A Brief History of Japanese Timekeeping
Explore the tradition and beauty of Japanese timekeeping, from the water-based clocks of the seventh century to the app-enabled digital creations of the modern day.
10 Ways to Get Free Wi-Fi in Japan
While Japan may be behind other developed counties in terms of free Wi-Fi/internet access, things have gotten a lot better over the last few years. Here are some places you can go to get totally free Wi-Fi!
6 Cool Presents for Tech & Gearheads
Get your hands on a waterproof camera for underwater adventures—or an eco-friendly gadget that can improve your car's engine performance!
The New PlayStation VR Comes With a Mini PS4
The PlayStation VR Processor Unit acts as a middle man between the headset and the PS4 console itself.
Mario Runs on a New Platform
Nintendo's newest game Mario game won't be available on a console, but rather on iOS devices!
Steamed Toast for the Perfect Slice
'Balmuda The Toaster' gives toast a golden brown surface and satisfying crunch while holding moisture and aroma inside—all thanks to a little steam power!
Light Up Paper Cities with the Stroke of a Pen
The special ink found in this pen conducts electricity, allowing you to draw circuits and create your own illuminated pop-up cities, houses or whatever else your creative mind can dream up!
The Aritayaki Wristwatch
Japanese and Swiss craftsmanship come together to create the beautiful Aritayaki wristwatch.
Summer Doesn't Have to be the Pits
Stay cool during the summer with an electric fan that circulates cool air right into your armpit!
5 Innovative Food Prep & Storage Solutions
Everyone wants to save time in the kitchen and spend more time with family and friends. These five gadgets will allow you to organize your kitchen and prepare your dishes with convenience and ease.
Top 7 Electronic Gadgets from the ¥100 Store
Save both time and money with these amazing gadgets for ¥100!
New E-Book Has Easy-to-Read Design for Manga
Beefed-up specs and functions address the needs of Japanese comic fans.
Sega’s Mega Drive/Genesis Lives Again!
This re-release of the classic 16-bit video game console won’t be manufactured by Sega, or even in Japan, but that won't stop us from buying one!
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.
The Pokédrone: Really Helps You Catch 'Em All!
This upcoming product from TRNDlabs promises to make it that much easier to catch all those hard-to-reach Pokémon.
Turn Your Smartphone into a Pokédex
True trainers will want to get their hands on a new cell phone cover that not only protects your phone, but even looks like a Pokédex!
Building a Better Bakery
Check out this renovated Kyoto townhouse that was turned into a cheese tart shop and tech startup.
A Great Way to Start Your Day
Get off on the right foot as soon as you step out of bed with a wake up call from 'Re:Zero's' Emilia or Ren.
Every Animator's Dream Desk
This DIY project by a Japanese animator is complete with an embedded graphics tablet!
Shop with the Touch of a Finger!
A brand-new payment system lets you make purchases with the touch of a finger. Great for tourists too!