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Cool Japan Project Launches a Web Service, 100 Tokyo, Introducing Hot Products, Events and Places in Tokyo
Associated Press
2014-03-20 11:22 AM

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 19, 2014--Cool Japan project has launched , a new and exciting website that introduces unique products, events and places in Tokyo and all over Japan. It covers design, fashion, art, food, technology, architecture, tourist attractions, accommodation, events and more.

100 Tokyo (Photo: Business Wire)

100 Tokyo has useful features like maps and a bookmark function to enhance convenience for tourists planning a visit. Additionally, using social media such as Google+, 100 Tokyo gathers photos with the hash tag #100Tokyo, creating an instant snapshot of the here and now.

Features of 100 Tokyo

1. What's hot in Tokyo and all over Japan

This year 100 Tokyo will select and introduce 100 things that are hot in Tokyo and Japan. We have already chosen an original selection of 30 engaging pieces.

2. Tokyo spots selected by celebrities

In "Photo tour," celebrities from Japan and abroad will tour this vibrant city and introduce exciting spots they personally recommend. The first tour is by Jackson Tan, a creative director from Singapore. The next personality is MEG, a singer and model who is active in both Tokyo and Paris.

3. Convenient features

Tourists can personalize their experience on 100 Tokyo by saving favorite items and places with the "Save to My Tokyo" bookmark function.

"The information on 100 Tokyo can enhance the quality and time spent in Japan for those who are visiting from abroad for both business and pleasure," says Hideaki Ibuki from the Creative Industry Division of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI). "We hope you will love discovering what a creative city Tokyo is."

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About 100 Tokyo

100 Tokyo is a part of the Cool Japan project run by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI). METI is in charge of planning and management for 100 Tokyo. CINRA, Inc., which is based in Tokyo and Singapore, handles editing and production of the website: http://100tokyo.jp

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CONTACT: CINRA for 100 Tokyo

Rio Yamamoto, Taichi Sugiura, +81-3-6427-4780

contact@100tokyo.jp

KEYWORD: ASIA PACIFIC JAPAN

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TECHNOLOGY INTERNET SOCIAL MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS MARKETING

SOURCE: 100 Tokyo

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PUB: 03/19/2014 11:00 PM/DISC: 03/19/2014 11:00 PM

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