Tamiya has produced a self-assembly robotic toy with a difference: it's a centipede. Test your engineering skills by putting this Tamiya Centipede Robot together and then letting it slither ...
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Many Star Wars fans weren't too impressed with Solo, the latest installment in the franchise that has disappointed at the summer box office. So what better time to turn back to the original Star Wars ...
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It's no secret that the Japanese like to be organized -- and to do it in the most minimal way. The immense international success of Marie Kondo's "decluttering" methods is proof, though, that this ...
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If you can't get enough of a Pokémon fix from playing Pokémon Go around town, then you should be satisfied with the HelloPika, a talking Pikachu robotic toy that sits around at home always ready to ...
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Unique cleaning device for small items by Akihabara gadget masters Thanko
In Japan, Coca-Cola is more than just coke. In fact, one of it most successful products in the local market is its lineup of Georgia canned coffee. It also makes unique Japanese coke variations, such ...
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Japanese musical gadgets and nonsense machine makers Maywa Denki have returned to their biggest and most enduring success with the Otamatone Kirby Version Musical Toy. When the original ...
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Sega has teamed up with Tanita, the leading Japanese manufacturer of weight measurement scales and healthcare device, to produce the Sega Saturn Console Body Composition Monitor. As the name ...
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Coca-Cola made a splash in Japan recently with its exclusive beverges inspired by local tastes and ingredients. The Coca-Cola Sakura Cherry Blossom Spring 2018 Design, Coca-Cola Plus health drink, ...
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Relax in the bath while keeping the water warm and the things you need close at hand!
From sophisticated wooden coffee mills to robotic baristas, latte art, and green tea espresso machines, the Japanese coffee industry always seems to offer something new and interesting. And now ...
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Japan has developed something of a reputation for accommodating solo activities: from karaoke for one to Korean BBQ, noodles restaurants like Ichiran, and even a Moomins cafe, there's a service or ...
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The best way to sell a foreign brand in Japan is to localize it, and this is both easier and harder when it comes to food. This is a field that offers a wealth of possibilities, but Japanese ...
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The Japanese know a thing or two about making good stationery and papercrafts. They also know a thing or two about making nice landmarks. The Omoshiroi Block (roughly translating as the ...
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A must-have for board game enthusiasts and fans of Japanese crafts
First showcased at CEATEC last autumn to much excitement from the world press, the Qoobo Robotic Cat Tail Pillow is now finally available on preorder. The interactive, therapeutic "tailed cushion ...
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Still searching for that special something? Need to surprise your friends and family? Don't worry, when it comes to unique gift items, Japan has you covered. Here is our selection of the 15 ...
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We previously wrote about the initial release of the UnlimitedHand haptic wearable controller in 2015. We are pleased to see that start-up H2L's development on the prototype continued, now ...
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