Tag Archives: Japan

Disney resumes some activity in Japan

The Walt Disney Company announced that it will be returning some operations to Japan for administrative and Disney Store roles. This is seen as the first move to resume film, themepark, and store operations. No word on when the Disney … Continue reading

Posted in tokyo disneyland | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Yokai at EPCOT’s Japan Pavilion

One of the great things about the Japan pavilion is the little exhibit space where Americans are exposed to some of Japan’s cultural artifacts. For a long time there was an excellent Tin Toy exhibit with a fun video from … Continue reading

Posted in Walt Disney World | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Disney suspends all operations in Tokyo

The Walt Disney Company just announced that they have suspended all administrative and Disney store related operations in Tokyo, Japan. “Our top priority is the well-being of our employees and their families during this challenging time and we will continue … Continue reading

Posted in Corporate, The Disney Stores, tokyo disneyland | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Nausicaa & EarthSea – Two Studio Ghibli DVDs are more timely than ever

I had posted on Facebook a few days ago how watching (or re-watching as the case may be) movies from Japanese animation master Hayao Miyazaki was helping me stay grounded while watching the wall to wall disaster porn that cable … Continue reading

Posted in Miyazaki | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

When Should Tokyo Disneyland Reopen?

Events in Japan continue to teeter on the edge of disaster. Whether you’re a villager in Northeastern Japan whose every day is a fight for the basic necessities of survival in a post-tsunami zone or a resident of Fukushima or … Continue reading

Posted in tokyo disneyland | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments