Tokyo SkyTree Live Webcam

With our friends at Juyoh Hotel we have installed this webcam so you could see the live stream of the beautiful Tokyo SkyTree.

posted by  banzaitokyo | 8 months, 2 weeks ago | 4 comments


Big quake in Japan, no tsunami alert! www.volcanodiscovery.com

According to the U.S. Tsunami Warning System, there is no threat of a tsunami from today's magnitude 7.2 earthquake in the Pacific 89 km southeast of Sendai, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan.
We hope that…

posted by  banzaitokyo | 2 months, 3 weeks ago | 0 comments


Telephoto fear: Japanese photojournalist shows how lenses affect views of crowds amid virus mainichi.jp

One photography-specific term that has been flying around since the coronavirus pandemic took hold is "compression effect," also called "lens compression." In short, lens compression occurs when a te…

posted by  banzaitokyo | 3 months, 2 weeks ago | 0 comments


International software developers survey www.tokyodev.com

An insightful survey of international developers living in Japan conducted by the team of tokyodev.com
If you are curious about salaries, job satisfaction, languages used by the developers in Japan, …

posted by  banzaitokyo | 3 months, 2 weeks ago | 0 comments


Tokyo Shibuya Crossing Live Webcam

Tokyo Shibuya Crossing camera is placed over the main crossing area looking downward. You are able to see the main shopping areas and the famous Shibuya Station, the busiest rail in Japan. See the cu…

posted by  banzaitokyo | 7 months, 2 weeks ago | 0 comments


Honda Has Beaten Everyone To Level 3 Autonomy carbuzz.com

Autonomous driving technology has proven to be a lot more difficult to bring to market than any of the major automakers seemed to have planned for. Mercedes-Benz is no longer pursuing the tech, a sel…

posted by  banzaitokyo | 6 months ago | 0 comments


Akiyoshi's illusion pages www.ritsumei.ac.jp

A collection of visual illusions from Akiyoshi KITAOKA, Professor, Psychology, Ritsumeikan University, Osaka, Japan

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


Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit - Announcement Trailer - Nintendo Switch

During a surprise announcement today, Nintendo revealed the latest Mario Kart — and it’s an unexpected one. Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit is a racing game, but one where players use their Switch to d…

posted by  banzaitokyo | 8 months, 1 week ago | 0 comments


World’s Fastest Electric Car akihabaranews.com

Osaka-based Aspark Co. has developed what it calls the “the fastest accelerating car in the world,” which can go from from 0 to 60 mph in 1.69 seconds.

The Aspark Owl, which the company also declares…

posted by  banzaitokyo | 4 months, 2 weeks ago | 0 comments


Ghibli Rebooted: Studio Goes 3D for New Movie “Earwig and the Witch” www.nippon.com

Studio Ghibli will soon release Earwig and the Witch, a new venture into 3D CG animation, that will make its debut on Japanese television. While Miyazaki Hayao works on what is likely to be his last …

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Adult entertainment guidance center appears in Akihabara; some worry neighborhood is changing japantoday.com

With its hot pink sign and gigantic font, the storefront does a remarkable job of standing out, yet at the same time doesn’t seem to want anyone to be able to see inside from the street. The reason f…

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