Is Japan losing its cool?

It’s been 50 years since Kyu Sakamoto’s “Sukiyaki Song” became a worldwide smash. The only other Asian artist to replicate the feat? Psy, from rival South Korea, with his viral hit “Gangnam Style.”  Even as Korean tech giant Samsung turns Sony into a has-been, Japan’s erstwhile colony…

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