JR Central’s Home-Town Express 1988

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Eri Fukatsu (深津 絵里 Fukatsu Eri, born 11 January 1973) is a Japanese actress. From 1988 to 1992, she starred in “Christmas Express” commercials for the Central Japan Railway Company.

Melodies is the studio album recorded by a Japanese singer-songwriter Tatsuro Yamashita, released in June 1983. The most well-known song appeared on Melodies is “Christmas Eve”. The song did not receive much attention when it was released on 12-inch single in December 1983, but it was widely recognized through a television advertisement by the Central Japan Railway Company aired during the late 1980s.

The moonwalk is a dance move in which the dancer moves backwards while seemingly walking forwards.

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu’s Aeon Halloween Party

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Kawaii (かわいい, [kaw͍aiꜜi], “lovable”, “cute”, or “adorable”) is the quality of cuteness in the context of Japanese culture.It has become a prominent aspect of Japanese popular culture, entertainment, clothing, food, toys, personal appearance, behavior, and mannerisms.

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ÆON Co., Ltd. (イオン株式会社 Ion Kabushiki-gaisha), commonly written AEON Co., Ltd., is the holding company of Æon Group. It has its headquarters in Mihama-ku, Chiba, Chiba Prefecture. ÆON is Japan’s single-largest shopping mall developer and operator.

Rina Aizawa Celebrates Unagi Pie’s 50th Anniversary

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うなぎパイは、有限会社春華堂が販売する、うなぎパウダー(ウナギの骨で取った出し汁を粉末にしたもの)をパイ生地に練りこんで焼いた洋菓子で、同社の登録商標(第2719548号ほか)である。

“Unagi Pie is a registered trademark (#2719548 and others) of Junkado Ltd. for its baked confection containing unagi powder.”

有限会社春華堂(しゅんかどう)は、静岡県浜松市中区にある菓子製造会社である。

“Junkado Ltd. is a Hamamatsu, Shizoka Prefecture based confectionery manufacturing company.”