Yamanote Line in central Tokyo getting new trains in November - AJW by The Asahi Shimbun

Additional screens and fewer advertisements will be featured on new trains for the Yamanote Line in Tokyo next month when the bustling loop gets its first upgrade in 13 years, East Japan Railway Co...

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Home - 23rd 3D & Virtual Reality Expo - Japan's leading trade show for 3D & virtual reality technology.

3D & Virtual Reality Expo (IVR) is Japan's largest exhibition gathering all kinds of 3D/Virtual Reality technologies, products and solutions.

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A Suspended Bonsai Installed Inside an Abandoned Power Plant

In the city of Charleroi just north of Brussels in Belgium sits an abandoned power station. Originally built in 1921, the coal-burning Power Plant IM remained operational for almost 90 years unti...

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“Hong Kong” – a charming family restaurant in Tokyo

People who know me, also know, that I love good food.

And Japan is the place to be for interesting restaurants and high quality gourmet dishes.

If you are into exciting Izakayas or if you sea...

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From Hiro to Hero: Big Hero 6 Censored in South Korea

Academy Award winner of the best-animated feature film in 2015 was Big Hero 6, gaining a lot of fans with its lovable character Baymax, and the fantastic city of SanFransokyo. One country that wasn...

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Thanko: Fingerprint Authentication Padlock

Thanko's new USB PC Lock does what you expect—locks your PC—but the real height of geekery is the accompaning receiver (that you're apparently supposed to wear on your shirt, yeah right). When acti...

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Musical Instrument Shopping Street

Anyone know where I can buy a violin?! Tokyo, if nothing else, is an extremely organized city. Its sprawling train system makes sense. People calmly wait in lines. There is a correct time, place an...

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The Rip-Off Controvesy Over the Tokyo Olympics Logo

Now that the Tokyo Olympics has scrapped plans for that stupidly expensive stadium, it can focus on other things. Like questions over its new logo. The 2020 Tokyo Olympics logo was revealed this we...

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The Giant Pandas of Ueno Zoo | For 91 Days in Tokyo - Travel Blog

Japan's first zoo was established in Ueno Park, in 1882. Although its age is starting to show, the zoo is still a popular retreat in Tokyo. It's inexpensive, surprisingly large and, of course, ther...

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Tokunaga Furniture and The Art of Wood Working Without Sandpaper

“Satin sheen.” “Smooth finish.” “Polished veneer.” The woodworking section of any home improvement store will have you think it’s a menu for a car wash. With sandpaper that ranges from 60 Grit (c...

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