The artist junaida has created a dazzling, beguiling children's book that readers of all ages will love. Unfolding across 46 pages and designed by Hal Udell, Michi depicts a series of vibrant, ...
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Thomas the Tank Engine fans in Japan young and old can now enjoy two special events this summer. At the observatory of Tokyo Skytree, you can get a great view of the city while taking in an ...
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In March 2016, Sony Global Education unveiled KOOV, a brilliant coding kit for young programmers. Building 21st-century skills, block by block. Play, Code. Create. That's the concept behind ...
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Hakuhodo's latest in its series of HACKist creative lab prototypes is Pechat, a simple button-shaped device that "lets your stuffed animals chat". In essence, Pechat is a yellow button that ...
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Nintendo character computer keyboard wrist rest plush toy
Meet Meebo, the world's first kindergarten monitoring robot. Made by UniFa Co., Ltd., Meebo takes photos and dances, plus he's small, pink, and cute. All of which qualifies him to be an ideal ...
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Write More is a new type of writing instrument developed by Hakuhodo to help young kids write. It works with an dedicated aim and iPhone to create enhanced "writing" sounds that encourage the ...
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The knives are out and accusations of racism are being bandied around again. Only this time it's not a silly corporate ad with fake noses that's to blame. The culprit this time is Japan's Ministry ...
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Sega have created an interactive sandpit for kids. The Eederu Sunaba (translating literally as "Wow, appears! Sandbox") uses projectors and special non-sticky sand so that kids can have fun playing ...
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The Star Wars villain like you've never seen him before!
Bandai's Tamagotchi is one of those series that just continues to survive -- and not only survive, but keep on innovating and coming up with new tricks. Tamagotchi probably needs no introduction ...
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Sumitomo 3M has created a special website for creating fashion items online, controlled by the volume of your voice. The "Scotch Summer Holidays Family Kousaku Paper Fashion Kids" (or just Scotch ...
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Japan has a falling birth rate. The lack of babies isn't quite at Children of Men levels yet but it does have serious implications for the future. Who will burden the cost of the pensions and care ...
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Only in Japan? The Twittersphere in Japan has been discussing this energy drink, snapped by @kinoww. Energy drinks are commonly found in convenience stores and drug stores, and are typically a ...
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The Japanese language is a creative thing, not least due to its multiple scripts -- kanji ideographs, and the syllabaries hiragana and katakana, plus there is distinctly Japanese use of the Roman ...
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It seems like Tokyo Tower has yet to concede defeat to the Tokyo Skytree, holding tightly to its self-acclaimed title of Best City Landmark. Whereas the newer east Tokyo attraction seems to prefer ...
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Having conquered the female market, Shiseido is next targetting younger consumers. It has created a beauty salon for kids since the children of today are the customers of the ftuture. The salon ...
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