Japan's Panasonic will develop a water purification system together with India's Tata Group, tapping into a fast-growing market in Asia, a media report said Saturday. The electronics giant has developed a prototype of a device that will...Show More Summary
Mouse on the Keys hails from Japan and humbly refers to its sound as "A blend of minimal phrased piano and dynamic drumming." It goes far beyond that, considering the virtuosic level of musicianship on all ends in addition to their ability to stay aware of what the rest of the group is doing. Show More Summary
Holy crap! I’ve have less than a month to prepare for my move to Toronto! I’ve got all next week, then about a week or so after I get back from Japan to get all my affairs in order. To quote comic strip heroine Cathy actor David Blue: “Ack!”. The production will probably take me into June […]
Submitted by Peter St.Ongs (of Mises.org) via Contra Corner blog, One of the great economic myths of our time is Japan’s “lost decades.” As Japan doubles-down on inflationary stimulus, it’s worth reviewing the facts. The truth is that...Show More Summary
Next season’s Blancpain Super Trofeo one-make racing series will see the all-new Lamborghini Huracan LP620-2 compete in Europe, Asia and North America – including at the legendary Fuji Speedway, in Japan. The celebrated Fuji race circuit was built in the early 1960s and sits at the foot of the photogenic Mount Fuji. It hosted the first [...]
Of course! Chocolate LEGO-style bricks. By designer and illustrator Akihiro Mizuuchi of Shizuoka, Japan. Read the rest
If you missed out on our giant series of Sailor Moon history posts, then you'll probably be surprised to learn that in Japan, musicals based on the magical girl series were all the rage for years. A new musical based on the first manga arc debuted in 2013, and the Black Moon Clan arc sequel looks to be even more beautifully dorkly. Show More Summary
Ramen burger creator Keizo Shimamoto ditched a six-figure income to study ramen making in Japan. Now, his Ramen.Co is pulling in $5,000 a day, and there may be many more of them in the future. "The goal is to really...
Outdoor goods company Snow Peak presents their latest rugged design in the form of the Stacking Shelf Container 50. Started in Japan’s Sanjo City, known locally as a hardware town, the units can be locked in two different configurations and… Snow Peak Stacking Shelf Container 50 is a post by Brock Cardiner on Highsnobiety.
Earlier this month, Square Enix announced a brand new entry in their popular mobile RPG series with Chaos Rings III. Though so far the game has only been announced for Japan, we're willing to bet that a North American release is pretty darn likely. Keeping that in mind, Squeenix has debuted the first trailer for
We saw the reveal of the New 3DS this morning. It looks pretty sweet right? I already upgraded from a standard launch 3DS to an XL, and now I want to do it all over again. It also has a pretty unique feature from an internet standpoint...Show More Summary
``Japan's vital signs remained weak in July as wages fell further and household spending dropped, signaling continued weakness in the world's third-largest economy. Data released Friday showed the inflation rate was unchanged from the previous month. Show More Summary
Masimo has received European and Japanese regulatory approvals to introduce the rainbow DCI-mini non-invasive hemoglobin (SpHb) sensor. Intended for infants and small kids weighing 3 to 30 kg (6.6 lbs to 66 lbs), the sensor connectsShow More Summary
News of a shiny new 3DS upgrade- -along with a Xenoblade port—came as a pleasant surprise to many Nintendo fans this morning, but don't expect to see the New 3DS in North America or Europe this holiday. Read more...
This is torturous. Takeshi Yamasaki had a pretty good career in Japan's NPB league before retiring in 2011. He spent more than 20 years in the majors, and instead of enjoying his well-earned retirement, Japanese TV is subjecting himShow More Summary
With the 3DS version of Super Smash Bros. just two weeks out from its release in Japan, Nintendo is holding little back. Today, they've tossed up five minutes of mostly in-game footage for us to look at. If you have any nostalgia for Nintendo, you'll enjoy this. Read more...
In a new promo for ABC News “World News Tonight,” former anchor Diane Sawyer introduces incoming anchor David Muir and highlights his reporting for the network, from the revolution in Egypt, earthquake in Haiti, and tsunami in JapanShow More Summary
A new 3DS with a second analog stick and more powerful CPU is coming to Japan in October, Nintendo announced in a live stream on Friday, though no Western release information was given. The New 3DS and larger New 3DS XL will come with an additional, smaller analog "nub" above the face buttons on its right side. Show More Summary
In Japan you can enjoy your favorite anime, cartoon and video game characters as more than simply visual entertainment. They’re also available as sweet treats. These kawaii confections are a form of wagashi (???) called nerikiri (????). Show More Summary
The New Nintendo 3DS, out October 11 in Japan, will have more processing power and more buttons, just the thing for the hardcore gamers Nintendo is now pursuing with gusto.