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Join Akihabara.Tokyo to receive a free Gundam

We have been working hard on Akihabara.Tokyo and we’ve accomplished a lot. Our machine learning algorithm knows how to find news about Japan all over the web and post it here. But our goal is not jus…

posted by  banzaitokyo | 3 years ago | 2 comments


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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 | 2 years, 3 months ago | 4 comments


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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 | 2 years, 2 months 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 | 2 years, 2 months ago | 0 comments


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Art Student’s 407-Piece Hand-Carved Wooden Clock Literally Writes The Time www.ablogtowatch.com

Suzuki Kango is a 22-year-old senior student in product design from Zao City, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, close to Yamagata City, Yamagata Prefecture, where the university is located. After he posted a…

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


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Hayao Miyazaki Prepares to Cast One Last Spell archive.md

“I believe that the tool of an animator is the pencil,” he tells me. (We speak through an interpreter, Yuriko Banno.) Japanese pencils are particularly good, he notes: The graphite is delicate and re…

posted by  banzaitokyo | 12 months ago | 0 comments


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Kirby’s Adventure – 1993 Developer Interview shmuplations.com

—How did you come up with the idea for the adorable character of Kirby?
Sakurai: Just after I joined Nintendo, they were accepting game design plans for “a game that anyone could enjoy.” That got me …

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Apparent arson attack devastates Kyoto Animation anime studio with many confirmed dead www.theverge.com

Several people have been killed after an apparent arson attack destroyed a building at Kyoto Animation, one of Japan’s most renowned anime studios. NHK reports that 16 people have been confirmed dead…

posted by  banzaitokyo | 3 years, 4 months ago | 0 comments


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My recap of the 2016 3D printing exhibition in Tokyo - Aniwaa www.aniwaa.com

This article is written by Pierre-Antoine, co-founder of Aniwaa and post-doctorate researcher at Tokyo Institute of Technology ( ) on the topic of 3D printed interfaces for virtual reality applicatio…

posted by  Yubi | 6 years, 5 months ago | 0 comments


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From Japan, With Changes: The Endless Debate Over Video Game 'Censorship' kotaku.com

One of Nintendo's biggest releases in 2015 is the sprawling 100-hour adventure Xenoblade Chronicles X, released earlier this year in Japan. It's great-looking and fun. That's not in dispute. The most…

posted by  banzaitokyo | 6 years, 5 months ago | 0 comments

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