People love working for Ricco DeBlank. Two years after he took over the Ritz-Carlton Osaka in 2003, for example, an industry survey ranked it as Japan
While many people have started preparing Tokyo for the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics, engineer Ken Endo has been working to prepare paralympic athlete
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Eisuke Tachikawa launched his Wiki web project OLIVE just forty hours after the Great East Japan Earthquake struck. The crowdsourcing database gathere
Jun Aoki is known as a leader in customized rental properties, but started his career working in regular real estate brokerage and managing an interne
The drive to probe deep into a social phenomenon switches on at different ages. Maiki K. is still in her teens, but she’s already fully committed to i
Hiroshi Ishii’s research probes the seamless interface design between humans, digital information and the physical world. In his Tangible Media Lab at
Yoko has been involved as a Japanese casting director in an array of impressive Hollywood movies such as “The Last Samurai”, “Sayuri”, “Babel”, and “4
According to a former Tokyo English Life Line colleague, Kathleen Pike has the “sigh factor” when she walks in, people sigh in admiration.
Raised in Africa and schooled in the UK and the U.S., Anthony Willoughby was 22 when he bought a one-way ticket on the Trans-Siberian Express to Japan
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For years, Marco Tempest’s masterful blend of digital media and magic has enabled audiences to glimpse the future before technology gets there.
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Marco Tempest’s masterful blend of digital media and magic presents audiences jaw-dropping dreams of our future. Marco was launched into international