It became clear that Japanese popular comic book “Attack on Titan” will be made into plays in summer 2017 and second season of the animation will be created.
An anonymous contributor “Naoto Date” (This is not a real name) who raised “Tiger Mask movement” revealed his real name and face on 7 December 2016. His real name is Masatake Kawamura, 43, an officer in Gunma prefecture. He continues to make a donation of Japanese school bags called “Randoesel” to orphanages.
A movie, Kono Sekai No Katasumini (In the corner of this world) hits gradually, being promoted only by words of people who have seen it. This movie is an animation movie and describes a normal girl’s life during World War 2.
Matsuya foods, one of the famous beef bowl chain company, released new set meal including both white cream stew (like clam chowder) and miso soup in December 2016.
Two-way player, Shohei Ohtani renewed his 2017’s contract on 5th December 2016. Otani won 10 games as a pitcher and his batting average was .322 (32.2%) and number of homers was 22 in this season, this means he was hugely successful. Some MLB (Major League Baseball) teams are very interested in him now.
SMAP, one of the most popular idol group in Japan will disband at the end of 2016. It consists of 5 members, Masahiro Nakai, Takuya Kimura, Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Goro Inagaki and Shingo Katori.