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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Inspired by Japan's "beer girl" baseball match vendors
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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Leading Japanese fashion brand has launched one of the most unusual collaboration ranges of the year with the Ziploc x Beams Couture lineup. Yes, that Ziploc. The Ziploc of the plastic storage ...
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Following the immense success of the first one, Japan will get a new Snoopy Museum in autumn 2019. Snoopy Museum Tokyo originally opened in Roppongi in 2016 for a limited period of time. The venue ...
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The world's first VR footwear and gloves with haptic feedback to enable users to feel the virtual world!
Kyoto might be best known for its temples and historical culture, but the ancient city now has a new attraction that uses the latest advances in technology. Moreover, it's sure to appeal to pretty ...
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It's been a hot and humid summer, prompting many fears about the safety of athletes and others at the 2020 Olympic Games that are now less than two years away. On a more everyday level, however, ...
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After it was announced to a feverish reception in May, full details and images are now available of the accommodation at the new Peanuts Hotel following its highly anticipated opening on August ...
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Ending long months of speculation, the director of 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games opening and closing ceremonies has been named as Mansai Nomura, an actor from the traditional theater world of ...
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Tamiya has produced a self-assembly robotic toy with a difference: it's a centipede. Test your engineering skills by putting this Tamiya Centipede Robot together and then letting it slither ...
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Formerly one of the biggest advertisers in Japan, Tokyo Electric Power Company ceased running TV ads in the aftermath of the Fukushima disaster in 2011. Now it has returned to television screens ...
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After unveiling the official mascots in February, the Tokyo 2020 Olympics have now announced the names for the two characters. The pair of mascots, which were designed by Ryo Taniguchi and ...
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