Honda is recalling 340,000 vehicles in Japan for a further expansion of its Takata airbag inflator recall. A broadened campaign in the US is also possible in the future. Continue reading Honda further expands Takata recall to 340k vehicles...Show More Summary
Nissha's stealthy digital display tiles and time-tagged food sealers show a discrete take on tech in the home or office
Shonan Bellmare midfielder Ryota Nagaki found the net with a truly ferocious long-range free-kick in his side’s emphatic 4-0 J-League home win over Shimizu S-Pulse. The 26 year old Japanese player had not scored yet this season until he stepped up in the second half 35 yards from goal. Show More Summary
Today marks the release of Nintendo's messy 3rd person shooter Splatoon for the WiiU. At Japanator we are excited to get our hands on this game but so is Squid Girl author Masahiro Anbe who has made some nice cross over pieces. These...Show More Summary
A new cross-cultural study of social network site users in Japan (Facebook and Mixi) and the US (Facebook), shows that Japanese users are more concerned about Internet privacy than Americans, and suggests that Americans’ lower senseShow More Summary
Do you have a boyfriend? No? Would you like to rent one? Good news, because does Japan have a service for you. It’s not cheap. Read more...
Several weeks ago, Sony announced its Xperia Z4 to battle other brands in the Android market. Unfortunately, for some reason, the device is only available in Japan.
Honda Motor Company expanded the Takata airbag recall today by adding well over a quarter million vehicles in the Japanese domestic market. This move is in response to the United States recall expansion ordered last week by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Read more...
A farmer in Fukuoka, Japan found an enormous strawberry that tipped the scale at a whopping 250 grams (8.82 oz). The mutated beast of a berry now holds the Guinness World Record for the heaviest strawberry in the world. The Presurfe...
German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble and his counterparts from Britain, Canada, France, Italy, Japan and the US have launched their three-day summit. ||| Dresden - Finance ministers and central bank governors of the Group of Seven...Show More Summary
Suzuki Australia has thrown its hand up for the coming showroom versions of the recent iK-2 and iM-4 concepts, revealed at March’s Geneva Motor Show. In concept form, the iK-2 offers a clear view of a new small hatch that will likely...Show More Summary
By Chang-Ran Kim TOKYO (Reuters) - Honda Motor Co called back about 340,000 cars in Japan to replace air bag inflators made by Takata Corp after the Tokyo-based parts supplier last week agreed to comply with U.S. orders to expand some of its previous recalls. Show More Summary
Kurashiki, Japan. By Mark Tica. Read more...
Japan's Nikkei has just notched its 10th straight day of gains. That's the longest run since 1988, before Japan's asset price bubble popped. Here's how it looks: That's according to the Nikkei Asian Review (the media company that bears the same name as the stock index). Show More Summary
There’s a lovely and fitting simplicity in 12-year-old Anna emerging as the heroine of When Marnie Was There, the last film from Japan’s Studio Ghibli animation house. (The company has placed production on hiatus while it reorganizes following the retirement of Hayao Miyazaki). Show More Summary
A movie featuring Japan’s blue robotic cat Doraemon hit Chinese theaters on Thursday, becoming the first Japanese film to be shown in the country in nearly three years.
It’s Hotline Miami and its sequel, bundled together and sold on the Vita in Japan. Read more...
(images & info from i-voce.jp). THREE will release its fall 2015 makeup collection in Japan on August 12th. The collection includes: - 4D Plus Eye Palette (above, 4 variations, ¥6200) - Shimmering Lip Jam (4 new shades, ¥3000).. - Refined Control Lip Pencil (4 new shades, ¥2500). - Nail Polish (6 [...]
By Leika Kihara TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's retail sales rose 5.0 percent in the year to April, the first increase in four months, data showed on Thursday - bolstering the central bank's view that consumer spending is slowly picking up to underpin a steady economic recovery. Show More Summary