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Exotic Britain. Capitalising on pubs, Pokemon and all things British

We explore what lies beneath the Japanese fascination with British culture, offering examples of how the seemingly ‘exotic’ can be transformed into something more familiar within a local context

Apr 5 • 7 min read


Billion Dollar Mascots: Japan’s Cute & Unlikely Business Accelerators

How life-size mascots (yuru-chara) are used in Japan as a key promotional tool for regions and businesses.

Mar 25 • 6 min read


Jameson’s Japanese Whiskey: Far from on the rocks

Jameson’s Japanese Whiskey: Far from on the rocks

Mar 18 • 6 min read


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— Rob Schulze, Managing Director, International, National Research Group
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— Mark Lemon, Senior Semiotician, Sign Salad