It has become popular for regional cities and prefectures to product publicity films in the hope that they go viral. Many of these are aimed at increasing tourists, whiles, like the one made by ...
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When the Sega Toys Homestar home planetarium first appeared in 2006, it was immediately praised for its quality and value. Produced with top planetarium designer Takayuki Ohira, there was no doubting ...
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Video game developer Square Enix will open a new cafe in Akihabara on October 1st. The Square Enix Cafe comes with a menu inspired by Final Fantasy, the popular video game franchise owned by ...
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Who says romance is dead when you have digital projection technology? Luxury jewellery brand Tiffany has installed a special interactive installation in its Ginza flagship store. The somewhat ...
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Relax in the bath while keeping the water warm and the things you need close at hand!
Roppongi continues to throw off its sleazy reputation and become a major art and design destination in Tokyo. A new art building opens on October 21st, bringing together three major gallery ...
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Tokyo Game Show 2016 opened yesterday and, as expected, is dominated by virtual reality. This year there are 614 exhibitors -- the highest number ever -- and over 100 VR systems and games are ...
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Japanese technology likes to unnerve us, whether it's with ultra-realistic silicone sex dolls from the likes of Orient Industry or androids by Professor Hiroshi Ishiguro. 3D computer graphic ...
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A new suit shop opens October 1st in Aoyama, offering bespoke clothing that can be ordered and customized from your phone. The oddly named Difference has created its own phone app in order to realize ...
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The current frontrunner for the leadership of Japan's main opposition party, the recently rebranded Democratic Party, is facing accusations of not being Japanese enough. It is no secret that Renho ...
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A new documentary about the world's largest fish market is released in movie theaters in Japan next month. Tsukji Wonderland goes on general release from October 15th, shortly before the ...
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The previously announced new Yamanote Line stop between Shinagawa and Tamachi stations will be designed by Kengo Kuma, said JR East on September 6th. Set to open provisionally in spring 2020, ...
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Visitors passing through Promenade Road, the underground passageway at the Marunouchi Line of Shinjuku Station, can currently pop into a photo booth to get their portrait taken in the style of ...
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The Star Wars villain like you've never seen him before!
HMV continues to roll out its comeback strategies, and it has a decidedly analog flavor. The overseas music retailer has been owned in Japan by a subsidy of the convenience store giant Lawson ...
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The Guest Cafe & Diner at Shibuya Parco has been one of the main venues hosting the regular pop-up cafes that have proved popular marketing tools in recent years, especially in Tokyo. By now, the ...
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A new virtual reality attraction brings the world of the Gundam anime series to life in 360-degree vision. After donning a headset and stereo headphones, visitors can experience seeing the world ...
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