Asa Miyogadani – a cosy female only guest house in central Tokyo!

Miyogadani is a small station on the subway Marunochi line) located between the stations Ikebukuro and Korakuen.

Going there is quite easy with the big Ikebukuro station as transfer point.

Th...

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Making the Best of Roppongi’s Split Personality

Although its name means “six trees,” it might as well be called Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Located near the center of Minato Ward, between Shinbashi and Shibuya, Roppongi’s (???) one square kilometer...

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Instant Coffee Just Got Better With This Portable Aozora Coffee Press

Spoonfuls of instant coffee still give some morning coffee drinkers their much-needed dose of caffeine. But it’s surely the convenience, rather than the taste, that draws them to this one-step pr...

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Japan Pulse

Aug. 29 sees the 22nd All Japan Robot Sumo Tournament kicking off with the Tohoku playoffs in Akita. The tournament is an opportunity for Japan's amateur robot enthusiasts to show off their skills,...

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There's a trend in Japan where you squish your baby's face called "Rice Ball Babies" - 9GAG

There's a trend in Japan where you squish your baby's face called "Rice Ball Babies" - 9GAG has the best funny pics, GIFs, videos, memes, cute, wtf, geeky, cosplay photos on the web. We a...

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TOKYO GAME SHOW 2015

You might say that it is too early to post about Tokey Game Show because it is held only in September, but if you are planning your next trip to Japan that might be the date to consider. The show c...

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TokyoStreetView: Akihabara! (4K VIDEO)

From the Editor: On the tech side of our original video coverage, there's nothing better than the IREX international robotics trade show, or if cars are your thing, the DRiFTWiRED music video shot ...

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Farmers In Japan Rely On Cool, Over-The-Top Machines To Plant Rice

This is how Japanese farmers plant their rice these days, with the help of modern planting machines.

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Japan 'Robo' Dogs Eyed for Quake Rescue Missions

Rescue dog Gonta, outfitted with a GPS-enabled backpack but driven by his own innate sense of smell, jumps onto a pile of collapsed rubble to find buried survivors. Though just a drill, the intensi...

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New Auto Gadget of the Month! Smartphone Charger with Display

This smartphone charger is the latest automotive accessary to reach the “gadget shops” of Akihabara. The display shows the progress of battery charging, as a percentage.

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