Nintendo Announces Nintendo Labo, A Wild New Experiment For Switch kotaku.com

Nintendo today announced Nintendo Labo, a wild new experiment for the Switch that will allow players to insert the console into assorted pieces of cardboard, creating items like robots, fishing rod...

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Disaster Info thru Car Navi www.japantimes.co.jp

This is a pretty cool idea. So many vehicles already have car navi devices, and they can be put into good use.

posted by  Yubi | 5 months, 2 weeks ago | 0 comments


Sony, Please Let Me Play With This Good Boy gizmodo.com

First Sony killed Aibo, the little dumb robot dog. Then, like a phoenix, Aibo rose from the ashes, new and improved, with LED eyes and a soft little back. This good boy, who went on pre-order in Ja...

posted by  banzaitokyo | 5 months, 2 weeks ago | 0 comments


The creators of Neko Atsume are back with a game about an adventuring frog www.theverge.com

Journey Frog, the latest release from Japanese developer Hit-Point, the team best-known for the addictive and adorable cat-collecting game Neko Atsume. Like Neko Atsume, Tabikaeru is all about wait...

posted by  banzaitokyo | 5 months, 2 weeks ago | 1 comment


The $2,500 answer to Amazon's Echo could make Japan's sex crisis even worse www.businessinsider.fr

Japan has a sex problem. The country's birthrate is shrinking year after year, to the point where deaths are outpacing births.

Simply put, Japan's population is decreasing.

posted by  banzaitokyo | 5 months, 3 weeks ago | 0 comments


Company reprimanded for dangerous drone operation www3.nhk.or.jp

Japan's transport ministry has reprimanded a company for the dangerous operation of a drone.

The ministry says the firm flew a drone at a commercial facility in Tokyo in April, allowing visitors to...

posted by  Yubi | 5 months, 3 weeks ago | 1 comment


New Rules for Go-carts www3.nhk.or.jp

Japan's transport ministry has decided to mandate seatbelts and other safety features on go-karts that run on public roads.

Go-kart tours are popular mostly among foreign tourists to Japan. But the...

posted by  Yubi | 6 months, 2 weeks ago | 0 comments


Amazon launches its Echo devices and Alexa in Japan techcrunch.com

Alongside the hardware, it is also making its Alexa voice assistant available in the country. That means that developers will gain access to Alexa Skills — which has support for Japanese — while co...

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The Xbox One X Is Selling Out In Japan kotaku.com

Early this morning, a sign went up in front of the Yodobashi Camera in Tokyo’s Akihabara. It read 完売 (kanbai), which means “sold out.” This is just one of several stores across Japan that have sold...

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Sony just announced a new Aibo robot dog www.theverge.com

As rumored, AIBO is back. After more than a decade away, Sony has decided to resurrect its iconic robot pet brand with a brand new model simply called “Aibo” (model number ERS-1000).

Sony claims th...

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