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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 | 6 months, 2 weeks ago | 4 comments


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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 | 3 weeks ago | 0 comments


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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 | 1 month, 1 week ago | 0 comments


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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 | 1 month, 1 week ago | 0 comments


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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 | 1 month, 2 weeks ago | 0 comments


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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…

posted by  banzaitokyo | 2 months, 1 week ago | 0 comments


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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 …

posted by  banzaitokyo | 2 months, 1 week ago | 0 comments


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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 | 2 months, 1 week ago | 0 comments


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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 | 5 months, 1 week ago | 0 comments


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Mile-Long Wooden Xylophone Plays Bach in Japanese Forest dornob.com

While music and design may not seem to go hand in hand at first glance, a giant mile-long xylophone certainly fits the bill for both. After all, it’s likely the only instrument on the planet that can…

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


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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 | 3 months, 3 weeks ago | 0 comments

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