Economical Tickets / Official Tokyo Travel Guide GO TOKYO

These IC transport cards, which are interchangeable all across the country, can be used for traveling on major railways and busses in the metropolitan area. If you buy a new card with an advanced p...

posted by  Yubi | 2 years, 8 months ago | 0 comments

Samurai Nicknames, Monikers, Aliases, and Pseudonyms

When I studied abroad in Japan I was not the only Adam in my program, so in an effort to differentiate my friends dubbed me “Megane,” due to my spectacular specs. Nicknames are quite common in Eng...

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

Hafu | the mixed-race experience in Japan

With an ever increasing movement of people between places in this transnational age, there is a mounting number of mixed-race people in Japan, some visible others not. "Hafu" is the unfol...

posted by  banzaitokyo | 2 years, 8 months ago | 6 comments

The Magnetic Air Bonsai Creates Surreal Levitating Plants

We’ve never had much of a green thumb but maybe we’ll have more luck with an air thumb? A small Japanese company based our of Kyushu has created a fun, poetic twist on indoor gardening. By utiliz...

posted by  RamenRyan | 2 years, 8 months ago | 0 comments

MANGA.TOKYO - Anime And Manga News And Reviews

We made a summary of the trailers of spring anime 2016. Are there any animes you want to watch? KABANERI OF THE IRON FORTRESS (????????, Koutetsujou no Kabaneri) https://twitte...

posted by  Yubi | 2 years, 8 months ago | 0 comments

Yaskawa Bushido Project: an industrial robot replicates a master swordsman

First the robots came for our jobs. Then they came for our chess tournaments. Now, they’re coming for our martial arts too. Meet MOTOMAN-MH24, a robot who, depending on where you stand on the spe...

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

Electric Skateboard Review

Today we take a lookie at my spanking new electric skateboard called the Yuneec E-GO Cruiser - probably the best 700 USD I've ever spent. Here it is being taken for a whirl around Akihabara.


posted by  Yubi | 2 years, 8 months ago | 4 comments

?????? Hyakumonogatari Kaidankai

Translated from Edo Tokyo Kaii Hyakumonogatari March 17th: A black-spotted, two-tailed cat appeared suddenly, slinking around the Motoyoshi family farmhouse. The son of the family, Genjiro, was fon...

posted by  Yubi | 2 years, 8 months ago | 1 comment

Japan’s Largest Treehouse is a Sprawling Structure Built Around a 300-year Old Tree
all photos by Koji Fujii / Nacasa and Partners Inc.

Japanese Treehouse Creator Takashi Kobayashi has built over 120 treehouses in the past 15 years. When it comes to treehouses, his name is kno...

posted by  RamenRyan | 2 years, 8 months ago | 0 comments

Nigerian student solves 30-year-old maths equation in his first semester at Tokai University

Ufot Ekong, who studied at Tokai University in Tokyo, achieved a first class degree in electrical engineering and scored the best marks at the university since 1965, the Flotilla Magazine reported....

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


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