It was only a matter of time before the current inbound tourism boom crossed over directly with the virtual reality attractions fad in Tokyo. And so it is that we have the VR Ninja Dojo, which is ...
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East meets West. Old meets new. These are cliches but it's a fact nonetheless that Japan produces plenty of inventive examples of this intermingling. We recently reported the release of the ...
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Back in 2015, we wrote about the Meisho Movie Realization Teppo Ashigaru Sandtrooper figures that were an awesome combination of Japanese history and Star Wars. Bandai's Tamashii Nations line of ...
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Instant noodles maker Nissin already hit the viral magic button with the recent release of the Otohiko Anti-Slurping Noise Noodle Eating Fork, a genuine product that functions as a "food sound ...
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The world's first VR footwear and gloves with haptic feedback to enable users to feel the virtual world!
Tokyo has a major new museum in the form of the Sumida Hokusai Museum, which opened on November 22nd in east Tokyo's Sumida ward. Designed by Pritzker Prize-winner Kazuyo Sejima (SANAA) with bold ...
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This summer, Tokyo is going mad for ninja (again). “The Ninja: Who Were They?” is an exhibition at Miraikan, a science museum in Tokyo, until October 10th. While ninjas might seem a better ...
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One of the big stories this year so far has been virtual reality. From a VR board game to virtual reality gaming centers around Tokyo, the fever will surely keep on building until the release of ...
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American street artist DAAS has produced an awesome mural in Takatsuki City, a suburb of Osaka. Part of the Takatsuki Art Expo 2015, the mural was first featured on Street Art News. The ...
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AI-Samurai is a robot that looks like a samurai crossed with Darth Vader. Okay, a samurai Darth Vader already exists. It looks like this. But Nextremer has now developed a robot that wears ...
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Okay, fanboys, calm yourselves. Imagine two of the coolest things guys tend to get excited about: Star Wars and Japan's Warring States (Sengoku) Period. Combine them -- and you have something ...
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Every year in Japan there are illumination and light displays at malls and other venues around the country. Many are elaborate. Most are expensive. But some are just out of this world. The Abeno ...
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Descendants of a figure depicted as a "villain" in the current Korean box office smash "The Admiral: Roaring Currents" are suing over the film's alleged historical inaccuracies. "The Admiral: ...
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Japan's most famous movie monster will steal your money!