Japanese anime studio Khara moving to Blender — blender.org www.blender.org

Khara announced on July 30th, 2019:It was titled “Supporting Blender Development Fund”, announcing that they support Blender Foundation on developing the open source 3D creation software “Blender”.
K…

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Japanese researchers build robotic tail – video www.theguardian.com

A team of researchers at Japan’s Keio university have built a robotic tail.
Dubbed 'Arque', the grey one-metre device mimics tails such as those of cheetahs and monkeys, used to keep balance while ru…

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Diorama Theme Park Coming To Tokyo With Sailor Moon And Evangelion Miniatures kotaku.com

Image: All images Small Worlds TokyoLike dioramas?
In 2020, Small Worlds Tokyo will open.
It is purported to be the world’s largest indoor diorama theme park.
Small Worlds Tokyo will have several are…

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JR East aims to launch ferry route linking Haneda with central Tokyo english.kyodonews.net

KYODO NEWS - 10 hours ago - 21:25 | All, JapanEast Japan Railway Co. is looking to launch a ferry service connecting Haneda airport with central Tokyo to attract overseas visitors and secure an addit…

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Rugby: "Brighton Miracle" film set for release before World Cup english.kyodonews.net

By Rich Freeman, KYODO NEWS - 18 hours ago - 13:29 | Sports, Rugby2019, All"The Brighton Miracle," a film based on Japan's exploits at the 2015 Rugby World Cup, is set to be released worldwide ahead …

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Selfish Son Goes Back To Live In Japan Again www.therisingwasabi.com

The adult son of Mr. and Mrs. Cunnington has flown back to live in Japan again today, leaving his entire family behind.
The man, in his early thirties, apparently has no feelings for the parents that…

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Japan SIM Cards: Major Providers Compared tokyocheapo.com

Investigating Japan SIM cards?
For a comprehensive guide to the whole mobile data scene, with an emphasis on Japan SIM cards for short-term stays, see our sister article on Your Prepaid SIM Card Opti…

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Mayu Tomita, a Japanese pop star, sues government after for failing to do enough to stop stalker stabbing her cnn.com

(CNN) A Japanese pop star who was stabbed dozens of times by an obsessed fan-turned-stalker is suing the government for not doing enough to protect her.
Mayu Tomita filed a lawsuit at the Tokyo Distr…

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$32m stolen from Tokyo cryptocurrency exchange in latest hack www.theguardian.com

A cryptocurrency exchange in Tokyo has halted services after it lost $32m (£25m) in the latest apparent hack on volatile virtual monies.
Remixpoint, which runs the Bitpoint Japan exchange, discovered…

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Using their loaf: Japanese elevate humble art of making toast www.theguardian.com

The latest culinary obsession gripping Japanese people and cafes such as Galant, which has been sustaining Tokyoites for more than 40 years, is how to perfect the art of making toast.
While eating br…

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