Later this year, the Rio de Janeiro Olympic and Paralympic Games kick off. After they are finished, the handover event during the Rio closing ceremony will then see the clock really start ticking ...
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Searching for something to do during the New Year holidays? How about watching a tuna being cut up while dancing to house music? Because that's basically the concept behind Maguro ...
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All hail the latest arrival in the Japanese bubblegum pop canon: Hamada Bamyu Bamyu. Okay, this debut isn't what it seems. Hamada Bamyu Bamyu is none other than Masatoshi Hamada, of the ...
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Border Shirtsizer is a new type of musical instrument gadget that films the stripes on a shirt with a video camera and then converts the lines into sounds. The "player" stands in front of the camera ...
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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.
Will robots be the ones doing the dancing in the future? And would we even notice? As part of DMM.make's Robots project, meet Pre-Maid AI, the world's first maid-style dancing robot. This ...
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Traditional Japanese musical instruments are not as well known as they should be. While most people know a shamisen from their appearances in geisha shows or taiko drum from their use in festivals, ...
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5572320 (pronounced in Japanese: go go nana ni san ni rei) might not have the easiest name for non-Japanese listeners to remember, their music video for second single "Ponpara Pecorna Papiyotta" has ...
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Google Play Music has created a cool promo event featuring a giant outdoor billboard that lets you listen to 35 million tracks. Currently installed in the square by Parco in Shibuya until October ...
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Transform into Monkey D. Luffy and Red-Haired Shanks with these brilliantly original skin-care face masks!
The Land of Idols is an upcoming feature documentary about female idols in Japan. Director Jean-Armand Bougrelle promises the camera will follow the everyday lives of idols, from rehearsals to ...
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Move over AKB48, Nogizaka46 and all you young 'uns. There's a new band in town and they're old. Super old. KBG84 hail from clement Kohama Island in Okinawa and bring their long-living charm to ...
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Japan attracts all kinds of foreign resident, from the dilligent student of Kanji or karate to the sleazy women-hunters of Shibuya and Roppongi, and the lost souls who seem to have stumbled into the ...
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Get ready for the most unlikely classical music event (and instrument) Japan has perhaps ever seen. Ultraman Symphony Concert 2015 happens at Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre Concert Hall on November ...
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The Mewgaroo Hoodie has a special "pouch" for your kitten or cat to snuggle up with you. And even better, the hoodie turns you into a cat too!
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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How do you promote the new Terminator movie in Japan? Simple. You dress up a dancer in a Japanese schoolgirl uniform and have her perform deep under the ground. Crank up the iconic Terminator ...
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Seibu hosted a special "nightclub train" event on June 5th-6th, featuring on-board DJs and music as passengers were transported in the charted train from Nerima non-stop all the way to ...
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