Take 2020 into your own hands, with or without Mount Fuji in your Hatsuyume! In Japanese culture, the first dream you have in the New Year is called Hatsuyume - and it is considered to be good ...
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The end of an era means the beginning of new merchandise opportunities: to commemorate the filan film of the last Star Wars trilogy (so far), we want to take a look at some of the fantastic ...
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  Winter is here! Japanese houses are often old, and they are not really known for their good insulation. In true life-hack fashion, there are several clever Japanese gadgets that keep you warm ...
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For those who are not into sports, Japan’s most exciting event of 2020 surely is the opening of Super Nintendo World! Fans are excited for the Nintendo-themed amusment park - and it is set to open ...
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Get in the mood for the 2020 Summer Olympics in a truly Japanese pop culture style!
Even if you missed all the Black Friday 2019 and Cyber Monday 2019 sales, you can still find amazing Christmas presents for your loved ones! With our handy 2019 Christmas gift ideas for gadget ...
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ANA might well be more famous as one of Japan's two main airlines, but that apparently doesn't prevent it from dabbling in R&D for forms of technology other than aviation: namely, ...
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A mix of the new and the old now in Tokyo with this Ghostbusters attraction that uses augmented reality to allow people to recreate the games they played as kids. Almost anyone now in their late ...
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The design studio nendo has produced a series of coffee capsule-style vending machines for a pop-up self-serve cafe in Roppongi. Visitors to the chic Gacha Gacha Coffee on the Roppongi Hills' ...
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If you’re going to have ice in your drink, shouldn’t it be eye-catching at least? The Ice Ball Mold is easy to use, has professional-grade quality, and makes perfectly seamless ice balls within seconds!
The Buddhist Gohonzon Devotion Object Scratching Post for Cats takes the idea of worshipping your pet to the very next level -- or should that be, to an extreme? Created by Japan's most innovative ...
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Japan is currently enjoying a massive boom in inbound tourism, set to continue through the Rugby World Cup and at least until the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo next summer. One issue, however, with ...
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It's 40 years since Doraemon first burst onto TV screens in Japan and the blue robotic cat hasn't looked back since. Next year also marks five decades since Fujiko F Fujio originally created the ...
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Fans of Makoto Shinkai's blockbuster anime Weathering with You will definitely want to seek out the Weathering with You Cafe. In keeping with the anime's themes, the cafe menu features many ...
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Official Summer Olympic Games souvenir baseball jacket
The Rugby World Cup is almost upon us and this year it is hosted in various locations in Japan. Though Typhoon Faxai has delayed some preparations after it roared through Tokyo and affected Haneda ...
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Japan's first tourist information center with an art center facility attached is to open in Shibuya in December. The ground floor of Shibuya FUKURAS, one of the buildings forming part of the massive ...
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As relations between Japan and South Korea continue to sour, resulting in a boycott of Japanese products and the cancellation of a major art exhibition, the latest issue of weekly magazine Shukan ...
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