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Godzilla elected to Baseball Hall of Fame www3.nhk.or.jp

Former Japanese baseball star Hideki Matsui has become the youngest inductee into the Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame.

The 43-year-old Matsui, nicknamed "Godzilla," was elected on Monday. This is hi...

posted by  Yubi | 3 months ago | 0 comments


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Tokyo and Hong Kong in 2018 haywirez.com

Tokyo is insanely clean, feels sadly old but still futuristic. Many face masks on people, the coolest sounds and faces on objects, lots of weird pervy elements and it's so enormous that it messes w...

posted by  banzaitokyo | 2 days, 17 hours ago | 0 comments


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An in-depth tour of Nikon’s Hikari Glass factory www.imaging-resource.com

The Hikari factory is in northern Japan, in Akita Prefecture, just a little south and east of the capital city of Akita itself. Akita is on the western coast of Japan, so the prevailing winds blow ...

posted by  banzaitokyo | 4 days, 12 hours ago | 0 comments


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A Japanese Doctor Who Studied Longevity — And Lived To 105 — Said If You Must Retire, Do It Well After Age 65 time.com

Dr. Shigeaki Hinohara, credited with building the foundations of Japanese medicine and helping make Japan the world leader in longevity, often practiced what he preached.

The physician, chairman em...

posted by  banzaitokyo | 3 months, 2 weeks ago | 0 comments


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The creators of Neko Atsume are back with a game about an adventuring frog www.theverge.com

Journey Frog, the latest release from Japanese developer Hit-Point, the team best-known for the addictive and adorable cat-collecting game Neko Atsume. Like Neko Atsume, Tabikaeru is all about wait...

posted by  banzaitokyo | 3 months, 2 weeks ago | 1 comment


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Hebocon: The Best Worst Robot Competition spectrum.ieee.org

Building the best robot you can is difficult and stressful. You know what isn’t difficult or stressful? Building the worst robot you can, and then seeing if it can manage to be even more terrible t...

posted by  banzaitokyo | 1 year, 2 months ago | 3 comments


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Japanese artist carves these intricate patterns using regular vegetables www.instagram.com

A Japanese artist carves vegetables publishing his works for everybody to see and use (if needed). The line in the description says: "carving

posted by  banzaitokyo | 1 year ago | 2 comments


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Japan's 'golden coder' making games apps aged 82 www.bbc.com

Masako Wakamiya spotted a gap in the games market - and created a games app based on a traditional Japanese dolls festival.

posted by  banzaitokyo | 8 months, 2 weeks ago | 0 comments


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Work 50 minutes for meal at Tokyo eatery www.straitstimes.com

No money to pay for a meal? No problem - just work for 50 minutes.

That is the recipe to combat hunger for Ms Sekai Kobayashi, 33, a former engineer who will not turn away penniless customers at he...

posted by  banzaitokyo | 3 months, 2 weeks ago | 2 comments


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Fukushima: Wild boars take over Japan's evacuated towns www.bbc.com

Hunters have been called in to deal with hundreds of wild boars who are living in evacuated Japanese towns in the Fukushima area.
The area was deserted six years ago after an earthquake and tsunami...

posted by  banzaitokyo | 1 year, 1 month ago | 2 comments

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