5 Essential Things Every Gamer Needs to do in Tokyo - IGN

Make sure these stops are on your list. I'd be willing to bet that almost every gamer has some kind of connection to Japan. This country, after all, is one of the epicentres of our favourite pastim...

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5 Spring Flower Festivals Around Tokyo | Tokyo Cheapo

may be Japan 's most famous blossoms, but that doesn't mean its other blossoms should be overlooked! Many places in Japan come alive with color during springtime, and different festivals are held t...

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A Japanese Engineer Hijacked a Cleaning Robot and Turned it Into an Artist

His name is Mr. Head. He used to be a janitor but last year he made a radical career shift. Now he’s an impressive, sought-after painter who creates abstract splatter paintings in the vein of Jac...

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Staying Connected When Visiting Japan: Wi-Fi Access, Prepaid SIM Cards, and Rental Devices

Getting up-to-date information requires reliable Internet access, and travelers to Japan will find a growing number of convenient free and fee-based wi-fi services available for their computer, sma...

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The Bonsai Kid

Photography and story by NANCY LEBRUN Ryan Neil at work. A bonsai artist's worth is measured by how well he manipulates a tree to make it a living, changing thing of enduring artistic value.

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What the Japanese Royal Family Can Learn from Prince William’s Japan Trip

Britain’s Prince William recently went on his first trip to Japan. He spent three days there, as part of a larger trip that also included a few days in China. The Duke of Cambridge had his own anim...

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What Is a Butsudan? And Why Are People Paying $630,000 for Them?

Have you ever been to a temple in Japan and thought, “I wish I had some of this amazingness in my house?” Then the Japanese butsudan (??) is for you.

A butsudan is a small, household Buddhist shri...

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Lacquered Deerskin and Pac-Man Come Together For Unique Collaboration

Inden-ya is a 434-year old family-run company specializing in Koshu Inden, a traditional Japanese craft that consists of lacquer-based printing on deerskin to create leather products. The process...

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Tokyo Akihabara "Must See" Top Five

Let me amend that. Top five things to see in Akihabara that do not involve a Maid Cafe. Because, come on, these costumed girls are all over Akiba handing out coupons. You don't need my help to find...

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Dekotora Style!

pimp my truck ... the oriental way!

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