Our list of reasons to visit Japan just keeps growing. The town of Fukusaki in Hy?go Prefecture has its very own water monster! Clearly it’s time for another Geyser of Awesome Field Trip. Fukisaki spend about 3 million yen ($25,000) to install a red, mechanical kappa in the pond at Tsujikawayama Park. Show More Summary
It's that time of the year, everyone. That time that tells us to think back on the year that just passed us by, and see what of it was best worth remembering. Memories made, lessons learned, and most importantly, Japanese cartoons watched. Show More Summary
I don't know why Nintendo released this, but it's certainly interesting. Watch a paper puppet purchase a Wii U, only to be abducted by aliens. Of course, the aliens take great interest in the Wii U!
Japan’s Mitsui OSK Lines Ltd (MOL) will supervise the construction of six new very large ethane carriers (VLECs) at Samsung Heavy Industries and subsequently manage these vessels on a long [...] The post Samsung Heavy and MOL to Build Half-Dozen Liquefied Ethane Carriers appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
Want to make lots of local friends during your life abroad? Try Russia. More interested in local food? Japan’s the place for you. But maybe having more cash in your pockets is crucial for your expat adventure? China might merit close a closer look. That comes from a recent survey of more than 9,000 expats […]
Citigroup said it also is considering selling its credit card business in Japan, separately
It’s barely been a month since we reported on the government of Kawajima-machi’s (Saitama Prefecture, Japan) plans to develop a 7.5 MW solar power plant on the surface of Umenokifurukori reservoir. And now Kyocera has announced a 13.4...Show More Summary
Thanks Ryan for the heads up!
The Culture Japan team and I together with all our characters would love to wish you a Merry Christmas...
Sunroof phone in curious big-market debut Japan's Au mobile network has launched a transparent-cased Firefox OS phone, in an unusual move for the free software community into an already well-established market.…
Had Simon & Garfunkel written "Sound of Silence" in September of 2014, they would have sure included the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, where the venue went full pin drop after Myles Jury improved his undefeated record to 15-0 by planishing hometown hero Takanori Gomi (recap). Show More Summary
To the editor: The notion that the Japanese government denies or downplays history is misleading. Following the stance of the past administrations, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has expressed his sincere commitment to face history with humility on numerous occasions. ("Japanese nationalists attempt...
Honda lineup for Japan's version of the SEMA show, the Tokyo Auto Salon, is lead by the new N-Box Slash but includes oddities of every shape and size. Continue reading Honda rolls out various oddities for 2015 Tokyo Auto Salon Honda rolls out various oddities for 2015 Tokyo Auto Salon originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 24 Dec 2014 18:32:00 EST. Show More Summary
Global Warming Update— A blizzard warning was issued for Hawaii tonight until 6 PM. A couple views of Mauna Kea this AM from UH Hilo and National Astronomical Observatory of Japan. pic.twitter.com/jRGyRyx00v — NWS Gray (@NWSGray) December 24, 2014 Weather.com … Continue reading ?
Al sends us the Fx0, a "beautiful mid-range phone running Firefox OS announced in Japan today by KDDI, one of Japan's largest mobile phone companies." Read the rest
Suzuki rolls out a new retro kei car with the best fuel economy of any non-hybrid in the Japanese domestic market. Continue reading Suzuki Alto goes back to basics in Japan Suzuki Alto goes back to basics in Japan originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 24 Dec 2014 16:28:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
Provocative artist Megumi Igarashi has been arrested twice in Japan this year for distributing data that lets people make a 3-D printed kayak that incorporates a model of her genitals.
(images & info from www.pola.co.jp). Pola Muselle Nocturnal will release its spring 2015 Marble Colors makeup collection in Japan on March 5th. The collection includes: - Eye Color (3 variations (in BL01, PU01 & BR01), ¥5000) - Eyeliner Pencil (2 shades, refill ¥2000, holder ¥1000) - Eyeliner Liquid (2 shades, ¥3000) - Eyebrow Powder [...]
- both albums due out March 4th - both albums contain 4 CDs - both cost 3,300 Yen. - Path of Radiance has 64 tracks/260 minutes/12 page booklet - Radiant Dawn has 85 tracks/260 minutes/12 page booklet Link