Japanese musical gadgets and nonsense machine makers Maywa Denki have returned to their biggest and most enduring success with the Otamatone Kirby Version Musical Toy. When the original ...
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Sega has teamed up with Tanita, the leading Japanese manufacturer of weight measurement scales and healthcare device, to produce the Sega Saturn Console Body Composition Monitor. As the name ...
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Coca-Cola made a splash in Japan recently with its exclusive beverges inspired by local tastes and ingredients. The Coca-Cola Sakura Cherry Blossom Spring 2018 Design, Coca-Cola Plus health drink, ...
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From sophisticated wooden coffee mills to robotic baristas, latte art, and green tea espresso machines, the Japanese coffee industry always seems to offer something new and interesting. And now ...
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Japan has developed something of a reputation for accommodating solo activities: from karaoke for one to Korean BBQ, noodles restaurants like Ichiran, and even a Moomins cafe, there's a service or ...
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The best way to sell a foreign brand in Japan is to localize it, and this is both easier and harder when it comes to food. This is a field that offers a wealth of possibilities, but Japanese ...
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The Japanese know a thing or two about making good stationery and papercrafts. They also know a thing or two about making nice landmarks. The Omoshiroi Block (roughly translating as the ...
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First showcased at CEATEC last autumn to much excitement from the world press, the Qoobo Robotic Cat Tail Pillow is now finally available on preorder. The interactive, therapeutic "tailed cushion ...
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Still searching for that special something? Need to surprise your friends and family? Don't worry, when it comes to unique gift items, Japan has you covered. Here is our selection of the 15 ...
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We previously wrote about the initial release of the UnlimitedHand haptic wearable controller in 2015. We are pleased to see that start-up H2L's development on the prototype continued, now ...
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Continuing the trend for rebooting or revisiting classics of the 1980s and 1990s, Sony has resurrected its hit robot toy, the AIBO. The new ERS-1000 model, now christened as the lower-case aibo, ...
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Japanese Halloween is somewhat different to Halloween in other countries. You won't encounter much trick-or-treating going on, but there's plenty of costumes and dressing-up. However, this tends to ...
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The world's first VR footwear and gloves with haptic feedback to enable users to feel the virtual world!
May the Force be with you -- and also your appetite. Because Darth Vader and a stormtrooper are here to make sure you don't get peckish. Proving yet again that Japan really does produce the best ...
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Godzilla continues its extraordinary comeback, following the Hollywood movie in 2014 and then a Japanese one in 2016. Now, ahead of the next Godzilla movie, Godzilla: King of the Monsters, in 2019, ...
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The Wearable Neck Speaker SRS-WS1 is a new release from Sony that immerses you in a personal audio experience. Ergonomically designed, this wearable sound device is ideal for watching movies, ...
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