Though renowned as one of the world's top makers of calculators, Casio was also among the first companies to create quartz watches, both electronic and digital: watches that could display the time ...
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There is at least one thing that the COVID-19 pandemic has made us look at in a different way and that is toilet paper. Even in usually cool-headed and not-prone-to-hysteria Japan, as soon as the ...
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Sometimes I just wonder. Japan is such a small country (geographically speaking, at least), so why do they even have to divide themselves into forty-seven prefectures and compete against each ...
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Just when you think you've got a grasp on all the myriad collaborations, tie-ups and spin-offs, along comes some more to confound you. NTT Docomo's new winter range of phones includes one for the ...
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The Mount Fuji Eraser is a fun and clever way to bring this icon of Japan into your home or work stationery set. As you use the cuboid eraser, the shape of Fuji gradually comes into view and you find yourself holding Japan's most famous peak.