From the company name to its conspicuous advertisements, Tokyo-based go-kart rental service MariCar basically screams "It's-a me, Mario!" and, according to a lawsuit filed last Friday, Nintendo is ...
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At a glance, Japan's roadways would seem plenty dangerous: a high pedestrian count, non-existent bike lanes, an increasingly elderly population behind the wheel, Pokémon Go. But despite the slew of ...
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Toyota has announced a new concept car, Concept-i. The name combines the Japanese character for "love" (ai) with the letter "i". As this choice indicates, the car is inspired by the idea that future ...
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Courier company Yamato Transport has teamed up with DeNA to launch a self-driving car delivery service from March 2017. The driverless automobiles are branded with the distinctive black cat logo ...
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Japanese pet products like to do things differently! These fun and flexible boxes allow you to build a maze for your cat to explore.
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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This article by David Ishikawa first appeared on Tokyo Cheapo. The 44th Tokyo Moto Show started October 29th and is running through November 8th, so you still have time to check it out. Being ...
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While the Tokyo Motor Show is traditionally the event of the year to show off new cars, automobile makers also love to present their latest concepts and other mobility-themed ...
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After over a month of feverish speculation and excitement after Japanese luxury carmaker Lexus unveiled a teaser trailer for a working hoverboard, a video showing the gadget in action is finally ...
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Japanese horror movie-inspired beauty masks
Over the weekend, Yamaha demonstrated that it doesn't just make keyboards and bikes. The "Two Yamahas, One Passion" exhibition at Roppongi Hills showcased prototype musical instruments and ...
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At Ceatec Japan 2014 last week Denso Corp showcased a prototype mobility device for transporting babies and light luggage that can be controlled by your smartphone or tablet. The X-mobility can ...
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This article by Greg Lane first appeared on Tokyo Cheapo. While it’s great not needing to own a car in Tokyo (with all the incumbent expenses) there’s no question that it can be fun or ...
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When in Rome, as the saying goes. And so when in Kyoto, wear a kimono. There's nothing pretentious about getting into "costume", so to speak, and exploring Japan's old capital in a kimono. It's ...
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Carry your umbrella around in a truly Japanese style!
Toyota has once again collaborated with Znug Design to produce another fun Camatte booth for the Tokyo Toy Show. Following the Camatte's first appearance in the 2012 and 2013 editions of the fair ...
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walking bicycle club is a new brand of electric bicycle developed by automotive parts manufacturer Katayama Kogyo in cooperation with caliber designers like Shuwa Tei and Kenya Hara, and other ...
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Japanese drivers will be celebrating the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on their cars with special license plates. All the boxes have been ticked here. Mt Fuji? Yes. Cherry blossom? Yes. Perhaps the only ...
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