Japanese gaming chair is blowing up on online retail sites and Twitter en.rocketnews24.com

If it looks like a chair and acts like a chair, but has over two million on back order, is it really just any ol’ chair?

Introducing Buddy -the game chair-! This floor chair is expertly designed t...

posted by  banzaitokyo | 2 years, 1 month ago | 1 comment

How to preorder Nintendo Switch in Japan?

Nintendo Switch looks interesting and I am tempted to buy this console. So My question is when will it be possible to preorder Switch, for how much and when it will start shipping?
And of course ho...

posted by  Sergey | 2 years, 1 month ago | 3 comments

Musical Instruments Shopping in Tokyo www.tokyoapartments.jp

For those of you who want to find a place to shop for musical instruments, Ochanomizu is the place to go. Prices are much better than in those shops in department stores, and the selection is yuuug...

posted by  banzaitokyo | 2 years, 1 month ago | 0 comments

Japanese high-tech toilets standardise icons to help confused tourists arstechnica.co.uk

It's long been a conundrum for visitors to Japan: how do you actually use the toilet? For more than 35 years, the "washlet"—also known in some parts as the "super toilet"—has baffled the unwary tra...

posted by  banzaitokyo | 2 years, 1 month ago | 1 comment

Arduino in Japan and Akihabara?

Arduino, arguably the most popular micro controller platform, is popular in Japan too. Japan has a wide range of made-in-Japan and made-for-Japan micrcocontroller platforms. They come with accompan...

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


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