Somenova, a do-it-yourself dyeing workspace opening this month in Tokyo's Nihonbashi district, is as much a response to today's booming DIY movement as it is a reclamation of Japan's crafts ...
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You don't often hear the words stuffed animal and artist together, but that's what Meriyasu Kataoka is, a stuffed animal artist, and she has quite a following in Japan. Her following is so ...
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Tree by Naked is a brand new restaurant concept that combines fine dining with art viewing for a complete sensory experience, and it's coming to Tokyo's Yoyogi Park this month. Tree by ...
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Between the dolls, robots and maids, there are plenty of substitutes for real-life dating partners in Japan. A notable few of them, however, will (or can) speak with you, and fewer yet will serenade ...
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Unique cleaning device for small items by Akihabara gadget masters Thanko
"Work, Nap, Work, Beer!" is the driving concept behind Kyoto's new coworking space andwork Kyoto. Set to open this month in the central Kawaramachi district, andwork Kyoto combines the comforts of a ...
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Next month, phone company KDDI will hold the "The morphology of mobile phones" exhibition to celebrate the art, design and innovation of their in-house design team: the au Design project. Running for ...
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Nintendo has created a surefire way to keep the kids content while waiting for a flight. Japan's biggest name in gaming has produced a free gameplay area, Nintendo Check In, at Kansai ...
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Japan's third-wave coffee revolution continues with the opening of Home, the first "share roaster" coffee shop in the country opening July in the hip neighborhood of Minami-Senba in Osaka. Managed ...
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The Star Wars villain like you've never seen him before!
As previously reported, VR Zone Shinjuku opens this summer as Tokyo's latest virtual reality entertainment facility. Produced by Bandai Namco, the large space in Kabukicho features a range of VR ...
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Maker culture continues to grow in Japan with another base opening up, this time in Kyoto. FabCafe's new branch opens in the old capital on June 9th. Located on the ground floor of MTRL Kyoto, a ...
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Fans, your prayers have (almost) been answered. Studio Ghibli has negotiated with Aichi Prefecture on the location of a Ghibli theme park, set to open sometime in 2020 -- mostly likely in time for ...
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Ribbonesia is the amazing art of Baku Maeda and Toru Yoshikawa. As the team's name suggests, it creates breathtaking ribbon art that showcases the beauty yet simplicity of the everyday ...
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Salt and water. That's all you need to power this superb quality lamp for emergencies when you don't have access to ordinary batteries or a regular power supply.
All aboard the Pikachu train this summer! If you loved the Pokémon concept cars by Toyota, how about a train next? In 2012, the Pokémon With You project launched a Pokémon train in northeast ...
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"Tokyo Art City by Naked" is set to be the latest digital spectacle to take the capital by storm when it runs at Gallery Aamo inside Tokyo Dome from June 16th to September 3rd. Mixing video, ...
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This summer fans of the manga and anime Tokyo Ghoul will want to head to The Guest Cafe and Diner in Ikebukuro, Tokyo for another themed pop-up. In addition to decking out the interior of the cafe ...
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