Coca-Cola has announced the "sumaho" (smartphone) vending machine. Though the name suggests a vending machine that sells phones, it is actually one that connects with a smart device and a dedicated ...
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If you’ve been to Japan you’ve seen them: Brightly lit vending machines with rows of beverages lined up, each facing the passerby and beckoning to be sampled. Maybe you’ve noticed the coffee ...
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The final weekend saw Comiket take over the Odaiba bay area, as thousands of cosplayers, dojinshi readers, and manga fans descended on Big Sight for the three-day festival. Japan's video game, ...
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Japan is well known for its vending machines because there are so many of them (five million!), but also because they are constantly "doing" new things. While usually the headlines are generated ...
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Stress relief inspired by traditional Japanese sports
Japan is famous for its vending machines but what's fascinating about them is not just the sheer number that exist in the country, nor even their variety (everything from drinks to food, newspaper, ...
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Wearable Clothing by Urban Research is a virtual dressing room interactive digital unit was recently installed for a trial run in Ikebukuro Parco department. The fashion brand Urban Research created ...
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Vending machines come in all shapes and sizes, and seem to sell everything from books to snacks, drinks, used panties and more. But how about a vending machine that lets you have a private dance ...
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One of those myths about Japan is the used panties vending machine. Well, these blogger at least has heard of genuine panty vending machines (at least the machines were real, though we can't vouch ...
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The perfect vessel for relieving your stress levels!
Jins, one of Japan's big spectacles sellers, set up the country's (the world's?) first vending machine for glasses earlier this year in July. The first ones were in Tokyo Bay and three other ...
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