokyo, Kant added, would likely be deemed too risky for the Saudis ... ( read original story ...)

Japan actor in Scorsese's 'Silence' drawn to recurring theme

His more recent works still depict violence, though the Japanese director says the nature of the violence has changed -- from whimsical "cyberpunk" horror to horrifying reality. That's why he identified so closely with Martin Scorsese's grueling epic ... ( read original story ...)

Hubs eyed for large cruise ships

Japan's tourism ministry will develop six domestic ports, including Yokohama, as "international cruise hubs" in a bid to respond to the rapid increase in foreign tourists arriving by cruise ship. The Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Ministry ... ( read original story ...)

Tokyo Ghoul Season 3 Update: The Long Wait Maybe Finally Over

There's going to be another season of Tokyo Ghoul coming shortly. Later in the year, those would be the bigger releases on the anime side." But according to Anime News Network, Viz Media claims that Hamric misspoke or misquoted about the favorite dark ... ( read original story ...)

Japan emperor to meet abandoned Vietnam families of soldiers

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) " Japan's emperor and empress, on a landmark visit to Vietnam, are expected to express their sympathies when they meet with Vietnamese women abandoned by their Japanese soldier husbands after World War II. Hatsuhisa Takashima ... ( read original story ...)