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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Customizable designer e-paper wristwatch
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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Sing to improve your abilities and also exercise your body!
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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If you're feeling hungry and just want something substantial but easy to prepare, then take a look at what Japanese office workers will be using this autumn to keep themselves going on the hard daily ...
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Dentsu Japan's (and Asia's) leading ad agency houses itself in a fortress in Shimbashi, near Ginza. If you thought London's Shard was monolithic, think again! Dentsu is so big that when it ...
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Fashion brand amadana has come up with this pseudo eco bag, the BAGTTERY, part power source and part quasi-luxury apparel. It sounds like a character from Game of Thrones but it is meant, you've ...
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A few years ago the Japanese media started using the phrase "guerilla rain" (gerira gouu) to describe massive, short downpours of rain. Japanese summers are known for their sudden bursts of ...
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