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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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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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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The Neko Cup will totally transform the fun you can have at the beach or in a sandbox.
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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From Arnold Schwarzenegger to Woody Allen, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Tommy Lee Jones, the list of Hollywood celebrities who have come to Japan to appear in TV commercials and advertising campaigns is ...
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The bubble tea fad looks set to continue with the opening of a tapioca "theme park" in the Harajuku area of central Tokyo from August to September. Tokyo Tapioca Land will appear inside the ...
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The former Mitsubishi Morgan Stanley employee Glen Wood who alleges he was punished and dismissed for trying to claim his lawful right to paternity leave has released a video asking for support ahead ...
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The Mount Fuji Eraser is a fun and clever way to bring this icon of Japan into your home or work stationery set. As you use the cuboid eraser, the shape of Fuji gradually comes into view and you find yourself holding Japan's most famous peak.
Last year's fatal summer raised serious concerns about the safety of holding the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo during July and August. With temperatures this month already breaking records, all eyes are on ...
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Japan and especially Tokyo are generally regarded as expensive places to live in terms of the cost of rent for a decently sized place. However, the knock-down-and-rebuild approach to residential ...
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As we begin the Reiwa era from today, May 1st, it is an ideal time to look back over the past three decades of life in Japan that comprised the Heisei period. Beauty brand Shiseido here presents ...
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The Japanese media and entertainment world can be almost Stalinist in its approach to damage control. When a celebrity is arrested for an infraction, and especially if it involves drugs or illegal ...
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Official Summer Olympic Games souvenir baseball jacket
It's now only a few weeks left until the Heisei period ends and a new, as-yet-unnamed era begins when Emperor Akihito abdicates and Crown Prince Naruhito takes the throne. As such, we are seeing ...
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While the weather in Tokyo is still rather chilly, spring is just around the corner, which means one thing more than any: the arrival of the cherry blossom. Along with the white and pink petals, ...
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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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