The other day we were having a bite to eat at a kaiten sushi (conveyor belt sushi) chain called Kappa Sushi. We were impressed by their nice "express service" for specially ordered slices of raw ...
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Okay, folks. We've found the funnest thing to do in Tokyo right now and best of all, it's right in the center and it's even artistic. Head on down to the Louis Vuitton store on Omotesando, where ...
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We recently heard about how one down and out old love hotel got a face lift and a whole new lease of life. Tokyo Style CC, a company which organizes building renovations, chose a love hotel in ...
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Tirol are one of the funkiest of local sweets and likely one of the most "Japanese" due to their compact size and pop design wrapping. They can usually be found temptingly in a small cardboard ...
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Cheshire Cat, Red Queen, Mad Hatter skin-care masks
The contour Coca-Cola bottle has to be one of the most iconic beverage vessels in the world. But even when something is that established, it doesn't mean it can't be given new life sometimes when ...
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Just when you think you are getting sick of all the retro iPhone cases out there on the market -- cases that look like old cassettes and so on -- along comes something new which adds a bit of style, ...
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Monteroza, a major nationwide Japanese izakaya chain operator, is currently offering a discount for customers with name connections to the five pilot characters from the anime series Neon Genesis ...
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Remember the Necomimi that apparently moved per your brain waves? Well, now neaurwear has come up with the Shippo, a "brain controlled tail". Using the same viral marketing campaign as before ...
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Weekly Shonen Jump custom box and 20 preloaded games in a console inspired by the original Japanese version of the Nintendo Entertainment System
We all like the feeling of sleeping beside your loved one, right? Well, how about those times when your said companion is not nearby or even if you don't have someone at all -- but you still want ...
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Anyone who has ever been on a train in Tokyo will know how crowded and frustrating it can be at times. But there is a fun side to the hell of the rush hour or last train. Sometimes you ...
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Being free of all the suffocating pressures and cringing of the Judeo-Christian traditions, the Japanese are often remarkable open about sex. So it comes as no surprise that a special bar has ...
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Sometimes it seems there is a cafe for every theme in the pulsating, organic mass that is the city of Tokyo. From cat cafes to robot ones in Kabukicho, Gundam eateries, maid cafes and more... every ...
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To get and maintain the perfect visage, you don't need the cosmetic surgeon's knife. All you need is this unique mouthpiece.
Outspoken Osaka major Toru Hashimoto has become the latest person to weigh into the dispute over Takeshima, the islands claimed by Korea and known there as Dokdo or Tokto. In a public debate on ...
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For those times when need your own space after a major emergency, you don't need luxury to get the job done. World Space agrees and that's why they have come up with the Sleep Box, a new ...
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Okay, so the news has been rather grim in Tokyo of late. Earthquakes. Tidal waves. Nuclear meltdown. Radiation clouds. Etc etc. But trust the Japanese to come up with some novel and often ...
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