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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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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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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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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Unique cleaning device for small items by Akihabara gadget masters Thanko
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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Designed to bring out the potential of any player and instrument, Duet with Yoo is an experiential, co-performance installation by Hakuhodo i-studio that uses the Yamaha AI Music Ensemble System. It ...
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If you like the SoftBank robot Pepper, you will love this: a Pepper cuddly toy. And not just any cuddly toy, this is a super deformed-style Pepper, complete with an oversized head. SoftBank has ...
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The world's first VR footwear and gloves with haptic feedback to enable users to feel the virtual world!
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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Tokujin Yoshioka has designed the packaging for a bold new line of skincare products by Japanese organic cosmetics brand THREE. Released domestically on February 21st next year, the new series, ...
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Japan's most famous cat... on your dog!
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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Say goodbye to sizes. Japanese e-commerce platform ZOZOTOWN has released the fitting room of the future in ZOZOSUIT, which promises to be a revolutionary body measurement device. The ZOZOSUIT uses ...
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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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