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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When news reports emerged at the start of the month that a research institute in Japan was "importing" the deadly Ebola virus in preparation for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, many cynics were quick to ...
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Joining such attractions as the long-running and popular Cupnoodles Museum, visitors to Yokohama this spring have another must-see destination to add to their itinerary, and it's all about ...
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Final Fantasy fans looking to get hitched in the near future may want to consider a ceremony that marries them to their hobby as well as their spouse. The Final Fantasy XIV Wedding service will be ...
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Salt and water. That's all you need to power this superb quality lamp for emergencies when you don't have access to ordinary batteries or a regular power supply.
The Maison Hermès Ginza store is already one of the architectural highlights of the capital, thanks to its impressive glass walls. Now the Hermès presence in Ginza just got better with the Hermès ...
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The tolerance for Halloween in Tokyo may be on a knife edge after some revellers in Shibuya caused vandalism and overturned a vehicle, resulting in arrests over the weekend. Halloween has ...
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The artistic collective Chim Pom (or Chim↑Pom) will open a "Ningen Restaurant" (human restaurant) in Shinjuku's Kabukicho district for two weeks in the soon-to-be-demolished Kabukicho Book Center ...
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It's still several weeks until the cosplay madness of Halloween is upon the city but it seems that Tokyo is already getting into the spooky mood with some help from Google. The tech giant opened a ...
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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
More details and preview images have emerged for the Mori Building Digital Art Museum: teamLab Borderless, which is set to open this summer at Palette Town in the Tokyo Bay area of ...
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Following its successful debut in 2014, the site-specific festival Dogo Onsenart returns, transforming hotel and traditional Japanese inn rooms at the famous hot spring resort into art ...
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Mori Building will partner with teamLab to open the Mori Building Digital Art Museum: teamLab Borderless this summer at Palette Town in Odaiba, Tokyo Bay. Set to become one of the major ...
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On New Year's Eve, the center of Shibuya was closed to traffic and people flocked to the area to welcome 2018. Though it is more traditional to celebrate the arrival of the New Year by eating soba ...
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Product designer Shizuka Tatsuno has teamed up with Daikura, a bizen-yaki pottery studio. The result of this collaboration is a stunning and very practical ceramic carafe especially made for water.
After yet another typhoon in a very rainy October spoiled the weekend closest to Halloween, thousands of people in Tokyo seized the chance to celebrate All Hallows' Eve on October 31st itself despite ...
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Japanese Halloween is somewhat different to Halloween in other countries. You won't encounter much trick-or-treating going on, but there's plenty of costumes and dressing-up. However, this tends to ...
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The growth of Halloween cosplay, especially gatherings in major public areas such as Shibuya, has been one of the most marked trends in Tokyo in recent years. If you don't fancy dressing up in a ...
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