Robert Malcolm Sapp aka Bob “The Beast” Sapp (born September 22, 1974) is an American kickboxer, mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter and former world champion professional wrestler and professional American Football player. Sapp currently has an MMA record of 8-2-1 as of September 2007, mostly fighting in Japan. He is well-known in Japan, where he has appeared in commercials, television programs, and has released a music CD entitled “It’s Sapp Time”.
Pizza-La (ピザーラ, Pizza-La) is the highest-grossing pizza chain in Japan. Franchises of the chain are located in 34 of Japan’s 47 prefectures. The company’s slogan is “All the taste and toppings you want on a pizza, straight from our oven to your door!”
Authentic Neapolitan pizzas are made with local ingredients like San Marzano tomatoes, which grow on the volcanic plains to the south of Mount Vesuvius and Mozzarella di Bufala Campana, made with the milk from water buffalo raised in the marshlands of Campania and Lazio in a semi-wild state (this mozzarella is protected with its own European Protected designation of origin).
QRIO (“Quest for cuRIOsity”, originally named Sony Dream Robot or SDR) was to be bipedal humanoid entertainment robot marketed and sold by Sony to follow up on the success of its AIBO toy. QRIO stood approximately 0.6 m (2 feet) tall and weighed 7.3 kg (16 pounds). QRIO’s slogan was “Makes life fun, makes you happy!”
Sony Corporation (ソニー株式会社, Sonī Kabushiki-gaisha) is a Japanese multinational corporation and one of the world’s largest media conglomerates with revenue of $68.39 billion (as of 2006) based in Minato, Tokyo. Sony is one of the leading manufacturers of electronics, video, communications, video games, and information technology products for the consumer and professional markets.
Japanese traditional dance describes a number of Japanese dance styles with a long history and prescribed method of performance. Some of the oldest forms of traditional Japanese dance may be among those transmitted through the kagura tradition, or folk dances relating to food producing activities such as planting rice (dengaku) and fishing, including rain dances.