Tokyo: Humanoid robot woman ChihiraAico directs customers around department store [Video]

Large companies is Japan have their own pet projects on humanoid, or animal robots. Here is the one by Toshiba.

Customers visiting an uptown department store in Tokyo, Japan, from 20 April onwards...

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Kaomoji (Japanese Emoticons) And How To Use Them

In America and in "the West," the texting world is enamored with emoji. Emoji (???), literally means picture (?) letters (??). These are little drawings that go along with your text and t...

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Linear Liner Maglev Train Toy

Train-lovers (Densha Otaku) are a significant group that frequents the hobby shops of Akihabara. I am sure they will enjoy this model, and someone might even come up with a cheaper version! Linear ...

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Cheap Sex - Beating the Cost of Loving in Tokyo

Like pretty much all the other mammals cohabiting planet Earth, the Cheapo is hardwired at an animal level to find a mate and reproduce. In this article I hope to assist fellow Cheapos living in or...

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Sponsor // Buy from Japan Quick and Easy with White Rabbit Express

It’s 2am. I’m burning the candle at both ends again trying to buy another must-have product from Japan. It’s a limited edition, Japan-only, 50th anniversary Casio calculator. With it’s diamond-cu...

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THE IDOLM@STER fans hold ita-sha meetup in Akihabara

Walk into the underground parking of Akihabara's UDX building and on the best of days you'll think you've walked into an otaku-themed episode of Pimp My Ride; the parking space is a favourite spot ...

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The Bloom of Cherry Blossoms 2016

Discover Spring Culture of Japan! Springtime in Japan is nothing less than magical. From late March to mid-April or even early May, the country's iconic sakura (cherry blossoms) capture the attenti...

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3-D printing throws ceramics into a spin | The Japan Times

Cutting-edge 3-D printing technology is changing the dynamics of Japanese ceramics as designers merge the traditional craft with a digital framework in pursuit of aesthetic refinement - and drastic...

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Art Installed on the Streets of Japan by Spanish Artist Pejac
“Everyone is an artist” (2015). Kawasaki City, Kanagawa

During the month of June, 2015 Spanish street artist Pejac was traveling through Asia installing whimsical, captivating and sometimes pro...

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Tips on Japanese 100 Yen shops (Top 3 Best Buy & Worst Buy) - DeepJapan

100 yen shops are helpful as money-savers for both the locals and travellers. You can buy stuff to just use a few days while travelling, and throw them away before leaving. Some 100 yen shots offer...

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