Guide to Visiting Tsukiji Fish Market

Tsukiji Fish Market ( Tsukiji Shijo) is one of Tokyo's top attractions - and with good reason. It's one of the most exciting markets in the world, whether you arrive early in the morning for the tu...

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Man or Machine? The state of Japanese robots today

The Financial Times has taken an interest in Japanese robotics and produced an interesting video highlighting recent developments. In particular, it examines the line that divides the socially prac...

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Japan Wants 2020 Robot Olympics Alongside Human Olympics

"In 2020 I would like to gather all of the world's robots and aim to hold an Olympics where they compete in technical skills," said Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe last week. It's abou...

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6 Must-Have Japanese Kitchen Gadgets

The man arm pillows, heated toilet seats, sushi bag covers ... we've all heard of these bizarre, yet actually (kind of) useful items. And we secretly want all of them. Well, if Japan can make ingen...

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Japan to introduce digital textbooks in classrooms

Japan is set to introduce digital textbooks in classrooms in four years' time, the media reported on Friday.

An education ministry panel has decided on a basic policy for introducing tablet comput...

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A Visit to Sony Museum in Tokyo, Japan

Today, we're starting a new section here at Softpedia, one that will span the next couple of days, during which time we shall be posting a series of articles that were born in Japan. Long story sho...

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Kokedama Ice Cream Could Be Japan’s Next Big Desert
kokedama ice, a desert inspired by moss balls

The Raindrop Cake, a desert based on Japanese mizu shingen mochi, is currently sweeping the Internet, and NYC’s Smorgasburg. But meanwhile, back in...

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Japan Finalizes Foreigner-Friendly Pictograms, Leaves Manji Symbol (?) Unchanged
6 of the 15 new pictograms Japan will be incorporating into maps

Japan is in the midst of a tourism boom, and it’s expected to continue as Tokyo prepares to host the 2020 Olympics. Just yesterd...

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Travel Tip: Convenient Train Station Luggage Storage for Easy Day Trips - Japan Travel Mate

When getting around Japan, there is one issue that tourists will frequently encounter: how to deal with luggage. And it happens more than once during any visit, usually when moving between cities. ...

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