Tokyo Time Lapse
Award-winning international photographer Matthew Pillsbury takes a long look at Tokyo, offering a contemplation of the profound socio-technological complexity of this massive city.
Explore the Yamanote through Song
Get a feel for the stations of Tokyo's Yamanote Line through these short videos, set to each station's unique and delightful jingle.
Lost Transformers Gallery Found!
After two years during which Akihabara News thought it had lost all of its photos from the 2014 Transformers Expo, the precious collection has now been found—with many shots featuring entire generations of Transformers toys in a single frame!
Want to See a Samurai Vaporized by a UFO?
How does Nissin advertise duck soup soba? By having a samurai try to shoot down a UFO. Naturally.
Mini-Review: Casio EX-FR100 Outdoor Recorder
At first fondling, everything about the EX-FR100 Outdoor Recorder action camera feels a little better than 2014's EX-FR10.
Review: Casio Smart Outdoor Watch WSD-F10
When it comes to standard digital watches, Casio stands out above all others in features, reliability, and accuracy. So when it announced its WSD-F10 Android Wear-powered Smart Outdoor Watch, everyone, including smartwatch skeptics, perked up.
Hikaru Skirt Illuminates 'Absolute Zone'
Would you want to wear a skirt that lights up inside?
Riding Shotgun on a Subway
Ever wonder how a subway conductor sees the world? This video will give you a rare opportunity to hop in the driver's seat!
3 Ways to Ride High Above Tokyo
A blast from the past but a vision of the future, monorails offer a unique view high up above the metropolis. These three videos take you on a ride over Tokyo without having to leave your home!
Faster than a Speeding Bullet Train
Just can't wait for the Maglev bullet train to come out? True train lovers can bring home a miniature version for their living rooms!
1 Hour with Casio's Smart Outdoor Watch
Casio has created (what is, we’re pretty sure) the world’s first smartwatch built to U.S. Military MIL-STD-810 survivability standards.
'Jingle Bells' in Japanese!
Did you know that 'Jingle Bells' also exists in Japanese? Here you can find it with the Japanese both romanized and translated into English!
Tokyo Midtown Illumination in 4K Video
Completed in 2007, Tokyo Midtown is a colossal urban center in Roppongi that includes a residential section, business offices, a huge shopping mall, a luxury hotel and other leisure areas.
Tour a Former Michelin Wedding Spot in 4K
Built in 1935 as Japan’s first wedding complex, Meguro Gajoen is a mini-oasis in the middle of a mostly business district.
The Art of Sushi in 4K Ultra HD
When we were blessed with the chance to have a famous Japanese chef with more than 35 years of experience prepare our very own plate of sushi, we had no other choice than to share this unique experience you.
Tokyo in 360-Degree Spherical Time-Lapse
Crane your neck to watch this innovative tour of major sites in the metropolitan area.
Attack on Kansai-ben
Learn the Kansai dialect of Japanese with the Attack on Titan manga!
Dyson Robo-Vacuum Arrives in Japan
The 360 Eye is the British firm’s first proper venture into autonomous home service robotics.
Yamanashi's Iyashi no Sato Village
Destroyed by a landslide in 1966, this gorgeous village has been reborn as a stunning open-air museum at the foot of Mount Fuji.
The Secret to Stable Action Cam Shots
With multiple tripod mount points and a number of different configurations, Thanko’s electronically controlled, self-balancing, three-axis gimbal is designed specifically for action camming.