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Media September 2014

Noodle shop plans fusion menu abroad

A ramen chain plans to marry Japanese flavours and British products at its first Europe-based restaurant in London.
Media September 2014

Toast for top sales of national drink

Sake is a hit in London, with bars and restaurants reporting a higher than expected uptake and interest in the product.
Media August 2014

Full steam ahead for lovable character

A locomotive decorated as Thomas the Tank Engine has begun operation in Japan.
Media August 2014

Wind project gets support from north-east England

Osbit Power Limited will supply safety equipment to build Japan's first offshore wind farm.
Media August 2014

Dolls show spirit of post-quake resilience

Tumble dolls on display in London show the fortitude of people in Fukushima.
Media August 2014

Battery sold for first energy storage system

Toshiba Corporation has announced plans to support the ground-breaking West Midlands project.
Media August 2014

News in brief

Your monthly digest of UK-Japan media reports
Media July 2014

Alternative band gains new followers

A Sheffield pop group finds success in Japan, with chart hits and a recent tour.
Media July 2014

Green light in rail talks

Actions to open procurement markets may help negotiations on railway equipment.
Media July 2014

Poll reveals global beer price

Tokyo and London are among the priciest cities in the world for buying a small beer.
Media July 2014

Imports now possible for “authentic” Japanese beef

The recent lifting of a Europe-wide ban means locally raised wagyu can now be eaten in the UK.
Media July 2014

news in brief

Your monthly digest of UK-Japan media reports.
Media June 2014

Fashion house set to expand

Burberry Group plc announces new flagship outlets in Tokyo and Osaka.
Media June 2014

Drum group unveils new masked show

The UK's longest established taiko team marks its 20th anniversary.
Media June 2014

NEWS IN BRIEF

Your monthly digest of UK-Japan media reports.
Media June 2014

Classic monster film remade by Welsh director

The highly anticipated blockbuster, Godzilla creates a stir among Japanese viewers.
Media June 2014

Store to stock Mt Fuji wine

British retailer Marks & Spencer plc will trial the special variety, Sol Lucet Koshu, made from the koshu grape.
Media May 2014

NEWS IN BRIEF

Your monthly digest of UK-Japan media reports.
Media May 2014

A look at elite restaurants

A recent survey shows London and Tokyo rank highly for dining venues.
Media May 2014

English town in Kyushu

A hamlet on Japan’s third-largest island has been modelled in the image of the Cotswolds, England.
Media May 2014

High-tech taps enter market

Dyson Ltd. is banking on success for its Airblade range of sink fixtures in the Japanese market.
Media May 2014

Plant drives man to murder spouse

A man living in the West Midlands murdered his wife and blamed Japanese knotweed for his and her deaths.
Media April 2014

Mini launches new cars

The newest Mini range, launched in Japan on 12 April, has undergone a complete redesign.
Media April 2014

Japan lag weighs on music market

Waning music sales in Japan dragged down global sales totals in 2013, while music consumption in the UK remained upbeat.
Media April 2014

Chocolatier offers new twist on classic

Nestlé Japan has launched an oven-bake version of the Kit-Kat bar.
Media April 2014

New dog in town

Scottish beermaker BrewDog launched its first Asia outlet in Tokyo’s Roppongi district early last month.
Media April 2014

news in brief

Your monthly digest of UK-Japan media reports
Media March 2014

news in brief

Your monthly digest of UK-Japan media reports
Media March 2014

New brewpub in Asakusa

A British-style pub has opened in one of Tokyo’s most historical districts.
Media March 2014

Football group marks decade

The British Football Academy celebrates 10 years in Tokyo this year.