The artistic collective Chim Pom (or Chim↑Pom) will open a "Ningen Restaurant" (human restaurant) in Shinjuku's Kabukicho district for two weeks in the soon-to-be-demolished Kabukicho Book Center ...
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The Novera is a mirror that talks to women and provides romantic companionship. The mirror, apparently only available as a prototype right now, has a sexy male voice that will compliment and chat ...
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Whether you are a digital nomad or a millennial trying to swot for an exam, one of the problems with the tech age is that there are so many more distractions now. How can we concentrate in this ...
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Typhoon Trami (Typhoon No. 24) brought intense winds to Tokyo on the night of September 30th, though damage was worse outside the city, including three reported fatalities. The capital wasn't taking ...
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Character computer keyboard wrist rest plush toy
Japan's long traditions of craftsmanship and so-called monozukuri manifests in the modern age in various ways, from its automobiles to its latte art. There are some more avenues for that spirit of ...
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Microbreweries and craft beer is big in Japan right now, with lots of new beers popping up all over the country alongside plenty of drinkeries, especially in Tokyo. One of the more unusual recent ...
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Fans of the Nintendo game character Kirby can rejoice at a new dining establishment in Tokyo aimed squarely at them. The Tokyo Skytree's Solamachi mall will once again host a Kirby pop-up cafe, ...
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They say everything in Omotesando is twice as expensive (if not more) than the rest of Tokyo. Here's further proof if any was needed. Luxury brand Cartier has opened a special pop-up convenience ...
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Nintendo is celebrating its legacy with this re-release of the Japanese Super Nintendo Entertainment System console in miniature.
Renowned Japanese streetwear designer Hiroshi Fujiwara has chosen an unusual new brand for his later collaboration: Pokémon. The Nintendo franchise will team up with Fujiwara for the Thunderbolt ...
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Japanese corporations are notoriously punishing environments for employees, especially junior members of the team. Long hours, pointless meetings, fax machines, afterwork compulsory shindigs, karoshi ...
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Tokyo's first permanent Pokémon cafe opened in March this year in the central district of Nihonbashi. After welcoming patrons for several months, it's time for the cafe to change its menu to suit ...
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Why should a household item be dull when it can be cute and fun? The Talking Animal Ears Tissue Dispenser is a collaboration between tissue brand Nepia and Takara Tomy Arts. Nepia's most famous ...
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Tokujin Yoshioka's Kou-an glass tea house was a huge success when it was shown in Kyoto in 2015. If you missed your chance to see it then or if you want to experience it again, it will be touring ...
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It's still several weeks until the cosplay madness of Halloween is upon the city but it seems that Tokyo is already getting into the spooky mood with some help from Google. The tech giant opened a ...
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Japan's troubled relationship with tattoos continues with a new minor scandal when the celebrity Ryucheru posted selfies on Instagram of his new tattoos on August 19th. Ryucheru (Ryuji Higa) is a ...
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