Lesley Aeschliman

The 2015 J-Pop Summit Presents Matcha Summit Event

The 2015 J-Pop Summit Presents Matcha Summit Event

The 2015 J-Pop Summit, a Japanese pop culture event held annually in San Francisco, showcases the exotic and delectable world of Japanese green tea – matcha – as part of this year’s extensive programming. Presented within a special area adjacent to the Sake Summit, taking place in Union Square Park, the Matcha Summit will contain […]

 Lesley Aeschliman

Gacharic Spin to Perform at the 2015 J-Pop Summit

Gacharic Spin to Perform at the 2015 J-Pop Summit

Japanese record label Victor Entertainment Corp. has announced the first-ever West Coast U.S. live show by recording artist Gacharic Spin. The frenetic all-girl rock band comes to San Francisco on Saturday Aug. 8, 2015 for a special one-night-only concert at the 2015 J-Pop Summit. Taking its name from the word, “Gacha,” derived from the Japanese […]

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2015 J-Pop Summit Announces MOSHI MOSHI NIPPON Events

2015 J-Pop Summit Announces MOSHI MOSHI NIPPON Events

The 2015 J-Pop Summit, the Japanese pop culture event held annually in San Francisco, partners with ASOBISYSTEM, the prominent entertainment company based in Harajuku, to present a brand new edition of the MOSHI MOSHI NIPPON Project for this year’s Festival. The 2015 J-Pop Summit takes place on Saturday and Sunday Aug. 8 and 9, 2015 […]

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The 2015 J-Pop Summit Announces Fashion Programming

The 2015 J-Pop Summit Announces Fashion Programming

The 2015 J-Pop Summit, the Japanese pop culture event held annually in San Francisco announces a colorful and exciting program of fashion shows, contests, celebrity meet-and-greet sessions and shopping opportunities that highlight the eclectic and edgy new sides of Japanese pop apparel. The 2015 J-Pop Summit takes place on Saturday and Sunday Aug. 8 and […]

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The 2015 J-Pop Summit and JFFSF Announce Guests of Honor

The 2015 J-Pop Summit and JFFSF Announce Guests of Honor

The 2015 Japan Film Festival of San Francisco (JFFSF), the first and only fully-dedicated Japanese film celebration for the San Francisco Bay Area together with the 2015 J-Pop Summit proudly present actor Tadanobu Asano, anime director Koji Morimoto and techno DJ Legend Ken Ishii as official Guests of Honor for San Francisco’s annual Japanese pop […]

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The 2015 J-Pop Summit Announces Day Two Programming

The 2015 J-Pop Summit Announces Day Two Programming

The 2015 J-Pop Summit, the Japanese pop culture event held annually in San Francisco, has announced key live programming and artists that highlight Day Two of the festival. The 2015 J-Pop Summit takes place Saturday and Sunday Aug. 8 and 9, 2015 at the historic Fort Mason Center in San Francisco’s Marina district. Tickets and […]

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The 2015 J-Pop Summit Augments Its Interactive Pavilion

The 2015 J-Pop Summit Augments Its Interactive Pavilion

The 2015 J-Pop Summit, the Japanese pop culture event held annually in San Francisco, augments its just-announced “Interactive Pavilion,” with a special series of technology-focused keynotes, panel discussions, “idea-thons,” and pitch events focusing on the burgeoning “Maker Movement” and the evolving Internet of Things (IoT) to be led by several notable technology luminaries from San […]

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The 2015 Japan Film Festival of San Francisco Announces Films for the 2015 J-Pop Summit

The 2015 Japan Film Festival of San Francisco Announces Films for the 2015 J-Pop Summit

The 2015 Japan Film Festival of San Francisco (JFFSF) has announced a schedule of screenings and special guest appearances taking place during the weekend of the 2015 J-Pop Summit. Opening in conjunction with the 2015 J-Pop Summit on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015 and running thru Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015, the 2015 Japan Film Festival of […]

 Lesley Aeschliman

The 2015 J-Pop Summit Introduces Interactive Pavilion

The 2015 J-Pop Summit Introduces Interactive Pavilion

The 2015 J-Pop Summit presents a brand new addition to the Japanese pop culture event held annually in San Francisco, CA with the “Interactive Pavilion,” a first-of-its-kind showcase of cutting edge Japanese technology, consumer product design and innovation. The 2015 J-Pop Summit takes place Saturday and Sunday Aug. 8 and 9, 2015 at the historic […]

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The 2015 J-Pop Summit Announces Its First Day of Programming

The 2015 J-Pop Summit Announces Its First Day of Programming

The 2015 J-Pop Summit has announced its first day of programming. This year’s festival is highlighted by live music from a wide range of pop, ani-pop, electronica, punk/alternative, and a cappella artists, as well as live comedy and other acts to complement an extensive roster of attractions, participants and exhibits, and other live programming. The […]

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Special Opening Night Event for the 2015 J-Pop Summit and 2015 Japan Film Festival of San Francisco

Special Opening Night Event for the 2015 J-Pop Summit and 2015 Japan Film Festival of San Francisco

The 2015 J-Pop Summit, the Japanese pop culture event held annually in San Francisco, and the 2015 Japan Film Festival of San Francisco (JFFSF), the Bay Area’s first and only fully-dedicated Japanese film celebration, announce a special Opening Night Event on Friday, Aug. 7, 2015 at The Castro Theatre. Advance tickets to the 2015 J-Pop […]

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The 2015 J-Pop Summit Announces Interactive Pop Travel Attractions

The 2015 J-Pop Summit Announces Interactive Pop Travel Attractions

The 2015 J-Pop Summit, the Japanese pop culture event held annually in San Francisco, offers a fun and interactive experience of what it’s like to travel to Japan as it announces the Pop Travel Area. The 2015 J-Pop Summit takes places August 8 and 9, 2015 at the historic Fort Mason Center in San Francisco’s […]

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The 2015 J-Pop Summit Presents San Francisco’s First Ever Sake Summit Festival

The 2015 J-Pop Summit Presents San Francisco’s First Ever Sake Summit Festival

The 2015 J-Pop Summit, the Japanese pop culture event held annually in San Francisco, is proud to announce the city’s very first Sake Summit, a festival to celebrate Japan’s national spirit taking place in the city’s downtown Union Square Park on the weekend of August 8 and 9, 2015. Organized by the J-Pop Summit Festival […]

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The 2015 J-Pop Summit Welcomes Illustrator Yusuke Nakamura

The 2015 J-Pop Summit Welcomes Illustrator Yusuke Nakamura

The 2015 J-Pop Summit proudly teams with Kinokuniya Book Stores of America to welcome contemporary illustrator Yusuke Nakamura as an official Guest of Honor for this year’s event. Yusuke Nakamura is one of Japan’s foremost illustrators and graphic artists and is renowned for bold, colorful designs that combine a provocative mix of Japanese pop culture […]