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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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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 | 2 years, 10 months 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, 1 month 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…

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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…

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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 | 1 year, 10 months ago | 0 comments


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Japan Post Deliveries from the Sky akihabaranews.com

Japan Post is joining forces with Autonomous Control Systems Laboratory (ACSL), a domestic drone manufacturer, to start delivering mail by air.

Japan Post Group announced its plans to collaborate wit…

posted by  banzaitokyo | 1 year, 3 months ago | 0 comments


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Prominent Akihabara game centre Adores Building 2 is closing forever www.timeout.com

Closing forever on Wednesday June 30, Adores Akihabara Building 2 is the recognisably bright red building that sits next to Akihabara Station. The first two floors of the building make up the arcade …

posted by  banzaitokyo | 1 year, 3 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 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 | 10 months ago | 0 comments

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