Recently showcased at an expo in Nagoya, Hirobo's new helicopters can travel up to 100km/h (62mph) and fly for 30 minutes at a time. Being electric it is also very quiet and there are one-seater ...
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I guessed it just shows that whatever is happening politically or socially, some things are constant. Namely, carnal needs. Amidst all the riots, marine clashes and statesmen-spouted hot air in ...
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Working hard or hardly working. That is the question. Some people go to great lengths to construct homemade solutions to working or using your computer in a comfortable position (i.e. lying in ...
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GirlsAward, Japan's largest fashion and music event, has just opened a cafe and bar in central Shibuya run by dokusha moderu ("reader models" -- pseudo-amateur models who straddle the areas of ...
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It seems unless you are an ardent AKB48 fanatic purchasing thousands of copies of the same CD to boost your favorite girl's chances of appearing in the next single, if you are young in Japan, you ...
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Konkatsu is the "marriage-hunting" dating activity popular recently. Kind of like dating for the serious-minded. Well, it stands to reason that even otaku (which very broadly translates as "geek") ...
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We've seen it around for a while overseas but we just read an interesting report about how so-called eyelash art is apparently starting to pick up more adopters among Japanese women in their twenties ...
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Last Sunday around current 40 female high school students (known as "JK", as in josei koukousei, not Rowling) helped plan and create a special shopping event aimed at fellow high school girls inside ...
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Kawasaki Halloween 2012 happened yesterday (Sunday, October 28), the annual Halloween-themed cosplay extravaganza in the Kanagawa city just outside Tokyo. With some 3,500 people appearing in ...
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Fans of the Japanese anime series Puella Magi Madoka Magica can now saddle up on a motorcycle decorated in the themes of the cult anime and manga. All right, so it's an electric scooter and is ...
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The media is reporting that notorious Tokyo Governor Shintaro Ishihara is resigning from his role as head honcho of the capital city in order to form a new party and try to become prime ...
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There is already such a pantheon of RC driving and flying toys out there, you wonder where else there is to go for makers. Well, Kyosho have come up with this globe-like Space Ball, a ...
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We've been a fan of Yuri Suzuki's work for a while now. The Japanese designer is a bit of a globe-trotter, though he is largely based in the UK. He's also a toughie to pin down. A sound artist? A ...
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So if you hated the way that a minor subcultural activity like injecting saline into your forehead was blown up (no pun) into a mainstream beauty "trend" by foreign media, then check out this latest ...
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With obvious echoes of the 1995 Aum Shinrikyo subway sarin attack while killed 13, last night at just after midnight a mysterious can-like object exploded on Tokyo's Marunouchi Line, one of the major ...
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