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New People in Japantown

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Something has changed in Japantown STOP THE PRESSES. A new complex opened this weekend, called "New People" and devoted to j-pop. There's tons of stuff to see and do -- stores, a theater devoted to Japanese programming, food, and a place to buy Lolita fashion (for girls, of course; no mention of kodona). The complex opened with a fun festival on Saturday and now everyone's settling in for a nice classy celebration of Japanese culture.

Now, the question is -- if this thing starts attracting more people to Japantown, how are they going to get there?

· New San Francisco theater/pop-culture complex showcases Japanese movies, fashion, art, music [SJ Mercury News]
· J-Pop festival delivers in S.F. [SF Gate]
· New People Invites San Francisco and the World to Its Grand Opening Celebration on August 15th [Anime News Network]