Nestlé Japan have enjoyed immense success with its range of exclusive Japanese Kit Kat snacks. Many of these use unique regional ingredients, such as sake or matcha. Others feature innovative ...
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A promotional series of videos by Fukushima Prefecture promoting the region's sake has run into the very thing it was trying to combat: the taint of contamination (and false information) that the ...
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Alongside other global food and drink brands like Coca-Cola and Kit Kat, Häagen-Dazs has enjoyed success in the Japanese market by creating flavors and products especially for the local market. The ...
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Hello Kitty fans will have another destination to come home in Tokyo this spring with the opening of a new Sanrio store in the Asakusa district of the city. Asakusa is associated with the old ...
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The world's first VR footwear and gloves with haptic feedback to enable users to feel the virtual world!
It was only a matter of time before the current inbound tourism boom crossed over directly with the virtual reality attractions fad in Tokyo. And so it is that we have the VR Ninja Dojo, which is ...
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Muji will open a new food-focused global flagship store in Ginza, central Tokyo, from April 4th. As previously reported, the Ginza Muji will house Japan's first Muji Hotel from its sixth to tenth ...
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There are only a few more months left of the Heisei period, which will end when the current emperor abdicates and his son takes over. The era name will change to an as-yet undisclosed new one and, ...
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Nintendo has announced its first ever permanent, dedicated store in Tokyo, set to open this autumn inside the new Shibuya Parco department store currently under construction. Details are slim at ...
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Kirin Ichiban's machine puts an ice cap on your beer and helps keep your beverage cooler for longer!
Sometimes it seems that you can't get away from Hello Kitty: everywhere you look, there's yet another unique product. Now there's another chance for fans of Sanrio's feline character to satisfy their ...
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Japanese comedy just got much more robotic. AIchan and GONta is a pair of robots, created to serve as a manzai-style stand-up comedy act. Developed by a special lab at Konan University, the two ...
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Love manga? Need accommodation in Tokyo? Then clearly you are going to love the new Manga Art Hotel, Tokyo, which is set to open in the district of Kanda this February. Further developing a ...
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Osaka Metro has announced a large-scale plan to redevelop the Yumeshima area, which will host the World Expo in 2025. Yumeshima (literally "dream island" and not to be confused with the similarly ...
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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!
On a moss wall between the city of Chichibu and village of Higashi Chichibu, an unknown artist has created incredible art on a moss wall inspired by the films of Studio Ghibli. Shared by ...
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Despite its embrace of digital tools and technology, Japan remains a DIY and crafts-based culture in many ways, as the popularity of maker culture sites, fab labs and hackerspaces in Tokyo and ...
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Japan's convenience stores are a constant source of wonder, from the rotating lineup of snacks and products they stock to the inventive services and gimmicks they regularly introduce. This latest ...
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