Last year we reported on a stunning series of concept mobility vehicles and musical instruments by Yamaha. Now Yamaha is back with more, though this time it is just their motoring arm. The two ...
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After previous successes such as Infinity of Flowers with Gucci and Night Wonder Aquarium, teamLab has now teamed up with online retailer DMM and Fuji TV to create a new major summer attraction in ...
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The upcoming election on July 10th for the House of Councillors will be the first time that 18- and 19-year-olds will be able to vote in Japan. This means there are 2.4 million new youth votes up ...
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Monocle has declared Tokyo the world's "most liveable city" for the second year running. The magazine says: This city of 13 million nurtures a balance of hi-tech efficiency and traditional ...
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Inspired by Japan's "beer girl" baseball match vendors
An underground station in central Osaka was converted into a temporary izakaya for four days. Located in the business district of the city, Keihan Nakanoshima Station is a terminus that connects ...
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Shiseido has developed an app that determines the quality of a smile. Shiseido is testing the software on 5,000 JAL flight attendants between July and September. The level of the female ...
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Animal cafes continue to develop in Japan. Not content with just cat cafes of all varieties, there are also cafes with rabbits and hedgehogs. One of the most popular types of animal cafe is the ...
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Everything seems to be about tourism these days -- and how to cash in on the boom. This has led to foreign-language-speaking staff and tax-free counters at major stores in Tokyo. We reported ...
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Transform into Monkey D. Luffy and Red-Haired Shanks with these brilliantly original skin-care face masks!
After already breaking records for inbound tourism last year, the government hopes to double the number to 40 million by 2020. So far this year, more than 10 million non-Japanese visitors have ...
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Bandai is targeting women in their twenties and thirties with its latest venture. Otona Joshi Biyori (literally, Adult Girls Beautiful Weather) will open on June 24th in Tokyo Character Street, a ...
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The third-wave coffee boom in Japan continues with Minedrip Coffee, which has opened on the rooftop of Shinjuku Lumine NEWoMAN. NEWoMAN, which itself only opened in March, already has an insanely ...
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The latest entry in Takara-Tomy's series of Omnibot robotic toys is this Omnibot Charmy Baku Showtaro Comedian Robot, which functions like an alarm clock, joke-teller and household ...
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These "ear pets" are mini dogs that come in two halves: one for each ear!
The Girl Who Leapt Through Time cafe will open at Guest Cafe and Diner inside Shibuya Parco, offering a menu inspired by director Mamoru Hosoda's famous animes like Summer Wars, Wolf Children, The ...
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One of Tokyo's most iconic railway stations is set to lose its beloved exterior and poky atmosphere. JR East plans to overhaul JR Harajuku Station with a new, larger station building and major ...
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The virtual reality buzz in Tokyo continues to unfold. Following VR Zone Project i Can in Odaiba and Sky Circus in Ikebukuro, the latest virtual reality experience attractions in Tokyo are Zero ...
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