The latest major train station in Tokyo will open on the Yamanote Line, the JR railway link that forms a circular loop around the center of the city. In 2020, the twentieth station in the line ...
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Two of the best things about summer in Japan are the fireworks and the ice cream. Whether it is classic shaved ice kakigori desserts or any of the fantastic Japanese flavors like adzuki or matcha ...
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Nissin recently launched a crowdfunding campaign for a special type of drainer lid especially designed for its staple Yakisoba UFO instant buckwheat noodle product. If functions a bit like a ...
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Tokyo's taxis are already somewhat special in terms of at least one quirky detail: the driver opens and closes the doors for passengers from the driving seat. However, this is a wholly different ...
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It was announced on May 22nd that a task force will push ahead with finalizing concrete ways to relocate a 1.2-kilometer elevated portion of the Shuto Expressway in Tokyo that currently covers ...
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Every week seems to bring news of yet another record broken for the numbers of tourists coming to Japan. And it's easy to see why when we have videos like this. The Akita-based video ...
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YouTube channel Katsu FPV has uploaded amazing footage of a micro drone filming the daily life of female high school students in Japan. The precisely shot and choreographed results, which have gone ...
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More details and preview images have emerged for the Mori Building Digital Art Museum: teamLab Borderless, which is set to open this summer at Palette Town in the Tokyo Bay area of ...
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Fresh on the heels of the pop-up cafes that opened in Tokyo, Osaka, and Sapporo in February, the manga and anime franchise Cardcaptor Sakura will open another venue in Tokyo for the spring and ...
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One of Coca-Cola's bestselling products in Japan is its Georgia series of canned coffee. Now Georgia has teamed up with the manga magazine Weekly Shonen Jump to produce a lineup of exclusive new cans ...
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Fans of the anime Cowboy Bebop will jump at the chance to enter the world of their favorite 1990s anime TV series at two real-world locations in Japan. Making us feel somewhat old, Sunrise's ...
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The American chain Ace Hotel will open its first branch in Japan with a stunning new hotel, designed by Kengo Kuma and located on the site of the ShinPuhKan mall in central Kyoto. "A friendly ...
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A must-have for board game enthusiasts and fans of Japanese crafts
It seems that no aspect of culture is safe from the reaches of artificial intelligence these days, so perhaps it was only a matter of time before the technological revolution caught up with ...
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Two things people readily associate with Japan are elements of history (especially samurai) and technology (particularly, at least more recently, somewhat wacky examples). These two are present in ...
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"Diversity" is a popular buzzword in Japan right now. All eyes are on the 2020 Tokyo Olympics that the media and government policy-makers think will be a game-changer of sorts. Tokyo will, albeit ...
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