New People Launches New Online Travelogue Site About Pop Japan

Oct 3rd 2012
New People Launches a Japanese Travelogue Online Magazine New People Travel for North American Audiences

New Website To Be Updated Every Monday With Insightful Personal Stories By An Eclectic Collection Of Artists And Creative Visionaries; Debut Edition Features Ghost in the Shell Director Mamoru Oshii

San Francisco, CA, October 3, 2012
NEW PEOPLE, Inc., a San Francisco-based entertainment company bringing the latest examples of Japanese popular culture to North American shores, has announced the launch of New People Travel, an intriguing new free online travelogue that gives readers an opportunity to see colorful new sides of Japan through the eyes of an eclectic collection of artists and creative visionaries that are recognized around the world.

New People Travel is now available at: www.newpeople.jp (select ENGLISH from the menu bar), or at: www.newpeople.jp/travel/eng/index.html. The site will be updated every Monday. New People Travelwelcomes reader's requests regarding future stories to be featured on the site. Send requests to [email protected]

The debut edition of New People Travel features an article by famed anime director Mamoru Oshii (Ghost in the Shell, Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence, Sky Crawlers), one of the most respected and renowned Japanese film directors of our time.

Future New People Travel stories will include essays by Dice Tsutsumi (Art Director at Pixar, Toy Story 3), Katsuhito Ishii (Director, Redline, The Taste of Tea, Funky Forest), and Yoshitaka Amano (Artist, Final Fantasy, Gatchaman, Vampire Hunter D) among others.

New People Travel is a fun way for English readers to explore new and often little-seen sides of Japan through highly personal travelogues by some of the country's most popular artists, filmmakers, and important creative visionaries,” says Seiji Horibuchi, the founder of NEW PEOPLE, Inc. “Readers can begin each week with an insightful essay that emphasizes a unique point of view. We look forward to developing New People Travel as a fun new editorial outlet for our friends and colleagues in the Japanese pop culture space to share their experiences!”


About NEW PEOPLE, Inc.
Based in San Francisco, California, NEW PEOPLE, Inc. (www.newpeopleworld.com) offers the latest films, art, fashion and retail brands from Japan through its unique entertainment destination as well as through licensing and distribution of selective Japanese films as well as various forms of entertainment. NEW PEOPLE Entertainment (www.newpeopleent.com), a film division of NEW PEOPLE, Inc. strives to offer the most entertaining motion pictures straight from the "Kingdom of Pop" for audiences of all ages, especially the manga and anime generation, in North America. Some titles include Death Note, Gantz, Kamikaze Girls, and The Taste of Tea.

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