Moon House: a home designed around circular margins of undefined space
photos by kenta hasegawa courtesy Fumiaso Architecture & Associates

Fumi Aso was recently named best young architect by the Architectural Institute of Japan’s Kansai chapter, for her Moon H...

posted by  RamenRyan | 2 years, 4 months ago | 0 comments

Onewheel electro motorcycle is shipping this summer [jp]

Even thoug the article is Japanese, it is quite curious. TO be frank I have completely no idea how this thing is going to work!

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posted by  banzaitokyo | 2 years, 4 months ago | 1 comment

Kirin Beer Event in AKIBA aiming for a Guinness Record!

As a promotion event for Kirin Beer´s "Kirin Nodogoshi Nama" (??? ???????) brand, Kirin plans a giant "Nagashi Sômen" (flowing noodles) track/table (?????????).

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posted by  banzaitokyo | 2 years, 4 months ago | 3 comments

Otherworldly Photos of the Antarctic by Yutaka Kagaya
“the arctic universe,” the place Kagaya feels is most closest to space

Yutaka Kagaya is a self-proclaimed “planetarium imagery creator” and a CG artist with a passion for all things celestial. ...

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Upload unforgettable winter scenes to social networks! | GOOD LUCK TRIP JAPAN

Japan has four very distinct seasons, which makes pictures taken in the same spot look entirely different depending on the season. Many people say that winter photos are particularly artistic. This...

posted by  Yubi | 2 years, 4 months ago | 0 comments

Miyazaki's Beautiful Antiwar Dreams

War and peace in the films of Studio Ghibli It is the last year of the Second World War. American bombers drop napalm canisters on Kobe, Japan, setting the picturesque city of wood, canvas, and pap...

posted by  banzaitokyo | 2 years, 4 months ago | 2 comments

Nissan's 'yellow cab' minivan taxis debut in Tokyo

Four years after they made a splash in New York, spacious yellow wagon-type cabs from Nissan Motor Co. made their debut in Tokyo on June 8. The Nissan NV200 Vanette minivan taxis are much roomier t...

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18th Century Illustrated Animals by Keisai Kuwagata
Keisai Kuwagata’s artwork can be characterized by a loose, abbreviated style. In other words, cute!

In mid-Edo period Japan there lived an artist by the name of Masayoshi Kitao. He adopted the ...

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Tokyo Area's Top 10 Onsen

Japan is famous for its volcanic activity and the consequent by-product, hot springs.You come to Japan and it is almost a given that you will want the best bathing experience of your life. HP: http...

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Windows 10 DSP Mascot Girl Needs A Name!

Everything is different in Japan even Microsoft have a completely unique approach to positioning its products! Windows 10 is coming and Japan has once again made a mascot to pair with Microsoft's n...

posted by  banzaitokyo | 2 years, 4 months ago | 1 comment


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