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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Two things people readily associate with Japan are elements of history (especially samurai) and technology (particularly, at least more recently, somewhat wacky examples). These two are present in ...
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Given the large increase in inbound tourist numbers in Japan, local authorities and service operators are on the lookout for ways to improve communication with all these newcomers. Experiencing ...
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Inspired by Japan's "beer girl" baseball match vendors
NTT Docomo has produced a video illustrating how it is dangerous to look at your phone while you walk, even if you are a samurai. In the video, hapless samurai are shown walking in a pilgrimage ...
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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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If you like Japanese swords and Japanese boys, then this is the book for you. Katana-danshi is an unusual new photo book set for release on June 10th. Its title means "sword boys" and ...
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Nintendo character computer keyboard wrist rest plush toy
Google Japan has opened YouTube Space Tokyo, a production studio for YouTube users to film, edit and create original videos. Made in partnership with film studio Toei, the space also features a ...
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